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Miraculous story of the two-year-old who beat meningitis

Mike and Sarah with sons Finley, two, and six-year-old Alfie

19 May 2016

Nursery beckons for Finley the fighter, the little boy who defied the odds - and the doctors - to battle back from the brink

Do you know a courageous Kent youngster?

18 May 2016

Awards, which celebrate the efforts and achievements of Kent's lionhearted children, are looking for nominations.

'Without foster care I would have been in prison'

Billy Botton is currently in foster care

16 May 2016

A Kent teenager tells of his experience in foster care, to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight.

Make a difference to the lives of children with help every step of the way

16 May 2016

Ever thought about how you could change a life? If you have a spare room and some spare love you could change a child’s future forever.

'Watch this video - it saved my baby's life'

Megan Perkins and her daughter Flora are supporting a St John Ambulance campaign

29 April 2016

Mum Megan Perkins knew what to do when her baby Flora started choking - now she is urging everyone else to learn too.

Meet Charlie the new voice of My Kent Family

You can catch up with Charlie every week at MyKentFamily.co.uk

26 April 2016

Mum, blogger and well known radio presenter Charlie O'Brien joins the My Kent Family team


Celebrities join bandana campaign in memory of Kent boy

Freddie Flintoff

21 April 2016

An 11-year-old's brave brain battle with a brain tumour is being remembered with a campaign asking people to throw on a bandana and smile.

15-minute stress-busters for busy mums

Discover the benefits of yoga

18 April 2016

Taking care of you is a vital part of parenthood, but some mums think they don't have time. We've five top tips for fast-track relaxation and wellness

The Kent woman living with the daily threat of Zika

Journalist Vicki Kellaway and partner

31 March 2016

Former KM Group reporter Vicki Kellaway, from Maidstone, talks about life in South America and living alongside the Zika virus.

Amazing Paige hopes to meet Gary Barlow

Paige and Sue hope to meet Gary Barlow

21 March 2016

Friends of a teenager with Downs Syndrome are trying to make her dreams come true by persuading Gary Barlow to help her celebrate her birthday.

Mum refused job because she has a young child

Samantha Sellen with her daughter Aleisha, 3. Picture: Gary Browne

18 March 2016

A mum was refused the chance to apply for a shop job because she had a young child.

Sign up to signing says inspired mum

Kathy Carter has written Alfie's Magic Hat after appreciating the benefits of signing with her son

09 March 2016

Mum pens book to encourage parents to sign with their children

'Air ambulance heroes saved my son's life'

Kaylie Parvin and her son Louis

22 February 2016

A mum has told how she will be forever in debt to medics who saved her son's life after a wardrobe fell on him.

'I wasn't allowed to hold my baby for the first week of his life'

"Miracle baby" Ellis

14 February 2016

Mum Gemma Goldup has told of the heartache of being unable to hold her premature baby Ellis for the first week of his life.

'I left the room and then collapsed and hit the floor crying and screaming'

Callum Murray being treated in hospital

12 February 2016

What's it like when your baby is diagnosed with cancer? One brave mum shares her story.

Happy tummies for happy bunnies

If you can't afford organic food, avoid fruit and vegetables that consistently test high for pesticide residue such as strawberries and cherry tomatoes

08 February 2016

Good nutrition is at the heart of every healthy child. But it may not be as simple as just eating five-a-day

'Womb transplant could give me the baby I long for'

Laura Bartley

29 January 2016

Laura Reader was dealt a devastating blow when doctors told her she would never be able to have children ... but an operation could give her hope.

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