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.


Drawing Competition for Children age 0-16 years

To celebrate National Children’s Day on the 12th May 2019 the City of York Council Fostering Team are calling on all budding artists to enter a fabulous children’s… Drawing Competition The theme…….Creating Art through Nature Let your child’s imagination go wild to create a wonderful work of ‘art through nature’ using any materials and any…

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In The Willows at York Theatre Royal – A Mumbler Review

We were lucky enough to be invited along to see In The Willows at York Theatre Royal and wow, what a show! In the Willows is a musical based on Wind in the Willows with a modern day twist. Portraying issues affecting today’s youth and sending important messages about acceptance and inclusion. It is bright…

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Starting school in September: How can I help my child be ‘school ready’?

Starting Primary School is a huge milestone moment for both parents and children, and probably a step into the unknown for you if your first-born is starting school in September. The reality of your 4 and 5 year old actually going to school begins to hit home on National Offer Day on Tuesday 16th April,…

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Advertising Feature from Harvester – Clifton Moor Bring the family to Harvester this Easter weekend for a feast to remember! You can choose your favourite dishes from our amazing 3-course Easter set menu, all for just £15.99, including unlimited salad from our salad bar, of course. Add some egg-stra sparkle to the occasion with a…

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Parents Cookery Class at the Grand

If you are looking for some inspiration around cooking for the kids, look no further! Sunday 5th May 10:30am – 1:30pm Avocado Events have teamed up with The Cookery School at The Grand, York to bring you an exclusive Parents Cookery Class During our cooking event, Chef Andrew will guide you through how to make…

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Spa at Alpamare – A Mumbler Review

I remember when I was expecting my first mini mumbler.. and even more strongly with the second, that just a little ‘me time’ went such a long way. I needed to relax my body and remember searching google for people and places that did brilliant pregnancy massages. It’s why I now have an area for…

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Evolve Psychology – Independent Autism, ADHD, child, family,adult assessments & psychological therapies

Advertising Feature from Evolve Psychology Evolve Psychology is an independent psychology and neurodevelopmental practice, founded by Dr Laura Powling, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Evolve Psychology has moved into its Harrogate town centre base at Victoria Avenue on the back of increased demand nationwide for its expertise. Evolve offers Emotional Well-being, Autism, ADHD, child, family and adult…

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New Experiences and Opportunities at Free Saturday Adult Learner Morning

Advertising Feature from York College Don’t miss out on FREE sessions at this year’s Adult Learner Taster Morning at York College on Saturday 11th May. You are welcome to take part in a free two hour taster session at your local College, to learn something new, develop your confidence, boost your future job prospects and…

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16 free (or very cheap) ideas for the Easter school holidays in York

The Easter holidays are fast approaching. Hopefully, the weather will be kind to make entertaining the troops easy. However to make your life even easier (and kinder on your purse), we’ve rounded up 16 ideas (yes one for every day of the holidays!) of free, or very cheap activities to keep everyone busy over Easter….

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75% off luxury Cashmere & Clothing

Advertising Feature from Pure Collection The Pure Collection Clearance Event – Harrogate Pavilions – 11th April 2019 Want to get up to 75% off luxury cashmere and clothing? Pure Collection offers the finest quality cashmere that is effortlessly wearable, gorgeously soft and endlessly chic, no wonder it is the perfect choice for timeless, stunning style….

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