Apple for Kids: 8 Fun Facts and Health Benefits

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‘Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.’ This quote by Henry David Thoreau is such an apt description for this amazing fruit packed full of flavour and goodness.  Apples, available in a wide range of varieties, colours and flavours (ranging from sweet to tart) are considered one of the healthiest and most popular fruits on earth. Their health benefits make them especially popular (universally) as a source of nutrients for children of all age groups.   [Read more…]

5 Fun Home Based Activities for Your Kids

 

20thAre you racking your brains on how to keep your kids entertained during this enforced school break? With outings to the local park, playground, malls etc also out of the question, it is necessary to look at options to keep them entertained either [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…]

Quick Tips To Ease the Exam Stress for Your Child

Quick Tips To Ease the Exam Stress for Your Child  Nowadays, school students face unprecedented levels of stress. Just a few years ago students were under pressure only during their 10th and 12th board exams, however now the increased workload for the younger students has increased the pressure on these young minds. With the final exams coming up, the need to study and meet expectations will weigh heavily on your [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…]

Baby Rolling Over? Here’s What You Do

Baby Rolling Over? Here’s What You Do

As your baby grows and develops strength in the muscles and bones, you’ll be a lucky witness to their amusing stunts. And the very first stunt is rolling over. First thing to remember as a parent is to not freak out, your baby is just exploring its body and having fun with it! But in order to [Read more…]

Top 5 Calcium-Rich Foods for Babies and Toddlers

Top 5 Calcium-Rich Foods for Babies and ToddlersMaintaining a good amount of calcium in your child is something every parent should start to work towards, very early on. Since cow’s milk or any other milk must be avoided for babies, until they reach the age of 1, ensuring healthy calcium content might seem tricky, but if you follow a calcium rich diet it might not be! [Read more…]

5 Reasons To Include Carrots In Your Baby’s Diet

5 Reasons To Include Carrots In Your Baby’s Diet

Like Popeye, Bugs Bunny was the unofficial ambassador of carrots! Bugs Bunny with all his wit, intelligence and humor made the orange stick a must-have vegetable. While today’s kids might not be familiar with Bugs Bunny’s notorious antics, today’s parents sure are, right? So, put on those Bunny ears and get your little one to eat carrots for the following reasons:
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5 Dry Fruits That Will Keep Your Child In Good Healthy This Winter

5 Dry Fruits That Will Keep Your Child  In Good Healthy This WinterThe cold winter winds are blowing and if you’re not careful, you’ll be getting your kids to blow their noses! Cold, sore throat, dry cough, the flu and in worst cases pneumonia! A harsh winter along with our cities’ pollution, can result in serious health conditions and apart from the usual things you do to keep them warm and safe, in terms of food, clothes and general exposure to the outside, there’s something more [Read more…]