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How To Plan A Sleepover For Your Child
Oct 29

How To Plan A Sleepover For Your Child

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Sleepovers are a wonderful childhood tradition and a fun part of the holiday season. It can be a positive experience for kids and a great way to boost their confidence and enhance their social skills. We suggest that you start with sending your child to a stay with grandparents, relatives or family friends so that they feel secure and yet independent. Initially try to make the stay a short one so that the child doesn’t feel abandoned at any point. Later, going to a friend’s home would be easier. Please do check on the environment and the people of the...

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Baby Gym Basics
Oct 18

Baby Gym Basics

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Babies are such a nice way to start people.   ― Don Herold Right from when your baby opens his/her eyes and begins to make sense of the world, his/her muscles are at work too. With a little effort, you could help make the most of this natural process that will enhance your baby’s coordination and communication skills. Baby gyms are a great way to start out. A baby gym is wooden or plastic arc with toys suspending from it. They are made of different colors, textures and also generate various sounds that help stimulate your baby’s senses. They also...

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Why Do Children Need Good Nutrition?
Oct 12

Why Do Children Need Good Nutrition?

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Early eating patterns and nutrition consumption levels of your child will shape his or her quality of health throughout adolescence and adulthood. Balanced nutrition helps children grow better, do well both physically and academically and, eventually develop a positive image about their bodies. Most importantly, good nutrition saves your child the woes of eating disorders, obesity, dental cavities and anaemia, among other disorders. Here is a closer look at why good nutrition is of utmost value – Prevention of Nutritional Deficiencies Proper nutrition prevents disorders caused by nutritional deficiencies. It is important to make sure children get enough vitamins and...

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5 Time Management Tips for Moms to Get Back To School
Oct 11

5 Time Management Tips for Moms to Get Back To School

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Yes, you heard that right! After all, moms have holiday blues too and it is just as hard for them to get into the groove. And, as a mom if you find yourself wondering why it feels like school all over again, only this time more agonizing, time management could be your messiah! So let us brush up 5 of such easy-to-preach but slightly-difficult-to practice pointers that we all know but fail to implement! 1. Plan your mornings Our moms tried to imbibe this into our mornings with little success. But motherhood sure can be a better teacher than moms...

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Teething Bread Sticks
Sep 02

Teething Bread Sticks

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Preparation time 1 hour Suitable for children 7 to 9 months Ingredients • ¾ cups of whole wheat flour• 1 table spoon wheat bran• 1 tablespoon til or sesame seeds• ½ teaspoon fresh yeast• ½ teaspoon sugar• ½ teaspoon salt• 2 teaspoons of butter Directions 1. Mix all ingredients , keeping only the butter aside2. Knead the mixture into a soft dough using the required amount of warm water3. Now add butter and knead again till the dough reaches a smooth and elastic consistency4. Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for half an hour5. The...

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Aug 17

Crispy Cheese & Corn Cutlets

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Preparation time 35 minutes Suitable for children 2 years & above Ingredients ½ cup of boiled and mashed potato ¼ cup grated corn ¼ cup grated carrots ¼ cup grated cabbage 1 clove of crushed garlic 2 tablespoons of grated cheese Salt to taste 2 table spoons of vegetable oil for cooking Directions 1. Sauté corn, carrots, cabbage and garlic for five minutes or until soft.2. Remove from the flame and cool3. Mix the mashed potato, cheese, cooked vegetables into a soft dough4. Divide the mixture into six equal portions5. Shape each portion into cutlets6. Shallow fry these cutlets in...

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