Blog » Month: November 2019

Mumbler reviews… Sensory Storytime in Garforth

Sensory Storytime is a new baby and toddler group launched recently in Garforth. It’s a unique concept that takes storytelling to the next level through immersive sensory experiences to spark your little one’s imagination… Local Grandad Stuart took mini Mumbler grandson Stanley along last week to check the new group out. Here is his review……

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Join us at Cast and celebrate your baby’s first Christmas with ‘Glisten’ or ‘The Magical Fairy Lullaby’

Advertorial blog for CAST Glisten is a Shimmery, Shiny Show for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown ups. A perfect treat for your baby’s first Christmas! Come in, relax, find a space and settle. Slowly, a shimmering surface emerges. What does it look like? How does it move? Listen, what can you hear? Welcome…

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So much festive fun to be had at Stockeld Park this Christmas!

Advertorial blog for Stockeld Park Christmas is just around the corner and why not celebrate at the true home of Christmas, Stockeld Park! If you’re wanting to find some festive fun for all the family, Stockeld Park is for you! The Christmas Adventure is open from 14th November 2019 to 6th January 2020 (excluding 25th & 26th December). What…

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A lovely book of poems about the ‘Baby Daze’

Looking for a Christmas or baby shower gift for a new parent? South Leeds Mumbler loves ‘Baby Daze’ by Sarah Davis. If you attended the launch of the Baby Week Leeds 2019 launch event, you’ll already know Sarah Davis, author of ‘Baby Daze’ – a light-hearted yet poignant poetry selection about the rollercoaster of parenting…

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Radio Aire Launches Cash For Kids Mission Christmas Appeal

Watch what happens when you donate a present to the Radio Aire Cash For Kids Mission Christmas Appeal With 1 in 4 children across the UK living in poverty this December*, for many families Christmas is simply a luxury they can’t afford.  And sadly some children in Leeds and West Yorkshire will go without a…

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BRAKE: Road Safety Basics with Beep Beep! Day and Timmy Time

Road safety is a great subject to engage children with. It’s a subject even the youngest children know something about because everyone uses roads and road danger impacts on everyone. On average, six children are killed or seriously injured on roads in Britain every single day, that’s equivalent to a whole classroom of children every…

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Leeds City Council supports employees to breastfeed or express milk at work

Leeds City Council has updated its work practices to support new mothers to breastfeed or express milk at work. The council has reviewed its Infant Feeding Policy to allow new mums up to an hour of paid time to breastfeed or express breastmilk for their baby during work hours. The aim is to support women…

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Mumbler review of Crafternauts Juniors

I took my toddler-aged mini Mumbler to the launch of Crafternauts Juniors – a new weekly crafts and sensory fun session for under 5s and their grown-ups. The sessions take place at PlayLab in the St John’s Centre and are run by our very own “ambassadors of fun” for Leeds: the PlayfulLeeds team. The same…

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Foster4Leeds ‘Introduction to fostering’ part 5: The panel interview

Since April we’ve been following the fostering journey of two Foster4Leeds carers. Previously we have covered (1) thinking about fostering, (2) contacting the Foster 4 Leeds team, (3) starting the fostering assessment process, and (4) the three-day ‘Skills to foster’ course that all prospective foster parents attend to prepare them for what’s ahead. This month, we cover…

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