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The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blog posts and guest posts.

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Tong Garden Centre is celebrating the arrival of Santa in his magical NEW grotto with a Festive Family Fun Weekend!

Join the festive fun in store from 11am on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November to meet Santa’s merry makers entertaining you, Mrs Claus in the Food Hall, festive face painting and Christmas donkey rides!   Experience the magical grotto This year’s magical grotto at Tong Garden Centre opens its doors to you for a…

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Big Little Days – 30% off admission at your favourite local family attractions – save over £75!

  Big Little Days – the members club you simply have to join! Join at: www.biglittledays.co.uk Big Little Days gives it’s members 30% discount at all the attractions it partners with – these discounts are worth over £75 with one child alone and are exclusive to Big Little Days members. What’s more, it’s got some top local attractions. And…

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Mumbler reviews a Made With Music “Mini Gig”

You may have seen Made With Music’s live “Mini Gigs” advertised over the past year and wondered what they are and who they’re for.  We certainly have!  So we sent guest reviewer and local Mum of two boys Laura along to the latest gig at the Brudnell Club in Leeds to find out more….  …

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Remember Remember the Fifth of November!

With Bonfire Night celebrations upon us, in their guest blog Mini First Aid remind us of both the excitement and need to stay safe. Chris Munson is one person with mixed feelings about Bonfire Night. Chris is a Dad and also a plastic surgeon. We asked Chris about Bonfire Night and how to keep our little ones safe….

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Baby Week is back in Leeds for its 3rd year from 12th-18th November 2018

Baby Week is back in Leeds for its 3rd year from 12th-18th November and Lucy Potter the founder shares with us why this year’s event promises to be the best yet! Baby Week (12th – 18th November) is back again for its 3rd year in Leeds and the theme is ‘Better Conversations’. We will be promoting the…

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Indoor Funfair at The Yorkshire Showground this Half Term

Events & Attractions and Yorkshire Event Centre bring you a half term full of all the fun of the fair! So join us this October Half Term, 27th October until 4th November for some wholesome family fun. The Yorkshire Event Centre will be transformed into an indoor funfair ensuring that whatever the weather it won’t…

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Ask Mellownest discuss dealing with changes in Toddler Behaviour

Claire and Nneka started Mellownest with one mission in mind; to help parents develop a more mindful style of parenting. With backgrounds in educational psychology and emotional well-being, they want to help you stress less, laugh more and enjoy your family. Each month, they respond to a Mumbler’s question about parenting.  This month they give advice…

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Mumbler Reviews The Marks and Spencer Archive Museum In Leeds

I love finding hidden gems that I haven’t taken Mini Mumbler to before, so when the team at Marks and Spencer invited us down to take a look at their ‘child friendly’ archive space in Leeds, I was really excited to find out what it entailed. Marks and Spencer actually began life in Leeds back…

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Little Sleep Stars: How to breeze the Autumn clock-change!

*This is a sponsored blog post by Little Sleep Stars for West Leeds Mumbler* Pre-parenthood, I loved the Autumn clock-change! A whole extra hour in bed that I didn’t have to compromise anything else to achieve – bliss! However, for parents, the end of daylight saving often instils fear as even the soundest of little…

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Win A Family Ticket To The Halloween Spooktacular At Temple Newsam This Half Term

Head to Temple Newsam for Halloween this October and scare yourselves silly with a stroll through the darkened haunted house and fiendish farm. Prepare to be scared but have a go at spooky crafts and listen to stories as well as collect some treats on your way. Then take a tour of the house complete…

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