FOOD TO INCREASE BREAST MILK

Food to increase breast milk

The gift of breast milk is the most precious gift that a mother can give to her baby. Breast milk is the ideal food for babies. It provides the right mix of nutrients and antibodies to infants. The health benefits of breast milk are numerous, whether it’s given through breastfeeding or through breast pumping. It […]

TEENAGE PROBLEMS AND BEST SOLUTIONS

teenage problems

Teenage life: Teenage is the transitional stage from childhood to adulthood that occurs between 13 and 19. Teen years are a period of intense growth, not only physically but also emotionally.It is a time when teenagers have to cope with hormonal changes, puberty, academic and social challenges, parental pressure, emotional volatility and so on. What […]

WHAT IS SLEEP TRAINING

sleep training

What is sleep training? Sleep training is teaching your babies to drift away into their dreamlands on their own, without any help from others. If we look up the word in a dictionary, the definition of sleep training is “the process of training young children to fall asleep on their own, typically by means of […]

WAYS TO KEEP KIDS ENGAGED AT HOME DURING COVID-19

keep kids engaged at home during Covid-19

keep kids engaged at home during Covid-19: It’s been over five months when kids are cooped up in their homes because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Staying at home has become the new normal as we all are trying to flatten the Covid curve. In this scenario, it has become a challenge for parents to keep […]

10 BENEFITS OF GARDENING WITH KIDS

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Gardening is a healthy, productive and fun activity that can help children learn valuable life skills, boost their energy and make them happy. Benefits of gardening with kids are numerous. Growing plants is a wonderful thing and should be part of every child’s upbringing. When parents inspire their little ones to create a garden of […]

WEANING 1ST STEP OF BEING HEALTHY

weaning

Weaning means getting accustomed (an infant or other young mammal) to food other than its mother’s milk. Its 1st step in introducing the food to infant and it is crucial one too. All the choices which are made in weaning help in overall growth of physical and mental being of an intact.Since mothers milk not […]

10 GREAT TRICKS TO CONTROL HYPERACTIVE KIDS

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HYPERACTIVE KIDS In a broad sense, kids who are constantly fidgeting, not able to sit quietly, and unable to concentrate are called hyperactive. There are occasions when this is caused due to some physical or mental conditions, one being Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder or ADHD. Sometimes, it could only be a passing phase and kids […]

10 IDEAS TO DECORATE YOUR BABY’S NURSERY

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It’s a great moment of happiness for the parents when the little bundle of joy lands in one’s arms with mommy’s cuteness and daddy’s charm. Creating a happy place for the tiny one is a dream for most parents-to-be. Here are 10 ideas to decorate your baby’s nursery that are right for both boys and […]

10 WISE WAYS TO HANDLE SIBLING RIVALRY

sibling rivalry

Having more than one child is a blessing. The kids have company. They grow up sharing and caring. Siblings can play together, help one another with studies, the older ones can even take care of the younger brothers and sisters. There could, however, be some hiccups. One issue that might bother the parents could be […]

10 USEFUL TIPS FOR WORKING MOTHERS

working mothers

Many working mothers secretly suffer from guilt for not being able to devote enough time to kids. They put a lot of effort to strike a balance between work and life, but still feel they are not able to balance well at times. They suppress this thought within themselves and sulk. Sometimes they have occasional […]

ONLINE CLASSES DURING COVID-19 GOOD OR BAD

online classes

Online classes during Covid-19 have come to the rescue for most school children since the pandemic disrupted the normal lives of people across the globe. But the overnight transition to online classes from school classrooms has left most kids and their parents with a new challenge. While many believe that the new model of education […]

10 MAGIC WAYS TO BUILD IMMUNITY IN CHILDREN

build immunity in children

10 WAYS TO BUILD IMMUNITY IN CHILDREN Health is wealth. For good health, it is mandatory to boost a robust immunity system in kids. Every parent strives to make its child strong. While parents have fairly good knowledge of immunity-boosting food, there are other ways in which, along with diet, kids could be made resistant […]

HOW TO NAME A BABY: 12 USEFUL SUGGESTIONS

HOW TO NAME A BABY

HOW TO NAME A BABY William Shakespeare wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. Yes, what’s in a name? Yet, you would find many parents asking for suggestions from people, arguing on what name could be best for their babies, or simply, running out of ideas and options. There is a […]

12 BEST THINGS TO DO DURING KID’S EXAMS

things to do during kid's exams

THINGS TO DO DURING KID’S EXAMS. Parents want kids to do well in life. Examinations are the stepping stones to realizing that dream. Parents would do anything to make their children achieve great success in exams. However, sometimes, in pursuit of that goal, they create a stressful situation for themselves and the kids unknowingly. Parents […]

PARENTING A NEWBORN DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

PARENTING A NEWBORN DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Parenting a newborn during Covid-19 pandemic has become a bittersweet experience for most parents. Postpartum period is usually filled with happiness and excitement. But most new parents are now worried and anxious about how to keep the baby safe and healthy amid the pandemic. A newborn is most vulnerable in the first six weeks of […]

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

postpartum depression

Being a mother is an overwhelming experience. At the same time, mothers of newborns experience bodily changes and need to adapt to the new life and embrace new responsibilities. All this together leaves them feeling anxious, worn out, and morose as well. This phenomenon is commonly known as ‘baby blues’. When this phase continues beyond […]

LIMIT SCREEN TIME FOR KIDS: 7 WAYS TO DO SO

LIMIT SCREEN TIME FOR KIDS

LIMIT SCREEN TIME FOR KIDS In today’s screen-filled world it’s very difficult to limit screen time for kids. Today’s children know more about electronics than many adults. They have got a screen always at the ready. Today’s kids bask at the glow of TVs, tablets and mobile phones. They are born in a digital era […]

8 GREAT SNACK IDEAS FOR TEENAGERS

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GREAT SNACK IDEAS The most frequently asked question by parents of teenagers is probably “What snacks to serve to kids?” There are two major reasons for worry. One, while the teenagers usually do not fuss much about lunch and dinner, they are most choosy and cranky when it comes to evening snacks. Two, snacks have […]

TIPS FOR FIRST TIME MOTHERS: 10 ESSENTIALS

TIPS FOR FIRST TIME MOTHERS

TIPS FOR FIRST TIME MOTHERS There is nothing in the world that can be compared to the feeling that you have when you hold the bundle of joy in your hand for the first time. With that inexplicable joy, comes the most crucial responsibility of your life. For mothers who have already been through the […]

LONELINESS IN KIDS: 6 WAYS TO FIGHT IT

LONELINESS IN KIDS

LONELINESS IN KIDS Loneliness in kids has become a common phenomenon in the pandemic season because of the lock down. Schools are shut and they cannot go out to play. Children are missing their school friends, teachers and the muddy puddles in the playground of their schools. Schools are an integral part of a child’s […]

CULTIVATE EMPATHY IN CHILDREN

8 WAYS TO CULTIVATE EMPATHY IN CHILDREN

CULTIVATE EMPATHY IN CHILDREN Children are like a blank page. They will become what we write on them. The major part of their personality is formed by the way they are brought up. Most of us want our children to be intelligent. We direct all our efforts towards that goal. We load them with information, […]

FATHERHOOD DURING LOCK DOWN

FATHERHOOD DURING LOCK DOWN

We all are craving for freedom after being locked up in our homes for nearly four months.  But this lock down has given a golden opportunity for many fathers to see parenthood in a new light. Surprisingly, most men were found enjoying fatherhood during lock down. Work used to keep dads away from homes. Now, […]

DEVELOP CONCENTRATION IN CHILDREN : 8 WAYS

concentration in children

Concentration in children could also be affected by lack of sleep, not getting proper nutrition, excess sugar in the diet, family issues, or some other factors. Are you struggling to make your child concentrate during studies? Are you receiving complaints from schools or tutors regarding your little one’s concentration issues? Is your kid making silly mistakes due to a lack […]

FEEDING FUSSY TODDLERS: 6 USEFUL TIPS

Feeding fussy toddlers

Feeding fussy toddlers is one of the most common concern areas of parents.  The more the young ones get picky and cranky over food, the more the parents worry about nutrition. There is also a popular belief that whatever is healthy is not tasty and vice versa. By the age of 12-18 months, babies develop […]

GEN Z IDEA OF PARENTING

gen Z

GEN Z IDEA OF PARENTING Generation Z, or Gen Z for short: Gen Z is the newest generation to be named and were born between 1995 and 2015, following millennials. They are currently between 5-25 years old. Parenting or child rearing is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from […]

IMPORTANCE OF NAMES

importance of names

A man – an individual – and being a social animal – needs to interact with each other. Interaction needs identification. It is his name – which provides him identification. A name is given quite early in life and it wears a tag for the rest of his/her life. The name is selected on the […]

THE CHANGING ROLES OF WOMEN AND MEN

parenting the changing roles of women and men

Because of the progressive industrialization of our society, with men and women working away from home – is one of the changes that has occurred and is still occurring. Decline in fertility rate, child bearing occur late and often outside the marriage, marriage occur late and couple relationships have become more fragile are some of […]

BECOMING A PARENT – A BIG DECISION.

becoming a parent

Happy parents bring up happy children. Parenting can be more joyful than the most beautiful childhood memories. The decision to bring a bundle of joy into this world can turn your world upside down and inside out at the same time make you smile. Here are some tools which will help you enjoy this joyride… […]