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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.

 

Christmas Photoshoot with Poppy & Belle

Advertorial Feature for Poppy & Belle Are you looking for a unique, treasured present for Christmas? A Christmas family photoshoot by Poppy & Belle is just that and the kids will have so much fun doing it too!!   Bookings are now open for their Christmas photoshoot!! The sessions take place in their home studio…

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Wakefield Girls Open Day

We’re delighted to open our doors to families this year on 9th October, 9am – 1pm.     Join us for a taste of life and learning at Wakefield Girls’:   See science experiments in our labs. • Discover 95+ clubs & activities. • Test your design and technical skills in our Maker Spaces. •…

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Have you heard about Moneyhub? Try it now FREE for 6 months.

Want to take control of your finances? Then it’s time to download the free Moneyhub money management app. See all of your finances securely in one place and use their intelligent tools to achieve your spending and saving goals. Moneyhub is available across Apple, Android & Desktop. The Moneyhub app allows you to: ●  See…

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15 TIPS For Hosting a Child’s Birthday Party

We all know how stressful planning and hosting your child’s birthday party can be so here are our top tips! 1. Create a guest list that makes everybody happy. Don’t feel pressured to invite the whole class just because someone else did! 2. Pick a theme. Picking a theme early on in the planning will make…

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Places to see Santa in and around Wakefield 2021

I know the kids have just gone back to school, but I always post this blog early as Santa is very busy in West Yorkshire in 2021!! If you’re looking to book a Santa experience, here’s my pick of ones that get recommended on Wakefield Mumbler each year!  Make sure you plan ahead as some…

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5 places to pick pumpkins around Wakefield

If you’re looking for a family day out to go pumpkin picking, we have selected five locations that are close to Wakefield and you can pick your own pumpkins in 2021!!!       1) Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Festival 2021, Pontefract The popular Farmer Copleys has planted 130,000 pumpkin seeds, so they’ll have pumpkin plants…

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Calling all babies of 2 – 16 months old!

The University of York Babylab are running new studies and are looking for babies between 2 and 16 months to take part. If you’re interested in learning more, please e-mail linguistics-babylab@york.ac.uk or phone 07385 430886 You can submit your interest via the google form HERE Find out more and follow York Babylab on Facebook

WIN A FAMILY SWIM SESSION WITH 50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 5!!

  Wakefield Mumbler is celebrating a Summer of 50 Things by suggesting different activities that relate to the app activity number, so you can have the maximum amount of fun whilst ticking off your 50 Things!!   Download the FREE app now:   Apple store                https://apple.co/2BLNwJh Google play store     https://bit.ly/3gCVsLw     To enter the competition,…

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Mumbler Reviews the Yoto Player: The All-in-One Storyteller, Radio, Night Light, Disco and Clock. Now with Disney stories!

When I thought our Yoto Player couldn’t get any better, they go and launch Disney cards! As soon as they arrived (we chose Aladdin, Toy Story, Brave, Up, Finding Neo and Soul but there is also Frozen, Moana, The Litter Mermaid, Tangled and Monsters Inc available), we put on Soul and listened to it as…

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Mumbler’s summer reading recommendations with Nosy Crow

We all know how vitally important it is to read to your child when they are little. A good bed & book routine not only calms them and gives you the best chance of settling down for the night,  it’s also a really important time for you and your little one to bond and chill-out…

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