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Support & Services

If you’re looking for help and advice for all types of parenting and personal issues you can find now find a list on Mumbler here, on the Support & Services section here. There are several pages, from general help to information from the Hull Health Visitors and breastfeeding support. If you know of a great local…

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The January Monthly Newsletter is Out – New Year: New You!

I’ve just emailed out the latest Mumbler monthly newsletter! The monthly newsletter brings you the highlights of whats new on the Mumbler website and what’s going on locally for families. This month is all about the New Year and includes a list of the local fitness classes suitable for parents (if, like me, you’re resolutions…

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My Baby Can Dance – A Great Class for Dads and their Children!

In our modern day family life it’s just as common for dads to do the childcare as mums. I see a lot of dads at classes that I do with my children and I know a lot more female friends who have returned to work while their partners do the childcare, or they have split…

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Celebrating my son’s birthday with a Gravity party!

My eldest recently turned 7, I have no idea how this happened as it feels 5 minutes since he was a baby. By now we have had a few parties for him, from hiring church halls and filling them with bouncy castles and kids discos to having a fully organised one at Goals last year,…

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Forest Holidays at Cropton, Keldy & further afield

Forest Holidays The perfect UK family holiday? Outdoor adventures, a picnic by the river and ice creams at the seaside. Lazy afternoons with no agenda, family games and fun places to visit. Special moments that make lasting memories. Whether you have little ones who want to splash in puddles and look at the squirrels, older…

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Our Tri-Generation Afternoon Tea at Fed n Watered

Fed n Watered is a real hidden gem in Hull city centre, located on the corner of Prospect Street and North Street. We pop in often while we’re in the city centre with the kids, their smoothies and cakes make a great bribe for going to a few shops! Hull Central Library is opposite so we’ve…

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The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts goes from strength to strength in Beverley and Hull!

The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts provide outstanding performing arts tuition for children aged 4-18 years at their Academies in Beverley and Hull. This popular national Academy came to our area last year, firstly with their Beverley Academy based at Beverley Grammar School, and then with their Hull Academy based at Wolfreton School and…

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Mumbler Reviews Hull Truck’s A Christmas Carol

Hull Truck is one of my favourite theatres, especially for taking my children to. The main stage is a good size but not too big so my children feel really comfortable there, and all the seats have a great view even for little people. We love the cafe and the whole experience of this theatre….

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The CoinIt-In MoneyBoxTree, an Ideal Christmas Gift for Boys & Girls

DON’T PANIC! here’s the best Christmas gift ever, for a boy or a girl…. Follow these top tips from Jackie Swainston, Harrogate mum, family money expert and founder of CoinIt-In, a company all about saving money. She is here to help you teach valuable saving skills for LIFE. DID YOU KNOW? You can now have a…

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Christmas TV!

There’s loads of great family TV on this Christmas and I’m looking forward to watching lots of films and shows with my kids. Here’s a handy guide split out by day, time and channel so you won’t miss anything…. Saturday 23rd December The Boxtrolls: 9am – 10.55am: Channel 4 Frozen: 2.50pm – 4pm: BBC1 Despicable…

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