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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.

Rainy Day Ideas & Activities

We’ve had a pretty awesome Summer so far so I don’t feel too miffed when we have the odd day of rain, but the Mini Mumblers still need entertaining somehow so here’s a few ideas… 1. Make Shadow Puppets This website has STAR WARS shadow puppet ideas, but you can make anything you want really.  The…

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Win a FAMILY ticket to see Peppa Pig’s Adventure at Norwich Theatre Royal

We’ve teamed up with Norwich Theatre Royal to bring you a competition to win a FAMILY ticket to see Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Peppa Pig has delighted Norwich Theatre Royal audiences on previous visits and the plucky little porcine returns in September with Peppa Pig’s Adventure!  Peppa and her friends are off on an exciting camping…

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On Your Bike – Cycle Norfolk

We recently hired bikes when we visited Thetford Forest and really enjoyed cycling round with our Mini Mumblers.  It made me think about other places where you can hire bikes and where is good to go with them, so I thought I’d do a bit of Mumbler research: Bike Art Thetford High Lodge Forest Centre,…

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Baby Weight Fitness

Advertorial from Baby Weight Fitness   Hi all, I’m Kirsty and I run Baby Weight Fitness Norwich- with the first class starting this week, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce the business to fellow Mumblers! After becoming a mum in August, 2016 I was keen to lose some weight and tone up but…

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School Uniforms – everything you need to know!

Have you commenced the annual job for anyone with school age children, the school uniform shop?! Do you have little ones starting school this September for the first time? Are you wondering where to even start with their uniform? Fear not! Mumbler has done a lot of the background work for you, creating a list…

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Breastfeeding and Feeding Support – Norwich & Norfolk

After talking to Luisa, the Infant Feeding Coordinator at the N&N hospital, following our chats on BBC Radio Norfolk, it was clear the Infant Feeding team want to make sure support information gets out to parents.  PLEASE share with any feeding or pregnant parents! Luisa has given this information for those that need support: You…

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WIN a Family Weekend Camping Ticket for Tribe Norfolk Weekend

Tribe Norfolk’s First Festival – A festival for the whole family Created in December 2016 as an online community of local businesses, creatives and individuals. Tribe Norfolk was set up as a way to connect people from across Norfolk and beyond. In the short time it’s been running Tribe Norfolk has already witnessed lots of…

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Mumbler Reviews: Pensthorpe Natural Park

I have been lucky enough to have taken children on class trips to Pensthorpe Natural Park before, so when Mumbler was invited to visit the park and see the new Wetland area, I knew we were in for a treat.  The last time I visited was on a Year 2 class trip and I was…

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The lighter way to enjoy Summer – FREE or low cost ideas!

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy throughout the Summer Holiday doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun, FREE or low cost activities and events. FREE Events throughout the Summer Holidays at: Norwich Mumbler Summer Survival Meet-ups Meet fellow Norwich Mumblers! Norfolk Library Service are doing Bounce and Rhyme sessions and providing a book area, and Castle Mall are…

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Picnic Lunch Ideas

Mumbler Maria has written possibly one of the most comprehensive picnic lunch ideas list I’ve seen!* Thanks, Maria 🙂 *Whilst ever effort has been made to list as many picnic lunch foods as possible, I’m afraid no guarantees can be made as to whether your Mini Mumblers will actually eat them – Ha, sorry!! (My…

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