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 from local parents:

Gemma Stow – Founder of the F Movement. Experiences of an ambitious mum.

Toby & Roo – Harriet Shearsmith sharing the Wins and Woes of Parenting

How Felicity Finds – The latest trends in kids decor and great DIY projects as well as general motherhood failings along the way.


The Minster School Nursery & Reception Open Day

January Restaurant Offers in York – our top picks!

Hands up if you feel like you did treble the amount of cooking and washing up over Christmas? 🙋🙋🙋🙋🙋🙋🙋🙋 Why not treat yourself and your family to a meal out and take advantage of some of the brilliant deals around at this time of year. We’ve tried to focus on family-friendly venues, but if you want to…

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York Ice Trail 2019

❄️ On Saturday 2 February (10am-6pm) York will be hosting the biggest outdoor Ice Trail in the UK, celebrating myths and legends. ❄️ We are sooooo excited about this, it’s a VERY popular event amongst Mumblers and it’s FREE!  ❄️ There will be 50 giant ice sculptures across the city and a new ice carving…

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Discover More at Tropical World this Winter

Advertising Feature from Tropical World Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of the most loved family attractions in Leeds and is the perfect day out during these colder months. You can escape the cold while also experiencing an unforgettable journey through Tropical World’s various exotic and interesting zones. Take a trek through the rainforest,…

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Introducing the Latest Addition to York Mumbler….

York Mumbler is growing faster than my own babies and I’ve had to admit that it’s far bigger than me now…. just like I will have to with my own babies one day (sniff, sniff), I need to let go a bit and let it reach it’s full potential, So I’ve decided, once again, to…

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WIN a family ticket to Madagascar at York Theatre Royal

Madagascar – the Musical is coming to York Theatre Royal in February Half Term Tuesday 26nd February – Saturday 2nd March 2019 Go wild in the main house and join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto…

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York Residents Festival 2019

Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January There’s over 100 attractions to explore and enjoy, for FREE!!! (with a valid York Card or Student ID) The Residents weekend is organised by Make It York and sponsored by Grand Central, it allows you the chance to be a tourist for the weekend – for free! Now in its…

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The Future of Regenerative Medicine: Cord Blood

Advertising Feature from Smart Cells The risk of your child developing a condition or illness that may make life uncomfortable for them is something parents can’t bear to think about. What if you could do something at birth that will give them a better chance of treatment in future? This is where cord blood collection,…

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Free Things to do in York

Keeping the whole family entertained can be hard work at times and expensive! It doesn’t have to be!!! There’s plenty of FREE ways to keep the family busy and happy…. York Minster York Residents get free admission to York Minster. Just take some valid identification including: a YorkCard, driving licence, utility bill, or proof of…

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Forest Holidays

Advertising Feature from Forest Holidays A Forest Holiday is the ideal setting for your UK family break. Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, we’ve got it covered. All you have to do is gather your family and enjoy your break in the…

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