The Psychology behind why toddlers don’t listen.

With the increasing autonomy and decision-making power comes the confusion for toddlers. There is no doubt your patience is tested to its utmost limits with misbehaving kids. The psychology behind why toddlers don’t listen is a riddle hard to solve in itself. But, it’s very important to understand it, to help kids understand the mysterious world around them and in turn gain control over our…

Is Silicone Safe to use in Kitchen?

Silicone has become a new Kitchen Superstar in the past few years. But, is Silicone Safe to be used with food or does it have a dark side? It’s high heat resistant, stain resistant, easy to clean and seems almost chemically inactive; like stainless steel. Well, it’s not. It’s very close to plastic in its properties, while higher in flexibility like rubber. It’s kind of a…

Why kids whine and what to do about it.

There is nothing harsher and ear piercing for anyone to hear someone else whining, especially in a high pitch tone. It’s even more difficult when your own kids do it. We often start feeling helpless. Please don’t feel helpless; your kids look up to you for support when they are in distress. And, they catch vibes way more easily than adults. Remember this; It’s not a…

Why is Ultra Pasteurized Milk bad for your health.

  Milk is a staple in almost every home, and we consume so much of it that an industry is made entirely based on milk. But, did you know milk every milk is not equal? It’s nutrition and texture is highly dependent on what the cows eat, and how is the milk processed before it reaches us. I knew organic milk was the way to go, but other…

Dangers of overusing Hand Sanitizer.

  Before delving into the dangers of overusing Hand sanitizer in our daily life. I must commend Hand sanitizer’s exemplary performance in proper hand hygiene in health care industry. It has probably saved multiple disease outbreaks and it rightly belongs in THAT industry. One day I was getting ready to have lunch at the park with my son when I popped open the hand sanitizer bottle to “clean” his…

Why I Choose Coconut water Over fruit juice for my kids.

Fruit juices seem to be the most common snack or drink for the kids, especially apple juice. Mostly because they are assumed to be equivalent to whole fruits, and convenient to carry around. We don’t drink much fruit juices, instead coconut water is our rehydrating drink for the entire family. I first learnt about it’s benefits when I suffered from chronic dehydration during my first pregnancy…

Benefits of Soaking Nuts

I sometime joke ourselves to be “The nuts family”. Nuts are our go to snack, we eat like a cup full of nuts as evening snack. We have nut bags in our cars, my husband’s lunch bag has nuts all the time, so does my diaper bag (read: handbag). Soaking not only increases the bioavailability of vitamins and minerals, it also eliminates the non efficient nutrients and enzyme inhibitors…

Immunity Boosting Concoction During Cold and Flu

  We are a pro supplement family. Supplements help us in balancing our body and developing strong immunity. This is an immunity boosting concoction that I developed for my 2 yr old and it has helped us so much in keeping cold and flu at bay especially during winters. I make a batch every few weeks and give a tiny amount of this concoction to my toddler everyday in his…

My Experience with 52 weeks Saving Challenge (in all honesty)

Hello folks! So last year I took a 52 week saving challenge, where you save $1 the first week, $2 the second, and so on to the end of the year. In other words you keep adding money corresponding to the respective week number, and since any year has 52 weeks, hence the name 52 week savings challenge. By the end of the year you should have $1,378 in…

Six Parenting Rules to Calm your Toddler

The Most common question people ask me about my two yr old is; “Is he always so calm? Even at home?”. A lot of my friends feel the reason I could decide to have another baby when he was so little was since he was such a calm baby and easy to be with, and how they could have never thought of having another baby so soon since their kids…