I LOVE baking soda. There are so many useful things I can do with it and I am even still discovering new ones. And the best thing is, baking soda is pure, safe and natural. I was looking for natural products to use as part of my personal care when I first read about baking soda.
Codeine is well-known for its over-the-counter use in treating coughs and associated pain in children. A new report, however, casts serious doubts on its efficacy and safety, and is turning the medical community against the prescription of the once-popular opiate.
When we picture the campuses of the world’s leading educational institutions – Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton and so on – we’re likely to visualize leafy, green, open spaces, gardens, lakes and parks, along with the iconic buildings which symbolize those centers of learning.
ooray! Potty training done! Another tick off the toddler milestone checklist. No more throwing away smelly, yucky diapers. No more wasting money buying diapers. No more … oh wait, we still have to wash and...
I love having a son. Not only do I get surprise hugs and kisses, I get to play with his toys too. And one of his toys that I really like to play with is called Livelock from Japan — a DIY building block/assembling system. What I really love about these building blocks is that they challenge the boundaries of your imagination.
Young children are naturally inquisitive and often want to put their new ‘discoveries’ in their mouth to learn more about it. Children can choke on food, just like adults, but it’s far more likely that they will choke on toy parts and other objects. It is therefore sensible to take precautions against them choking.
Never knew about child grooming until this disturbing news came out a few months ago. Very disturbing and alarming news. Especially if you have a little child around who you are trying to teach about trust and goodness in this world. How do you tell him that there are monsters in the guise of an uncle-next-door? Or that the uncle or auntie who is a friend of the family may have ulterior motives?
If you have a son who runs away every time you mention ‘shower time’, you understand how it feels having to reason with (or drag), cajole or even bribe him to take his shower. Therefore, there have been things I have had to prepare in order to make it less of a hassle: his favourite bath toys (his toy police car, some building blocks, etc.), new toys to play with and skin care essentials, to name a few.
For a long time, we’ve been told to keep an eye on the amount of low-density lipoproteins, also known as “bad cholesterols”, that we consume. Blood tests were usually used to focus on the levels of bad cholesterol, as this is believed to be an indicator of the risk faced by the individual, of suffering a stroke or heart attack.
A study, recently published by the New England Journal of Medicine, and written up into an article for AFP Relaxnews, suggested that children who grow up in contact with farm animals have stronger immune...