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Distressed to De-Stressed – Stress Management Techniques

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Distressed to De-Stressed – Stress Management Techniques

 
A few months ago, while having dinner with friends,I was venting about how stressful it was to be an expectant parent (don’t judge me – I had spent the first hour talking about how awesome it was). And then one of my friends said that one word that all Type-A …

Fishy Business – Safe and Unsafe Fish to Consume While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

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Fish has a lot of nutrients that are very beneficial for you and your baby. Fish is a great source of protein, healthy fats and omega-3 fatty acids all of which have innumerable health benefits. You should definitely plan to regularly include fish in your pregnancy diet, as the benefits …

Sleep Solution Primer

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Ever wondered where the phrase “sleep like a baby” came from? I am fairly certain it wasn’t a parent who coined that phrase.
Sleep training children is a notoriously arduous task. To make matters worse, a lot of sleep literature for children offers contradictory viewpoints confusing parents even more as …

Book Review – Fox In Socks By Dr Seuss

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This classic Dr. Suess book is anything but dull. Some children’s books can be slightly boring for adults, but I assure you this book does not fall under that category. In fact it comes with a very apt warning label “take it slowly. This book is dangerous”. And ends with …

Top 5 Music Albums for Kids (That Adults Will Not Hate)

Top 5 Music Albums for Kids (That Adults Will Not Hate)

 
Many studies have shown that exposure to music and musical training boosts a child’s cognitive development with life-long impacts. In addition, music keeps children endlessly entertained and opens up opportunities for parents to interact with their little ones.
Exposing children to music should be an open-and-shut case, a no-brainer. However, let’s …

Forbidden Foods – What Not To Eat When Pregnant

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Forbidden Foods – What Not To Eat When Pregnant

“What not to eat while pregnant?” becomes a very pressing question when you become pregnant. No more unhealthy snacks, rare steak, sushi, and caffeinated products that you love and relish.
There is a long list of things you cannot eat. However, on the plus side, for once in your life (unless …

Saima’s Blog – Fire Emergency Preparedness

Saima’s Blog – Fire Emergency Preparedness

The recent horrific tragedy in Doha, where thirteen little children lost their lives in a fire in a nursery in Qatar Mall, was a staggering reminder about the fragility of our children’s lives and how we all sometimes overlook the attention  disaster preparedness requires, not only in childcare and school facilities but also in our …

Checklist of Essentials for Your Newborn

Checklist of Essentials for Your Newborn

 
Discovering that you are going to be a parent can lead to a lot of joy. It can also lead to a great deal of stress and anxiety.
So how can you release this stress? Retail therapy! 
However, as tempted as you are to go out and buy everything in your local …

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