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…]

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…]

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…]

5 Ways To Reduce Infant Gas In Your Baby

5 Ways To Reduce Infant Gas In Your BabyJust when you settled down with a book and dared to have a little ‘me-time’ your baby starts grunting and grimacing and you know it’s baby gas. What you also need to know, is that it’s common and it’s going to be happening at least for the first 4 to 6 months.  Gas in babies is common largely because of their underdeveloped digestive systems. The diet of the breastfeeding mother and the quality of the formula too can cause gas. So, here’s what you can do to help your baby during a gassy episode: [Read more…]