Blog » Month: July 2020

Very early signs of pregnancy. Even before your period is due

We asked local mums which symptoms they experienced in the early days of pregnancy. Even before they could take a test. *Disclaimer: This blog is absolutely not intended to serve as medical advice. We have collected here the experiences of real people in our community but everybody and every pregnancy is different and you should…

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Where to buy face masks in Dorset

From tomorrow you will be required to wear a face mask in shops in England. Find here everything you need to know, including where to buy them in Dorset. As you may have seen in the news, you will be required to wear a face mask in shops from tomorrow, Friday 24th July. This has…

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Living under lockdown with your ex-partner?

Asking a couple who are divorcing or separating to practice social distancing from each other is second nature in normal circumstances, as most contact post-separation is minimal, usually only to organise parenting time with their children. But these are not normal times or circumstances. The perverse cruelty of the Coronavirus pandemic is that separating couples…

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Spotlight on: Serenity Births

Birth preparation classes and support after a traumatic birth experience in Dorset Are you having a baby during COVID-19? Perhaps you have already had a baby but things didn’t go to plan and you are currently struggling with really strong feelings? We know having a baby can be a special time in anyone’s life. But…

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Why you should visit local attractions during COVID-19

We’ve researched local attractions that are now open to the public, and the safety measures they have in place to keep you safe. Here’s why we think you should support them. Hi, I’m Maria and I’m the mum behind Poole Mumbler. I know the title of this blog post may seem controversial so I’d like…

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More shops re-open at the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole

Find a full list of the shops now open, following the latest guidance by the UK Government. The Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole has adapted during COVID-19 and responded quickly to the latest changes in social distancing measures announced by the UK Government. We published a few weeks ago a list of shops opening their…

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PYO fruit during COVID-19

Where to go pick-your-own fruit NOW in Poole and the rest of Dorset, and what to expect Have you been to a PYO farm with the kids this season? This is a family favourite for us! We’ve been to PYO farms since the kids were tiny and it always feels wholesome and lovely. I’m always…

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What will re-open from 4th July

Playgrounds are finally allowed to open! Find out what else families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole can expect as per the latest Government announcement.  The most recent announcement by the UK Government in relation to COVID-19 suggests a relaxation of the current social distancing measures. This means that many local facilities will be able to…

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