Blog » Month: August 2021

Mumbler Review of Car Shades UK

When driving with kids in the car, there are enough complications and complaints to deal with – at least having a good set of sun shades can solve some problems! I was gifted a set of shades from Car Shades UK, and was keen to test out the claim that little fingers (or paws) can’t…

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Family-Friendly Heritage Open Days in the North East

Every September, Heritage Open Days take place all across England, with amazing sites and volunteers organising thousands of FREE events and experiences celebrating our history and culture. Heritage Open Days will be held 10th-19th September 2021, and give a ‘chance to see hidden places and try new experiences.’ We’ve rounded up some of our top…

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Preparing your child for starting school

Guest Blog from Caroline – Selby, Tadcaster and Goole (STAG) Mumbler & Katrin – Norwich Mumbler. This is a topic that is very close to my heart for two reasons: 1) My eldest daughter started school recently (blub). 2) I am a primary school reception class teacher as well as Mumbler owner. I therefore couldn’t…

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Calling all babies of 6 – 16 months old!

The University of York Babylab are running new studies and are looking for babies between 6 and 16 months to take part. If you’re interested in learning more, please e-mail linguistics-babylab@york.ac.uk or phone 07385 430 886 You can submit your interest via the google form HERE Find out more and follow York Babylab on Facebook

North East Camping & Caravanning Sites with Play Areas

We’ve rounded up some popular recommendations for top family campsites in the North East with an all-important kids play area to keep little ones busy, along with a 👇map below👇 to help plan your trip. There’s something for everyone with options for camping, caravanning, glamping pods and self-catering accommodation. The North East is an amazing…

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Camping With Kids

Guest Blog from Charlotte – Calderdale Mumbler I’ll admit it: when our friends told us to take the kids camping, I thought they were mad. Parenting three small children is hard enough at home! But the more Facebook photos I saw of cosy family groups toasting marshmallows under the stars, the more I started to…

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Summer Activities in the North East, that don’t need to be pre-booked!

You can enjoy some fantastic family-friendly events and activities in and around Gateshead this summer. If you need a bit of flexibility and spontaneity, there are plenty of great ideas below with no pre-booking required. There’s fun for all ages with family fun days, animal petting sessions, live music, theatre, arts & crafts, pre-school playtime…

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