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 →
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 →
Common household hazards you need to secure your toddler from !
Raising twins in the last one year and more has made me realise that there are so many hidden and subtle things in our house which can prove really harmful for our little kid . Besides the usual electric switches, sharps , staircase, medicines etc . here is a list of common household hazards you... Continue Reading →
Guide to choosing age appropriate toys for baby : 0 to 6 Months
Toys are essential in a child's development. They spark imagination, help the child to practice and develop their fine and gross motor skills besides providing fun and play. The first rule that I follow while interacting with my twins is that I do not underestimate their understanding capacity. Do not limit them just because you... Continue Reading →
FNC Weekly Meal Plan for babies 9 months and above #02
Sharing C&I's this week's meal plan. The three meal a day plan will ease your worries of what to feed your infant or toddler daily. I have tried to include portions of fruit , vegetables , good carbohydrates, a protein rich dinner and healthy fats in each day's menu . If you do not take... 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 →
Homemade Instant Baby Food Cereal : Easy and Travel Friendly
Homemade instant baby food cereal is a must-have item in your pantry. Though I thoroughly enjoy cooking variety of babyfood for my twins, sometimes I am too tired to make the effort. Also when I am away at work, and my twins' caretaker is preoccupied with other tasks, this is a safe and quick alternative... Continue Reading →
Our Unique Solution that made our twins better sleepers!
With twins , we had different logistical issues. Bed sharing was unsafe and almost impossible with twin newborns. Even room sharing with two cribs was highly cumbersome . So we found a unique solution and our twins have been Early Independent sleepers (sleep in their own room <4 months of age) since they were 45... Continue Reading →