The “Mumblings” are a collection of our own blogs, guest entries, 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 to us via the ‘contact us’ page.

Here are the links to some more blogs that mumbler loves

Fierce Mum for super cool mums who are doing it all

North and Soul by our very own mumbler, Gillian Bruce.

The Future of Downs Written by an amazing and inspirational friend of Mumbler, Helen Kingdon.

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

10 Activities Children can do with Conkers this Autumn!

If you are anything like me you are probably currently inundated with conkers! We have had great fun collecting them at various places throughout Scarborough, Whitby & Filey. Every time we spot a horse chestnut tree, we have to have a quick look! Good for leaf recognition! So we have been doing lots of crafts, games and…

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Follow the neighbourhood Pumpkin Trick or Treat Trail in Scarborough, Whitby & Filey

Scarborough, Whitby & Filey Pumpkin Trail: an alternative to Trick or Treating during COVID-19   As we went into lockdown back in March, the Rainbow Trail was a brilliant idea, it gave us all something to do and an opportunity for children to explore their neighbourhood safely, spotting the rainbows.   Now that we are…

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Halloween Picture Hunt

With Halloween 2020 being a bit different this year, we have come up with some at home activities!!   Print off your Halloween Picture Hunt images and place around the house or in your local neighbourhood!   Once all the images have been found and ticked off the sheet, be rewarded with a Halloween sweet!!…

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NEW Rumble Snacks – 100% Natural Snack for Children

Rumble Snacks is a new, 100% natural snack choice for children, the ideal alternative to sweets. Our flavoured raisins and cranberries are delivered directly to your front door in a range of tasty flavours; Apple, Blackcurrant, Lime, Orange & Raspberry. All our flavours and can be purchased in either one flavour or, for those who…

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Heritage Open Days 2020

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,500 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers.   Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences, many with children’s…

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If you’re an empty nester – could it be your time to foster

  If you’re an empty nester – could it be your time to foster   Have you been thinking about fostering and are now ready to take that next step… or maybe you have only just heard of fostering and would like to find out more? Our foster carers do amazing work every day with children who…

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Returning to school during Covid-19: Ideas & tips with The Week Junior

Advertising Feature for the Week Junior  For most children, the start of a new school year is a mixed bag of excitement and nerves. But with the background anxiety of a global pandemic, and ongoing lockdown restrictions, returning to school in 2020 feels a lot more challenging. Coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown has thrown our…

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Treat yourself with a Bare and Bond monthly perfume subscription

Advertorial blog feature for Bare and Bond Are you looking to treat yourself after what has felt a long few months or what about a gift you can easily send someone? We have just the answer, a monthly perfume subscription from Bare and Bond! Like most mums when I receive a gift or treat I…

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September Cinema at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre

Dazzling West End musicals and new and classic British films are on the big screen at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre throughout September.   The world-famous theatre re-opened its Art Deco cinema at the end of August, with a comprehensive programme of measures for the safety and comfort of cinema patrons, including limited capacities and aisle…

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13 brilliant family-friendly card games

As we are all spending a bit more time at home or enjoying a holiday or break closer to home, it’s handy to have a good selection of card games to play together as a family. Card games are a brilliant way to enjoy spending time together, handy to have in your bag if you…

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