The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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Dive deep into the depths of Junction’s TakeOver Festival

Local Primary school pupils are taking over Junction for 2 weeks this March. Year 6 children at Parkside Primary School have been working with Junction for the past six months to put together the TakeOver Festival, where students from a Goole primary school get to plan the events for Junction for a whole two weeks….

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Christmas was unbearable, is now the right time to get a divorce?

If the festive season has confirmed to you that you aren’t happy in your relationship and you want to separate, what are your options? Christmas can be a hugely difficult and stressful time for families, especially where a relationship is already under strain. In many cases, spending extended time together can cause tensions to boil…

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Can’t Nap, Won’t Nap

If you have ever been Googling, “Why won’t my child sleep?” at 3am – and let’s face it, we’ve all been there at some point – you will no doubt have learned that naps are a significant part of the equation. It’s certainly true that a settled night’s sleep is largely built in the day….

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Head down to Stockeld Park this Half Term for some February family fun!

February half term is just around the corner! If you’re looking for a family fun day out in Yorkshire then look no further, Stockeld Park is for you! February Fun is open from 15th – 23rd February with plenty to keep the whole family entertained! Remember you can get 10% off pre-booked tickets using the code…

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What makes Relaxed Baby Massage and Yoga classes so special?…’s what a group of lovely mums had to say

We recently went along to meet the lovely Anne-Marie from Relaxed Baby, we were keen to find out more about her classes and what makes them so special. Within minutes of meeting Anne-Marie, it was clear to see what an amazing passion she has for creating a nurturing environment where mums, dads or grandparents have…

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Hospital Bag Essentials

We know only too well, how hard it can be knowing what on earth to pack in those hospital bags, so we’ve been out and about talking to lots of mummies and daddies to create you a list of lots of super recommendations. Remember: Don’t leave it until the last minute to pack your bag,…

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Gift ideas for newborns and their parents

We all know that feeling, a newborn has arrived, but what should you buy them? Oh and then there’s mum and dad, don’t forget them, and the older siblings, don’t want them feeling left out! We all know what a dilemma it can be, we had it a few months ago, so we turned to…

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Competition winners announced……

We’d like to take a moment to thank each and every one of our wonderful local businesses for their kind donations and for helping make our 2nd birthday extra special. Whether you have given your time, your services or your products, we are so grateful and have loved partnering with all of you.   AND…

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“EPIC!!!! ABSOLUTELY EPIC!”…..Our Mini Mumbler’s opinion of trialling the climbing walls at Summit Indoor Adventure

You might be aware that we host our Mumbler Meet Ups at Summit, so our Mini Mumbler is already a huge fan. So many times though, she’s stood at the gate to the climbing walls, longing to have a go. We promised her that the next time she had a day off, we’d take her….

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STAG Mumbler Reviews ‘My Baby Can Dance’

We have loved Sam and her fabulous classes since we first met her last year. She has more energy than both of us put together and brings so much fun to her classes, caring deeply about each and everyone of her little wigglers and their parents. Find out what our Mini Mumblers thought……. Two weeks…

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