Pineapple is my favourite fruit and I love to eat is as a snack . Recently I have been on a healthy diet and hence decided to use it as a main meal. This recipe is approved by my dietician, hence feel free to feast upon it . Preparation Time: 5 - 10 minutes Cooking... Continue Reading →
MomCom#2 : The Afternoon Nap Goals
As the extended weekend approaches , specially the one in summer vacations , it becomes almost mandatory for us mortal souls to plan a roadtrip or a mini-vacay of sorts. It was one of those weekends . The world was struggling , having their apparent holiday on tourist laden hill tops or soaking in the... Continue Reading →
Are Naturally Occuring Hormones in Food Good or Bad ?
Hormones are little molecules in our body that regulate multiple functions . Any deviation from the average can be deleterious.The right balance of hormones is essential to healthy living. But it is easier said than done. Just like any other balance , maintaining adequate levels of hormones is a tricky challenge even for apparently healthy... Continue Reading →
Dry Drowning in Children : Is Your child at risk ?
Recently a four-year-old boy from Texas, USA died from "dry drowning" almost a week after his family went swimming. This has resulted in a lot panic and unrest among parents globally about how did this happen and what they could do to prevent it from happening to their children. What is Drowning? Are there various types... Continue Reading →
As a working mom of twin infants, it gets very difficult to find time for paints and even if I do , it is even more difficult to keep my kids from pouncing on my art material. Managed to make this watercolor painting using my new Sakura Koi Watercolor Pallete . It is highly compact... Continue Reading →
‘Whatever You Allow , Will Continue . ‘
Once I was visiting a relative at a hospital who had just had her first child , a baby girl . She and her husband were thrilled to welcome their bundle of joy , but while I was there, an aunty came and said, 'Ladka ho jata to tension free ho jate ' . (You... Continue Reading →
Blueberry Ice Pops : for Infants and Toddlers
Ice pops are a great way to soothe gum pain and irritation in teething children . So as soon as I got hold of fresh blueberries from my local fruit vendor , I made sure my 8 month old twins enjoy this delicious fruit along with us. For Ice Pops you will require a mold... Continue Reading →
Basics of Cleaning Your Child’s Private Parts
It is important for us to care for our child's hygiene to ensure overall health . Bathing right is crucial in maintaining hygiene, however over enthusiastic cleaning may be harmful. Infants do not require frequent baths. In fact , American Academy Of Paediatrics (AAP) recommends thrice a week bathing with soap and water is enough.... Continue Reading →
‘A day in the life of a working mom !’ – A Poem
I woke up, Rushed to kids' door, Checked on them , Back to more. Screened the house, Locked the stores, Picked them up, Hustled two floors. Gobbled some food, Bid adieu, Off to work, Gulped a coffee or two. Filled some forms, Examined a few. Wrapped up quick, Off again I flew. Danced the two,... Continue Reading →
Feeding Soy Milk to your child ? You need to read this !
Feeding soy milk and other non-cow milk beverages like almond milk to our children may be the new health-myth of our generation. Just like Gluten-free diet , which has no proven advantages in people not suffering from Gluten-sensitive enteropathies (Celiac disease), soy milk and other lactose-free milk substitutes are not the ideal beverage for developing... Continue Reading →