Health Benefits which Make Corn the Perfect Monsoon Snack for Your Kid

Health Benefits which Make Corn the Perfect Monsoon Snack for Your Kid

 

With the onset of the monsoons comes the familiar sight of people huddled under hastily put up awnings sipping a hot cup of chai, some even relishing hot samosas or bhajiyas. Another common monsoon sight is the cart selling roasted bhutta (also known as corn on the cob). Served fresh and hot with a sprinkling of salt and chilli powder the bhutta serves as the perfect monsoon snack. In addition to its amazing taste, the bhutta also packs in a whole lot of nutrient goodness for people of all age groups, therefore making it the perfect healthy snack to give your kid this monsoon season.  [Read more…]

5 Measures to Keep your Kids Safe and Healthy this Monsoon

 5 Measures to Keep your Kids Safe and Healthy this Monsoon

The southwest monsoon rains bring with them the much-needed respite from the summer heat and heralds the start of the sowing season when crops like rice, cotton, maize etc are planted. In addition, the rains also bring a sense of happiness for each one of us, for as the quote aptly puts it there is such joy in watching the falling rain while sipping on a nice piping hot cup of chai. However, the monsoon also brings with it its own set of problems, relating to viral infections (like cold, flu), mosquito-borne diseases (like malaria, dengue etc) and water/foodborne diseases (like typhoid, cholera etc). Kids are especially vulnerable to the risk of these monsoon related infections so it is essential to take extra precautionary measures to keep them safe and healthy. Let us take a look at a few such measures which can be taken. [Read more…]

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Watermelons for Kids

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Watermelons for Kids

One of the best ways to beat the summer heat is by relishing pieces of watermelon cut with the rind or drinking a glass of freshly squeezed watermelon juice! This refreshingly tasty summertime treat is loved by people of all age groups especially kids (who need very little prompting to enjoy this amazing fruit). However, refreshing taste apart what makes watermelons a [Read more…]

Ways to Ease Your Child off their Habit of Nail-Biting

Ways to Ease Your Child off their Habit of Nail-Biting

Your child could be biting their nails for a variety of reasons – when concentrating on anything important, when anxious about something, when lost in thought, or even as an unconscious habit. The important fact to remember is not to worry for there are numerous ways you can ease them off this habit.  [Read more…]

Homemade and Healthy: Summertime Fresh Fruit Juices for the New Moms

Homemade and Healthy: Summertime Fresh Fruit Juices for the New Moms

As a mom to be, the summer heat must definitely be making you feel more exhausted and thirsty.  For such days nature also offers the remedy in the form of fresh summer fruits which can be juiced at home. These fresh fruit juices while quenching your thirst also provide the necessary nutrients required during pregnancy for [Read more…]

How to teach empathy to kids?

How to teach empathy to kids?

Children nowadays are not only aware of the numerous crises facing the world like climate issues, environmental issues, etc, but are also taking an active part in bringing about environmental consciousness in terms of saving water, reducing the use of plastic, etc. This shows that today’s children have the empathy and maturity to understand various issues and [Read more…]

6 Fun Spelling Games and Puzzles for Your Kids

6 Fun Spelling Games and Puzzles for Your Kids

Wondering how to keep your kids entertained within the confines of the house, while also being concerned about them losing touch with their learning schedules? Well, spelling games are the answer to both your concerns, for not only do your kids get to enjoy spending time with the entire family when playing these games but also end up improving their vocabulary and [Read more…]

Your Baby’s First Year: Development Stages and Activities to Aid this Development

Your Baby’s First Year: Development Stages and Activities to Aid this Development During the first year your baby’s physical, emotional and cognitive skills development progresses very quickly. Spending as much time as you can interacting with your baby will not only help develop the parent child bond, but also aid in your baby’s growth and development. Let us look at a quarterly breakup of the development stages of your baby till they turn one.We will look at the progression in your baby’s development at these stages and the corresponding activities you can adopt to aid it.  [Read more…]

5 Fun Indoor Activities for Your Preschooler

5 Fun Indoor Activities for Your Preschooler With the lock down extension, the foremost question for you as a parent (especially of a preschooler) will be ‘How do I keep my child occupied?’ Children are always full of energy and being stuck indoors will be making them feel bored and unhappy. It is important to [Read more…]