With the autumn weather due any time we thought we would share some great walks in Kent... even when it's a bit wet!!
Excessively long or slow labors, ‘back to back’, breech, C.section and forceps or ventouse assisted deliveries can leave babies with misshapen heads, bruised faces heads, increased cranial pressure and muscle strain and tension.
Fusion Lifestyle and Tunbridge Wells Borough Council are delighted to announce the openings of the gyms and exercise studios at Tunbridge Wells Sports Centre, Putlands Sport and Leisure Centre and The Weald Sports Centre on 1st September.
Written by the Gulliver's Play Cafe team. Gulliver’s Play Café is a new venture which opened in Cranbrook on 3rd August. We were due to open back in March but this was delayed due to lockdown. We are so happy to have finally opened our doors and since 18th August. We are loving seeing the … Continue reading The Secret to a Perfect Family Lunch is Easier Than You Think
Find out what's going on in Kent this Halloween and get ready for some spooky fun!
After nearly six months out of school, find out how to make your child feel more confident returning to school this September.
Written by Lucy, Family Walks and Parks Kent Walking during Lockdown At the start of lockdown my husband and I were both on furlough and like everyone we were feeling anxious about these strange times. To help keep us occupied (and sane!) we started walking most days and exploring the area around us with our … Continue reading Top 10 Family Walks in Kent
Experienced Midwife and Sonographer, Amanda Bastianelli tells us how she is helping pregnant women during the Coronavirus Pandemic. I have worked as a midwife for over 20 years and have always felt passionate and privileged to be a part of the wonderful journey into parenting that all families face. I’ve delivered thousands of babies and … Continue reading Are you Pregnant in the Pandemic?
Written by Jess Butler at Vanityfair Beauty Where to begin from 8 weeks ago when we closed our doors to all are amazing clients. It was a sad day but it was a must to keep everyone safe and for the greater good. As the mum’s role has developed into having the children home 24/7 … Continue reading Beauty and Lockdown
Written by Liz Hamlet Spark Succeed Coaching & Consulting Just as a juice detox cleanses your body, cleansing your personal space of things you no longer use is vitally important for your mental health. Why do you need to detox your wardrobe? 1) You've got a wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear So … Continue reading 3 reasons you need a Wardrobe Detox
Written by Naomi from Lifecare Counselling Have you been worrying a lot more since the lockdown began? Is this normal? We caught up with Naomi Marston, an experienced counsellor with her own private practice, Lifecare Counselling in Kent, who tells us the best ways to cope with anxiety in lockdown During these unprecedented times, looking … Continue reading How to cope with anxiety in lockdown
Written by Helena Sait, Sharp Student Tuition Firstly, I’m going to skip past the bit about keeping calm as that has NOT been my forte during this long and rather emotional lockdown. Some days are soooo hard aren’t they? You’d think that, being a teacher, it’d all be books open, backs straight and beautiful handwriting … Continue reading Lockdown and the Kent Test: How to keep calm and help your child thrive
Written by Tiny Talk Imagine being housebound with a baby or toddler, day and night, for months on end. That has been the reality for thousands of young families during this health crisis lockdown. Not being able to socialise, or have the support from their friends and families, has been tough. Having a baby can … Continue reading How online baby and toddler classes are proving a lifeline to young families in lockdown
Written by Olive and Fleur Every day, the average woman applies 80 chemicals to her body before breakfast. This is not only dangerous for your health, but it’s unnecessary too. Why expose your skin to harsh ingredients when you could be showing some self-love and enriching yourself with products full of Vitamins and other natural … Continue reading How Vitamins Can Benefit Your Skincare Routine
Written by The Kentish Mummy When two creative Mum’s paths cross and they have many conversations about how their lives have changed since having children and juggling work alongside the journey of parenting, a dream is born. Debbie had studied fine art and design at college and gained a diploma in visual merchandising and went … Continue reading Focus on: Kent Mumpreneurs – Dream Higher Events
Written by Kent Mum, Faye. I am a feeder, I love having family over and cooking a big meal for us all to enjoy so I always intended to follow baby led weaning as soon as George was ready. We started off with breakfast of baby porridge and then the odd fruit or veg from … Continue reading Kent Mums Baby Led Weaning Experience
Written by Tanya Anderson Hi I’m Tanya and I’m an independent weight lose consultant for the 1:1 diet by Cambridge weight plan you can find my business page on Facebook 1.1 Diet By Cambridge Weight Plan – Tanya Anderson . I’ve been a consultant now for 18months as two years ago I decided after trying … Continue reading Lockdown and your waistline
Dust your knitting needles off...the Pilgrims Hospices need your help.
Written by Zulay Lidster, Zubabyfit Sport has always been a part of my life. Since I can remember I have been involved in physical activity, team sports, weight lifting, boxing, adventure races, etc. When I fell pregnant with my son in 2015 I continued being active and started Zubabyfit after he was born to try … Continue reading How Exercise Helped Me Navigate the Loss of My Baby
Holcombe Health Clinic is a physiotherapy clinic based in Rochester where the team offers a variety of different holistic therapies to support and guide the whole family, from baby to the mature adults and everything in between!
Written by Jackie Wells, Lighthouse Life Coaching Do you ever feel like a fraud or that you don't belong? It's funny isn't it when you feel like an imposter, but actually others see you as some kind of hero. So why do you feel like and imposter and how do you stop it? Don't undersell yourself, … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome, You Can do Anything With a Little Confidence
Written by Nicola Mansfield, Kent Mum I do not mind admitting that when we first found out that we were pregnant with Archer, I didn’t even think about the effects this would have on our relationship. I just assumed we would handle things like everyone else seems to (thank you social media) and just crack … Continue reading Breastfeeding: It Isn’t What it Says on The Tin!
Believe it or not exercise can & SHOULD be enjoyable! It can be that small time in your day or week where you get to spend it dedicated solely on yourself, which is super important. Don’t take the fun out of exercise by setting unrealistic goals you know aren’t achievable.
So you have just become a new Mum, and everything that you would class as your normal has totally gone out of the window! It now takes you at least 30 minutes just to get out of the door. But don’t worry you are not alone.
Written by Lou Duncan, Mini First Aid North Kent Many parents do not have the basic first aid knowledge to help save a child’s life. Lou Duncan, Co-owner of Mini First Aid North Kent is here to help. In this article, she talks about choking; one of the most common worries for any parent or … Continue reading Do You Know Basic First Aid to Save Your Child?
Written by Lauren Gilbert from The Nurture Den One thing’s for sure, especially at the moment – pregnancy can be tough! It has a profound effect on your body. We can ache in ways we didn’t realise we could ache; we can be more anxious about all sorts of things; we question our every move. … Continue reading Supporting Yourself Through Pregnancy
Written by Claire, Sweet Beginnings BabyCare A lot of us are guilty for not prioritising our own sleep and our well-being as a whole. When we become new parents, we tend to prioritise our baby’s needs, which of course we need to do as they are heavily reliant on us to meet their needs. However, … Continue reading 10 Tips for Dealing with Sleep Deprivation
Written by The Pilates Studio Whitstable So you have bought the pram, you have prepared the nursery and you may even have picked out a name but have you considered how you intend to look after yourself and baby through the antenatal and postnatal period? We all know that the miracle of life happens in … Continue reading Preparing for Birth and Post Natal Recovery
Written by Lauren's Lovely Little Library My little boy turned one in March and it’s frightening how fast a year of our lives has gone. I do now truly believe it when people say “Oh Lauren, before you know it, he’ll be at school!” I’m sure many of you feel that same terror at realising … Continue reading Tips for Children Starting Primary School
Written by Estelle and Julia at The Clearing Concept If there is one thing I would have done differently when becoming a parent, it would have been how much I gave in to the pressure to buy as much as possible for the tiny little humans in my life. Everything had to be new. I … Continue reading New Arrival? Time for a declutter