You know when you’re having a conversation with a new Mom, you’re bound to ask the question “How much did the baby weigh at birth?”. Many birth announcements go something like “Baby Alice, born on 1 May, weighing a healthy 3.5 kg”. So you see, the baby’s weight is an important issue right from the…Read More
Can I give my Baby Coconut Sugar?
Sugar, sugar, sugar – it’s everywhere you look! Yes, we admit that a scoop of chocolate ice cream does taste heavenly, especially when you’re feeling low! But that scoop isn’t exactly packed with nutrition, and sugar is particularly bad for kids. And most Moms are aware of this fact, which is why I get several…Read More
20 Healthy Energy Bars for Kids
You’re a Mom, so you know that kids are just bundles of energy! They jump around, climb everywhere and yes, follow you all around the place as well – all that needs lots of energy. And considering how fussy they are with their food, its quite likely that they’re not getting the nutrients and calories…Read More
Top Three Immunity Boosting Juices for Kids
As the weather outside gets colder, parents all over the world are searching for ways to protect their children from common colds, and illness. One of the easiest ways to make sure that your youngsters are prepared for the colder months is to pack their diet full of fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, convincing your child…Read More
Can I give my Baby Makhana?
Take any article or post on healthy eating and you’ll find that seeds are a highly recommended food. Nearly all nutritionists suggest a handful of nuts and seeds as a high energy and healthy snack, that will keep your waistline slim. And most seeds are edible too – some, like those of jackfruit, are cooked…Read More
How Yoga Helps Kids Eat Healthier
I think sometimes we forget to give kids the credit they deserve. They are a lot like adults in many ways. They have bad habits that become stronger over time. When you look at how we are as adults and what triggers us to need ice cream, you can come to understand that kids have…Read More
What Rice can I give my Baby?
Along with wheat, rice is one of the staple grains of our country, and is popular across all states. Most of us can’t resist a hot, steaming plate of biryani or pulao! Rice is also comfort food, with dal-rice, curd rice and khichdi being common choices. Due to its versatility, ease of cooking and easy…Read More
Which is the Best Cooking Oil for Babies?
It’s fun to watch little babies try their first foods, isn’t it? The way they open their little mouths and the fun little expressions that come with it! After the initial stage of plain cereals and purees, it becomes time to move on to stage 2, with more complex dishes. This is when you will…Read More
6 Tips to Introduce A Sugar Free Lifestyle For Kids
Sugar is everywhere! We tell our kids to eat a healthy breakfast to begin their day, but television tells them otherwise! Sugary cereals, toaster pastry, and donuts are made to look like healthy breakfasts, while we know that they are laden with sugar. Sugar leads to obesity, headaches, stomach aches, energy highs and energy crashes which…Read More
How much should a Baby eat?
After two plus years of My Little Moppet, I am certain that I have answered a question from pretty much every area of parenting. Unsurprisingly, Moms’ favorite questions are all in the field of nutrition. While weight gain, breastfeeding and recipe requests are common, there’s one question that always makes its way to my inbox…Read More
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