Child Care and Parenting
We generally tend to term autistic children as ‘abnormal’. But little are we aware of the fact that autistic children have their own set of exceptional skills that even we ‘normal’ people cannot compete with. Here are some things that every parent and teacher should know about autism.
Down syndrome is not a disease or an illness; it is a chromosomal disorder where a baby is born with an extra chromosome 21. A Down syndrome person has a total of 47 chromosomes in each cell instead of the usual 46 chromosomes. It is that extra chromosome which affects a child development, physically and cognitively. There are three types of Down syndrome where the symptoms vary from severe to moderate.
I am a mother of 3.5 years old and have my business in two cities around the distance of 300kms, which I have travelled numerous times. Traveling with a little one is not a piece of cake, not to mention the accompanied worry which comes along naturally.
Here are the 8 important things to consider if you are going to travel with a little one.
Hello Parents! How are you and your kids doing? Before starting today’s discussion, let me ask you a question, is your toddler potty-trained? If yes, congratulations on having achieved this herculean task successfully! But for those who are still struggling with it and are on the verge of giving up, here’s a little piece of advice from Lisa Asta, M.D., a clinical professor of pediatrics at University of California, San Francisco, "Life goes on and one day your child will just do it”. There is no point stressing over it, you kiddo will definitely sit on the potty, when they want to. But you also need to be at a constant support behind your kid.
HPV or Human papillomavirus is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections among men and women. It is common in the United States and every year around 14 million people get affected by this infection. Most of the men and women who are sexually active get exposed to the virus at some point in their life.
According to geological researches, archeologists have excavated pots of honey from the tombs in Egypt’s pyramids. The honey, although dated 3000 years back, was perfectly edible. In Hinduism, one of the five elixirs in panchamrit is honey.
Honey is also known as liquids gold that benefits the human body in a number of ways. Here are the top 6 health benefits of honey worth buzzing about.
I remember the day after delivering my daughter. It was a normal vaginal delivery for me. As I took a look at my baby, she was sleeping peacefully in her crib oblivious of the world. She looked like an angel on earth. I was very happy seeing her angelic face. Since I hardly got off bed since the previous day, I decided to take a little walk around the hospital room till my breakfast arrived. After taking a few steps, I started crying incessantly.
Children are a bunch of picky eaters. You place a plate of veggies or milk before them, they’ll find out a million excuses of not having them. Every parent has a different style to deal with their kid. While some use scolding and scaring as a bait to feed their child, others are quite lenient with their kid and give them to eat as they wish. When my daughter turned around 2 years of age, she turned out to be an extremely picky eater with every passing day.
Since childhood, we have been drinking a number of energy drinks and I remember that I would particularly pester my dad to buy that bottle of energy drink after a new advertisement telecasted. Despite trying out a number of health drinks throughout my growing years, I remember that my early childhood health drink was largely milked with two scoops of Complan daily which later shuffled between Horlicks and Bournvita; although I also remember trying out other drinks like Boost or Maltova.
A recent report by Health Day News says that a cough and cold medicines for kids below 6 years of age should be completely banned. Now parents always get panic-stricken seeing their child facing the odds of a cough and cold. They definitely don’t want their child to suffer and to avoid the misery, parents most of the time pick OTC a cough and cold syrup and feed their child for relief.
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