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.

Favourite Festive Family Films

We have created a handy list of favourite festive family films in case you need a little help getting into the Christmas spirit, or if you just want a little inspiration for lovely films to watch with your Mini Mumblers… Our top 24 Festive Films: one for each day until Christmas Day! 1. Elf (PG) 2….

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‘Tis the Season to be Pregnant!

🎅 So your baby bump might be rivalling Father’s Christmas’s belly but so what! Tis the season to be pregnant!   With just some minor alterations, Christmas + New Year + Bump can be extra special, just think next year they’ll be no more ‘silent nights’ for you (sorry….)   Here’s some Mumbler tips to make…

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Christmas TV!

Here’s a handy guide split out by day, time and channel – set the Sky Plus, it could buy you a lot of time…. We will update these weekly so keep checking back for the weekly festive films. Saturday 8th December Santa Claus: The Movie – 10.40am: ITV3 Wallace & Gromit: A close shave – 12.40pm:…

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Day out with Granny at Castle Howard

Mummy Mumbler was away last week so kindly Granny was in charge! After much deliberation and reading of the website, they decided to go to Castle Howard to see this years Christmas display, the 12 Days of Christmas. By all accounts they had a lovely time. It is running until the 31st December. “We had…

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Helping Others at Christmas

Christmas is a truly ‘magical’ time for children but as my two have got older I have been keen to remind them that the festive period it as much a time for giving as it is receiving, encouraging them to think of others that maybe not as fortunate. Weeniverse are running an Elves of Kindness…

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Mumbler Tried and Tested Elf on the Shelf Ideas!

If like us, you started the Elf on the Shelf tradition last year, or are thinking of starting this year, this blog might come in useful! *Warning* If you decide to start Elf on the Shelf this year once you have started there is no going back – you have 23 more days to complete! …

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Alice in Wonderland at Stephen Joseph Theatre

Thursday 6th to Sunday 30th December 2018 A brand new adaptation of Alice in Wonderland with a local setting and a big sprinkle of Christmas will burst onto the stage at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre this December. Adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic novels Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Alice through the Looking-Glass, Nick Lane’s Alice…

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The Little Cook Company

Whether you are making Christmas biscuits or looking for Christmas presents for children aged 3 – 8 years, look no further than The Little Cook Company.   The Little Cook Company has a wonderful range of kitchen utensils for children, so they can enjoy baking and get creative.   We had a busy weekend in…

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Christmas gift ideas for children by age range

It’s that time of year when we all start to think about Christmas shopping, but before you head out to the shops (or stay on the sofa & browse Amazon) you’ll need some Christmas gift ideas. Maybe your children and relatives know exactly what they want (lucky you) or maybe you are in need of…

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Opening doors and changing lives…

If you have been thinking of a new challenge, then putting your skills and experience to work on our No Wrong Door Service could be just a phone call away…  Find out if you have what it takes to be a No Wrong Door Hub Community Family… Could you build a supportive relationship with a…

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