Blog » Month: October 2018

Ask Mellownest discuss dealing with changes in Toddler Behaviour

Claire and Nneka started Mellownest with one mission in mind; to help parents develop a more mindful style of parenting. With backgrounds in educational psychology and emotional well-being, they want to help you stress less, laugh more and enjoy your family. Each month, they respond to a Mumbler’s question about parenting.  This month they give advice…

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Mumbler Reviews The Marks and Spencer Archive Museum In Leeds

I love finding hidden gems that I haven’t taken Mini Mumbler to before, so when the team at Marks and Spencer invited us down to take a look at their ‘child friendly’ archive space in Leeds, I was really excited to find out what it entailed. Marks and Spencer actually began life in Leeds back…

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Little Sleep Stars: How to breeze the Autumn clock-change!

*This is a sponsored blog post by Little Sleep Stars for West Leeds Mumbler* Pre-parenthood, I loved the Autumn clock-change! A whole extra hour in bed that I didn’t have to compromise anything else to achieve – bliss! However, for parents, the end of daylight saving often instils fear as even the soundest of little…

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10 child friendly Autumn walks around Leeds

If you fancy some fresh air this weekend we’ve compiled a list of great walks in and around Leeds – all child-friendly and great for seeing our countryside at it’s best.    1. Meanwood Valley Trail  Mumbler Area: North Leeds Distance: Anything from a 1 mile circuit to 7 miles Type of terrain: Varies. Choose…

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Three great ways you can update your wardrobe this Autumn!

*This is an advertorial blog for Colour me Beautiful In her guest blog, Toni Carver, Personal Stylist & Image Consultant shares her Top 3 items to buy this Autumn. As the season changes, it’s often a time to look in our wardrobes and update with a few key pieces. Here’s my top three items to…

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October Half Term Family Fun at Leeds City Museum and Galleries

*This is an advertorial blog for Leeds Museums and Galleries Visit Leeds Museums & Galleries this October half term holiday for a fun-filled day out, plus fangtastic family Halloween events at a number of our attractions. We kick off the holiday with our scenic Deli Market at Kirkstall Abbey on 27th and 28th October. It’s…

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Mumbler Reviews Ribby Hall Holiday Park and Village

We’ve always considered Center Parcs when we’ve wanted to take the Mini Mumblers away for a short break in the UK. They have always had a great time but now they are in school the price has always put me off. A friend asked whether I had ever considered Ribby Hall neat Kirkham in Lancashire…

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13 Family Friendly Things To Do On Leeds Light Night!

Light Night takes place across Leeds on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th October, 6pm-11pm Photo Credit: Leeds City Council   1. LAUNCH EVENT ‘The Art of Protest’ Illuminated Parade – Various Artists. Join The Lantern Company and Dundu with special guests Stealing Sheep and Drum Machine for this illuminated celebration marking 100 years of women’s suffrage….

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Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to bugs!

*This is an advertorial blog for Bigvits.  Both you and the kids might be dreading the morning routines and maths homework, but you’re probably also concerned about the onslaught of coughs, colds, sickness and stomach bugs this time of year brings. So, amongst the shiny un-scuffed shoes, just-that-little-bit-too-big school uniform and new pencil cases, have…

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Where to pick the perfect pumpkin in and around South Leeds

If you’re looking for a family day out pumpkin picking, we’ve got the low down on where to go locally and further afield.   Swithens Farm, Rothwell Pumpkin picking and carving on the 21st and 22nd October and daily from the 26th to 31st October. Swithens Farm, Rothwell, LS26 0BT.   Pumpkin Picking at the Horsforth…

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