Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a pregnancy diet. And juices made from fresh fruits and veggies could elevate mood, fight anxiety and provide vital nutrition to both mother and baby. Fresh juices also meet the daily fluid requirement of pregnancy. Check this list of 8 super healthy juices that are easy to prepare and are highly nutritious [Read more…]
When your baby touches the mark of six months and is ready to wean, you could be surrounded by questions like
- What to feed your baby?
- What has all the required nutrients?
- What food would contribute to the baby’s overall growth and development?
- Would it suit the baby?
And the list goes on. Well, the answer to all these questions is Oatmeal. It is packed with nutrients like vitamins, minerals, fibre, proteins and antioxidants. According to a study, it is the only cereal that least number of children are allergic to. [Read more…]
Toddlers are a bundle of energy and hence tend to burn calories faster, this in addition to the small size of their stomachs makes it essential that they are fed smaller portions at regular intervals. Therefore having a snack time in between the main meal times will not only keep them feeling full, but also ensure their energy levels do not dip. Here are a few healthy snack items which will [Read more…]
As a parent deciding on whether to have a second child there may be numerous questions concerning this decision running through your mind. While on the one hand, the thought of having an addition to your family will be filling you with joy, on the other you will be having your own doubts and concerns. While it is natural to be concerned about the many challenges of raising two children the fact remains that there are also many benefits of having two children. Here we have listed out these benefits which you can [Read more…]
“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money” – Abigail Van Buren
This quote shows how important spending time with your child is in relation to their overall physical and emotional well being and personality development. However, the prevalent high-pressure lifestyles have parents the world over facing the dilemma of how to go about maintaining a fine balance between work and family life. This has further resulted in an ongoing debate regarding which is better, the quantity or quality of time spent with children. The fact is that both need to work hand in hand in order to [Read more…]
Jaggery, also known as gur is a natural unrefined sweetener made from concentrated sugarcane juice which also serves as the source for another sweetener, namely sugar. However, the similarity between jaggery and sugar ends with the source of their raw material, for while sugar undergoes numerous chemical processes (making it a refined sweetener), jaggery is made using a much simpler process and [Read more…]
Every stage of your baby’s growth and development is a milestone to celebrate and record for posterity. It is a joy to watch them as they develop control over their movements and slowly progress from moving their hands and feet to taking their first steps. Of these numerous milestones, the most significant development ones are when your baby starts rolling over, sitting up, crawling, standing, and [Read more…]
Life is settling into a routine (of course with quite a few changes) under the new normal. The school year has started with regular online classes and children are adapting to the new mode of learning, doing homework, and taking tests. As a parent this new school schedule will definitely have an impact on your work from home schedule, so let us look at ways in which you can go about [Read more…]