It’s OK Not to be OK

There’s a pressure within our society that we must always be happy, coupled with the challenges of work, finance, relationships, being a parent or just fitting in can show up in our lives as deep fuelled emotions, such as anxiety, depression, stress, sadness, frustration or even anger, that can literally overcome us in the blink of an eye!

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Five Kent Events to Fix Boredom this Weekend

Feeling like you just need to get out of the house and do something this weekend? Know that feeling! So I’ve got you covered. Here are five events taking place this weekend in Kent which are bound to keep you happy: Trainmaster Kent and Surrey: Tunbridge Wells An event to keep little minds busy in…

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18 must attend events at Kent Life

Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, a 28-acre working farm and visitor attraction situated in Sandling, Maidstone, has announced new dates for its programme of eighteen seasonal events in 2020, which will see the venue celebrate its 35th Anniversary. A special highlight event to mark 35 years since the attraction first opened its doors on 6 July…

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World’s biggest 5K obstacle course set to return to Kent

Mote Park, Maidstone, will stage event for fifth successive year in June 2020 One of only seven Gung Ho! events in the UK Early bird registration open until Monday 6th January Dig out the trainers from the back of the wardrobe as the world’s biggest 5K obstacle course is heading back to Kent for a fifth successive…

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9 things every women should apply in the new year

The New Year is fast approaching and with it will come some familiar phrases on the lips of nigh every person we meet in the run up: “Diet starts in January!” “I’m going to give up/ quit….” “I’m going on a detox in the new year!” “I’m throwing out all the junk food on the…

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Little Yoga Warriors – Baby Massage at John Lewis, Bluewater

Article Written by: Nicola When I went to the John Lewis parents event and entered the prize draw with Little Yoga Warriors I did not expect to win! I never win anything so when it was announced by Jess who runs Little Yoga Warriors I was chuffed to bits!  Since having our beautiful baby boy…

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Winter Holiday and Half Term High Days at Kent Life Heritage Farm Park

When you can’t face another festive film and all the Quality Street have gone, it’s time to give that new Christmas jumper an outing, wrap up in your bobble hat and scarf and venture out for some fresh air.  Kent Life Heritage Farm Park will be open during the Christmas holidays, from 27th December to 5 January (excluding…

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Five Top Methods to Keep your Home Secure this Christmas

TOP 5 HOME SECURITY TIPS by BLUEBELL LOCKSMITHS Hi,  My name is Lewis and I am the proud owner of Bluebell Locksmiths based in Kent. As we enter into the festive period, it is imperative that we do not become complacent with our home security. Opportunist criminals know that at this time of year our…

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Live with Laura: Featuring Amy Jayne Aesthetics

I am so passionate about connecting mums in Kent with high quality businesses so I have started off a live series where I have an informal chat with business owners to see how their products and services can help you. This morning I did my first ever joint live (which is why there were technical…

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How to stay safe trick or treating this Halloween

Halloween is such a fun time of year; parties, games and community spirit. But taking place in October does also bring the natural fact it’s dark and spooky, so as parents we want to make sure we keep everyone safe but also have fun. Here’s a few tips so you can so just that. Safety…

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The Kent Baby Class which is all Hart

Last week Liam and I went shopping…but not the type of shopping trip with a one-year-old which results in you wanting to abandon a fully loaded trolley in the middle of an aisle as your child sings let it go at the top of their voice. No. This was a shopping trip Hartbeeps style and…

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Find out about Kent’s Newest Bra Fitting Service

When On the Doorstep was invited to the open day of local business, The Bra Boss of Kent, we were absolutely delighted and couldn’t wait to attend. On the Doorstep blogger Amanda Evans AKA the Kentish Mummy attended a here’s what she had to say about the experience. I recently attended the opening of The…

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School is a real page turner for children in Ashford

Hundreds of pounds worth of books have landed in Ashford as local co-operative colleagues have been supporting their nearby primary school. The books are now being enjoyed by children at Godinton Primary School after a donation of £750 from The Co-operative Food, in Ashford. Colleagues at the convenience store, in Louden Way, are part of…

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Win a Family Membership to Kent Life!

Kent Life is one of the best places you can take your family for a great day out! With the farm animals, heritage, shows, train rides and so much more your children will be kept busy and happy all day. On the Doorstep has teamed up with Kent Life to offer you the fantastic prize…

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Thoughts Behind the Words

Conversations between people occur ordinarily on a regular basis. Usually we tend to take what people say at face value. Yet it might be more interesting and useful to look behind the words that are spoken and delve into the mind of the individual speaking. We usually speak about things that matter to us, what…

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22 Ideas for Busy Mums to Get Organised and Create some Guilt Free Me Time

Written by Laura Chambers September is a very busy month; some mums are starting new school routines, others getting back to grips with old ones and some continuing on through like summer never happened. It’s also a time for colds and bugs to start taking hold so make sure you don’t burn out with your…

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