Two things. 1 - This cool mist humidifier (top left, purple and white) is one of the best purchases I have made so far, since having the little one. I'm not big on meds for the baby and THIS has proven very effective when she fights through colds and nasal congestion. And it also works… Continue reading Sleeptime Tips; Humidifier & Cot Height
Because Ahalya is having a bit of a cough and cold, I offered her a little coriander seed tea as her 56th ingredient the other day. I made sure the tea was mild and gave her very little because I wanted to see if there was some sort of reaction. She seems to be fine… Continue reading Introducing Koththamalli (Coriander Seed) to Baby
Today was Ahalya's first time in the pool and she had so much fun! The arm floaties I found in Colombo were all too big for her and, although I bought a pair, we decided we wouldn't use it on her this time. However, this seahorse pool float that I got from House of Fashions… Continue reading Baby’s First Pool Float
We had a little bump yesterday; we went from sitting to falling off to our side and knocking our head against a hard ledge. There was swelling, a little bruising and a very small would. I was glad that I had read through basic baby first aid when it happened and checked to see if… Continue reading Minor Head Injuries in Babies
If you have a little baby like mine, chances are he or she would spurt out her vitamin/medicine drops whenever you have to give it to him/her. It didn't matter if I was using a dropper or a syringe, some days it all went to waste - out the liquid oozed as soon as I… Continue reading How to offer Vitamin Drops to Baby – and actually Succeed!
I decided against offering Ahalya juice because of a report released by The American Academy of Pediatrics earlier last year. It offered new recommendations warning parents against giving fruit juice to children under the age of one.And from what I read, I realized that juiced fruit only contains a very small amount of vitamins and… Continue reading Why I offer Ahalya Fruit instead of Juice
A lot of mommies have been writing to me asking about constipation and changes in baby's stool once they start on solids. And while I'd like to remind you guys that I'm not a pediatric professional or an expert in the field whose advise should not be taken as a rule but more as a… Continue reading Is your Baby Constipated after Solids?
Like I posted a 3 month-old baby schedule a while ago, I thought I'd share my 6 month-old schedule with all you mommas and dads in hopes that it will help you have an idea or what to look forward to or have a very tough guide that you could follow. But keep in mind… Continue reading 6 month-old Breastfed Baby Schedule (guide)
As she hits the peak of teething, Ahalya has started chomping down on literally everything. There seems to be a lot of discomfort and maybe even pain as her teeth cut through her gums and she grunts and grinds them together in an effort to relive the sensation. So, today I tried these teething sticks… Continue reading Bellamy’s Toothie Pegs Organic Milk Rusks (Review)
When it was time to start introducing solids to my baby, I took a lot of time deciding on what kind of highchair I would use. Because I was determined that she eat on her high chair at all times - it's safer, easier and let's babies take part in household mealtimes which, in turn,… Continue reading IKEA Antilop Highchair/Feeding Chair (Review)