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 Wakefield MUMbler loves

Mamma Mei Blog 

Local Mumpreneur ans SAHM Sophie Mei Lan blogs about her ‘weird and wonderful life as a Mum-of-two, a Multi-Award-Winning-Journalist, a Presenter, a Bellydancer, an Actress, a Film-maker, an amateur Footballer and, the Wife of a MasterChef’.

Educating Roversi

Local Mum and Drama teacher found blogging was something she could do for herself, around having a family.

If you’re a local parent blogger contact us to share your work.



Our Puddle Ducks Journey Weeks 3 and 4

Tiny Mumbler is now three weeks into our Puddle Ducks journey, we ended up missing week four but I’ll explain that in a bit! If you haven’t read our first blog covering our first two weeks and the infamous submersion you can read it here! I was really looking forward to week three firstly, because…

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Mother’s Day Inspiration and Offers

Sunday 11th March 2018 is Mother’s Day, whether you’re buying for your own mum, your partner’s or if you want to start leaving hints around the house we’re putting together some great ideas and offers from local businesses, keep checking back as we update this list. FREE Hotel Chocolat Chocolate’s Are you wanting to celebrate the…

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FREE local workshop to help your child build happiness, confidence and resistance to bullying

“Mummy, I don’t want to go to school this week”.  “Daddy, I’m the only in my class not invited to Alice’s party”. “Granny my friends were mean to me in the playground today”.   Absolutely heart breaking words, that none of us want to hear from our children. But unfortunately, probably something we all will at…

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Family Night at the Circus

“I wish I could do that when I’m a big grown up!” These were the first words out of Mini Mumblers mouth after the opening 5 minutes. She had been totally mesmerised, I’m not sure I’ve ever seen her that quiet-looks like I’ll be investing in acro classes! When I found out that the Netherland’s National Circus…

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Our Puddle Ducks Journey

Back Story I absolutely love swimming, it’s frustrated me for years that Mr Mumbler can’t swim (won’t learn!). I used to say things like what if we’re on holiday and you’re the only one there and one of our kids falls in the pool – what are you going to do? I decided that I…

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Easter Farming Fun at Springtime Live

EASTER FARMING FUN AT SPRINGTIME LIVE   Newborn chicks will be just some of the animals flocking to Springtime Live when the annual event returns to the Great Yorkshire Showground on Easter Saturday. Tickets go on sale next week for the family event which allow children to get close to farm animals from chicks to…

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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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Wakefield Mumbler Loves The Hepworth Cafe

This wasn’t my first trip to The Hepworth Cafe with children, I thought that my first trip would be my last. When I heard that it was going to be under new ownership, I was absolutely gutted to miss the opening party due to it not only being my birthday but I also had a 10-day…

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Family Friendly Wakefield

In our Facebook Chat Group, we get so many posts asking for recommendations for other parents, where to eat? Where to play? Who can fix or clean things? Where to get Children’s haircuts? and everything in between. The parents in our chat group are always helpful and have excellent local knowledge. In an age where…

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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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