Category: Child Care

Toddler Tantrums

June 5, 2018

They are called the Terrible Twos and Terrifying Threes for a reason! One of the biggest reason being TANTRUMS. One of the most challenging aspects of the growing up years for a toddler as well as the parents! And while the toddlers throw tantrums, parents (mostly mommies staying with kids 24X7 have their own moments called […]

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Bath Toys – the ugly insights

May 28, 2018

All kids love bath toys. It makes bath time a lot more fun. A bathtub, bubbles and these rubber/plastic creatures add a lot of excitement for our little ones. But they also bring with them potentially dangerous and undesired friends. I threw out Rey’s favorite fishes (bath toys) a while back. He loved those fishes. Even […]

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Quench the thirst

April 30, 2018

Summers are synonymous with scorching heat and soaring temperatures. We are already hitting a savage 41°C (105.8°F). Keeping the kids cool and well-hydrated in this terrible weather becomes essential. Especially when we factor in the lack of appetite accompanied by the terrible heat. Whether the kids brave the weather and play outdoors or prefer the cool indoors, […]

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eXpectation Setting

April 29, 2018

With the arrival of a baby, comes new roles and responsibilities not just for the parents but for other members of the family too. Everyone has their own way of showing love and affection. Everyone has a different style of pampering. Each member will want to express himself/herself in his or her own way. In […]

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The Perfect Playschool

Playschool is the first step for your child in the outside world. It is the first platform where he will independently interact and learn from people other than his own family. It is probably the first time your child spends time away from you outside of your first circle. It is a crucial time for the child as well as […]

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Screen or Scream – Not Really.

April 28, 2018

My son is 2 years 4 months and has zero interest in screen – no matter what kind. When people get to know this, their response is often raised eyebrows and shocked surprise. There are also some light-hearted comments on how I am punishing my child by depriving him of screen time. Well, it is a […]

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Wearing your baby – Spoiling or Strengthening the Bond?

It is one of the most talked about topics in modern day parenting. But is it really a new concept? Not really. Babywearing has been prevalent for centuries. Work of famous artists from as far back as 18th century depict women carrying their children on them. In fact as history states, Rani Lakshmi Bai – Queen […]

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Routine Matters

Just like for adults, a routine brings a sense of security to a baby or a child as well. Routines are comforting and establish normalcy. They are the stabilizing force that helps maintain balance. Babies like predictability. They spend nine months in the mother’s womb, protected from the outside world, where there wasn’t much in […]

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Play Shifu – The augmented reality game

December 1, 2017

Its Rey’s birthday month. He is soon turning two. Where did the last 23 months go?! It’s been a beautiful blur of ever-lasting memories. I am mighty proud of the fact that in these 2 years (almost), I’ve kept my son away from any kind of screen time (barring a few short video calls a […]

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Hello Hills and Babywearing!

November 23, 2017

A week back, we were breathing in fresh air, basking in the sun and exploring the hills. This was Rey’s fifth vacation and the second one to the hills. 13-20 Nov, 2017 Manali . So a few of you asked me how we managed to explore and walk so much with a toddler. The answer […]

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