Stress is an inevitable consequence of parenting, irrespective of whether you are a working mother or a stay-at-home mom! Stress management is necessary for your overall well-being, as prolonged stress can cause various health problems. Here are six stress-reducers to help you find relief from everyday stress. Meditation Meditation is a cheap, but effective stress
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Temper tantrums are a common characteristic in toddlers, as it is how they express their frustration or inability to communicate their needs. However, older kids may also have occasional temper tantrums. It isn’t uncommon for a 5 or 6-year-old child to throw a tantrum when they don’t get what they want, they feel ill, or
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From the time they are babies, children prefer to sleep with their parents. They feel secure when they sleep near their parents, and it is natural for them to want to continue this past infancy. In many families, children continue to share the family bed well into childhood. However, co-sleeping can cause poor sleep for
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As excited as you are about seeing your baby for the first time, you may not be enthusiastic about what precedes it. It is normal to worry about labor and delivery when you are pregnant. However, this is not going to help you in any way. Instead, focus your energy on preparing yourself for this
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When your child was a baby, they needed you to do everything for them. As they grow older, their ability to tend to their needs improves. By the time they are a toddler, they have the capability to do a lot more things on their own. Parents can begin training their child to be independent
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Anyone’s life can be thrown off-balance by unpredictable events like the death of a family member. You may be frightened to think even about what your death could do to your children. However, as a responsible parent, you should prepare for this grave scenario, so your children will not be left without options if such
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No standard method of learning is effective for all children. Different ways of processing information are effective for different children. Educators have broadly classified learning styles into three types—visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. If you identify which of these best describes your child’s learning style, you can help him tailor their study habits for better academic
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Household pets are often responsible for many childhood allergies. Common pets like cats, dogs, hamsters, and birds shed dander, fur, saliva, and droppings which contain proteins that act as allergens and trigger reactions in allergy-prone children. Furry pets are usually the most allergenic. Non-shedding animals like reptiles, fish, and amphibians rarely cause allergies. How They
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Babies fall sick easily, as their immune systems are just maturing it causes them to be more vulnerable to germs in the environment. While you must consult your baby’s doctor for any illness that warrants medical attention, you can also turn to traditional home remedies to handle minor sickness and injuries at home. These remedies
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Save yourself from being overly stressed—5 tips to avoid mummy burnout! Parenting is challenging—both physically and emotionally! When kids are small, there is always so much to do that it can become overwhelming at times. It is pretty common for mothers to do too much for too long until it stresses them out and leads
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Your child’s shoes should not only be the right size and fit, but it should also protect your his feet and function efficiently. Hence, shoe shopping shouldn’t be done in a hurry. The following tips will help you pick a pair of shoes that satisfy these essential criteria. 1. Determine the Right Size Using the
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Raising children is not only a challenging task but also a time-consuming task. Parent’s spend a great deal of time feeding, protecting, comforting, and just taking care of their children, which takes over time that could also be used for daily tasks. Below are nine ways parents can save time on daily tasks that can
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School buses are a safe and popular means of transportation for school-going children. However, accidents are possible, as with any other mode of transport. The good thing is that many likely accidents can be avoided when proper safety measures are followed. Here are the safety aspects that you should be aware of when your children
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Your child(ren) transitioning from kindergarten to the first grade is a significant milestone in their life. Although every child is unique in their capabilities at different ages, there are certain physical, social, cognitive, and emotional milestones that every child should achieve before they begin first grade. While some may be better in some things than
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Outdoor activities are essential for the overall health and development of young children. These activities provide exercise and sensory stimulation, and also improve their problem-solving skills and imagination. Outdoor activities are essential for the overall health and development of children. Here are some exciting outdoor activities for children under the age of six. 1.Gardening Introduce
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Outdoor play is essential for the overall development of your child, and public playgrounds provide the space and environment for young children to explore and enjoy the outdoors. Nevertheless, there are certain dangers that every parent should be aware of when choosing and using a public playground. Let us look at what they are. 1.Hard
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Kindergarten marks a child’s official entry into the formal education system, and this is where they will be introduced formally to letters, numbers, sounds, words, and many more fundamental concepts. We should remember that school is a new environment that your child isn’t familiar with, and it will take time for them to get accustomed
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Every family needs rules and discipline, but how it is enforced will vary according to each family’s parenting style. Parenting style not only refers to the limits and consequences that parents use to influence a child’s behavior, but it also includes the manner in which the parents display affection. There are three main styles of
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If you are looking for some inspiring Bible verses about mothers, Ecclesiastes is a book in the Old Testament of the Bible that seems to have an answer for everything, and that answer is “To everything, there is a season”. Things will come, and things will go, but God’s Word will be there through all
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Picture books heavily rely on illustrations to convey the story. The image-driven style of storytelling makes these books ideal for young readers. Whether you want your child to start reading books on their own or you want to read with them, picture books are a perfect choice. So, what picture books should you buy for
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Head lice are tiny parasites that live on the human head and feed on blood from the scalp. They are common in children and spread as a result of head-to-head human contact, not through pets. Head lice are neither dangerous nor a sign of poor hygiene, and they do not spread any diseases. The main
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The most significant benefits of babywearing include keeping your baby within your presence during those early days (and months) and helping your baby relax and feel at ease through all their “first” transitions in life. Newborns need to be close to their mommas. It is the skin to skin contact right after birth that begins
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The koala is a furry, tree-clinging marsupial that thrives on a herbivorous diet. A native of Australia, the koala is not a bear although it’s often referred to as the ‘koala bear’. Cuddly, with claws as sharp as a cat’s, the koalas are cute and fascinating. Find out more about
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Flowers, chocolates, massages, and brunches are all big-ticket winners for Mother’s Day, but if you are hoping to give Mom a gift with a truly personal touch, homemade is definitely the way to go. Before you reach for the box of macaroni, check out these homemade gifts for Mom that she is sure to love!
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