Blog

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.

Hospital Bag Recommendations

CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE PREGNANCY PAGE What should I pack in my hospital bag? This question regularly pops up on the Norwich Mumbler Facebook Group so we have compiled all the advice given by Mumblers in one place for ease. Ideally both mum and baby’s bag should be packed and ready to go…

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Opportunities4Communities – New Norfolk giving group launched by Norfolk Community Foundation

Getting involved just got easier Norfolk Community Foundation launches new Norfolk giving group Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the lives of many individuals and communities, it has also shown the enormous generosity of local people and their genuine desire to support their neighbours.  But it is not always easy to…

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The Coronavirus Roadmap

Boris Johnson announced his Coronavirus roadmap on 22nd February. We have broken down the stages of the roadmap letting you know what you can do in Norfolk at each stage. Details correct at 13.03.21 Stage 1: From 8th March All schools will open with outdoor after school sports and activities allowed. Recreation in a public…

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British Science Week Free Activity Packs

British Science Week is Back! From 5th-14th March, it’s a celebration of science, engineering, technology and maths. And there’s plenty for the under 5s to do too! Usually there would be a big science festival in Norwich with lots to see and do and take part in, however, due to Covid restrictions, it can’t run…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day : March 8th 2021 International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, political, economic and cultural achievements of women. It’s also a day to raise awareness about women’s equality. Today also marks the start of National Science Week, and the  Norfolk Library Service has made this book available to download (see…

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Back to school…again!

Some helpful info for the return to school on 8th March: See our Mumbler post of information about the Rapid lateral flow testing Just One Norfolk – Coronavirus FAQs (lots of info in here, not just return to school!) Just One Norfolk – Emotional Health  Just One Norfolk – Return to School Norfolk County Council –…

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Juno, the child healthcare app – Mumbler Q & A session

Q & A session with Juno Mumbler has been delighted to work with Juno, a healthcare app entirely focused on Children’s health. It is an entirely new way to access professional health advice & is like having a fully qualified Paediatrician in your pocket at all times. We asked our Mumblers to submit questions to…

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Rapid lateral testing now available

Rapid lateral testing is now available to families, childcare bubble or support bubble if at least one member is a school pupil or works in a school (includes temporary workers or volunteers). 👉🏻 Can you collect your test? It’s quicker and you free up home delivery for those who need it most. 👉🏻 You can…

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World Book Day – Get Reading!

  Happy World Book Day 2021! Yes, things are different this year. But my daughter loves his day so I needed to make a bit of an effort. Luckily, she came up with the idea of the Mad Hatter and all it took was a cardboard hat, a jacket and a tie. That’s the type…

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Break Announces Mammoth Sculpture Trails Across Norwich & Norfolk

To be kept up-to-date with what’s on for families, like/follow the Norwich Mumbler FB page Join the Norwich Mumbler Chat Group     The GoGoDiscover trails have grown in popularity time after time and the GoGoHares actually became part of our Norwich Mumbler Big Day in the City, held in Castle Gardens in 2019. We…

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