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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.

Our Water Babies journey

As my little ones Water Babies journey nears its end with graduation looming, I am taking time to reflect and look back on what we have both achieved over the past four and a bit years since our lessons began. I say “our” lessons because they really have been “our” lessons, it has been a…

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George Clarke is looking for families, couples or singles to be a part of his Channel 4 programmes this year…

In search of Pre-1940’s properties and ‘Change of Use’ renovations for the new TV series. In ‘George Clarke’s Old House, New Home’, George can help you to make the most of your period property. Are you about to start (or have started) to renovate/re design your house or flat to suit your style of living?…

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Is your inner compass telling you a change of direction is the way forward?

You could do something incredible and foster for North Yorkshire – and change a child’s life forever Right now we need foster carers able to look after teenagers who need some support as they work through those difficult years – remember those? We’ll be there beside you all the way with all the training, support…

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Cedarbarn Dine in for 2…

Dine at Home Together for 🍴£15.00🍷 Have you seen our fantastic February offer? …. Homemade Cedarbarn Cafe Quality Ready Meals, 2 Main + 1 Pudding + 1 Bottle of Wine. (A selection available including Aberdeen Angus Cottage Pie, Chicken and Bacon Casserole, Treacle sponge, Lemon Tart, & home baked Apple Pie. 😋 That’s dinner tonight sorted then💕…

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Dark Skies Festival

The North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales are a stargazer’s paradise, with some of the best night skies in the country. In an urban area you’ll be lucky to see 20 stars on a clear night, but in an area of low light pollution, such as our National Parks, you could see as many as 2,000. 80%…

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Firm foundations for phonics – it all starts at home

Learning to read begins long before school. “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” — Emilie Buchwald. It’s true – encourage your child to love books and you’ll have given them the best possible start to their reading journey. During phonics lessons at school, children learn that letters represent sounds and they…

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Salt Revive – New Salt Therapy Centre Opens in Beverley

Salt Revive is a new salt therapy centre that has recently opened in Beverley. Owner and mum of two Claire got in touch to tell Mumbler all about it…… You will be forgiven if you have never heard of salt therapy before; although huge in Eastern Europe, it is slowly becoming more popular in the…

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What am I entitled to if I separate from my spouse?

There are very few hard and fast rules and the Courts have ultimate discretion to make whatever order is ‘fair’ on the particular facts of your case. The starting position is an equal division of assets, which can include property, savings, investments, businesses and pensions. Orders can also be made to provide income to a…

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Memberships / Family Schemes in or near Ryedale

There are some fantastic attractions in or near Ryedale where you can benefit of membership or becoming a “friend”. I have picked out a few below which may be of interest to you. Some offer discounted family tickets, others unlimited entry for a year. English Heritage – Helmsley Castle, Rievaulx Abbey, Pickering Castle, Byland Abbey,…

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Day out in Dalby Forest, including Zog…

Yesterday, we went to Dalby Forest for a family day out. I can report we had a wonderful time! On arrival, we decided we would do the Zog Trail first. This trail is in the same place as the Gruffalo and The Highway Rat before it. The Highway Rat has been completely removed, whereas the…

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