We are now moving into week four of lock down in the UK due to the Covid-19 pandemic and I don't know about you but I have been in need of a solid routine to keep me going. To begin with my husband was home as we needed to self isolate, but now he's returned … Continue reading Boredom Busters: Activities for three year old’s
This is a very stressful time for everyone, adults and children alike. There is no one way to deal with this, but how can we make sure our fears and concerns don’t pass onto our children? Here's some tips on how to deal with discussing the topic. Just remember to make it age appropriate. Tell … Continue reading How to talk to your children about Covid-19
Hypnobirthing has become a popular way to birth in recent years but as a Hypnobirthing Teacher I face one major problem.
“A trench coat, a denim jacket and a blazer are my top three choices for layering up and keeping off the chill during the unpredictable British spring and summer months"
“Colours; Big, bright, bold and even neon colours can be found everywhere. Do not be afraid to stand out, wear colours that suit your skin tone and cheer up not only yourself, but everyone around you.
Written by Fashion Delivered As a busy mum of two, I know only too well how shopping for ourselves goes totally out the window once the kids come along. Shopping, is generally the last thing on our minds, unless its for nappies, food or one of the billion other things our lovely bunnies seem to … Continue reading Fashion Delivered
Social media should be the backbone of any marketing strategy. While some marketing techniques may get a bit expensive, this one is free and may bring you big profits and better customer relations.
Katie covers confidence in returning to work after maternity leave.
I felt that flexible working was overlooked. There didn’t seem to be many recruiters out there specialising in this area. No one was ready to listen to candidates and understand what they were looking for in a part-time role.
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!
So it's birthday party time, you've managed to arrange the whole thing and remain sane in the process locking down; venue, invitations, gift ideas, party games, dress up themes and so much more! But now you have the dreaded party bags left to complete!
Been tasked with throwing a baby shower? Here's everything you need to know.
There's a new trend on the children's party scene... the humble sleepover is back with a magical twist!
We're all looking forward to getting back out there, so here's some ideas on what we can do after lock down ends and it's safe to get together again.
Five things to do in Kent to make memories with your family.
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 Photo credit Trainmaster Kent An event to keep … Continue reading Five Kent Events to Fix Boredom this Weekend
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 … Continue reading 18 must attend events at Kent Life
Mote Park, Maidstone, will stage event for fifth successive year in June 2020One of only seven Gung Ho! events in the UKEarly 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 year this … Continue reading World’s biggest 5K obstacle course set to return to Kent
After the Christmas break, it’s that time when our leggings feel a little tighter, the mum jumpers are out oh and school is back! Don’t know about you, but I’m a little fed up of feeling on the back foot, so this time I am going to prep like a mum boss and you can … Continue reading Prep for Busy Mums
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 … Continue reading 9 things every women should apply in the new year
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 … Continue reading Little Yoga Warriors – Baby Massage at John Lewis, Bluewater
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 … Continue reading Winter Holiday and Half Term High Days at Kent Life Heritage Farm Park
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. Lewis owner of Bluebell Locksmiths 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 … Continue reading Five Top Methods to Keep your Home Secure this Christmas
Find out which pantomimes are in Kent this year.
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 … Continue reading Live with Laura: Featuring Amy Jayne Aesthetics
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 … Continue reading How to stay safe trick or treating this Halloween
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 … Continue reading The Kent Baby Class which is all Hart
Photo Credit: The Bra Boss of Kent & Boho & Bloom Prop Hire 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 … Continue reading Find out about Kent’s Newest Bra Fitting Service
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 … Continue reading School is a real page turner for children in Ashford
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 … Continue reading Win a Family Membership to Kent Life!