You’ve sailed along on your eating plan for eons, but pregnancy may require you to rethink what’s on your plate. Here's the scoop on staying vegan or gluten-free while pregnant.
You recall it well: The moment you put your fork down and decided, “No more meat/animal products/gluten!” Full of conviction, you changed your grocery list and restaurant orders ... and then didn’t give it a ton of thought. But now that your munchkin is getting a bit of everything you eat—and none of what you dont’t—you may be reconsidering that decision for your pregnancy diet. Should you stick with it? Will your vegan resolve
It took me a long time to get pregnant. Approximately four years, from the time I first thought, Hmmm. I might be ready for a baby, to the morning I saw those two pink lines miraculously show up on the pregnancy test.
It was a journey that began gradually and naively for my husband and me; I simply tossed the rectangular box of tiny white pills in the trash one day and confidently waited for my body to do its thing. As the months and years passed, and no pregnancy appeared, my yearning grew stronger. I consulted with acupuncturists, fertility specialists and the most vociferous expert of all, The Internet. In the end, I can't really tell you the exact combination of
Encourage cognitive and language development with these fun, everyday learning activities.
1. Try Out Textures
Toddlers are sensory learners who love to touch, smell, and taste to understand the world around them. Use a dark marker to trace letters of the alphabet and/or numbers onto poster paper; then have your thought decorate the letters with textured items such as sandpaper, beans, cotton balls, pastas, and pipe cleaners. Touching the letters gives kids the opportunity to feel the way a letter is formed. For little ones learning to write, their fingers can experiment with the shape of a letter before grasping a writing utensil. Each day, say the letters and numbers out loud as your child runs his fingers over them. Later on, extend the
Whether we like it or not, our little ones will begin to ask serious questions that will suddenly take us off guard. Watch this video for instance. So be sure that when your child asks you this, you come prepared.
When a sock often loses its mate, it officially becomes a source of clutter. Despite, many still keep an orphan sock thinking that one day, its mate will turn up. But in reality, how many times does it happen? Because we understand how much you do not want to put everything to waste, here are 7 great and surprising uses of lonely, orphan socks:
1. It makes an awesome jewelry and travel shoe protectors.
Socks are a great way to protect your shoes from the wear and tear of traveling as well as protect the other items in your suitcase. Just slide your shoes into each sock and you’ve
We couldn't thank technology enough for these simple life hacks that give us an easy time! Watch this video and see awesome tricks on let's say: How do you peel a kiwi? How do you sleep on a pillow? How do you turn on the faucet in your shower? You might be thinking these are pretty straight forward. Unless you watch this video, you will never know that there is a better way!
Now you've found out that you're going to be a mum, well, congratulations! And though many changes will surely occur to you, do not fret. Check out this video to see what those changes are but presented in a very light and heart-warming way.
Holidays are up and coming and we know how stressful it could get: It could create anxieties and conflicts almost for everyone, particularly, for single and divorced parents. The following suggestions may help you better manage and enjoy your holiday season.
1. Choose to spend time and to celebrate the holidays with people who lift your spirits. Spending time with people you dont't enjoy, out of a sense of obligation, will only bring discomfort to you and your children.
Your wife is about to give birth and you, as a new dad, cannot wait to witness the beauty of having a baby. Before you plan the things you will and want to do when the D-day comes, make sure that you have filed paternity leave accordingly. Here are things you need to know about paternity leave in Singapore:
Working fathers, including those who are self-employed, will be entitled to 1 week of Government-Paid Paternity Leave for all births provided they meet the following criteria: