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.



Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Lizzie Deignan

TDY 2018: Lizzie Deignan photo Davy Rietbergen/Cor Vos © 2017 With the exciting news she is joining the “Mummy Club” later this year we are delighted our very own Lizzie Deignan, reigning Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Champion has agreed to answer some Mumblers questions.   In an EXCLUSIVE blog for Mumbler, during the build-up to the…

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Help build your child’s confidence with a FREE fun workshop for ages 7-11 years

What’s your child’s dream? To play for England and score the goal that wins the World Cup? To be a scientist and save the world? To work with horses? To be a dancer? Your child’s dreams for tomorrow are dear to their hearts.  But do they have the self-confidence to follow them and make things…

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Is Failure Key to Success?

Think about what you’re doing right now…   Are you failing and close to giving up?   Or worried about failing and it’s holding you back?   I remember when growing up school exams were positioned as a 1-time opportunity if you failed you could re-sit but it was frowned upon.   You came out…

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Our Puddle Ducks Journey weeks 5-6

Tiny Tears We’d had a good run, Tiny was settled into her swimming class and I’d managed to get Grandma booked in to come with us every week to make my life easier. Then I messed up my dates and arranged a meeting during our lesson thinking that the class wasn’t on. The great thing…

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Tiny Mumbler Reviews: Rhythm Time

Rhythm Time classes have been running in the area for over 10 years and still has a winning formula. Lauren who started the original classes in Wakefield and South Leeds still leads classes herself with help from a team of other class leaders. I must confess that when I was on maternity leave the first time…

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My Story is NOT Your Story

Everyone loves a good birth story don’t they? I assume that’s why One Born Every Minute had been such a success. As much as hearing birth stories is one of my favourite things nothing quite compares to telling your own so here’s my story of how I turned around the feelings of neglect from my first…

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Spring Forward – a parents survival guide to deal with the clock change!

As we head towards the one event that strikes fear through the hearts of all parents, THE CLOCK CHANGE, Jo Butterworth local Sleep Nanny Consultant shares her advice on how to make it a smoother transition. Hi there I’m Jo, mum to two wonderful (and demanding) young children and a Certified Sleep Nanny Consultant with…

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Free family friendly Men’s Mental Health event at Leeds City Museum

A personal tragedy has led local mum and Time To Change Champion,  Lisa Bourne to organise an important event focusing on Men’s Mental Health.  Here she tells us more about the event and why open conversations and actions around mental health are so important, particularly for single dads. “I lost my friend of 17 years…

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Yellow Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Air Ambulance is delighted to have been chosen as the official charity for the Tour de Yorkshire 2018! They are encouraging schools, businesses, community groups, friends and family to join in with YELLOW YORKSHIRE DAY again this year on Friday 27th April for lots of yellow themed fun! “There are lots of ways you can support the ‘Yellow Yorkshire’…

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Free, Fun Event To Boost Your Child’s Confidence Before SATs

This week Children’s Happiness Coach, Simon Benn tells Mumbler about what factors contribute to SATs stress (there may be more at play than you first thought) and shares details of his forthcoming FREE workshop in Leeds, to help children manage exam stress. In a couple of months, we’ll be entering the super stressful week that…

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