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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

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.

Shrinking Violet in the ‘gate A fantastic local lifestyle local blog. Check out the article about Mumbler! (biased? Us?!)

Areyoukiddingney Another of our amazing Mumbler mums, Elizabeth Dimelow.

10 Outdoor Activities for Kids

10 Outdoor Activities for Kids With the weather looking good, there’s no better time to getting outside with the kids and enjoying some outdoor play and we’ve got 10 great ideas for you to keep the kids busy!!   1. Mud Pies Oh, what fun!! I would recommend an apron as we had to strip…

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Covid-19 Home Learning: Mumbler May Half Term Holiday Boredom Buster Guide

We have put together our Mumbler May Half Term Holiday Boredom Buster with ideas for themed activities each day!  Great way to give the kids some element of structure to the day whilst allowing them the space to use their imaginations! You can download a copy HERE Check out our May Half Term page for…

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10 ideas to make May Half Term in Lockdown Different

If like me you are trying to think of ways to make half term feel different to the rest of the week, we have a few ideas as recommended by other Mumblers here.  One big positive is the weather is looking good!   1. Go for a Picnic Why not grab your picnic blankets and…

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Local Malton Lady Starts Facebook Raffle to Benefit Local Charities

Local Malton resident, Leanne Tate, has started a Facebook Group hosting a series of raffles to benefit local charities struggling following Coronovirus and the subsequent lockdown. Each month, Leanne raises money for 2 local charities. This month, the charities are Brooklyn Preschool Playgroup and Ryedale Special Families.  In June, it will be Ryedale Dog Rescue…

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Starchild Nurseries, Malton

Starchild Nurseries in Malton! With children being the future, at Starchild Nurseries we believe that they should be given everything they need to get the best start in life. This takes many forms, from excellent resources and amazing play areas, to a warm, friendly and safe environment that they’ll love visiting. Are you ready to…

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Foster Care Fortnight – Fostering Network

During Foster Care Fortnight 2020, we want to say a huge and heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our foster carers who do such a great job for our North Yorkshire young people, not just during lockdown but every day of every month, throughout the year – and we’d like to take the opportunity to…

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Peagreen Pottery

Like so many, Peagreen Pottery have had to adapt their way of trading. They have some wonderful kits that you can collect from the shop or are providing local Malton delivery. Here’s what they have: Pottery painting items from £12 to be returned for firing Foam clay kits £12, no need to fire or return…

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10 Ideas for Chill Out Time for Kids

Whenever I say to my kids you can have some ‘quiet time’ they instantly think that is a signal they can have the Ipad (please don’t judge me!).  I won’t lie the use of Ipads has increased during lockdown but we have also found lots of other activities they can do during quiet time and…

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Community Catalysts Ryedale

Would you like self-employed flexible work, that suits you and your family AND helps the community in Ryedale? Right now, a lot of us are looking for ways we can help each other and now there is free support to help you do that in Ryedale. Community Catalysts have recently launched an exciting new coaching…

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Introducing the new Joe Browns homeware collection!

Introducing the new Joe Browns homeware collection! Which, much like our clothing collection, celebrates being a true individual. We believe in living life within a truly unique way, and this vision is no different for our homes. We’ve created two fantastic homeware ranges, that help our customers to create a sanctuary at home that is…

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