The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Launch Pad – Hull’s New Trampolining & Gymnastics Centre

Last year a new Gymnastics and Trampolining centre opened in West Hull – Launch Pad. I popped in to meet them and have a look around…. Owner Julie told me that her and her staff have been running classes for years in other venues but last year made the move to their premises and opened…

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Sledmere 2020 Friends Pass

Sledmere is one of our favourite days out. It’s great in all seasons as there is always something different to see and do. At the moment it’s FREE entry to the Grounds & Gardens (runs to 14th Feb). After that why not make the most of their 2020 Friends Pass to save money on visits…

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Mumbler in Lapland!!

We’ve been taking about it for years: should we or shouldn’t we go to Lapland. I’ve heard so many people go and say it’s amazing but it looked an awful lot of money for a holiday. This year (Christmas 2019) we decided it was the last year we could probably go and enjoy all of…

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Local Supermum Launches Nanny Agency in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Sophia Rojas brings Harmony at Home Nanny Agency to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire families. Sophia, mum of three and seasoned Nanny employer has acquired the North East arm of the award-winning Employment Agency Harmony at Home. Born and raised in the Humber area, Sophia is ideally positioned to meet with clients face to face, offering a…

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Mumbler Reviews The Secret Village

The Secret Village is a brand new imagination play area in East Yorkshire, located in the heart of Anlaby (Pryme Street car park on the parade of shops with the pet shop, behind Fields). It looked great so on a wet Sunday afternoon we decided to have a family afternoon out and see what we…

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Our First Show with Flex Dance!

My daughter loves dancing and performing at home with us but can be quite shy. During the summer school holidays she did a holiday workshop with Flex Dance, they learned a musical to showcase in 3 days (she did Willy Wonka) to perform back to the parents at the end and she really enjoyed it,…

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The Benefits of Baby Swimmimg: A Guide from Puddle Ducks

Swimming is one of the most amazing experiences you can share with your baby! Babies have a real affinity with water. They spend nine months in the womb, and many expectant mothers choose a water birth as the most natural introduction to this world. Water is recognised as a warm, supportive environment during labour and provides…

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Forest Holidays at Sherwood Forest, Cropton, Keldy & Further Afield

  With Christmas over, book a family break to find your inner calm in 2020…..A sunlit forest glade, birdsong on the breeze, absolute peace. Forests to explore, rivers to canoe, and mountains to climb. The time, the space, the people you love. On a Forest Holidays short break in the UK, freedom awaits…and you can…

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Mum Anna & Baby Dan Reviewed Us Mums Bootcamp

Hull mum Anna is helping me keep the Mumbler website up to date and is going out and about with her baby Dan to try some new activities. Last January she went along to check out the Us Mums bootcamp session and wrote a review about her experience. Us Mums are running classes this January…

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Don’t bin your batteries this Christmas! A Guide from East Riding of Yorkshire Council

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been sending me a series of articles this year to help local families understand their waste and recycling better. So far we’ve covered baby waste, in particularly putting nappies in the right bin (you can read that here), reusing and recycling clothing and textiles (you can read that here)…

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