Dear Parent, Before you introduce Lego to your child, let me first acquaint you with the power of inarguably the most famous construction toy on Planet Earth : Lego . Lego bricks come in various themes but mainly in two sizes : Lego classic and Lego Duplo . The Lego Classic bricks are the literal... Continue Reading →
The Elephant in The Room – That No one Wants To See
'Unprecedented'... one of the most used words on the internet after the coronavirus pandemic hit the world . The Covid-19 pandemic has shook us like no other event in our lifetimes. People born after 1950s have hardly seen anything like this which has uprooted all possible notions that we held. In these 70 years ,... Continue Reading →
To the mother with a child in your lap!
I gape Wide eyed At the dancing steps. How happy, How jovial, The young and the old. Swaying and chuckling At the party . While I sit , With my baby In the lap. My feet longing to dance , My heart waiting to break free. But , wait , Dear heart, Keep patience. Coz... Continue Reading →
The lazy woman’s guide to being a super mom !
Time and again I am enquired about my routine and how I manage to do so much with my kids and work. Here is a gist of how I, despite being my lazy self manage to somehow do it all , or at least make it appear so 😜. I am a working mother of... Continue Reading →
Please don’t label your child a ‘fussy eater’ . In fact don’t label at all.
Quite frequently we see parenting articles , mom bloggers and other well wishing sources thronging the internet with innumerable suggestions about how to feed a 'fussy eater'. We see so many queries on mom groups , asking for solutions for the same . While I know it's not easy to feed a child , specially... Continue Reading →
T.V. is slowly creeping into my toddler’s life and I am struggling !
As C&I turn 20 months old , their vocabulary is increasing by leaps and bounds . They repeat whatever they hear almost immediately and retain most of the new words they are able to familiarise themselves with . With growing speech , their understanding of surroundings is also expanding. They stay in different settings throughout... Continue Reading →
Books my Toddler Twins Enjoy and Recommend : C and I ‘s Baby Library
I have been reading to my toddler twins since they were tiny 4 months old babies . They have grown up with books scattered everywhere around them which has had a great positive influence on them. Books have not been given a particular time slot . In fact, reading and flipping through the books and... Continue Reading →
BabyMoon in Cape Town, South Africa : Few Essentials , Do’s and Don’ts
Just when you think you have all your cards sorted, your plans in order , just then , at that very moment, life throws you a googly. In the month of March 2016, my husband and I : being the meticulous travelers and planners that we are, had pre-booked a thorough 10 day trip to... Continue Reading →
Mothers are primary parent of children globally: Ladies, stop defending your husbands !
Does a father know when and how to shift the child from purées to solids? Unless he is a pediatrician himself. Do Men's washrooms in public places have diaper changing tables ? Do fathers make a whatsapp group with fellow school dads to keep themselves updated about the homework? How many times does your husband... Continue Reading →
Speech Development Milestones : Red Flag Signs and When To Seek Help
Early years (from birth to 5 years of age) are crucial for language skills development . Children learn by participating in to and fro communications with the adults in their close circle. If the child communicates less , then that can hinder essential feedback and input required for his/her speech development. Early language intervention is... Continue Reading →