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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.

Free or Low Cost Activities and Events in and around Scarborough, Whitby and Filey this October Half Term

Keeping the Mini Mumblers happy and entertained throughout the Half Term Holiday doesn’t need to be expensive with these fun activities that are either free or low cost in and around Scarborough, Whitby & Filey this October Half Term. Click on the links for more information.. 1. Activities and Events Saturday 26th – Sunday 3rd November Spooky…

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The Halloween Adventure at Stockeld Park Opens 26th October 2019

Advertorial feature for Stockeld Park We know it feels like the kids have only just gone back to school, but October Half Term is nearly here! If you’re trying to think of ways to entertain the younger ones during their week off, then look no further, Stockeld Park is here! The Halloween Adventure is open…

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Slime!

Beth, a lovely Mumbler popped long to see SLIME at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre today – here’s a review here. “We went to see ‘Slime’ at The Stephen Joseph Theatre today and it was brilliant! I took my 3 year old daughter and our friends accompanied us with a 3 year old and 6 month…

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Sea Life Scarborough October Half Term

Ascarium event running from 19th October – 3rd November 2019 Enter the Ascarium this Halloween and meet the mystical Sea Witch in her lair! Journey around the Centre searching for the magical ingredients and if you can help her cast the spell of ‘un-locking’ you will be able to open her treasure chest and share…

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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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We Fight Allergies

Maisy and Hope are taking part in the Lifestyle Challenge. The challenge is open to all 10 – 17 year olds who are resident in North Yorkshire. The mission is to think up a project and then do it! Maisy and Hope are targeting playgroups in the area because they both have siblings who suffer…

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Where to pick your perfect pumpkin

If you’re looking for a family day out pumpkin picking, we’ve got the low down on where to go locally and further afield. Cedarbarn Pumpkin Express Farm shop, café and miniature railway situated between Pickering and Thornton le Dale. Lovely half term event, “The Pumpkin Express” incorporating rides on the train and featuring Spookley, The Square…

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Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group

Our lovely Mumbler, Beth has been to Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group recently and has kindly written a review here… “We have been to Brompton Ducklings Toddler Group a couple of times recently and have found it to be a really great group. There are a range of activities on offer each week and they vary…

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Colic. A Myth or a Reality?

The word ‘colic’ is often said to parents of a miserable baby. Baby won’t stop crying? Colic. Baby constipated and struggling to poo? Colic. Baby arching his back and writhing around in pain? Colic. How can colic be so easy to diagnose yet every colicky baby seems to have different symptoms, but all have one…

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PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AT PIGLETS ADVENTURE FARM

Get ready for stacks of Halloween family fun at Piglets Adventure Farm’s Pumpkin Festival, back this October. Pick your own FREE homegrown pumpkin for every child and enjoy NEW Skeleton Stilt Walkers it’s packed full of spooky family fun. Taking place from 10am – 5:30pm every weekend from 5th October and every day from 26th…

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