Are you considering adoption and wondering what type of adoption is best for your family? Open adoption is becoming an increasingly popular option, and for good reason. Open adoption allows birth parents and adoptive families to maintain a relationship and ongoing communication, providing benefits for both the child and all members of the adoption triad.[Read more…]
Have you ever wondered why veggies are not a favorite with children? Despite being colorful, relishing, exciting, and good-looking, vegetables hardly get our children’s attention. Isn’t that a reason big enough for parents to worry about? Irrespective of all the efforts to make it tasty and appealing, children prefer chips, chocolates, and soft drinks to veggies.[Read more…]
Do you remember the last time you consciously went on a healthy diet to build your immune system? Do you pack oranges and apples in your snack box? Are you someone who drinks homemade gruel to soothe your tummy or even as a measure to detoxify your immune system?
These granny tips are familiar to us, but how often do we really apply them to strengthen ourselves? It’s significant as we consume adulterated food almost every day and don’t have a choice but to adhere to ways to boost our immune system, not just during the cold and flu season but at all times. Let’s read on to find out how.[Read more…]
Wondering what ‘to-be-dads’ have got to do with pregnancy? Gone are the days when pregnancy was a totally ladies’ affair. Today men are more supportive than ever to help their spouses and believe in the power of togetherness in welcoming a new member to their family. For those who consider being an integral part of their wife’s pregnancy, here are 10 things you can do to support them.[Read more…]
Hmmm… second-hand things…for kids? It may not sound like a great idea when you first listen to it because your kids are special to you and don’t want to have a used thing for your prince or princess.
But with growing social consciousness and collective effort to reduce carbon footprint and save ecology, people are opting for used things which are affordable and in surprisingly usable conditions.[Read more…]
As parents, every first of your child’s development is worth celebrating. Wasn’t it a joyous moment when you saw your child crawl for the first time, standing on his legs and taking his first step? Though crossing milestones is a natural process, be mindful to acknowledge it and make your child happy. It also teaches children to honor achievements positively. Let’s read on to find out how to celebrate your child’s milestone achievements.[Read more…]
Raising children is an experience of a lifetime. No matter how many children you bring up, their individuality adds to the fun and challenges of parenting. When it comes to twins, the challenges are 2x.
To watch twins growing up together is priceless, like their behavior, companionship, adapting skills, sharing, and caring attitude are different from children who have older or younger siblings.[Read more…]
Bath time for babies in an Indian household is a ceremony in itself. The moment you decide to give a bath to your child comes umpteen suggestions, do’s and don’ts from the elders in the family. “Check if the water is warm enough”. “Did you apply oil and massage the baby?” “Wash the baby’s body first and the head last, so that the baby doesn’t catch a cold”.[Read more…]
The beauty of a family lies in the connection it brings between all its members. How effortlessly it happens depends on the adults. When a new baby is on his or her way into the family, it’s natural for some abnormal feelings in the elder child.[Read more…]
“It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” — Henry David Thoreau
Mothers are busier than the bees. With their super planning and execution skills, they make things happen. However, mom entrepreneurs have their hands full as they juggle between family, home and work.
Finding time for everyone and everything is tricky. Here are a few tips to help mompreneurs with time management.[Read more…]