Blog » Month: August 2021

Reduced Price Counselling Sessions Available with Serendipity

Sponsored Blog Post from Serendipity Counselling A common misconception of a counsellor is that we just sit there and listen… Therefore, when the word is used people often visualise a cosy looking room with a sofa and incense burning. A client will lay down and offload about all their issues and then will feel magically…

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Should I take my baby to swimming lessons?

Advertising feature for Pure Swim As swimming teachers and parents this is a question that we never debated at PureSwim Yorkshire, in fact all the staff became swim instructors because we had taken our babies to swimming lessons, loved it and seen the benefits it brought to our own children. However, we know it is…

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NEW Drama classes starting in September – 10% off for Mumblers!

Advertising Feature from Helen O’Grady Helen O’Grady drama classes are specifically designed to boost emotional well-being, resilience and self-esteem for children aged 5 – 17. Our unique, acclaimed International Development Through Drama programme increases children’s Confidence, Social and Interaction skills and develops Creativity, Imagination and Performance Skills. Our hour-long Development Through Drama classes include a…

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Family trips in York & beyond by bus or train

If you don’t have a car, or access to a car all week or maybe you don’t drive, we’ve got some great tips and ideas to enjoy York and beyond by using public transport. Taking a day trip by bus or train can be really exciting for children, so whether you have a car or…

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Peter Rabbit HEADLINING York Mix Family Sunday – Sunday 5 September 2021

Originally set to appear in 2020, popular children’s character, Peter Rabbit has been confirmed as the headliner for the YorkMix Family Sunday at York Racecourse, on Sunday 5 September 2021. The hero of both the classic Beatrix Potter stories and now a pair of Hollywood blockbusters, the character will appear on the Edwardian Weighing Room…

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NEW – Bar Convent Explorer Bags

Advertising Feature from Bar Convent Have you ever been inside a real convent? This summer, we’re inviting you to explore! Pick up one of our brand new Family Explorer Bags and enjoy an assortment of puzzles and activities as you make your way around England’s oldest living convent – and the fun doesn’t stop when…

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The ‘Peaceful Discoveries’ album of meditations for children!

After a bumpy year of going in and out of the classroom, home schooling and lock down, our children have faced many challenges over the past year. So lets ensure this summer holidays is filled with adventure, harmony and spending  time bonding with our families once again. Local Mum Lena Henderson, qualified mindfulness teacher and…

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A Very Magical Adventure : Mumbler review

We were very excited to visit Yorks brand new attraction, A Very Magical Adventure, as a family of 4 (2 adults & our 8 & 7 year old daughters). Calling all aspiring heroes and heroines….King Arthur and Merlin need your help! The eggs of the Mighty Dragon Guardian Teregarth have been stolen and are hidden…

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Handmade at Home – A New Book from Lucy Monkman

In Celebration of the Creative Potential of Everyday Life As a freelance illustrator I have illustrated a number of books but Made By Hand At Home is the first that I have written. I draw on my years of experience as an illustrator and as an art tutor of primary school children in York. The…

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Childcare Providers in York

York Mumbler is run by parents, for parents. We understand that every family has a different situation and looks for a different childcare solution. We want to help point you in the direction of some local childcare providers that other Mumblers have recommended. We have also put together this handy guide to explain the differences…

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The Murton Park Mumbler Meet. Tickets available now!

We’ve teamed up with Murton Park to bring you a weekend of family fun! Murton Park’s ‘Mumbler Meet’ is on the 11th and 12th September – pop it in your dairy & get tickets online now for HALF PRICE! (£2.50 each) Join us for two days of jam-packed entertainment including magic shows and fairy tales;…

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Things to do in York with Kids: A Family Friendly Guide

There are so many things to see and do in York with kids, our family-friendly York Guide will help you make the most of your time in this beautiful and historic city. We divided our Things to do in York with Kids Guide into seven sections – so if you’re looking for the best things…

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The Ultimate Family Guide to North Yorkshire Beaches Close to York

We’ve rounded up some of the best family friendly beaches you can visit which are Close to York in North Yorkshire. From building sandcastles to fossil hunting and rock pooling to padding in the sea there is always so much to do at the seaside. The closest stretch of coast to get to by car…

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School Uniform – All you need to know!!

👔 Yes, it’s that time of year again, school uniform shopping! We’ve been told all children will be back to full time school in September so the planning starts now. 👖 Whether you have little ones embarking on their Reception year or bigger kids returning for their next step, there’s lots to get sorted, where…

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30 Screen Free Activities

If you are looking to keep the kids entertained and avoid screens then why not set them the challenge to complete as many of these screen free activities as they can. We have even created an A4 sheet for you to download so they can tick them off as they go! Download your sheet here:…

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