Our youngest son hardly drinks water; more often than not he will reject it. As a result he gets constipated and passes stool 2-3 days after he had the last. He has dry and hard stool that are difficult to pass, he usually cries while he pass and got me worried when I saw few blood on his stool.
We are trying hard to let him drink more fluid but as mentioned earlier he usually rejects it after 2-3 zips. I am now considering changing his formula milk and just before I bought new brand Continue Reading
A few years from now my son will be a preschooler. Sure it will be a monumental stage of his life. Although it excites me for these major milestones, somehow it made me anxious that he’ll be exploring the big world without me. I can’t imagine him leaving the house for school, sitting down in the classroom and paying attention. Will my tot be a good student? Will he excels among others? These are just a few questions I have while thinking of my soon to be preschooler.
While Continue Reading
Packing for a camping trip is no easy task. You have to remember clothes, sleeping gear, bug spray and a host of other equipment. This is not to mention the items you need in order to prepare meals over the fire. Before you panic, decide what you need to cook while camping. There are really only a few essential items you need when it comes to camping cookware, and while your aluminum cookware from home is Continue Reading
Gone are the days when I use to sing a song of my favorite artists over and over again. It’s funny that today I used to have a last song syndrome of mostly children’s songs particularly Barney’s Songs. I’m sure a lot of moms out there can relate with what I’m saying.
My son is soo Barney fanatics. From the time he woke up in the morning he would ask for Barney and before he goes to sleep at night it’s the same scenario. So expect me to sing those Continue Reading
Ever heard of Plugged Duct? I never heard of this before until I discover a lump on my left breast. I am breastfeeding my youngest son when I groped a wedge sized lumped in my breast. It was a hard lump with a slight pain when I slightly press it. I was curious (actually a little worried) about it and hoped that it was not something serious. So when I woke up the next day, I tried to gather information about this. It give me a sigh of relief when I found out that Continue Reading
My youngest just had his first shot of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease vaccine last week. I have been monitoring his immunization and although it really hurts our pocket I want to give him the essential vaccines for his protection.
What is Invasive Pneumococcal Disease?
IPD can be an infection in the lower lung which is Pneumonia, Bacteremia which is an infection in the blood, Meningitis a brain infection or otitis media and sinusitis both are ear and sinus Continue Reading
As early as ten months I started exposing my son to books with an aim of teaching him the spoken and written language and the hope of boosting his brain.
When I gave birth to our second child, most of my time spent taking care of ournewborn, leaving the then seventeen months old little boy under the care of Tita Angie, his babysitter. Our reading session has been rebuffed, however I make sure that I’ll be able to spend time with my eldest from time to time, be it a short play, a Continue Reading
If I would to pamper myself I would definitely love to have a day in a spa and have a rejuvenating body treatment and full body massage.
Such privilege is truly a delight not just to super moms like me but to our babies as well. Yes, you read it right. It is also a pleasure to our little ones to be touched and be massaged. It can be a great way of bonding and is surely a treat for our little ones!
Below are few steps on how to give your Continue Reading
Is your child protected from rotavirus? Did you know that maintaining a clean environment and frequent hand washing is not enough to protect our child from rota infection? They can be found in toys and household surfaces and they can survive for several weeks. They can be easily spread andwashing hands won’t help as hand soap and other cleaning products can kill the virus that is why a vaccine is recommended by most health practitioner.
So lets get to know more about this Continue Reading
I was surprised the first time I saw my son followed a simple instruction. He was 14 months old when we started to teach him to follow directions. When he was 18 months, he knows where to get the towel if I ask him to get one, he will give you a pillow when you ask for it, after playing he would help you keep his toys when you ask his help, and he knows where to throw the trash if you told him so. Now that he has turned 20 months hi is learning to follow more directions but we noticed Continue Reading