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Here are all our blogs which include local reviews, previews of events, guest blogs and information about local support services, charities and more!

 

Top Tips for Cooking with Children

Sponsored guest blog by Gemma Allen of Crafty Cooks – a cookery club for children as young as 2.5 years of age where they are given the chance to cook a little more than the standard cupcake!

Where to Go Lambing Near Oxford

Spring has sprung and baby lambs are on their way! Really enjoyed finding pictures for this blog and wondering if there is a cuter animal… maybe koalas…?

Storybeans’ Top 5 Books that Bear Re-Reading

Sponsored guest blog by Kirstie Mahony of Storybeans Most people would agree that reading and telling stories to your children is important. These activities help children to grow in so many different ways, impacting upon language development, imagination, even fine motor skills as children work out how to use their little hands to turn pages.

Tackling Period Poverty in Oxford

From an Oscar-winning documentary (Period. End of Sentence), to a brand new emoji, to new sex education guidelines, periods have been making the news recently!

Mumbler Reviews The Cat in the Hat

I’ve just put my son to bed having seen The Cat in the Hat at the Oxford Playhouse earlier today and he’s still buzzing about it! Talking about the story, asking questions about it and trying to recreate the acrobatics (eep!)… Most days he can’t even remember what we’ve done in the morning so this…

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Mumbler Reviews The North Wall Arts Centre

The North Wall Arts Centre on South Parade in Summertown is a quirky little theatre with lots on for kids (and adults too).

Nippers and Slippers in Pictures

We had our first session of ‘Nippers & Slippers’ intergenerational playgroup on Friday 15th February 2019 and it was a huge success – with the room jam packed full of families and care home residents mingling and happily spending time together!

George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year…

Advertising Feature from Amazing Productions In search of Pre-1940s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/re design your house or flat to…

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Mumbler Reviews the Children’s Play Village

The Children’s Play Village in Warwick is without doubt in my top three best days out places ever. My three year old loved it. My baby loved it. I loved it. They’ve absolutely 100% nailed it and you couldn’t not have a great time there…

Why Singing is Good for You and Your Family!

Guest blog written by Bella, who runs the brilliant Raise Your Voice Family Choir (for parents and children age 4-11) and Moms and Pops Choir (for parents and babies/bumps)… I started writing this blog on Blue Monday. I’m sure you heard of it, the third Monday in January when we are supposedly at our most…

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