With winters in full bloom in most parts of the country, cold, cough and flu are common among kids. Blame it to the changing weather or to a child’s low immunity, it’s quite normal to find your child sneezing suddenly. Whatever may be the reason for the illness, tending to an unwell kid is the toughest job for a mother. Blocked nose, congestion and bouts of cough that keep them awake during nights can be very taxing for kid and mom. However, you would be surprised to know that the usually hated winters are actually the best time to work on immunity as this is the season when the nature is ready to nurture us. The digestive system is strong in this season and loads of immunity boosting foods come during this period. Continue reading Must-try tips to boost your child’s immunity this winter
Constipation is one of the most common problems among kids. Even we are in a constant battle with potty every since H was born. My husband calls me Potty minister! So, if you too eagerly wait for your child to poop every morning or for that matter at least once a day, this post is a must-read for you.
Symptoms of constipation:
– Passing stool less than three times in a week.
– Hard stool, difficulty in passing.
– Painful bowel movement
– Abdominal pain
– Blood on the surface of stool
Home remedies to treat constipation in kids:
Continue reading 20 Home remedies to treat constipation in kids
What we experienced last week could have been a nightmare for any parent. The most difficult 15 minutes of our life. The 1 km distance from our home to hospital was the longest we had ever travelled. This week taught me many lessons about child care, which I thought of sharing with you all.
No matter how much you try, it is impossible to keep your toddlers off infection. So, just a week before her second birthday, I saw redness on H’s right eye, which turned into a red stye within a couple of days.
For those wondering what is a stye, here’s what you need to know:
A stye is an pimple caused due to infection of an oil gland in eyes. The red puss filled lump can appear either the upper or lower eyelid, as well as on the inside or outside of the eyelid.
Last week went in tending Baby H. With sudden chill in the air thanks to monsoons, she caught cold and that tiny nose first went runny and then blocked causing her a lot of discomfort. So, just like any other panic struck mommy, I raided internet and enquired every friend, relative and acquaintance for tried and tested home remedies for cold and congestion.
Though, I used just a couple of remedies for Baby H, but at the end I had a big list of home-remedies, which can become a great resource for all of us.
So, here’s a list of home-remedies that can come handy the next time your kid is under the weather…