The “Mumblings” is a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, interesting articles and anything else that we like the look of!

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10 things you can do now to get your kids ready for school

How to help your kids settle and thrive at school All being well, kids in England should go back to school in only a few weeks. The UK Government has been clear about its intention to make the return to schools a priority, so it’s safe to assume it’ll happen as expected.  If your child…

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School Shoes: High quality shoes at early bird discount

Get your kids ready for school in September with high-quality shoes at a sale price.  Are you ready for your kids to go back to school in September? I must admit, I have been putting off thinking about it in case of a second lockdown; but after the latest Government announcement that schools opening will…

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6 Free Copies of The Week Junior Magazine

Mumbler has recently partnered up with The Week Junior magazine, and we couldn’t be happier to tell you all about it. We’ve actually been buying the magazine ourselves for about 5 months & we absolutely love it. It’s an award-winning magazine, aimed at children aged 8-14 years old.   The Week Junior delivers news, information…

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Moving home?

Moving house can be complicated, with many people referring to it as ‘the most stressful time in their lives’. Choose the right conveyancer, and they will make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. A conveyancer has a vital role to play in handling all the legal aspects of your property sale or purchase…

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Eat Out to Help Out in Poole – The Family-friendly Edition

Where to eat with children in Poole and enjoy the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Last Updated: Monday 10th August 2020. The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme came into force yesterday, Monday 3rd August and will run until Monday 31st August. We welcomed the news with open arms at home, and can’t wait…

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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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