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.

Easter Craft and Egg Hunt Inspiration

A brilliant blog written by our sister site: STAG Mumbler.  Some great Easter ideas to do at home. Easter can be a super time for getting the whole family involved in fun, Easter crafts and egg hunting adventures. Everyone celebrates differently and don’t put pressure on yourself, whatever you get up to, we hope you…

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The Great Mumbler Challenger!

To apply and find out what this week’s challenge go here  

Easter Themed Downloadable Activity Sheets

simply click on the links to download.  We’ll add more as we get them! Easter Egg Hunt & Colouring Sheet Easter Spot the Difference & Colouring Sheet

Things to do with the Kids this Week & Weekend in Harrogate & Knaresborough

Due to recent changes, in the country’s circumstances, we realised our Weekend Round Up wasn’t really cutting the mustard! So, rather than lose it all together, we have adapted it to reflect the new way we are interacting. There are so many ideas for activities you can do with kids from the comfort of your…

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Downloadable Colouring and Activity Sheets!

How fab are these?   Evie’s Mum has been keeping her self busy by doing all these brilliant colouring in and spot the difference drawings for our Mini-Mumblers to enjoy!  You can download them all here – just click on the links for the printable PDF versions!  We’d love to see your finished efforts so send…

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Meet Chloe – could you fostering be for you?

For some people, like Chloe, with the nights still cold, its not great to be hanging out on your own, whether in town or in the park, if you just need to get away from stuff at home for a while.  But that’s what Chloe seems to be doing more of just recently, because things…

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Homeschooling Advice

A message from David, The Harrogate Kumon Centre Instructor and local Father of two. These are uncertain, difficult times for everybody. There are now 630,000 British school children at home every day, seven days a week, possibly for months. My own two children, Lachlan who has just turned 2 and my oldest Ethan, who is…

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Birthday Parties on Lockdown

Today we were meant to be on our way to Centre Parks,  to meet up with the rest of my family to celebrate my Mum’s birthday – what a time to turn 70!?!  We’re obviously all gutted its not happening, but we’ve already rebooked for next year, and just going to make a really big…

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Virtual Reality is now actual Reality!

It’s the weekend!  Hurray!  Well not really, in today’s climate the thought of two whole days of doing nothing doesn’t seem that appealing anymore.  In our household, both us parents are working from home in the week whilst also trying to home school our little one.  It’s uber stressful, and we aren’t doing very well…

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Keeping Toddlers Busy At Home

20 Activities to keep active toddlers occupied and busy at home Keeping up with our little bundles of energy can be a struggle (!) so we’ve put together a list of fun things you can do at home to keep toddlers busy. Here are a few things we looked for: Easy to put together and…

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