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Mumbler Gets Messy at Messy Monkeys

When Jo asked us to come and try out Messy Monkeys, we were so excited!  I’d already heard such fab things about the class and as my mini Mumbler has a reputation at nursery for being the king of messy play, I knew this would be right up his street! Before the class, Jo sent a…

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Time for New Shoes!

Did you know that looking after your child’s feet is as important as looking after their teeth? According to research, ill fitting shoes can cause problems for their feet in later life. Blisters, ingrowing toes nails, knee and posture problems can all be caused by shoes that don’t fit properly. Children’s feet tend to grow…

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5 Ways to Stay Fit as a Family

Five ways to stay fit as a family When it comes to family fitness, we all know the headlines – obesity (child and adult) is on the up and activity levels are dropping lower and lower. In fact, only about 1 in 20 people in the UK get the amount of exercise they should, around…

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The Mumbler Dads review Chill Factore in Manchester   It’s a tough Job but someone’s got to do it. Mumbler Dads David & Jo were invited to try a snowboarding lesson at the Chill Factore in Manchester, read about their experience here: “With us both being married to ‘Mumbler mums’ Jo and I are used…

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‘Tis the Season to be Pregnant! 🎅 So your baby bump might be rivalling Father’s Christmas’s belly but so what! Tis the season to be pregnant!   With just some minor alterations, Christmas + New Year + Bump can be extra special, just think next year they’ll be no more ‘silent nights’ for you (sorry….)…

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WIN a family ticket to see Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Romiley Forum!

Thanks to our lovely friends at JB Productions, we have a ticket for a family of 4,  to give away! The prize is for the 4:30pm showing on Sunday 17th December. All you have to do is send the name of just ONE of the seven dwarfs, using the contact form HERE  by 7 pm on Saturday…

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Enough Love to Go Around?

  As he runs into the kitchen with an oversized mixing bowl on his head and one of his enormous, mischievous smiles, my heart spills over with warmth and love. Who would have imagined that my once tiny, fussy, high needs little bundle of blotchy pink skin and tears would have turned into such a…

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Hi There!

Just a little note from me to say hello and introduce myself. My name is Vicky, I’m a Stockport mummy to two little people, aged 5 and 1. Like any other busy mum, I am always looking for ways to make life a little bit easier…… to find activities to take the kids to, to…

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15 Things To Do Indoors On A Rainy Day

With another round of wet and windy weather heading to Cheshire, Mumbler has some great ideas of fun indoor activity ideas to keep the little ones busy. 1. Make Shadow Puppets This website has STAR WARS shadow puppet ideas! But you can make anything you want really. The kids will have hours of fun making and…

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Travelling with Kids – Tips for a Happy Flight

Guest Blog by Julie Waite, Mum to 2 wonderful girls. Will they scream all the way? Will everyone glare at us disapprovingly? Will my nerves take it? These thoughts are perfectly natural and are shared by all parents, but here are some tips to help you prepare for most eventualities. Manage your expectations First of…

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