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.

University of York Research – PJ Heroes

Have you ever been concerned about your child’s language development? Did they seem late to learn to talk or understand speech? If your child has suspected or confirmed speech,language and communication needs then researchers at the University of York would love to hear from you! Children aged 4-6 with English as their only language are…

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Mumbler visits Dalby Forest for the Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail

To end the Christmas Holidays, we had teacher training so we hopped in the car and popped to Dalby Forest. Both kids choice (they agreed)!!   We downloaded GLOW TRAIL clue hunt app – it is free from and will need to be downloaded before your visit. PLEASE do download this, it really makes the trail….

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Returning to Work

Are you thinking of returning to work after maternity? Here are some top tips from Kelly at KD Recruitment Limited. Have confidence in your skills and abilities. Think clearly about what you want to do moving forward in terms of the type of job you want. Do you want part time or full time work?…

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Classes with Spaces

As everyone gets back in to the swing of things, I thought it would be helpful to highlight the classes with spaces also Scarborough, Whitby, Filey and Carnaby. The New Year is often a time for changing routines and starting new activities. To help provide some inspiration, here are some ideas of new ones you might…

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A Peep workshop is happening near you! Come and join us!

WORKSHOPS RE-START MONDAY 6th JANUARY 2020 Peep was established in Oxford and is a ‘Learning Together Programme’. As trained practitioners we provide comprehensive child development activities and share information with families. A first-of-its-kind for the borough, the ultimate aim of the programme is to help participating children to be ‘school ready’. You will develop an…

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Forest Holidays

  *Advertising Feature With Christmas over, book a family break to find your inner calm in 2020…..A sunlit forest glade, birdsong on the breeze, absolute peace. Forests to explore, rivers to canoe, and mountains to climb. The time, the space, the people you love. On a Forest Holidays short break in the UK, freedom awaits…and…

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Kathy Seabrook’s Fun Music Review

A local Scarborough Mumbler user has sent a lovely review for Kathy Seabrook’s Fun Music. Read it here and the details of Kathy’s fun classes are below… Odelia and I have attended this clsss since she was two weeks old and we have thoroughly enjoyed Kathy’s upbeat classes. The hour consists of making music with…

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Adventures in Lapland

A lovely Mumbler tells us about their family adventure to Lapland…. Last week we had an amazing adventure in Lapland. It has been a great dream of mine to visit Lapland and last year I persuaded my husband that time was running out for the opportunity to visit Santa Claus whilst Christmas is still full…

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Meet Sam and Katie – Fostering North Yorkshire

Life is really different now for them – only a year ago they had never sat down to a shared family meal, and regularly heard their parents arguing loudly at night when they were in bed. Katie said it made her feel scared.  Both children had suffered from neglect and differing levels of physical abuse….

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10 Ideas for Family Days Out After Christmas in and around Yorkshire

If you’re looking for ideas to get out of the house and for the kids to burn off some energy once the Christmas celebrations are over, we have listed our ‘Top Ten’ day trip ideas which an easy drive of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey.  We have included indoor and outdoor activities in case the weather…

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