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.

Early Years Inspiration from Instagram

*Also good for February half term* Lockdown 3# and my two eldest children have got a lot more school work than last time. The high schooler now has online live lessons 3 times a day and my junior child does a regular school day online with 2 zoom calls! But I also have a toddler….!…

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Norfolk Virtual Resources and Tours

History We all know that Norwich has an incredibly rich history. Now you can enjoy our wonderful Norfolk Museums from home. Take a virtual stroll through Norwich Castle Keep (as it was) Step inside the amazing Museum of Norwich at the Bridewell. Join ‘Snappy’ (Snap the dragon’s cousin) for music, rhymes and interesting Museum objects….

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The Snow Queen at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre is available as a movie until Sunday 31st January

Advertising Feature for The Stephen Joseph Theatre The Snow Queen is available from the SJT website until midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021 A brand new film of the Scarborough theatre’s sell-out Christmas show, The Snow Queen, will be available on the SJT website until midnight on Sunday 31 January 2021. It’s the first time…

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January Mood Busters: Tips and ideas to keep positive and improve your mood in January Lockdown

Let’s face it… January is going to be a bit of a write-off and those January blues are likely to be worse than ever when we’re facing lockdown.  So, here are some ideas from Rachel at North Leeds Mumbler on what to do to keep you positive, inspiration on things to do at home, and…

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How to occupy your toddler while homeschooling others!

How to occupy a toddler at home while homeschooling other children! *Liz blog* Lockdown is upon us AGAIN and this time, I know what I’m facing at home. I am now homeschooling a 12 year old (Y8) and a 9 year old (Y5) with two lots of different school IT systems and two lots of…

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Introducing Juno: the new app giving parents direct access to paediatricians

*Sponsored Blog Parents are often anxious about their children’s health, but this year has seen those concerns intensify for many families. From virus fears to ensuring other healthcare needs are met, there have been a range of issues to grapple with. To help parents access healthcare expertise at a time of sky-high waiting lists and…

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“All babies cry and it’s ok” A message from Hayley, a local Health Visitor

“All babies cry and it’s ok” – A message from Hayley, a local Health Visitor Welcoming a new baby into your family can be both a wonderful and equally challenging time. A lot of babies don’t cry very much in the first few days of their lives, so it can feel like a shock when…

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Family Carol Services for Christmas 2020

  Norwich Cathedral Carols in the Cloister : sold out Christmas Procession with Carols : sold out. These services are planned to be live streamed on the Norwich Cathedral YouTube channel. Sunday 20th Dec, 3.30pm and 7pm. Tuesday 22nd December, 7pm. Christmas Eve, 3.30pm. Tree of Remembrance : Tuesday 1st December to Tuesday 5th January….

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Tell Tutorful what’s important to you about your child’s education and win one of three £100 Amazon vouchers!

Tutorful brings together the very best tutors from all across the country in one place, reviewed and rated by people you can trust – students and their parents.  As education and home learning has evolved – particularly this year with school closures and a shift to online learning – we believe children and their parents…

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Norfolk Businesses Open Again December 2020

Banham Zoo Reopens again to all visitors on Thursday 3rd December. Father Christmas in his covid secure grotto from 5th -24th December. Africa Alive Open to all visitors from Thursday 3rd December. Father  Christmas is in his covid secure grotto from Saturday 12th December. Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens Open to all visitors from Wednesday 2nd…

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