Quilling -The newest and easiest hobby (HobbyIdeas)


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Hello peeps! So we are already in March. My New Year’s resolution of creating something different and path breaking is going great. Made some Mixed Media projects and received some great feedback from family and friends alike. I will share some of them with you in the upcoming blogs.

At the moment my foremost worry is that the vacations are approaching and the new generation being 10X times faster than us, would not be content in doing the same old finger painting and origami boats.  So one needs to think of newer ideas to keep them engaged. Thought I will do some paper quilling projects this time over with the kiddos.

Quilling art or paper filigree has become a rage and is popular amongst adults and children alike. They are mighty easy to make, it just requires a bit of imagination to create something really grand with paper quilling. Quilling projects looks delicate and intricate at the same time.  Kids like cute things and colours, so I decided to make cute little quilling earrings. The earrings are sturdy and weightless till the time the kids decide to have a bath wearing them.

So here is a simple project that I had been working on yesterday.

What we need for this project is 7, 5mm quilling strips of two contrasting colours or two strips of the same colour in gradation of 6 inches length ( I have used green strips in two colour gradation), Fevicol, slotted quilling tool, Mod Podge and hooks.

Glue the two contrasting strips of paper together. To begin insert the end of quilling paper into the slot of the tool and start turning.

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Hold the paper gently between the thumb and fingers while rolling. Carefully remove the scroll from the tool and let it open to the size you desire and then glue the ends.

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Pinch one end of the rolls to make a tear drop shape. Glue together six petals together with the points inside and a  small scroll in the centre. Coat them with a sealant like Mod Podge.Quilling Earrings_6

Make two such flowers and at the end attach a hook each to the flower from behind. Our earrings are ready!Quilling Earrings_8

 

Aren’t they just cute? Girls and boys both can do this project for their mummas and make them so much happier. There are endless projects that one can do with a bit of quilling like decorating frames, making boxes or greeting cards, tiaras and jewellery and even mixed media canvases. There are endless possibilities. So get yourself a quilling tool and start creating.

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PediaSure – Continuing Our Journey – Month 2


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It has already been a month of using PediaSure nutrition. I hopped onto this journey of PediaSure for kids because we were having recurring mealtime battles with our toddler. PediaSure also came to the rescue because my son was losing weight and falling sick quite frequently. So, after a month’s usage, I can see a slight increase in my toddler’s weight and immunity. In my opinion, winter was the best time to try this product because my son’s immunity levels are at an all-time low during this period. He would often catch a cold, cough and get the flu during the colder months. But lately, I have seen an increased resistance to cold. The changes aren’t drastic, of course; I believe it will still take some time for the actual results to show.The initial results are, however, very good and I am optimistic about the future as well with PediaSure usage.

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My Pediasure Usage

I gave my child PediaSure powder with milk (it can also be mixed with water). I personally believe milk is a better option, because with milk, I am also adding a little calcium to my son’s diet along with the nutritional content of PediaSure. Just remember one thing, that the milk shouldn’t be extremely hot, precisely speaking, no more than 35 degrees Celsius. This is because any temperatures higher than this can kill the probiotic contents in PediaSure.

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Pediasure recipes

My little one is very fond of Suji halwa. I generally prepare it as a power breakfast because it provides the desired nutrition from wheat and is also pleasing to his taste buds. It also keeps my son full for at least 2 hours. As part of my PediaSure Journey, I decided to introduce PediaSure powder into my recipe for Suji halwa. My son savoured the halwa with absolute delight and I heaved a sigh of relief. At last, I can relax knowing he is getting the desired nutrients necessary for growth and brain development. You can also try other PediaSure recipes from the PediaSure site as well.

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Observations

As i mentioned before, I have observed a slight increase in my son’s weight over the past one month.I will continue my PediaSure journey as I am quite upbeat about this and I see good results with PediaSure already. I can also see a developed resistance in my son’s immunity to cold and viral infections. Earlier, with the onset of winter, he would fall ill, butthis winter, things have changed; my son doesn’t havea runny nose anymore! This was a frequent occurrence before the introduction of PediaSure into his diet.

 

Experiment with Other Flavours

I am continuing the Premium Chocolate flavour. Frankly speaking, my son loves it and because PediaSure has already started showing results, I don’t believe I’ll be changing flavours, at least for the time being. But I’m sure I’ll give the other flavours – Kesar Badam and Vanilla – a try a little later on just to add variety to his oral nutrition.

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Picky Eater Issues

Because mealtimes were always a struggle between me and my son, I used to worry about his potentially falling nutrition intake. Now, I can be assured that he is getting the desired 37 nutrients that PediaSure powder comes loaded with. PediaSure for kids has solved the mealtime squabbles with my son.

PediaSure powder can be purchased from your local chemist or from http://pediasure.in/.

 

Disclaimer: I should mention that although PediaSure approached me to review their product as part of their #90DaysWithPediaSure campaign, all views and opinions expressed in my writing are my own. So follow me on #MyPediaSureJourney as I show you just how the supplement has worked out for my child over the next few weeks.

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Oh! My Name- Book Review


Oh! My Name” is a personalized children’s picture book. It is personalized using the letters of the child’s name. E.g. If the name is Varanya, the book will have stories relevant for letters V,A,R,A,N ,Y and A. If the name is Zayn, the book will have stories relevant for letters Z,A,Y and N. In a nutshell, it is unique book for every name.The book is actually a storybook, which is most suitable for children of age group 2- 8 years.It is a collection of short rhyming stories with relevant illustrations.

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NARRATION
The story telling is done in the third narration.This is done because the main motive of the book is to read out the story to the kids.The book takes you into a day into the life of a girl or a boy(personalized according to your choice- Well that is the best part), wherein she has lost the alphabets of her name , and starts them by first searching for  them in her house and then following different trails which leads her to new places.

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PLOT
The plot of the book is very interesting and revolves around the girl finding the lost alphabets.This exploration leads her to different places and interacts with different animals.The location of the story is set in different places like a forest and town among others.In this she quest of her name she is helped by ‘DABI’. Dabi is a dino puppet which is her friend in this journey.DABI  is a finger puppet which comes with the edition of the book is definitely the main attraction of the entire story telling process.In fact what we loved about the entire ‘Oh My Name’ experience was DABI only.Parents can use DABI, which will make bedtime stories more interesting and enjoyable.

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THEME
The central theme of the book goes like “A child’s name has gone missing. The child, along with his / her new friend “DABI”, goes on a journey to find his / her missing name”.Apart from the usual story telling, we can say the overall theme of the book is basically to get kids acquainted with their names as well as its spelling.That is the reason why the target age group is 2-8 years.These are the initial years of school wherein a child learns how to spell and pronounce his name.The ‘Oh My Name’ book does just that.This is an innovative and interesting way to accomplish that purpose as well.Apart from that, the main selling point of the book is, that it is personalized.The very sight of seeing your kids name printed on a book captures the gleam in every parent’s eye.The book also comes with a personalized message as part of the introduction.This feature definitely caught my eye and is sure to grab the market attention of new and would be parents.

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GENRE
The ‘Oh My Name’ book can be categorized as a ‘Fiction’ book.Since it is personalized story book for the kids, categorizing it as hardcore fiction is not something we would do.Thus we can put this in ‘Children’s Fiction ‘ category.The story of finding the alphabets has been beautifully weaved which is sure to keep the kids hooked onto the book till the last page.

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AUTHOR
‘Oh, My Name’ book has been written, Nikhil Mittal. Nikhil is a 1st-time author. When he is not writing, he is busy reading (either to himself or to his little one). In his own words, “I always thought reading is the most rewarding exercise, until I discovered the joy of writing.”

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MOMMYSWALL REVIEW
The ‘Oh My Name’ book wins hands down as a very nice book for both kids as well as parents who can read the stories to their little ones.’DABI’ the puppet breaks the monotony of just reading aloud the story.This is because along with reading the story to your kids, you can introduce ‘DABI’ to them and make reading aloud more enjoyable.In these modern times, where everything right from beddings, towels, key chains, mugs are becoming personalized, the ‘Oh My Name’ is an addition to this arena.If everything can be personalized, then why not books, and the ‘Oh My Name’ book does just that.This book can serve as the perfect gifting options, in today’s world when we parents aren’t left with many gifting options.I am sure kids will definitely get excited when they see their names imprinted on the book.One sentence which definitely went down in my heart was a line at the end of the book which stated ‘SPECIALLY MADE FOR VARANYA’. Another feature which we liked is that this book is ‘Made In India’ and we are in full support of it.We would definitely recommend this book to parents and kids as we loved the illustrations and the representation of the story.

You can buy the Oh My Name Book here :

https://www.ohmyname.net/in/

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Postpartum Hair Loss: Effective Prevention and Treatment


By Tracey Cayton,

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Becoming a mother is an incredible blessing but the body goes through severe changes that may be a lot to handle. In addition to hormonal imbalance and weight problems – most women experience significant hair loss. This usually occurs during the period of 2-4 months after giving birth. While you’re pregnant, increased levels of estrogen give you envy-worthy thick hair as they disrupt the natural cycle of hair growth by completely preventing the hairs from falling out. After the labor, estrogen levels suddenly drop which causes excessive hair loss. However, it’s important to keep in mind this is just a temporary phase. Here’s how you can handle it.

Mind the products you use
It’s advisable to switch to a shampoo and conditioner that add volume and are enriched with natural ingredients. Gradually, they will help you achieve a fuller look for your hair and heal its structure. Don’t use conditioning shampoos as they typically contain silicone that tends to pile up and weigh your hair down. Use lighter formulas specifically designed for fine hair. You can also turn to volumizing mousses. Make sure you nourish your hair: at least once a week, treat it with a deep-conditioning mask. You can even turn to home remedies and make your own mixture. Although your hair needs to go through the full cycle and the hair loss cannot be avoided, you can do your best to reduce it to a minimum.

Take supplements to help your hair recover
Treat your hair with helpful vitamins and minerals to support the recovery process and make your hair healthier. After the period of breastfeeding, your body might experience a lack of spirulina and hyaluronic acid – both responsible for mineralization and hydration of your hair. Vitamins B, C, and E are also advisable, as well as zinc and biotin. Try out Hairfinity hair vitamins: they are rich in B12 vitamin which regulates cell reproduction and enhances the hair growth. In addition, it has other health benefits such as strengthening the immune system, boosting your metabolism and memory, and it helps with regulating mood. It also supports weight loss: good news if you’re trying to tone up a bit after pregnancy. Continue reading

Consider a new haircut
In the context of postpartum hair loss, many women see cutting their hair as a sign of giving up but it doesn’t have to be this way. Changing your hairstyle might freshen you up if you perceive it as a fun makeover instead of a necessity. It might even have incredibly positive psychological effects. A shorter style or a layered cut can help you carry out this period better while encouraging you to try something new. You can even color it to give it more volume and texture: consult with a hairdresser about spicing up your style with a few highlights that will add more depth. Consider using natural hair colors without ammoniac to prevent hair damage.

Stay away from heating tools
When you go through the hair loss experience, it’s tempting to try and give it a bit of glamour through styling. Fight the urge to stress your hair this way: no curling or flattening irons or drying out your hair with long blowouts. Give your hair a chance to recover by letting it air dry. Be careful about tying it too tight in a ponytail or being too rough when rubbing it with a towel. In addition to external stress, manage the one you feel. Don’t let this hair loss period get to you. If you stress about it, you might fall into a vicious circle: it is well known that stress is one the main reasons for hair falling out.

It will take a maximum of one year for your hair to go back to its normal state. Try your best to shorten this period by helping your hair with right care and nutrients: maintain a healthy diet and mind your water intake, and protect your hair from stress caused by heating style tools.

About author:
Tracey Clayton is a full time mom of three girls. She feels she knows a thing or two about raising happy, healthy and confident kids, and offers helpful advice in hers parenting articles. She’s also passionate about fashion and healthy living. Her motto is: “Live the life you love, love the life you live.”

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5 Ways to Beat Spring Allergies


By Emma Lawson,

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We’re all looking forward to sunny March, warm breeze, and fresh grass after many months of fog, snow, and frost. Sadly, there are many people who are dreading the upcoming season because of the downsides that spring brings: allergies. There isn’t a person who enjoys struggling with sore throats, itchy eyes and sneezes, and people want to take a relaxing walk in the park rather than stay inside all day. We offer you five simple and effective ways to beat spring allergies so you can enjoy spending time outside at last.

Clear your sinuses
Sometimes you may feel like your head is going to explode. Congestion, sneezing and teary-eyes may not be too dangerous but they can certainly make you miserable. The bad side of nasal allergies is that they can lead up to sinus problems later on. To make it easier for yourself to breathe, clear up your nasal passages with some salty water. The process is called nasal irrigation. This liquid will wash out all the mucus, as well as allergens causing it from your nasal cavity. Continue reading

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Stay inside longer
If you are allergic to pollen you might want to skip early morning walks. You don’t have to spend the entire day barricaded in your home, but if it’s windy outside the wind will carry pollen grains and if you breathe them in, they will trigger an allergic reaction. When you go out, wear sunglasses to keep the pollen out of your eyes, and if you have to work in the garden – always wear a filter mask. Also, if possible, avoid going out early in the morning because that’s when pollen concentration in the air is the highest.

Keep your windows closed

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It may be difficult to resist the urge to open up your windows and let the spring in, but as lovely as the idea may be it will trigger your allergies. Also, don’t open your windows for a bit of fresh air if you’re travelling. Instead, turn on air conditioning because it will clean and cool the air. Also, you can get an Oransi air purifier and filter for your home which will clear out all the dust and allergens from the air.

Get cleaned up
Different allergens (pollen especially) can stick to your hair and clothes. This is why you should change your clothes the moment you get back home, and take a shower as well. Wash your hair because allergens can stay in your hair for a long time and end up on fresh clothes you’ve just put on. If you can’t take a shower, wash your face and hands thoroughly and tie up your hair in a ponytail or a bun.

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Change your diet
Different teas and some foods can help you cope better with allergy symptoms, and you don’t need a prescription to get them. Butterbur is a lovely plant whose extracts are used to treat nasal allergies, fever, and headaches, and it can be bought in form of tablets or tea. You can also try diluting apple cider vinegar with some water or lemon juice and sip it from time to time – it will help break the mucus in your body and allow you to breathe again.
Some allergy symptoms may not be as dangerous as others, but they can make it difficult for you to enjoy spring. You will not be able to appreciate the smell of cherry trees, roses, and freshly mowed grass with those irritating symptoms, but there are ways to win the war on spring allergies.

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4 HOMEMADE MASKS FOR ACNE SCARS


By Beth Martel,

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Acne is the most common problem among all ladies out there. Dealing with acne can be tough but waiting for the acne scars to vanish often becomes frustrating. They almost take a lifetime to completely disappear if not catered to. Therefore, do not just wait for them to magically disappear. Do not just keep buying concealers to hide them wherever you go. For a temporary solution, it sounds cool. But it will only make you feel ashamed of your own skin in the long run. You will eventually stop embracing your skin completely. You wouldn’t want that to happen, now would you?
Here are a few DIY masks that are easy on your pocket and your time too. These masks have been used and carried forward for ages for their effective results and zero side-effects.

1. Aloe And Lemon Mask:
Aloe vera is known for its infinite benefits for skin. It consists of anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that help reduce the redness and swelling of the scars and help in the development of new skin cells. It also has the ability to remove blackheads and whiteheads. Lemon consists of bleaching properties that are best for fading blemishes and making the skin clear and even-toned. It can be used as a toner itself.
Directions:
Take pure aloe vera gel (from a plant in your garden) and half cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Blend them for 30 seconds and apply the mask on your clean face. Let the mask dry and then wash it off. Apply a little moisturizer in the end to prevent dry patches. Use this mask twice every week for best results.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar And Honey Mask:

It is the most famous mask for removing can scars. You will need apple cider vinegar, honey, green tea and brown sugar for making this mask. The alpha hydroxyl acids present in the vinegar unclog the skin pores and help in removing the bacteria and dirt. It also helps to reduce the sebum that causes acne. Honey consists of antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties which make honey become a brilliant remedy for acne scars as well. Moreover, antioxidants in green tea can assist you to fight acne. Lastly, sugar consists of glycolic acid that helps in revamping the skin entirely.
Directions:
Take a bowl and add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, one tablespoon green tea, three to four teaspoons sugar and 1 tablespoon honey. Mix all the ingredients vigorously. Apply this mask and massage it gently on your skin. Take it off using rose water after 10 to 15 minutes. Continue reading

3. Egg Mask:
This is the easiest remedy of all times. Egg whites consist of vitamins and protein that help in revamping the skin completely. It helps to remove acne and makes the skin firm and youthful.
Direction:
Separate two egg whites from yolk. Add them to a blender and blend the eggs until it becomes frothy. Take it out and apply a double coat of it on the face. Let the mask get completely dried up. Wash your face and apply some face cream or moisturizer to erase the smell.

4. Orange Mask:
Oranges appeal the taste buds as well as the skin. Orange peel can be used as a scrub and mask both. The astringent properties and vitamin C present in it help revamp the skin completely and bring out the natural glow.
Directions:
Take one to two orange peels and half cup of milk. Grind the milk and orange peels together. Apply the mixture on the face and scrub it off gently after 15 minutes. Rinse your face and apply some moisturizer in the end.

Author Bio:
This post was written by Beth Martel. She is a mother of two, a medical professional and a humanitarian. She blogs at HealthyRecharge.com. Check out the three best face bandages that can help you get rid of sudden breakouts overnight.

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KUBE BY KOMPANIONS-GAMING CUM EDUCATION BOX REVIEW


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We are living in a fast paced world, where in everything is changing by the second.Technology is advancing at an even faster rate .In this era of booming science and technology kids aren’t farther.Gone are the days when the kids would just sit at one place and read about the world just through their books.Schools these days organize trips, conduct simple experiments which makes learning more enjoyable.The monotony in studies has broken off lately with the booming of digital era.Kids these days spend a larger part of their day either on phones or by learning through actually seeing or feeling the things.Virtual Reality is the new thing in this arena these days.

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Kompanions which had launched ‘KUBE” is an educational gaming box, which aims to promote learning among kids , by exploring things through augmented reality .The whole idea of KUBE is to make learning more fun and innovative.They break the monotony of reading and studying from books by sitting at just one place.KUBE develops 6 facets of growth and exploration.These are :
1.Intelligence
2.Holistic Growth
3.Think New
4.Logical Thinkig
5.Language Proficiency
6.Creativity

KUBE is an educational gamebox that redesigns and shapes child’s thinking through brain training.

SO HOW DOES KUBE BREAK MONOTONY AND MAKE LEARNING MORE ENJOYABLE?
The KUBE BOX consists of virtual reality glasses, which take you into a new world altogether, and makes learning and reading more enjoyable.It is almost like animals or other objects come alive as soon as you wear those glasses.The box also consists of a book which consists of all the planets.When you see these planets through the app , the planets come alive and your child would definitely feel that he is in a space odyssey.This also enables the kid to take a 360 degree tour of whatsoever he is learning.

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The above image shows a planet in 3-Dimensional view through V scan , by means of an App installed on the phone.You can see , other wise how the planet looks like in the book below.

WHAT’S IN SOLAR SYSTEM KUBE BOX?The Mommyswall Team got the ‘Solar System’ KUBE.
It consists of the following:
1.50 Pages of Limiltless Exploration Book- This book consists of pictorial images of the 9 planets and also gives descriptive information about them.When the app is held on these images, the planets come alive, making learning sessions fun.
2.TRIVIA BOOKLET – Just as the name suggest the book contains information about major inventions, scientists and some amazing facts as far as the space and solar system is concerned.
3.ACTIVITY SHEETS- KUBE not only offers visual treat, it also provides some activity sheets to help kids retain whatsoever they have learnt through VR learning sessions.These activity sheets help in building the vocabulary of your little ones.
4.KNOWLEDGE BOARD BOX- Learning often becomes fun for kids , if  a game is introduced with it.The ‘KNOWLEDGE BOARD ‘ box exactly does the same.This box consists of a board game, which kids can play in there spare time,and also learn more about the solar system.The game is quite similar to the popular game ‘Snakes and Ladders’ ,except that there are not snakes , but different planets as the target places to hop onto.Parents can play this game with their kids and have a lovely sunday.This box also has a deck of cards which have questions written with four choices.This will enable the kids to learn more about the Solar system.
5.CREATIVE ILLUSTRATION BOX-This box contains a full scale chart showcasing the Solar system.This particular chart can be pasted on the wall in the kids room.This will enable him to learn about it and the Comet anatomy.
6.STATIONARY KIT- This kit consists of sketch pens , a pair of scissors , fevicol and the playing tokens.By far my kid loved this one.

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FINAL REVIEW:The Kube educational gamebox is a revolutionary method to teach kids about various topics.The little ones just cannot get bored with this if they have this tutor at their home.If you are bored of board games, cards and but of course want your kids to get off TV ,and also want studies to be entertaining then the KUBE should  definitely be on your top picks.One more thing we would like to highlight is to make it a little more kids friendly.It takes some time to actually start it off and finally get the hold of things.All in all ,Mommyswall would definitely recommend KUBE educational box to all parents.

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Mistakes to avoid if you are pregnant


Pregnancy, a beautiful experience:

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Carrying and nurturing a baby in the womb isn’t a joke. It is truly an amazing experience that every woman wants to enjoy at least once in her lifetime. Pregnancy is nothing less than a miracle as it creates a new human being from just one cell. It is one such glorious journey for the whole family that is needed to be enjoyed and celebrated.

Common mistakes of a pregnant woman:
Pregnancy comes with its share of joy and excitement, but sadly around 15% to 20% pregnancies in India end with miscarriages. Giving birth to a new life is not an easy task. Even though you try to be cautious and careful at every step of your pregnancy and take all the advice seriously, still you might make some mistakes, especially if it is your first pregnancy.

Here are a few of the common mistakes every pregnant woman makes:
#1 Eating for two:
Most of the pregnant women believe that as there is one more life growing inside their body, they should eat for two people. But, it isn’t true. You only need 300 calories more than your present intake for the growth of your baby.
The excess weight gained during pregnancy can lead to various other health issues, like gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, etc. For a healthy pregnancy, eat only nutrient enriched foods that include fruits, vegetable, cereals, lentils, nuts, etc. and try to avoid unhealthy food items as much as possible. Continue reading

#2 No exercise:
Pregnancy should not be an excuse for not exercising. Rather, exercising during pregnancy is important for a good hormonal balance, combatting stress, proper blood circulation, and preparing the body for labour pain. To start with even a 30 minutes’ walk will be a good workout option. You can slowly graduate to prenatal yoga, swimming, or other workout options. Don’t forget to consult your doctor before going ahead with any of your workout plan.

#3 Self-medication:
Pregnancy makes your body highly sensitive and allergic to various things. So, when you are pregnant, you should avoid as much medicine as possible. Self-medicating yourself can be injurious to your health as well as that of your baby and may even cause deformities in your unborn child in some cases. If you experience any uneasiness or health issue during the pregnancy, it is always better to consult your doctor before taking any medicine.

#4 Not getting enough sleep:
On an average, a person needs 6 to 7 hours of sleep to give proper rest to the body and revive the energy. And, during pregnancy due to hormonal and physical changes, the body needs more rest to avoid pregnancy-related fatigue. Usually, a sleep of 8 to 9 hours is recommended during pregnancy. You need to take proper rest to get your body prepared to face the grueling stress of labour and delivery.

#5 Not talking to your baby bump:
Being busy in daily life, maintaining work-life balance as well as tiredness and exhaustion due to pregnancy, you tend to forget about your baby bump unless your baby starts kicking. But, it is important that your bond with your bump starts even before the birth of a child. Just place your hand on your bump and talk all things good. It is a beautiful way to bond with your little one. The one, who is dearest to you, is a part of you

Having a kid is a life changing event:
Having a child is a big decision to take. Before, you plan for a baby you need to make sure that you are financially ready to welcome a new bundle of joy in your life. If you are a working couple, check your company’s maternity benefits, including paid leaves. Nowadays, various health insurance companies in India offer maternity coverage as well. Besides, covering maternity related expenses, these policies also cover prenatal expenses. However, these policies come with a waiting period of say, 3 or 4 years. It means, if your family planning is a few years away, you should buy a maternity insurance policy now so that you can get the coverage when you plan for it. The policy will give a sufficient coverage for maternity and childbirth-related expenses.

Healthy moms raise healthy kids!
Being pregnant is a happy and exciting time for you and your family. Just make sure to cherish each moment of this blissful journey with your partner and take a good care of yourself so that you have a happy and healthy kid

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Baby Stuff That Makes You Want To Say ‘I Want That Momma’


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I Want That Momma” is not a usual name for an online baby store. But when you take a look at the site, you realize in a few seconds that there isn’t another name more apt for it. They bring to you new, unique and interesting baby products that any parent would like to splurge in. It is not a site where you find the usual baby clothes, rattles, feeding bottles and diapers. Rather you find things like pacifier thermometer, talking medicine dispenser, formula saver feeding bottles, baby bean bags and so on.

The founder Parvathy Pothan says that the site was created with an intention of entertaining the visitors with amusing baby products. A number of visitors to the site have remarked that they never knew such products even existed. While there are a number of practical and useful products for parents like injection pain blocker, baby sleeping bags, portable booster chairs and such, there are some absolutely ridiculous and funny baby products too like ipotty(a potty chair with iPad holder), crib dribbler feeding system, moustache pacifier and so on.
With beautiful product pictures that give a clear idea about the product’s application and product description that is often funny and sarcastic, the site is sure to get you hooked on.
All the products featured on the site are curated from different sellers. Visitors who want to buy the products are directed to the seller’s site from where they can buy it.
They welcome mompreneurs too by listing unique baby products that would be of interest to the site’s audience. Many a times, it is done without any monetary consideration. But they have a strong vetting process that emphasizes on listing on products with wow factor as well as catchy photos. Their blog also has a section called Inspiring Moms, which features interviews of successful mommy bloggers and women entrepreneurs.
Price wise, some of the products are on the higher side because many are imported. But when it comes to uniqueness, I Want That Momma is the place to go to.
You can visit the website at I Want That Momma and follow their Facebook page here.

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Cute Valentines Gifts for your Little Loves


By Beth Pembrook,

Who said Valentines Day is just for the love between couples? Or just for grown ups? Valentines Day is a day to celebrate love in all it’s forms! Whether that’s spousal, parental or platonic! I love treating my little ones on Valentines Day – and making sure they know just how much they are loved. Here are are a few of the adorable little gifts and trinkets you could treat your little loves to this Valentines Day…

A Charm Bracelet

This is a wonderful idea but they are the gift that literally keeps on giving! You can buy a charm bracelet for them this year for example, then make a tradition of buying them a new charm for it every year! This adorable charm from Thomas Sabo is ideal and sure to be a winner with your little princess!

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A Fresh Pajama Set

Give your little sleepyhead a cute new pair of PJ’s! A new sleep set doesn’t have to only be a Christmas Eve tradition! For a girl, these heart-print pajamas from GAP are sure make her to rise and shine on the right side of the bed.

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For a boy, these cute and funny doughnut pj’s from next are sure to put a smile on his face! They’re super cosy as well.

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Unicorn Cup

What child doesn’t love unicorns? Combine unicorns with their name on it and well, you’re onto a winner! This personalised unicorn cup is adorable and thoughtful and sure to be loved by your little ones.

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Valentines Day Bib

If this your little love’s first Valentines Day? They they need this adorable bib! I can’t deal with how cute they’ll look already..

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Heart Shaped Cookies

If you’re a dab hand in the kitchen – particularly the baking department – then this could be perfect for you! Children love cookies, and these heart shaped ones are the ultimate valentines gift. You could even personalise them with their names or initials.

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I hope you like these ideas! You don’t have to spend a lot of money to make someone feel special, I’m sure even a lovingly written card would be appreciated by your little ones. What other ideas do you have? Share them with me below, I’d love the hear about them!

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Choosing the Best Trainers for Your Child


By Ryan Duffy,

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Choosing the Best Trainers for Your Child
When it comes to getting footwear for our children, many of us look towards the most convenient and cheapest option. This certainly makes a lot of sense, seen as though the child is constantly growing and they will probably need new footwear every 6 months. However, scientific studies have now shown that the complex bone structure in the human foot doesn’t fully develop until children are around 18 years old – meaning that it is extremely important that the children have enough space to move and grow naturally. It is therefore very important that children are given the best footwear so that their feet are kept in a good state, and they look fashionable too!

Nike Roshe Runs
There is no doubt Nike are one of the, if not the, biggest footwear brands in the world, and their Roshe Runs are traditionally meant to be used in the gym. However, the comfort they offer, teamed with the fashionable design, has made them a great choice for a lot of people to wear in their every-day lives. They have a deep and comfortable insole meaning your child will be in no discomfort, and the outer surface is made from a mesh-type material so your child’s toes will be given free movement when they’re in the all-important growth period!

Android Homme Omega
When you want to try and choose trainers for your child that are fashionable and trendy, then are certainly fewer choices which are better than Android Homme Omega. Not only will you be giving your child a great pair of trainers that they will look good in, but the wide surface will mean that your child will be given the foot space needed for the correct growth. Continue reading

Crocs
If you aren’t overly concerned with you child looking that fashionable, then there is no better choice than getting them a pair of Crocs! When you get your child a pair of Crocs you will be guaranteeing that their feet will have optimal comfort and will be given the adequate space they need to grow properly and in the correct form.

Converse
Converse trainers are arguably the most popular trainers available in the world, and for very good reason – they are cost-friendly, comfortable and fashionable! They tick all the boxes you need when getting your child a pair of trainers and you will be able to dress your child so they look good, as well as having the peace of mind that their feet will develop properly.

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Spring Summer Fashion for Kids – Boys & Girls


The Kids Fashion industry is another section in the fashion land, which is competitive and flourishing at the same pace as the adult fashion sector is. With the Kardashian kids raising the bar for kids fashion, the industry has been earnestly offered a good and disciplined kids fashion range.Let’s have a look at the latest trends in the kid’s fashion world.

1.Dungarees -Comfortable and chic, the cute dungarees made its way back for the tiny tots. Browse Shoppers Stop online to check their latest kids fashion wear.

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2.Green and Light -Pantone declared, Greenery the color of the year, so let your little one’s wardrobe reflect some breezy and fresh greens this spring!

greenery-kids-1 greenery-girl-1 greenery-boy-23.Plaid Prints- Kids in plaid, define uber cuteness.Plain tunics, jackets or dresses, everything plaid would do.

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4.The Color Bordeaux – Apart from being such a rich and bold deep shade, the color reflects elegance and simplicity. The colour pairs well with neutrals, your little one needs one Bordeaux outfit this season.

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5.Light Sneakers – Sneakers are here to stay for a good long time, and with them, the lights made a comeback. Light sneakers are a trending footwear, let your kids embrace the light power!

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So ,get your hands on the trendiest range of kid’s fashion wear only at Shoppers Stop.

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