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The first 1000 days of child’s life: Foundation for a healthy future

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All of us know that optimum nutrition is important for leading a healthy life, irrespective of the age. However, it is during the first 1000 days of life, that a baby needs whole lot of nutrition – “more so than at any other time in their life,” explains Dr.Zubeda Tumbi, at a bloggers’ meet we attended over the weekend. A nutritionist with over 28 years of experience, Dr.Tumbi can’t stop stressing over the importance of the first 1000 days of a child’s life that start at conception till the child’s second birthday. The period is incredibly deterministic as it lays the foundation for a child’s physical, mental, emotional and cognitive development in the years to come. And as harsh as it may sound, but the nutritional loss during the first 1000 days may cause permanent irreversible damage to developing brain & physical growth

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How to survive a movie in theater with your baby?

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If you are reading this post, then we consider that a part of your heart is yearning to watch a movie along with your baby. So, you have no right whatsoever to make an opinion about mommies like me, who dare and don’t mind taking babies to the theatre. So, take a chill pill, you will not be tagged as a ‘bad mommy’ if you do so.

Disclaimer: This post doesn’t promote TV/Movie viewing among small kids. This is just an attempt to help make movie watching a happy and comfortable experience for both of you.

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Review: Make Foot-Print Butterfly with ToyKraft Finger Painting Kit

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1 Year old H is a hyperactive child. It’s a challenge to keep her busy for very long. As a result, I keep experimenting with different activities and toys to keep her occupied and find some time for myself. That also gives me a chance to find out her interest, like sand dislikes. I know it’s too early to comment on that but I can say that she likes a pen and paper a little more than the blocks.

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17 Reasons why it is fun to have a baby girl! #AtoZChallenge

Image Can’t believe that I have survived the #AtoZChallenge till Day 7. Day 7 brings us to alphabet G and G is for ‘Girls’. So, here’s a look at some reasons why it’s fun to mother a girl:

1. Mommies, who give birth to girls are less likely to suffer post-natal depression. (Read research)

2. If your first born is a girl, your chances of a miscarriage in future is reduced. (Read study)

3. Buying clothes for girls is any day exciting than shopping for boys. Think about those cutesy dresses, adorable accessories, pretty hair clips and all that!

4. Sky is the limit when it comes to girly hair styles. Isn’t it?

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The Mighty Finger #AtoZChallenge

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It’s Day 6 of #AtoZChallenge. Letter of the day is ‘F’ & I dedicate this post to a ‘finger.’

Yes, that tiny-miny little finger of my girl, which has got quite active in past a few months. Earlier it was limited to being a regular feature inside her mouth. But these days it is on a mission – the mission to explore.
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