Dengue fever: common queries by parents

  The most dreaded disease has finally arrived.  As much as we enjoy the monsoon, there is some lurking fear on the back of our minds that dengue might affect our children. As per the current stats, it has already spread in southern India and now is starting in northern India as well. With so

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To drink or not to drink ? The probiotic dilemma

  I have been asked a lot of times in my practice by the mothers about various probiotic drinks or probiotic laden yoghurts which are commercially available, and whether they can give it to their children routinely or not.  Probiotic drinks have recently gained popularity and are being consumed as a part of daily diet

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Why don’t you meditate Mamma..?

  “ Our life is an endless journey; the practice of mediation allows us to experience all the textures of the roadway, which is what the journey is all about !!” – Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche   As usual the day finished and night took over. I planned to wipe over the hustling bustling of the

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Monsoon maladies-How to protect your child??

The rains have finally arrived. Jumping in puddles of water, making boats and getting all dirty in the rain – that is what kids love the most about this season. But even as we heave a sigh of relief from heat, a new worry surrounds all parents, the dampness, flooded roads, mosquitoes, diseases, dirty and

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Figuring out Food labels…what to eat and what not to eat?

I often see parents wanting to give a certain food to their kids as they heard that it is good for children. Lots of advertisements are there on TV on foods and supplements for children claiming that they are healthy and surprisingly most people blindly follow the advice especially if given by some celebrity. Leave

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