The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

Mumbler Reviews: The Santa Experience at Wroxham Barns

Sponsored Review Post I didn’t want to mention the F word (Father Christmas) to the Mini Mumblers too soon because I knew they would be asking, and asking, and asking when they would be going to see him, along with “is it Christmas today, Mummy?” for the eleventy billionth time.  BUT, as we were invited…

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Christmas in a Nutshell

Here it is! Christmas in a nutshell. We hope this gives you a wide choice of events taking place in Norwich and further afield in the run up to Christmas 2019.  We will also be updating the main Christmas page regularly as new events pop up, so be sure to check in again soon. Our…

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Stocking up for Christmas? Stock up your medicine cabinet

Sponsored Guest Blog by The NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Norfolk. Have you got your Christmas food shopping list? Have you started your Christmas gift shopping? Have you written your medicine cabinet shopping list? As the colder weather hits coughs and colds are rife and there is nothing worse than feeling under the weather during…

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Mumbler Reviews: My First Panto, Rapunzel

The first time we were invited to a performance at The Garage, I was nervous.  A theatre show with two ‘strong-willed’ girls who can’t sit still for very long?  The idea filled me with dread, but as soon as we arrived I realised All-in Productions and The Garage have got it sussed. Now, of course,…

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Mumbler Tried & Tested: Elf on the Shelf ideas

If you are starting the Elf on the Shelf tradition last year, or are thinking of starting this year, this blog might come in useful! *Warning* If you decide to start Elf on the Shelf this year once you have started there is no going back – you have 23 more days to complete!  It…

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Where to find Christmas Trees in and around Norwich…

When I was growing up, we had a fake Christmas tree.  There was something lovely about it’s familiarity (and the decorations from the 70s), and it always felt like Christmas had arrived when we got it out of the loft.  But, since moving to Norwich my husband and I have always been to choose a…

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Calling ALL School Parents: Thank a Teacher for FREE through the Thank a Teacher Campaign

Advertorial Blog An amazing teacher makes all the difference at school. Say a very special “thank you” to your teacher at Christmas by sending them a free card with your personal message through the Thank a Teacher Campaign Anyone can send a card to any teacher and it can be for anything – helping your child settle in,…

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I’m Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Sponsored Guest Blog As lights sparkle on the tree, the weather turns crisper and excitement mounts families’ attentions turn to the ever expanding Christmas wish list of the little ones in the family. Whilst Christmas can be a time of happiness and joy for many Christmas doesn’t have to cost or damage the earth with…

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BRAKE: Road Safety Basics with Beep Beep! Day and Timmy Time

Road safety is a great subject to engage children with. It’s a subject even the youngest children know something about because everyone uses roads and road danger impacts on everyone. On average, six children are killed or seriously injured on roads in Britain every single day, that’s equivalent to a whole classroom of children every…

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intu Fun Buggies – they smile as you Christmas shop

Sponsored Post We’ve teamed up with intu Chapelfield to help get your Christmas shopping off the starting grid! And put a smile on the faces of you and your little ones.  Read on to find out how to get hold of a free fun buggy voucher! Did you know that intu Chapelfield shopping centre hires…

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