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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.

Easter Crafts and FUN

This Easter will certainly be one to remember, but that doesn’t need to be because of the things you didn’t do. There’s still the chance to do egg-citing Easter activities, crafts, games and adventures and have the best Easter yet! We’ve stuck to using simple materials that you would likely have at home already or…

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Virtual Birthday Parties for Children

As the weeks carry on under lockdown, many of our children will experience birthdays without their friends and family. Here are a few ideas to make their birthdays feel special at home. Order supplies online in advance. Do you need balloons, decorations, cards, cake ingredients? Are you having a theme? Make sure you leave enough…

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Easter Egg Hunt – Clues!

My girls love an Easter Egg Hunt around the garden! Last year the Easter bunny just hid a load of eggs around the garden, but this year I thought my two are probably old enough that they might enjoy some clues thrown in too. Our lovely friends at STAG Mumbler do the same and they were…

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Buy Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans Online Direct

Advertorial for Beans Coffee Club   With cafes closed and people staying at home, we’re sure there are lots of people missing their cups of coffee! – Yes the way you make it is important, but ultimately, like most things, if you put quality and fresh ingredients into something you get great tasting results. Beans…

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10 Easter Games

We can’t all go to our usual favourite Easter Attractions this year,  So we don’t all miss out on the Easter fun, here are some Easter themed games that you can play at home with the kids!   1) The Classic Egg & Spoon Race If you really want to be brave and try it…

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Easter Colouring and Activities

Who doesn’t love a bit of colouring in? A nice relaxing activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family (in between eating all those chocolate eggs…) Here’s some Easter themed options for you: Thanks to @copperhillstudio for these gorgeous Easter themed Mumbler colouring sheets: Easter Theme Colouring Sheet Happy Colouring Sheet Easter-Egg-Hunt-Colouring-Sheet    …

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NHS Guide to symptoms and actions

Joe Browns clothing are giving one lucky Mumbler a massive £250 voucher for a new wardrobe update!

Advertorial The whole world is facing a crazy & unsettling time and none of us know how long it is going to last or how long we will all be home-schooling our children! In and amongst the crafting, the endless chants of “Mummm, I’m bored….” “Muuum, I’m hungry” and of course (and we don’t judge…

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Make your own bird food and bird bath

It’s definitely a lot quieter outside now, and it means we can hear the birds singing loudly from our garden. So I thought about making some bird food or a bird feeder to encourage more into our garden.  We have some binoculars and a bird book, perhaps we can learn more about the different types…

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Educational Apps for Kids

A dose of reality – iPads and tablets are pretty much essential kit to get you through a long period at home with kids (ok maybe an exaggeration – but they help keep us sane if they give you a bit of time back!) but I always agonise on whether I’m doing the right thing…

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