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.


Poetry Competition for 7-18 year olds

York Army Museum  are excited to be hosting the York Remembers poetry competition, as part of the City of York centenary commemorations of the ending of the First World War. The poetry competition is open to children and young people aged 7-18. Poems created around the subject of Remembrance and/or the Great War can be…

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20% Off Birthday Parties at Energi Trampoline Park

Advertising Feature from Energi Trampoline Park ** 20% OFF BIRTHDAY PARTIES ** Enzo is feeling in the partaay mood & has decided to offer 20% off all birthday party bookings for a limited time only. Book before the end of October and party can be any time. Call 01904 360500 or email to book…

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NEW Nursery opening in the City Centre…

Little Green Rascals – City Centre Site Opening 24th September 2018 – Registration Fees Waived! We’re delighted to announce that the latest Little Green Rascals Organic Nurseries site will be opening at 7 Minster Yard on the 24th September 2018. We’ve been on the lookout for some time to find a city centre location for…

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Why should I consider a Hypnobirthing birth preparation course?

  Advertising Feature from Inner Wisdom Doula You’ve probably heard of Hypnobirthing what with all the coverage it’s been getting in the media lately. Here are some tips to help you decide what antenatal course is best for you. How best to prepare for your labour & birth, from Inner Wisdom Doula Emma Yates-Butler. 1)…

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Practical diet and lifestyle advice for the whole family!

From child to adulthood Delivered by our panel of experienced healthcare professionals with your best interests in mind The evening will be focused in three parts Nigel Denby, our in-house internationally recognised Dietician will lead with a two-part workshop providing practical tips to improve your family’s health and lifestyle, through simple changes to your diet. Let…

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The Magic of Disney brought to York in a show this Autumn

Advertising Feature from York Musical Theatre Company Following York Musical Theatre Company’s many hit successes with devised shows over the years including Something Wonderful, Hooray for Hollywood, Coward and Cole and Happy & Glorious, Paul Laidlaw turns to a show for all ages to enjoy, When You Wish Upon A Star. “That’s the trouble with…

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The Healthy Child Programme in York – what is it all about?

Who are health visitors and school nurses? ¬ We are qualified nurses or midwives with specialist training in public health for children, young people and families. ¬ We work with local communities, the whole family and individual children in different settings, e.g. homes, children’s centres and schools. ¬ Health Visitors and School Nurses lead and…

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Photo Shoot Offer from Luci Matthews

Advertising Feature from Luci Matthews The world of newborn and family photography certainly is a competitive market in York, but the wonderful thing is, babies are being brought into this world every single day. Families are being created every single day, and women are finding out they are expecting every single day. As a mum…

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NEW classes in York – September 2018

Advertorial Feature from the Classes and Groups Listed Below. School is back next week which means we’ll all start returning to normality.. whatever that is?! As well as the usual favourites starting up again, there are LOADS of great new & exciting classes starting up in September. Some are entirely NEW to York, some are…

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The Ryedale Book Festival – 21st & 22nd September

 Advertising Feature from Ryedale Book Festival  The Ryedale Book Festival is back on 21st & 22nd Sepmbet and this year there are loads on for dragon fans! Writing and Drawing Competition – Competition Closes 15th September Tell Us a Dragon Dragons have long been an inspiring subject for writers and illustrators. Why not have a go…

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