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New Solicitors Opens in Cottingham Specialising in Family Law

Local mum of two Caroline has recently opened a new business in Cottingham – Caroline Harraway Solicitors. The firm cover all aspects of legal work but specialise in Family Law. She has previously written Wills for me and my husband so I can vouch for what a good, affordable service she provides. Unlike most solicitors,…

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NEW! Mumbler Meet Ups!

It can be really hard to make new friends when you have a little one. When I had my first baby the only people I knew locally with a baby the same age were a couple of girls I’d luckily met at an ante natal class. Getting out and meeting people can be so important…

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Lambing, Calving & Glamping at Humble Bee Farm

Humble Bee Farm is a working farm ideally located for your glamping getaway in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds near Scarborough, an hour’s drive from Hull.   Every weekend during March guests on the farm can experience the wonder of seeing lambs and calves making their very first entrance into the world at Humble Bee Farm. Join…

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Donate Your Pre-Loved Baby & Children’s Items to Bundles of Joy

Bundles of Joy are a Beverley based charity that help lots of local families in need. Through the donations they receive from the public they make up “Bundles of Joy” containing essentials that will make a difference to parents, babies and children. They then distribute them to families in need within the East Riding and…

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Safety-proof your decking with DeckWright

How to safety-proof your decking area Gardens and decking areas can be fantastic family spaces all year round. From all day BBQ’s in the summer to evenings spent in a hot tub in the winter, they’re ideal for making long-lasting memories from the comfort of home. Unfortunately, with the unpredictable British weather, decking itself can…

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Sleepover Tents from Dolly Daydreams

Dolly Daydreams Party Caravan are now providing indoor sleepover tents! I love the idea, both for a special occasion or just for a fun idea during the school holidays. Owner Jan told Mumbler all about them…..   It’s one of those dreaded requests every mum hears at some point  – “mum, can I have a sleepover?”….

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Safer Internet Day 2018

Two-thirds of children think parental controls are a ‘good idea’ and help protect them from adult content, according to a new survey by online safety organisation Internet Matters. Majority of teens are in favour of parental controls The findings, released today as part of this year’s Safer Internet Day, reveal 65% of young people aged…

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Little Brown Box Baby Gifts

Do you know someone who has just had or is about to have a baby? When a new baby arrives do you find yourself scrambling around searching for a special gift only to be overwhelmed and disappointed by all your gifting options? Do you begrudgingly send a gift that “works” which most likely arrives in…

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Linda Brownlie, IBCLC, MGHT – Infant Feeding Specialist & Baby Therapist

Linda Brownlie IBCLC, MGHT is an Infant Feeding Specialist and Baby Therapist covering Hull and the East Riding: Are you struggling with breastfeeding or formula feeding your baby? Have you considered restarting breastfeeding? Is your baby or toddler slow to gain weight or indeed losing weight? Is your baby bringing up more milk than you’d expect?…

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SHE Management Roles help you Provide for your Family Through Improved Prospects

With a struggling economy, political uncertainty across the globe and interest rates all but lifeless, it can be easy to view the world with a jaded attitude at the minute. And, as a consequence of the aforementioned issues, wages are not growing at the same rate as inflation, meaning many feel as though they’ve had,…

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