Oral Exploration

Is your baby mouthing everything that comes her way? Trust me, you're not alone! But there is a good reason behind this behavior and it isn't something that you should prevent or put a stop to immediately. Oral exploration is a key developmental stage in babies. Putting toys and other household objects in their mouth… Continue reading Oral Exploration

Play Gym Time

Ahalya is 3 months old tomorrow. And it's the perfect time to introduce her to a baby play gym. Not only do they provide entertaining distractions (that help you get little things done around the house) but also help in the physical development of your infant. This particular play gym has colourful foam arches with… Continue reading Play Gym Time

Soft Cloth Blocks from Milk (Review)

I got these colourful cloth play blocks for Ahalya from Milk down Horton Place, so that we can use them at singsong time. While I sing along to Old Macdonald, I show her all the animals on the blocks. We also use the vehicles on this toy block set when singing Big Red Bus. She… Continue reading Soft Cloth Blocks from Milk (Review)

Two-month-old Vision

Meet Larry the tortoise. Larry joined Ahali's friends when her eyesight started detecting colours beyond the contrasting black and whites and those of the red spectrum she was used to seeing in her first month. She'll be two months next week and will begin to see hues of green and more. Hopefully Larry can help… Continue reading Two-month-old Vision

Meiya & Alvin Bunny Toy (Review)

Meet BUNNY; Ahalya's car seat buddy and friend, who gets kicked out in favour of a rattle. Bunny is a toy that belongs to the Meiya and Alvin collection. It's the first one I ever bought her (available at Milk down Horton Place). The Meiya and Alvin infant-toy collection is made of natural materials with… Continue reading Meiya & Alvin Bunny Toy (Review)

Newborn Sight & Sound

To initiate learning activities to encourage baby's sense of sight and hearing, introduce a new born-safe baby rattle at playtime. You can move a bright colourful rattle across baby's line of vision so that she learns to track moving objects. The gentle sound of a rattle can also help your little one identify sounds with… Continue reading Newborn Sight & Sound