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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.

Guest Blog: Christmas Baking!

I LOVE BAKING! (I think I love it mainly because I get to eat what I make – and I love cake).  But I know that not everyone loves it and for some people the thought of baking with kids brings them out in a cold sweat.  So…Mumbler Hayley, who is a self-confessed ‘useless baker’…

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What’s On: Christmas Film Guide 2018

Are you in the mood for a Christmas film yet?  We’ve put together when all the festive films are on the telly box over the next week and will keep it updated as the TV listings are added.   Saturday 8th December  Santa Claus the Movie – 10.40am on ITV Jack Frost – 2.20pm /…

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Norfolk & Norwich Baby Bereavement Group

If you follow the Norwich Mumbler FB group, you might remember we shared the Random Acts of Advent Calendars, made by Jenny Whatling, a few weeks ago.  Jenny has written a little bit more about her heartbreaking story, the inspiration behind making the advent calendars and about the new Baby Bereavement Group she’s set up…

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WIN one of 5 £100 John Lewis vouchers, just in time for Christmas!

My Expert Midwife is an award-winning new brand, which has developed a unique range of safe, reliable and effective pre and post-natal products designed for new Mums. IF YOU ARE A NEW MUM WITH A CHILD UNDER ONE – we would love to hear from you to find out a little bit about your experiences…

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Mumbler Reviews: “My First Panto: Jack and the Beansprout” at The Garage

This was our third ‘My First Panto’ experience at The Garage in Norwich, but the first performance for the Teeny One.  The last time she was in attendance was when I was heavily pregnant with her two years ago! I was slightly anxious that she is too young as the show is advertised for 2-5…

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How you can help others this Christmas

‘Tis the season for giving and receiving and what I love about Norwich is there seems to be a real community vibe and people wanting to help others, particularly during the holiday season. I’ve put together a few suggestions for how you and/or your little ones can help others this Christmas, but please get in…

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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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Christmas Gift Ideas For Children – By Age

Well, we are whizzing our way through November and I haven’t even really started to think what we’re going to get our own Mini Mumblers.  I really like the ‘something they want, something they need, something to wear, something to read’ saying, but whether I’ll be able to stick it, we’ll have to see! Gift…

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Aviva Community Fund Norwich

The Aviva Community Fund is open for voting! The Aviva Community Fund gives you the chance to vote for a local project or charity close to your heart and help them realise their dreams. Whether you have submitted a project yourself or want to help community projects receive funding, now is your chance to make…

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Super Spooky Halloween Snack Ideas

Mumbler Maddy has sent in her top ideas for some super spooky Halloween snack ideas to help out fellow parents who might be looking for inspiration: We’ve just thrown a small party in honour of a special birthday, and because of the timing thought we’d go Halloweeny with the food. I spent a great deal…

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