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  • 10 lonely walks in Northants

    Day 1 of self-isolation and already climbing the walls? You can still get out in the fresh air and let the Mudlets run amok. Here's our roundup of the best walks in and around Northants.

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    Get creative! 5 fun at-home classes for kids

    Stuck indoors? Internet to the rescue! We've rounded up some of the best digital classes to boost your kids' creativity and keep them engaged.

  • 5 things I’ve learned about motherhood

    Acclaimed author (and Muddy favourite) Clover Stroud is in the midst of raising her 5 children. Miraculously she's found time to write a book about it all. Here's a taster.

  • Easter activities SORTED!

    Are you in Half-Term recovery mode? Now the kids are back at school (praise be), plan for an easier Easter with Barracudas Activity Day Camps – I reckon your ankle-biters will love it.

  • How to get your child to engage with reading

    All the mums at Muddy HQ are struggling with this at the mo: how to get our little darlings to step away from the darn screen and read more books. What to do? We asked an expert.

  • 10 of the best Half Term day trips

    Got the half term cooped up jitters and need to get the kids/dog/parents out for the day? Here's our list of the best day trips (coffee and cake included).

  • Half Term S.O.S

    Half term is almost upon us! How? Why? Need some school holiday action for your little darlings? Fear not, Muddy is on hand to save what’s left of your sanity.

  • Gotta Have It

    On the hunt for something a bit different for your tot? Head down to We Are Pop and get totally inspired. Eschewing the pre-packaged, plastic, dull and generic: with kit this cool you’ll be wishing you were a kid again.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

  • Pitsford School, Pitsford

    Muddy says: A hidden gem. A very caring, child centred school with a balance across academic and pastoral care. Friendly teachers, happy kids and great grades make it a great asset to Northamptonshire.

  • Sloping off to ski school

    Duck season? Wabbit season? Nope, it's Ski season so it's time to dust off those salopettes and head to, er, Hemel Hempstead

  • 30 things to do this October half term

    Is it that time of year already? October half term is fast approaching (or has landed for some), so if you’re worrying about how you’re going to keep the little monsters out of mischief, then you're in the right place.

  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

  • Fireworks display Northants

    14 firework displays in Northants 2019

    Fizz pop fireworks. Lots and lots of organised firework displays across Northamptonshire - and here’s just a selection

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    Back-to-school essentials

    Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

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