Mummyhood

A welcome from me, Mrs P.

A welcome from me, Mrs P.

Hello, welcome and thank you for clicking on to my blog, The Low Carb Kitchen. Originally I started this blog back in 2014 as Paleo With Mrs P, but after 4 years, a baby and a book deal, I have decided to change the name,…

Dear Diabetes…

Dear Diabetes…

  Dear Diabetes, It’s been 13 years since we got together, so I thought I would mark our ‘anniversary’ with a chat. A reflection. To start off, you are inescapable and at times, let’s be honest, a first class arse hole. You have seen me…

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

Review of the 7 in 1 SmarTfold (& video)

SmarTrike contacted me just over 7 weeks ago to see whether we would like to trial their latest addition- the smarTfold. Florence was turning one and we had just moved to Cheltenham so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to get out and explore our new…

Review: SnuzPod, 3 in 1 bedside crib

Review: SnuzPod, 3 in 1 bedside crib

So, Florence is now one year old. I know, I know, where has the time gone? Well, although I feel like it has flown by, I also feel like there were several moments, especially during the first 12 weeks where time just stood still. When…

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

I have been weaning Florence now for 4 months and it’s been such an enjoyable and exciting process. Watching her try new flavours and textures; going from puree to mashed food, then finger food to 3 full meals a day. There is currently nothing she…

Planning and pregnancy with Type One Diabetes

Planning and pregnancy with Type One Diabetes

Looking back over my pregnancy journey I can honestly say that having T1 Diabetes didn’t hold me back once. Yes I suffered a lot of hypos and occasional resistance but all in all after all the horror stories I read and all the anxiety I…

Mother’s Instinct

Mother’s Instinct

When the surgeon told me that it wasn’t a case of when they would operate, it was now or never, I had no words left to say, other than “please look after my little girl”.  Where do I start? You will have to bear with me…