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“A new mom protects her child from the whole world, & from

  The nursery is decorated, the baby names are short-listed and the teeny-tiny newborn clothes are washed and waiting. All that’s left now is to make sure your hospital bag

  Parenthood brings with it many anxieties, a big one being separation anxiety, which comes on when it is time for your little one to begin his or her educational journey.

    With so many pre-schools popping up around town, each one sounding more promising than the first, what exactly does one keep in mind when making a choice?   Every parent wants

  If you have young children in the house, chances are, they start to notice that other bodies look different. It’s totally normal for them to ask questions like “Why

  Mastering alone time and independent play is an important toddler development. And here’s the best way to begin:   Ease into it It isn’t a race of firsts.  Learning independent play can take some time to get used

  As a new mom, each new milestones comes with its own ‘awww’ and ‘ahhh’ moments. Tummy time like all other milestones is an important one. Some babies will go

  When you're a parent you'll inevitably be forced to deal with the occasional meltdown, (especially those in public!).   The screams, hysterics and crazy demands of an irrational, tired, mini-dictator

Reading to your baby is one of the greatest memories you are going to cherish through your journey of parenting. Watching them engage with the pictures, your voice, and

  Chances are you’ve met this new breed of parents (or maybe! It’s someone you’re staring at in the mirror!) Nevertheless – Say ‘Hello’ to the new boss in town!   Lawnmower

  Dogs are incredibly loyal, loving animals. Loyalty is one of the reasons that owning a dog is a richly rewarding experience. But when you have a new baby, some dogs

  Can a nursery be supremely stylish and still work as a great sleep and play space? Well, if you're in the process of creating a visually impressive, yet completely usable

  The one things that’s free flowing the minute you enter parenthood is ‘free’ & ‘unlimited’ advice. Yes, it can be overwhelming and in the hype of ‘perfect parenting’, quite

Looking to buy a baby bottle but don't know where to begin?   We walk you through everything you could ever need to know about baby bottles including the different types,

  If you've had the little on bawl incessantly every time you've had to walk away from day care or shut the door at bedtime, you exactly know how separation

If you're looking for something that is easy to clean, simple to pack up and sturdy and safe for your precious tots.   Here's a list of high chairs we think

Phew!Potty training days are behind you and the child is finally ready to move to having his/her own collection of under garments.   Well, however easier that may sound, there are

Trying ‘Independent Sleep Training’ for your children?   A mom shares her learnings on how she bid adieu to tantrums, and transitioned from co-sleeping to independent sleeping for her children.       #1 Regularity and

  First few weeks into being a new parent, and you know exactly how the 'baby cry' guessing game works!   I experienced the same thing. The internet and family around had

Changing your newborn's nappy for the first time may seem a daunting activity.  But this helpful collection of tried and true tips will go a long way to ensuring that you –

  What to feed your baby can be quite overwhelming for any first-time mom. What's right in terms of nutrients, health value, calories and swallowing capabilities are constant questions on

Teething is commonly referred to as the eruption of baby teeth through gums. Teething in babies can be a distressing time for babies and parents. Dr Mahima Nanda, Director

Whether it’s the first stage of ducky style nappy drag, the commando crawl, the grab everything and balance act or the classic first step, your baby’s first few moves

Breastfeeding is, no doubt, the best formula for a newborn child.   But, you might face a situation where you have no option but to switch to formula milk. Irrespective of

First steps are all about picture moments and baby book updates, but ensuring that little feet are well protected as they take their first step is of utmost important.

Experts say having a critical mass of female leaders whose children's needs are met is crucial to ensuring more women run for office   When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

  Every households’ mealtime story –disguising or renaming food to turn adversary into ally! Put simply, children like what they know and they eat what they like!   Here’s a plan that

  With birthday week just around the corner, I had friends and family call me, asking what toys my the two of them would love to get this birthday!  A

  Given the myriad complexities and ever-increasing expectations associated with urban living, it is fair to say that we live in challenging times.   According to the widely acclaimed Study “The Future

  Remember when travelling on vacation was fun? There was time to grab an iced latte at Starbucks, stroll through the book store, a massage in the lounge and tons

If you are looking for some awesome baby soaps, we've rounded up a range of safe, child-friendly and fun products that make bath time fun!   Sebamed Baby Wash (Extra Soft)   The Sebamed

I was dutifully reminded by Facebook that the 17th of June is Fathers Day.   Disclaimer : I am not a big fan of these various days that greeting card companies

  Before we became parents, we were typical Silicon Valley professionals with a 24/7 job and long commutes. Our dinner conversations were interrupted by work emails on smart watches. When

Stormi may only be a few months old, but her mom and dad, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott, are making early literacy a priority. Here's what we spotted on

  There comes a time when your breastfeeding journey begins to see the end. Weaning starts when you first introduce your little one to solids and ends when your little

Purées may be easiest for your baby at first. However, babies can quickly learn to chew soft, lumpy food even if they have no teeth. Ensure the food is

  The weather is heating up and we foresee a whole summer spent at the pool. Clearly it’s time to checkout swimming pools around town and get the little ones ready

The days are getting longer, the shirt sleeves are getting shorter and the weather, finally, is starting to warm up – indeed you've been busy looking for summer wear for

  Potty training can be unpredictable, messy, daunting, and lengthy (who knew it took so long to master the art of using the toilet?).   The key to potty training success is

  It's only going to get hotter, and when you're packing that diaper bag for a day out, it's imperative you have a list of things you're going to need

We’ll be the first to admit that we’ve had many a day where we haven’t had a clue how to keep our kids entertained on a holiday. The amazing thing

  Few weeks ago, I was at the local airport and as I waited in the departure lounge, I noticed there were many children roaming about but it was understandable

Sleep, is not just necessary but such an incredible, incredible state of being, right!? It’s a pity that one doesn’t come into this realization in one’s infancy. Alas! Truly,

  If you're ready to ditch the breast pump or pricey formula, you're right on schedule. But the question is, how much and which kind of milk for toddlers should you choose?   How much milk

You were at your learning best at all your Lamaze classes and know exactly what's on the cards  - labour,delivery,breastfeeding and ah!the sleepless nights.But what about the cradle caps,

"You love him more than me!", "I wish I were an only child!", “I hate my brother!”, “I wish she wasn’t born in this family!!   Do the above statements sound

With the exam season upon us - stress, anxiety,restlessness are bound to be common emotions around the house.   But there are ways to ease these emotions and support your child during the stressful lead up

  Do your kids know the difference between appropriate touch and inappropriate touch?Dr. Manjiri Deshpande Shenoy shares tips about how to initiate the conversation and what you must discuss.   Unfortunately, everyday we hear

  It’s not always love at first sight. When I first saw my daughter, she was 3.6 kgs, the colour of the American flag (yes, she was red, white and

  Before my first child was born, I thought I was ready for any new-baby challenge. I'd read all the books, checked out parenting websites, and gotten loads of advice (some

  The Material world and Nature: creating a balance   Who doesn’t enjoy being outdoors, especially when you are in a place like Sydney? The green patches, open skies and fresh air

Pinterest has released its list of  Top Trends for 2018 in wellness, fashion, home design and other pin-worthy areas (hello, food?). According to the social media site, these are some of the

For children with a Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), even the simplest task can trigger a sensory overload. The lights are too bright. The shirt material too itchy and a crowded

PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) and PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian syndrome) are among the most common hormonal disorders affecting women of the 21st century. They have assumed epidemic proportions owing to

An epidemic…yes, you read it right. That’s the grim reality of the imbalance and disproportion in terms of both, the vital stats of the population, and the age of

Don’t freak out. Losing some hair isn’t necessarily a sign of a problem. Here’s how to know whether it is.     What is considered hair loss for a baby? Babies shed hair

Cyberbullying and online harassment are profoundly dangerous and alarming behaviors with real, often severe and sometimes fatal, consequences for victims.     The behavior — also called “digital self-harm” or “self-trolling” has

Feeling a little spooked by the thought of finding a Halloween costume for your little one or wondering where to take the kids on Halloween - our little Spooky (but

Congratulations on your bundle of joy! And welcome to the world of having visitors, more visitors and even more visitors!     While a packed house is always great fun - the

Lack of the right attitude (Indiscipline, if I may say so) and Restlessness are homing amongst Generation X these days; triggering and forcing us to contemplate on the WHY?     We

  The word Diwali comes from the Sanskrit deepavali, which means a row of lights.   The festival of Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over dark, good over evil and knowledge over darkness.   Diwali is one of

From pretty floral lehengas to dapper dhoti pants - these hidden treasure troves for all thing ethnic know exactly how to dress your little ones in style just in

  Becoming a mom catapulted me into adulthood! While each moment has been worth it - Everything does change; like love at first sight, the 180 degree shift in mind space

    Twenty five year old Gaurav is an engineering graduate. With a GPA of 10 all through his academic career, Gaurav does not know what it is to be the

A bloated tummy can cause a significant amount of discomfort to any little toddler - especially if they're not old enough to tell you what's going on.   So if you've

  Thumb sucking is very common among babies and young children. Thumb sucking is actually a soothing mechanism, one that helps a child learn to self-regulate their hunger, anxiety or

We were running two weeks behind schedule on my son's vaccination and checkup. He's been a little under the weather( they recommend that you avoid vaccination when the baby

A sturdy pair of children's sneakers, that are easy to slip on, have velcro straps and ooze street cred. A pipe dream?   Well,  we've got you covered (as well as

  Back home with your bundle of joy and you're confused about the 'essentials', the 'must-haves' and the 'may-be'.   To simplify the chaos, we've put a newborn essential checklist together that can

I've spent hours replaying how I could have reacted to a situation versus how I actually did react to a situation?   Could I have been more patient? Did I say

“Mom, I’m booored.”   It's a constant sing-song at home and pretty much anywhere we go.We could have crafted a car out of toilet rolls, baked cupcakes and got chocolate batter

  I am a huge huge fan of exclusively breastfeeding your baby till they are six months old. I am saying this because I have seen the magic of breast milk.   My

  Are you sick of running noses? Recurrent flu? Constant coughs? And most importantly the sleepless nights?   It's said that first five years of a child's health are extremely important. When my son was

Everyday, as I stand at the school gate, waving my kids off , there are multiple thoughts that cross my mind - 'Did I put the diary back in

Ten years ago, finding a cot was simple - you either inherited one from a friend or you could get your local furniture contact to quickly make a basic

There’s no getting around it, disposable nappies are bulky. Head out for a day and the nappy bag is bulging with a mountain of nappies. Therefore, many parents are

Life is quite tough when you're a baby - not only do you have to work hard all day being super cute and smiley for the endless aunts and uncles

First time parent and the great Baby Monitor Debate on at home? We agree, the world of baby monitors can be a confusing one, even for the technologically-minded!   This baby

Don't want to smother the little ones in strong smelling, chemical laden insect repellent sprays ?   Here's a range of mommy recommended products, perfect for both warding off and treating

  Come July and parents have to deal with reopening of schools after the summer break. If you think you have to deal with this, imagine how the kids are feeling!

​Marriage and parenting are two of life’s biggest commitments. Every girl is ‘expected’ to grow up, get married and have children. Every married couple sets their own timeline in

As you all may already be aware, a severe heat wave has affected many states in India with temperatures already ranging from 43-48 degree Celsius, and it is expected

  It is never too early to start thinking about your kid's next hair style. The key to a great look for kids is not to make any abrupt changes…

Ideally, your first visit to the paediatrician should be before the your baby arrives. If you're planning your first visit, here's what you need to know, and what to

We all know how kids love to put just about anything in their mouths - except when it comes to brushing their teeth everyday!   Finding a toothpaste your toddler likes is

Missing the squishy baby cheeks, the itsy bitsy onesies and the Johnson baby powder smell ?   Well Welcome to being a Toddler Mom (Leaving baby stage is bittersweet!)   So besides just

Massage is a great way to bond with your baby, try using one of these lovely oils to get started.   Kama Ayurveda Sweet almond oil This Certified 100% Pure & Vegetarian,

  I know there are mom-friends who would give anything for a house full of chaos, laughter and cries. I was that exact person for years; the anxious mom on

The Oxford dictionary defines transition as a process of adapting to the change from one stage to another. We all know that change is the only permanent thing. Change

  Sun’s out, toes out! Checkout these Kids Classes To Make The Upcoming Summers A Bit More Productive   BRICKS 4 KIDS Building your child’s imagination and creativity, one block at a time. Bricks

So summer camps aren't your first choice, and you find yourself home a lot with the little ones. For when you're not in the mood to brave the heat

  Watch young kids play and you’ll see many of them 'W sitting',  or resting their bottom between their feet, legs to either side. 'W sitting' is a commonly used

Worried about your little one's cough,cold and wheezing during the changing seasons?   Jaishree Chauhan shares her own 'Baby Rub' recipe to help bring tremendous comfort to toddlers and the little ones.   For

  For every little girl clumsily trying on her daddy’s shoes, there is a desire to win the love of the most important male in her life.   Even though I am

John Rosemond, author and family psychologist, for Prager University tells you about an essential vitamin you’ve probably never heard of : VITAMIN N     I want to tell you about an essential

  I watch as she bounds down the stairs in her pink and white polka-dotted footed pajamas. Her bed-head hair is matted in the back, and I see a speck

In the wake of the recent demonetization, the nation has been awaiting the budget for the financial year 2017 - 2018 with bated breath !   Presented by Finance Minister Arun

  What are Dental Caries Dental caries is the scientific term for tooth decay or cavities. It is caused by specific types of bacteria. They produce acid that destroys the tooth's

I am a working mom to an almost 2 year old, and once I was past the exhaustion and sleep deprivation, and back to work, striking a successful balance

There's nothing quite like the soft, delicate skin of a baby. And nothing like a cranky infant irritated by diaper rash, cradle cap, or any other skin condition. While