Blog » Month: May 2021

Kids and Mental Health Issues: What to Look Out For

When it comes to raising kids, it can be difficult to distinguish between typical misbehaviour and deeper issues. How do you know when it’s time to get your child additional help for their mental health? Look out for the following signs:   Self-destructive behavior: Self-destructive behaviour might look like self-injury, or it could also include…

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Which Parenting Style Is Best?

As a parent, it’s pretty common to wonder whether you’re raising your kids the “right” way–and no wonder, because there are so many different ways to parent your children! According to psychology, there are four main parenting styles. Below, we’ll briefly explain each of these parenting styles, as well as their effects on children.  …

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Sledmere’s 18th Century stables renovation creating state-of-the-art Café, function rooms and farm shop.

Brand new Sledmere Coach House Café renovation grand opening Tuesday 18th May. Renovation project of the 18th century stable block at Sledmere has created state of the art kitchen, extended café, multipurpose function rooms, newly refurbished farm shop, visitor reception, & WC’s. Creating new opportunities and expanding the range of experiences on offer for day…

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Helping children and teenagers overcome pressures and issues

If you are struggling with your child or teenager, local help is at hand. Helen Priestley is an experienced Hypnotherapist based in Norton, Malton and has helped many young people overcome issues such as school/exam anxiety, bed wetting, sleep and eating issues and more. Helen explains; ‘Unfortunately as we all now children and young people…

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Things to do with the kids in and around Ryedale from 17th May, Step 3 of the roadmap

Step 3 of the Covid-19 re-opening roadmap is from 17th May 2021 and I think a lot of parents will be happy as soft plays will be able to open & two households or 6 people will be able to sit indoors!! But as we already know lots of places require pre-booking so now is…

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Win a family ticket to York Footgolf

You can enjoy the UK’s fastest growing sport right here in York this May half term. Situated just 3 miles from the city centre, York FootGolf is the perfect outdoor activity for the whole family. Set on a lovely 17 acre golf course, FootGolf is played by kicking normal size footballs into large golf holes…

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Sledmere Friends Membership

Buy a Sledmere Friends Membership so you can enjoy the facilities for free all year round.     Sledmere House, Driffield, YO25 3XG. 01377 236637 For more info please visit their website here.

North Yorkshire Coast Staycation

Last September, we popped for a night at Crows Nest Caravan Park….safe to say we loved it and it is on our doorstep so really easy! What a wonderful location for a night away if you are local or to explore the east coast if you live further afield. Beautiful situation on the cliff tops….

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Our UK Staycation to Whitby

Last year, Hull & East Riding Mumbler came to our area for a holiday and they have shared their tips as to what they got up to!   After cancelling our holiday abroad this summer due to quarantine and the on-going pandemic (we should have been on the P&O ferry to Holland), we decided to…

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York Spring Fair & Food Festival is a brand-new event bringing together one of the largest vintage funfairs seen in North Yorkshire for many years and a Food Festival showcasing the very best artisan products from Yorkshire and beyond.  Get out and have fun over Spring Bank Holiday and half term, at the Clocktower Enclosure…

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Grow and Learn Project

As part of North Yorkshire County Council’s ambitious plans to improve early language development and tackle school readiness across North Yorkshire, they have carried out a pilot project in the East Whitby and Ryedale area which is now being rolled out to include the district of Scarborough.   The aim is to ensure that every…

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Weaning Week

To celebrate Weaning Week specialist paediatric dietitian and founder of Latch to Ladle – Raphaella Rookes has kindly written a guest blog for Littleseed.  We love getting the experts in to share their knowledge and Raphaella has tonnes of expertise when it comes to nutrition and dietetics for children and young people, so over to Raphaella……

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Brilliant garden based activities to do with kids

As lockdown eases, the kids are loving seeing cousins and friends outdoors again. We grownups are enjoying our alfresco chats and cuppas too! With garden playdates the new normal, we’ve been thinking of our favourite outdoor activities to keep the kids and their friends entertained! Here are some of our ideas! Hopscotch – all you need…

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