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Here is a collection of our own blogs, reviews of days out / eating out / family activities, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

If you would like to write a guest blog on any parenting or local issue then we would love to hear from you. Please submit it via the ‘contact us’ page.

Discover Your Talents at The Kingsley School in Royal Leamington Spa

Come and see a day in the life of Kingsley Prep School, with our Open Morning event taking place on Saturday 20th January 2018, from 10:00am to 12:00pm. No appointments necessary, just pop in and see us in action! The Kingsley Prep School also have their Year 3/7+ scholarship day coming up on Monday 12th…

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Shakespeare’s Hometown to become a Real Life Interactive Cluedo Boardgame!

Dubbed a cross between the classic board game Cluedo and Pokemon Go – CluedUpp will be bringing Manhunt – a live murder mystery game to Stratford-upon-Avon on 20 January 2018, which has nearly 1,000 people pre-registered for the event. Filled with plenty of riddles and mysteries, your team of up to six detectives will play…

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How do you Choose the Best School for your Child?

Applying for your child’s primary school place can be a daunting task. Parents living in Warwickshire with children born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014 will need to submit their applications for the school year starting September 2018 by the deadline of Monday 15th January 2018 at 5pm – so not long to go!…

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REVIEW: Jack and the Beanstalk at Stratford ArtsHouse

We love a good panto – oh yes we do!! Like many other families, taking the kids to the panto is a Christmas essential.  It’s wonderful to see an audience aged from 0-99 singing along and laughing together. The opening night is always a treat… with impromptu laughs often provided by props that don’t quite work, fluffed lines…

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Christmas TV for Kids

Here’s a handy guide of family films over Christmas and New Year split out by day, time and channel – set the recorder, it could save you a lot of time…. Saturday 23rd December The Boxtrolls: 9am – 10.55am: Channel 4 Frozen: 2.50pm – 4pm: BBC1 Despicable Me: 4.30pm – 6.30pm: ITV Sunday 24th December – Christmas Eve…

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Finalist in Pride of Stratford Awards 2018

What an honour to be a finalist in the Community Impact category of the Pride of Stratford Awards 2018. It’s fantastic recognition for how popular this website and the parents’ group on Facebook has become in little over a year! The Pride of Stratford Awards are a mix of business and community awards – so…

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REVIEW: Snow Mouse at Warwick Arts Centre

Just as we thought all of the snow had melted, this afternoon we visited the Warwick Arts Centre to watch ‘The Snow Mouse’. Not really knowing what to expect, we walked into a snowy wonderland and sat on soft furry ‘snow’ pillows. It was a magical tale of a girl who befriended a mouse on…

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Reducing the IVF Commute

Undergoing fertility treatment is often compared to a roller-coaster. Just like the ride, there can be highs and lows; it can be over before you know it or you may need to take a couple of loops. Aware of this emotional and physical journey, it’s good to think about what you can do to lessen…

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Tis the Season to be Pregnant

So your baby bump might be rivalling Santa’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 there’ll be no more ‘silent nights’ for you (sorry….) Here’s some Mumbler tips to make the party season…

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Christmas Email Newsletter – Out Now!

            MUMbler CHRISTMAS FAYRE AND DECEMBER WHAT’S ON Argh it’s December already! I hope that you’ve got some lovely things planned this December however if you haven’t, fear not, Mumbler is here to help! To read the email newsletter in full click here We’re looking forward to seeing loads of…

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