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.


Looking to switch energy suppliers? Check out our Guest Blog

An advertorial feature blog from Switching Energy: The New Annual Check Our busy daily lives mean it’s often hard to keep track of what I like to call “home admin”! By this I mean things like home insurance, interest rates on savings accounts and alike. To combat this perceived lack of engagement we get bombarded…

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Willowman Festival comes to Thirsk 14th to 17th June – WIN A FAMILY TICKET

“For nine years now, Willowman Festival has drawn in top-class musical talent from around the world” With summer just around the corner – and the sun making more of a regular appearance – it’s almost time for the festival season. For those of us in the North East, festivals aren’t always easily accessible but one…

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May-Hem Circus at Piglets Adventure Farm

Roll up roll up! From 26th May – 3rd June, be amazed at Piglets crazy May-Hem Circus this May half term. With death defying stunts, upside down juggling and amazing acrobatics, all in the big top tent, it’s unmissable fun for the entire family. Get discounted tickets online at! The Famous Fatt Matt Step…

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Coeliac disease in children-recognising the signs

A warm, sunny July morning. 6 week old baby in one arm, preparing my 4 year olds breakfast with the other (a bowl of Weetabix – adding the milk seconds before delivering it to the table so as “not too soggy, not too hard”…ffs) I remember the moment Peggy first showed symptoms of Coeliac Disease…

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Royal Wedding 2018 – Family Friendly Royal Themed Things To Do in York!

👸 🤴 Everyone loves a good wedding right? Do you have your own wannabe Prince or Princess? It’s the perfect day for crafts, quizzing, picnics and imaginative play! 💒 When and Where? The wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle will take place at midday on Saturday 19th May 2018 at St Georges…

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10% Off parties at Energi for Mumblers when booked in May!

We’re so excited to have teamed up with Energi Trampline Park to offer mumblers an exclusive 10% off parties if you book in May for a party any time in 2018. I ran a poll in the York Mumbler chat group and asked you what kind of offer you’d like the most and you said…

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WIN 6 tickets to Paulo’s Circus

If you’ve been to Clifton Moor then you have probably noticed that the Circus is in town! But only until SUNDAY! WIN 6 Tickets We’re really excited to have teamed up with the fantastic Paulo’s Circus to offer one lucky Mumbler 6 Tickets to the final show at 4.30pm show on Sunday 13th May! To…

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Is your Mini Mumbler a sleep thief?

Advertorial Feature Blog by Little Sleep Stars When I was experiencing sleep challenges with my own son, I spent a lot of time thinking, “I’m a competent person, why can’t I get my child to sleep?”. You see once upon a time I was a lawyer and my experience of approaching difficult situations was to…

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NEW Online Learning Platform for Primary School Aged Children

Good2learn is a brand new, online learning platform for Primary school age children, built and developed in Yorkshire (Hull to be precise!). Its aim is to make life easier to support your child in Maths and English and to help them reach their full potential. They’re based in Hull, so our sister site (Hull and the…

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Inspired Birth Hypnobirthing: WIN A Free Private Taster Session!

I’m Ruth Lyons, experienced KG Hypnobirthing Practitioner and the proud creator of Inspired Birth. I’m extremely passionate about hypnobirthing as I absolutely know it works. I want every woman to feel empowered for life through a positive birth experience. I live with my fabulous husband and three wonderful, energetic and highly spirited young children, two…

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