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.



This Weekend in Wakefield

💜 Things to do this weekend! 💜 16th & 17th February Happy Half Term!! The kids have now broken up from school and if you’re looking to start the holidays with bang, do check out the full February Half Term events calendar here. There are over 100 activities and events on the calendar so you are sure…

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New 50p Gruffalo coin set to be released next week!

The Gruffalo will be coming out of the deep dark woods and appearing on a coin with more information by The Royal Mint next week on Tuesday 19th February!! It’s all very secreative and not much information has been released but it’s rumoured that it will be a 50p coin! Some are wondering whether it…

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Valentine’s Fun For Kids!

  It’s traditionally about romance, but Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to shower the whole family with love! My birthday is the day before Valentine’s Day so I’ve never really been on full board with it (restaurants aren’t too happy when I want to book a big table!) but it’s still a good excuse…

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New Mumbler Family!

Welcome to 2019 and a huge hello from a new Wakefield Mumbler Family!   Some of you may know that Heather put Wakefield Mumbler up for sale and just before Christmas all was signed and sealed!!   Wakefield Mumbler wasn’t born when I had Mini Mumbler and I remember searching the internet whilst I was…

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Little Legs Lifestyles: a very brave and honest story

A year ago I became a mum.  After a horrendous 9 months that left me on crutches, gestational diabetes, extremely poorly and not even sure if my little girl would make it into the world…. a failed 3 day induction and a c-section later – Billie came into the world.   I had an idea…

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Library Storytelling

Reading to your children is encouraged from an early age and your health visitor and pre-school will give you free books through the Bookstart scheme.     Wakefield Libraries have fun, friendly and free storytime sessions at libraries across the region! Under 5’s can join in with stories, song and rhymes – no booking required,…

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Safer Internet Day 2019

Safer Internet Day will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 5th February 2019     Safer Internet Day is getting bigger and bigger every year and there are now more than 2000 organisations and schools across the UK getting involved to promote using technology responsibly. The awareness day is coordinated by UK Safer Internet Centre which…

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In need of some you time? Oulton Hall offer their top treatments to help you revitalise the mind and body this winter. Why not treat yourself to a luxury spa day from just £75 per person!

Advertorial blog for Oulton Hall After the stress of Christmas (although this feels like a lifetime ago), it’s time to focus on you.  Take some time out to relax with friends, recharge the body and feel good from the inside out with our superb spa days. Oulton Hall offers a haven of calm away from…

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A Fiver Party: The latest craze??

  We ALL know how expensive children’s birthdays can be; the gifts, the party, the cake … The “Fiver Party” could offer the perfect solution! The “Fiver” Party is the latest craze from Australia and it’s now hitting the UK What is a “Fiver party”? A fiver party is simply a party where the invited guests…

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Mumbler takes a coffee at Babyccinos!

  I’d heard about Babyccinos but never made it over the hill to Mirfield. A post for child friendly cafes on the chat group mentioned Babyccinos quite a lot so I decided to check it out and see what other Mumblers were on about!   Wow, this place is special!   Set up in 2018…

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