Parenting

Save Mother Earth : Teach our children to nurture and protect our planet

"Who carries us all - the animals, birds, plants, humans, buildings....everything", asked my sweet little girl one random day. And she went on saying that Mother Earth carries us all and that we should love and protect our earth. Yep! she is absolutely right. Is'nt she? Are'nt we all equally obliged to nurture and preserve… Continue reading Save Mother Earth : Teach our children to nurture and protect our planet

Babies & Toddlers

Kajal for babies : Safety and concerns

Applying kajal (kohl, surma ) to a baby's eyes and eyebrows is a traditional practice in many parts of India and has been in practice since generations. It is usually applied in the lower waterline of the baby's eyes and on the eyebrows. It has been in use in various Asian cultures. Often, elders in… Continue reading Kajal for babies : Safety and concerns

Babies & Toddlers, Parenting

Temper Tantrums : How to handle toddler tantrums

A few months after my little one's second birthday had passed, tears rolled down my cheeks as I found myself helpless in controlling my child's burstout one fine day. Although these meltdowns are quite common during this age, I was worried seeing her unusual yelling and non-stop crying. I then searched for ways to deal… Continue reading Temper Tantrums : How to handle toddler tantrums

Babies & Toddlers, Big Kids

First Aid Kit for babies and kids

A well-equipped first aid box is an absolute necessity for every household especially if you have children at home, as kids are mini adventurers and tend to have a bump or a graze every so often. Having the essential supplies in hand will help us handle an unforeseen situation( if in case ) like minor… Continue reading First Aid Kit for babies and kids

Babies & Toddlers, Big Kids

Foods that boost the immune system in children

Getting sick frequently seem to be pretty common in children especially during early childhood and is one among the top worries of parents. One of the best ways to block the annoying cold and flu symptoms is to ensure that your child's immune system is strong enough to defend all those inevitable germs that they… Continue reading Foods that boost the immune system in children

Big Kids, Parenting

Ways to strengthen your child’s immune system naturally

A strong immune system is essential to fight against pathogens ( bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites ) and thus protect the body from various infections. If it gets weakened at any time, we and our children become more vulnerable to cold, flu, and other diseases. Low immunity could be due to various reasons, the most common… Continue reading Ways to strengthen your child’s immune system naturally

Parenting

Chores that can engage kids : Age-appropriate chores for kids

Children can help around the house in a variety of ways and in doing so, they get to learn numerous life skills and values that would make them self-sufficient as they grow up. Perhaps, chore time could also be turned into a joyous bonding time between parents and children. Bring in the element of fun… Continue reading Chores that can engage kids : Age-appropriate chores for kids

Fun

Importance of reading to your kids : 10 Amazing benefits

Reading books that are indeed doorways to unlimited knowledge empowers and enriches your child, so that he conquers greater heights throughout his life. Many studies have revealed that there is greater vocabulary skills in those toddlers and preschoolers who are read to everyday than those who are'nt read to at all. Reading brings with it… Continue reading Importance of reading to your kids : 10 Amazing benefits

Parenting

How can you help kids love reading – Raise an avid reader

As we all know, reading is undoubtedly an essential skill in life without which one may not be able to achieve his/her full potential. Inspiring your child/children to have a lasting love for reading is one of the most precious gifts you can bestow upon them. Encouraging them to read for pleasure would make it… Continue reading How can you help kids love reading – Raise an avid reader