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Motivation for January and Beyond

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution this year?  Or maybe a few? Maybe you prefer to call them goals?  Either way, many of us will have set ourselves something that we would like to achieve in 2022.  It might be fitness related, it might be to spend more time with the kids, it might…

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Planning a Kids Birthday Party

Kids parties; love em or loathe them, they are a big part of  kids’ social lives these days.  And if you’re the planner, chances are you’ll want to make it as easy and stress free as possible, whilst still making memories they will treasure forever. It’s all in the planning!   Set a Budget –…

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Introducing Functional Skills Level 2: Helping you achieve the equivalent of grade C or level 4 in Maths and English.

For the learners that are looking to get into University or complete a course or apprenticeship who don’t already have a GCSE grade C or level 4 in maths or English, functional skills level 2 in maths and English is the equivalent that is the most relevant.    At Stockport Mumbler, we have an exclusive discount for the Pass Functional Skills courses and exams. This service has…

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Autum Walks

There’s something special about an autumn walk.  The beautiful colours as the leaves start to turn and fall, getting wrapped up for the first time in months as the temperatures dip a little, the beautiful autumn sunshine if we’re lucky enough and the promise of a hot chocolate when you get home. There are plenty…

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Pick your own Pumpkin

Pick Your Own Pumpkin this Halloween   Carving a Pumpkin is a firm Halloween tradition, but going to pick your won Pumpkin at local farms is becoming an increasingly popular day out for families.  Here’s a quick round up of places you can choose your own pumpkin, with some venues offering to let you carve…

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Where Can Kids Eat Free this Summer?

The summer holidays can be an expensive time.  Holiday clubs, days out and aaaaalllllll the food and snack requests. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up loads the places kids can eat FREE* or for very little during the summer holidays.  (* when an adult pays full/ or specified £) These are the ones we…

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Mumbler’s summer reading recommendations with Nosy Crow

We all know how vitally important it is to read to your child when they are little. A good bed & book routine not only calms them and gives you the best chance of settling down for the night,  it’s also a really important time for you and your little one to bond and chill-out…

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Summer in Stockport

Stockport is really coming back to life as restrictions begin to ease and although we’re not out of the Covid woods just yet, there’s plenty going on locally to begin to ease us all back to normality.  Here’s a quick round up of what’s on in July and beyond. Stockport’s Gigantic Leap Remember the Stockport…

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101 Things to Do with Kids at Home

101 Things To Do With Kids At Home (and your own garden)   Kids at home isolating?  We thought we’d share some ideas to stave of the boredom…. Enjoy, please share your favourites – and let us know if you have any ideas too! I’ll be sharing lots more useful blogs over the next few…

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Things to do on a Rainy day in Stockport

Let’s face it, we get our fair share of rain in this part of the world.  And lately it seems the dry days are few and far between.  And whilst staying home and taking shelter might be more appealing to you, the kids might have other ideas!  After a very wet half term and no…

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