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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.

Comic Relief Day: Supporting Best Beginnings

Sponsored Guest Blog Today is Comic Relief Day and marks the anniversary of the launch of Best Beginnings charity event ‘Norwich communities working together on mental health’ funded by Comic Relief and supported by Norman Lamb, MP. Best Beginnings is an organisation harnessing the parental voice as a catalyst for change using their free pregnancy…

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Mays Performing Arts : A journey of a thousand miles, begins with one single step!

Sponsored Guest Blog  Mays Performing Arts is a brand new and exciting school based in Norwich providing a fun caring and nurturing environment suited to all. We aspire to help and teach all pupils with no added pressure. Dance and Performing Arts provides confidence, helps make new friends and ensures your children get their daily…

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Why Visit a Baby Fair?

Guest Blog by Mark Raines at Bump & Beyond Baby and Toddler Fair This is a question that I imagine many parents and parents-to-be may ask, especially when Google, Alexa and Amazon seem to have all the answers. Call me old fashioned, but I don’t think you can beat meeting and talking to specialists and…

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British Science Week 2019

Sponsored Guest Blog To mark British Science Week we have a guest blog from Dr Lucy Catto, a mum, scientist, STEM Ambassador and owner of Mini Professors Norwich.  Does your toddler sometimes drive you crazy with their constant “Why?” questions? Is it me or do they seem to have an uncanny knack of asking them…

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Hypopressives, the way to transform your pelvic floor?

Sponsored Guest Blog After my third baby made an unexpected arrival in record time on my in-law’s bathroom floor, things were never quite the same again in more ways than one, and third time round, my pelvic floor was really struggling to function. Eighteen months later, despite regular pelvic floor exercises (PFEs), I had abandoned…

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Time to play at intu Chapelfield’s new Toddler Tuesdays

Sponsored Guest Blog intu Chapelfield, the city’s biggest shopping centre, is launching a brand new monthly event, designed to bring a big smile to the faces of its tiniest visitors. Specially created for pre-schoolers, intu Chapelfield’s new Toddler Tuesday sessions launch this March, with the first one taking place on 5 March, 9.30am to 11.30am,…

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Advice for Mums with newborns from fellow Mums

Life with a newborn – nothing can prepare you for the full impact, responsibility and sheer exhaustion that comes with it.  Some people take it all in their stride, but not me. I posted on the Norwich Mumbler FB page and Instagram today about a friend who has recently given birth to her first child…

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Little Riders: Taking the stress out of teaching your child how to ride their bike

Sponsored Guest Blog Guest Blog Post by Jon Osborne at Little Riders      Learning to ride a bike can be a stressful experience for both children and parents. I am sure lots of us can remember when we were younger being ‘launched’ down the street on a hand-me-down bike with the stabilisers removed by a…

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5 Great Reasons to Choose Bowen Therapy for your Children and You

Sponsored Guest Blog Being a parent is tough. You worry constantly.  You feel guilty about things you’ve done / not done / should have done.  Plus a lot of the time you’re exhausted. One of the biggest worries comes when your child is unwell or in pain.  Most of the time, you’ve got it.  If you’re…

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George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year

Advertising Feature from Amazing Productions In search of Pre-1940’s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/re design your house or flat to…

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