Gas in Babies: Reasons, Symptoms and Preventive Measures

Gas in Babies: Reasons, Symptoms and Preventive Measures

Nothing warms a parent’s heart more than seeing their baby happy and gurgling. However, sometimes their little one tends to squirm, cry and display other symptoms of being uncomfortable. While there are many reasons for this discomfort in babies, the most common cause is the presence of gas in their stomach. Here we will look at the reasons for this while also looking at the symptoms and the appropriate remedial measures. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

5 Simple Household Chores for Children

5 Simple Household Chores for Children (The older generation would probably react in disagreement  at making children do household chores! However nowadays with both parents working, the dynamics of family life has changed with every member pitching in to help run the household. Getting children to start helping  [Read more…]

Healthy Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

Healthy Foods to Eat During Pregnancy

Eating right during pregnancy is of utmost important, because the health and development of your baby depends on it. However the term eating right is often confused with eating a lot.  The prevalent belief that “Pregnant women must eat for two” is not true. Over indulgence does not necessarily guarantee increased nutritional benefits. It could in fact lead to inappropriate weight gain and  [Read more…]