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How to deal with Stranger anxiety in babies and toddlers

How to deal with Stranger anxiety in babies and toddlers

This article is published on the parenting forum Allaboutkiids. Click here to read there Stranger anxiety is a form of distress or fear of people with whom a child is not familiar. An infant learns to identify the parents and can notice a difference between […]

Iron Deficiency: 5 facts you did not know and how to beat it

Iron Deficiency: 5 facts you did not know and how to beat it

Iron is a mineral that is necessary for our bodies to function properly. Most of the iron in our body is found in the blood as hemoglobin, which is a protein used to carry oxygen to the body’s tissues. There are broadly two types of iron: […]

4 Mantras to produce more milk for breastfeeding

4 Mantras to produce more milk for breastfeeding

For new moms, breastfeeding can be unsettling for many reasons. When you are dealing with a new addition, its a common behavior to be doubtful and stressed. While you are still trying to get the hang of breastfeeding, you will have numerous questions like “Is […]

Tonsuring: Why I am not falling prey for it?

Tonsuring: Why I am not falling prey for it?

First hair cut or mundan is considered as a milestone among family. There are people who save the hair from the first hair cut as a memory and there are also people who tonsure the baby hair for well being.  India being a diversified country […]

Mistake Parents Make While Feeding Their Toddlers

Mistake Parents Make While Feeding Their Toddlers

Feeding your toddlers is a daily task (nightmare for many). A picky eater can be frustrating for a parent. Personally, I had read a stack of books, joined numerous Facebook groups to ask fellow parents about weaning. Unfortunately, feeding children is not a “fits-all” kind […]

Baby products I swear by: To make your first year of parenthood a lot easier

Baby products I swear by: To make your first year of parenthood a lot easier

When there is a baby coming home then it is time for some endless shopping. There were times I went blank without any knowledge about what to buy. How I wish then someone had made a list to know what worked for them. I was […]

Transition to a regular cup: How and why?

Transition to a regular cup: How and why?

Along with the feeding journey, we have another challenge to face and that is to transition your little one from a feeding bottle to a regular cup. That’s no easy task for sure. My little one was exclusively breast-fed, I had a tough time introducing […]

Do you have an anti-car seat baby/toddler too?

Do you have an anti-car seat baby/toddler too?

The very thought of stepping outside with a toddler was a nightmare- yes, trust me its agonizing to see them  scream the minute you put them into a car seat. And it does not stop there it continues for the whole journey, be it a […]

Book is a boon: How did I raise a reader

Book is a boon: How did I raise a reader

“A book is a gift you can open again and again” – Garrison Keillor Do they really enjoy the reading time? Is reading books to the kids really beneficial? Do they understand and reciprocate? The answer to all these questions is an absolute “Yes”. Reading to […]

How did I encourage my then 7 month old to self feed?

How did I encourage my then 7 month old to self feed?

    One of the most common question I get to hear from fellow mommies and friends are how did I get my daughter to self feed. To be frank I pretty much did nothing (read a lot of cleaning the mess). Self feeding is […]