Establishing a good bedtime routine for your baby
May 21st, 2006
WHERE TO START The first step in establishing a calm and settled bedtime routine is to identify the objects and habits that help to soothe your baby. Does he have favourite music, a special blanket or an interesting mobile that have a calming effect on him? Does he like to hear voices as he drifts off, or is he happier in a quieter environment? Organise yourself and decide on a structure that should begin with bath time, progress to some quiet time and a feed, and end with putting your baby down, still awake, in his bed. Remember to encourage your baby to fall asleep on his own, as he needs to develop this ability in order to be able to eventually manage the night ...


Baby development…
May 21st, 2006
IT'S NOTHING PERSONAL Don't take it personally if your baby says "Dada" before "Mama" - it's only natural. "Mama" will come in time, so don't try to push him. The second year is full of challenging behaviour such as temper tantrums and refusals. Your child is testing your limits: "How far can I go to get what I want now". At this age your child finds it hard to understand that some things cannot be had immediately. Do take note of how he communicates, and be reassured if he gestures effectively and understands simple, single requests like "Go and get your shoe." Listen to what he says when he is alone in his cot: Children practise language and review their exciting experiences through "cot speech." ...


Finally! An Indian soccer star in World Cup
May 19th, 2006
Rubbing shoulder with the likes of Zinedine Zidane,Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira may be an absurd dream for the likes of Baichung Bhutia, but 32-year-old versatile midfielder Vikash Dhorasoo is very much part of France coach Raymond Domenech's scheme of things for World Cup when 'The Greatest Show on Earth' kicks-off in Germany on June 9.Born on October 10, 1973 in Mauritius to Indian parents, Vikash has been in the reckoning for the last six years and the Paris Saint-Germain player is liked by his coach as well - capped 13 times in Domenech's 18 games in charge.Vikash has won 28 caps for French under-21 ...


Microsoft Lays Out System Requirements to Run Vista
May 19th, 2006
Microsoft, for the first time, is telling PC owners exactly what it'll take for them to run its forthcoming Windows Vista OS. As expected, the software giant on May 18 unveiled its Windows Vista Get Ready Web site, along with a set of minimum PC hardware guidelines for Vista Capable PCs — which call for at least an 800MHz processor, 512MB of RAM and a DirectX 9-capable graphics processor, but ask ...


Remedy for dark lips
May 15th, 2006
Conscious about the pronounced dark outline around the lips. While the corners are dark, lower lip is pale. Remedy A ghee massage for lips will do the wonder. Include fruits and vegetables in your diet. Constipation could be the cause of your problem. Mix sugar, lemon and glycerine. Gently massage your lips with this mixture once a week. Use this daily remedy to lighten the colour of your lips: Add one vitamin E capsule to a little ghee. Massage your lips with the mixture, and blot with a tissue after 20 minutes. Use a coloured lipstick to camouflage the problem area.


About Google Trends
May 14th, 2006
About Google Trends With Google Trends, you can compare the world's interest in your favorite topics. Enter up to five topics and see how often they've been searched for on Google over time. Google Trends also displays how frequently your topics have appeared in Google News stories, and which geographic regions have searched for them most often. How does Google Trends work? Google Trends analyzes a portion of Google web searches to compute how many searches have been done for the terms you enter relative to the total number of searches done on Google over time. We then ...


Your Baby, 15 Month…
May 14th, 2006
STEPPING OUT ALONE Wherever you are and whatever you're doing, your toddler is always keen to go and explore his surroundings. Like a little wind-up toy, as soon as his feet touch the ground, he's off! At this age, children are constantly testing their abilities, climbing onto furniture, opening doors and cupboards, squeezing themselves into corners and getting stuck. At home, keep a regular check on your little one's whereabouts, especially when all goes suspiciously quiet! This usually indicates that baby's found something new and fascinating to do, and it could lead to trouble, or in the very least result in a big mess! When ...


Junk food
May 12th, 2006
Too much junk food causes * Tiredness * Lack of energy * Lack of enthusiasm about physical activity * Mood swings, irritability or restlessness * Constipation or loose bowels * Weight problems * Pale skin, dull hair, dark shadows under eyes * Tummy aches, nausea, headaches * Frequent colds, infections or other illnesses * Poor concentration


Food for Kids – Low Calorie Pizza
May 12th, 2006
Makes two pizzas. Baking temperature: 200°C (400°F) Baking time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes For the pizza base: 2 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons fresh yeast, crumbled A pinch sugar 1 teaspoon salt For the tomato sauce: 4 large tomatoes ½ cup chopped onions 3 to 4 peppercorns 1 bay leaf ¼ cup capsicum 1 teaspoon chopped garlic ½ teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon oil Salt to taste For the cheesy topping: ½ cup soft paneer 2 tablespoons low fat milk ½ teaspoon French mustard Other ingredients: ½ cup sliced zucchini (optional) ½ cup sliced onions 1 tomato, sliced 10 to 12 basil leaves 1 teaspoon oil for greasing For the pizza base: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Knead into a soft dough using enough water until it is smooth and elastic. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to ...


Food for Kids – Corn Sev Puri
May 12th, 2006
Serves four Baking temperature: 200°C (400°F) Baking time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Preparation time: 5 minutes For the baked papdis ½ cup whole-wheat flour 1 teaspoon oil ¼ teaspoon salt To be mixed together into a corn topping: 1 cup boiled yellow corn kernels 1 cup chopped spring onion 2 green chillies, finely chopped ½ cup finely chopped tomatoes, 1 teaspoon chaat masala 2 teaspoons lemon juice Salt to taste For the tomato chutney: 2 medium sized tomatoes ¼ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) a pinch asafoetida (hing) ½ teaspoon grated garlic ½ teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon oil Salt to taste Other ingredients: 1 cup sev ¼ cup fresh pomegranate 2 tablespoons chopped coriander For the baked papdis: Mix the flour, oil and salt. Add water and knead into a firm dough. Knead for two minutes and keep aside. Divide the dough into ...


Page 103 of 110« First...102030...101102103104105...110...Last »


Recent Posts


© 2002-2014 :: Defining Your Blogs Worth: TopSites: counter