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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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I Couldn’t be a Face Painter, or Could I?

Ever stood in a queue at an event for what seems like a lifetime waiting to get your child’s face painted? You are not alone. The price often varies and can sometimes seem like a lot considering it’s going to be off in the bath later, but we all do it. The standard of painters…

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Is your child school ready? Guest Blog

This is Part 1 in a series of short articles about how you can support your child as September and the start of their Reception year approaches. This week – Positive Beginnings It’s likely that by now you will have had the opportunity to visit your child’s new school and for them to meet their…

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RAISING AWARENESS OF VASA PRAEVIA

If you are pregnant, or know someone who is, please read this.  This is Leo. He is a miracle.  Most people have never heard of Vasa Praevia, and due to its rarity, thankfully most people will never experience it. Yet knowing about it could save your baby’s life. My 20 week anomaly scan revealed that I…

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I suffer from anxiety, depression, psychosis and an eating disorder, Guest Blog by Sophie Mei Lan

“I suffer from anxiety, depression, psychosis and an eating disorder. I’m no academic but I’ve suffered from a variety of mental illnesses for almost 20 years – so I probably know more than most. Here are 10 ways you can help someone with a mental health problem (from my personal experience): 1) If you think/know someone…

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How to Understand your Maternity Notes- Guest Blog by Midwife, Lesley Gilchrist

For many, your maternity notes can seem as if they’re written in another language. To help with this I’ve put together a guide to understanding your maternity notes. Parity You’ll see this often written as a number, i.e., 1, 2, 3 etc. This relates to the number of times that you have given birth. Therefore,…

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20% discount for Mumblers at any Diggerland UK park.

Mumbler has secured a 20% discount for Mumblers at any Diggerland UK park. Just print off the voucher and take it with you! To find out more about our trip to Diggerland Yorkshire and our top tips to prepare for your visit read Wakefield Mumbler’ review blog.         Diggerland is the UK’s most…

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week – 1 – 7 May 2017

Jennie who runs Snowdrops (formerly Stockport PND Support) shares her story & explains where you can get support. In the past few weeks, you may well have heard a fair amount about mental health. The ‘mental health’ marathon, the royals talking about their own experiences of it and the heads together campaign has been prominently…

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