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Parenting Query

My grandson is five years old. I take care of him. His parents work and come back by  around 8:30 or 9 pm. My grandson relaxes in the evening with cartoons, has dinner, and  waits for parents to...

Parenting Query

“My daughter is 6 years old and in the 1st standard. She has to take two tiffin boxes, one for breakfast and another for lunch. But we found she is not consuming food either from one or both...

Fun Yoga For Your Family

Build a YOGA Practice at Home Yoga – A holistic practice for children The practices of yoga not only help to keep the young body strong and supple but also include mental activities that help to...

The Réal Activ Juices

 The Réal Activ range has three categories of juices – 100% (single fruit) juice, Fruit-Veggie, a combination of fruit and vegetable juices and Fibre+, with added fibre. This is different from...

Prepare for an out-of-the-ordinary summer break

Summer holidays – does this phrase conjure up memories of relaxed months that you spent playing with friends in the neighbourhood, of going to grand parents’ and relatives’ homes, with...

5 Ways to Encourage Children to Live a ‘Green Life’

I remember spending hours at a time outside when I was growing up: playing with sand, mud and rocks in our garden, jumping in puddles after a rainstorm, sledging, skipping and lying in the grass...

Detox your Child’s Sleeping Environment

Our immune system does the majority of its repair work while we are asleep. This is the time for the body’s cells to regenerate, rejuvenate and detoxify. Conventional mattresses are full of toxic...

Cough Syrups for Children – To Give or Not to Give

It dawned on me this flu season that it was time I wrote a post on the commonest medication we all purchase over the pharmacist’s counter – cough syrups. I know most parents don’t take a...

Sensible and Simple Swine Flu Precautions for You and Your Children

This blog post has been reposted, with permission, from Bril’s Blog Most schools and households are already taking precautionary measures against contracting swine flu. We even receive messages on...

Somatization Disorder, and the Role of Unconditional Love

I have been reading a thought-provoking and enlightening book by John Bradshaw titled Healing the Shame that Binds Us. The author talks about ‘toxic shame’, wherein a person can come to believe...