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Tips and tricks to keep your child healthy and full of energy despite changes in season and their environment. Learn how to combat common diseases and infections and keep your child healthy and happy.
Clean Eating in the New Year

Clean Eating in the New Year

Christmas and New Year’s eve are both times to indulge in your favourite food. In the holiday season, people tend to crave fatty, carb-loaded foods that tick all the boxes of “comfort food”. And when it comes time to snack; salty fried treats or cheesy snacks are always easily avail ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 31, 2019 Read more ...
How to Counter Holiday Binge Eating

How to Counter Holiday Binge Eating

Binge Eating is a common practice during the holiday season. As so many holiday practices centre around food, it becomes difficult to control what you eat and how much of it you consume. It becomes especially difficult when children are involved as they are constantly being offered desserts and sweet ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 18, 2019 Read more ...
Natural Remedies for Itchy Skin

Natural Remedies for Itchy Skin

Dry skin is a condition that causes dry patches, flaking or cracked skin in individuals. It is more prevalent in the winter months when the weather is colder. It is also aggravated by a lack of moisture in the air. Hence, cold and dry months can be difficult for those who suffer from dry skin.

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By Mocomi Kids on December 4, 2019 Read more ...
Benefits of Eating Beans

Benefits of Eating Beans

Beans have long developed a reputation of being a gassy side-dish at dinner; the biggest culprit being the ever-avoided three-bean salad. However, people are increasingly being reintroduced to this powerhouse of nutrients and more recipes featuring the bean-underdog are being written.

Befor ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 20, 2019 Read more ...
What are Seasonal Allergies?

What are Seasonal Allergies?

Have you ever noticed your child getting breathless, developing a wheeze or sneezing and/or coughing incessantly during certain seasons? A majority of parents chalk it up to a low immune system or their child having caught the infection from one of their classmates. However, it can be far more seriou ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 6, 2019 Read more ...
Is Your Child Lactose Intolerant?

Is Your Child Lactose Intolerant?

An important thing to remember before looking at lactose intolerance as a health condition is to distinguish it from a milk allergy. They are not the same. While lactose intolerance can cause discomfort or indigestion, a milk allergy is far more serious and can result in life-threatening reactions su ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 23, 2019 Read more ...
Car Safety Tips

Car Safety Tips

Cars are an integral part of our lives as we use them to commute on a daily basis. It is important to keep in mind the different ways in which we can keep children safe while they are in and around cars. Without veering towards the depressing, children are especially vulnerable when it comes to accid ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 10, 2019 Read more ...
Natural Immunity Boosters

Natural Immunity Boosters

It is only after you have come down with a nasty case of the sniffles or begin to feel your throat itch, that you wonder, “should I have done something to prevent this?” In a fast-paced world of allopathic medicine, where dehydration headaches are pushed away with aspirin rather than a bo ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 25, 2019 Read more ...
Why is Anger Important?

Why is Anger Important?

Feelings of anger have always suffered a bad reputation. It has always been seen as a destructive emotion, rather than a constructive one. Children with uncontrolled ‘anger issues’ are known to break things, throw tantrums, attack other children and lash out at their parents. However, wit ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 11, 2019 Read more ...
Importance of Meditation in Children

Importance of Meditation in Children

Children may not have the responsibilities of adults in their day to day lives, but we cannot underestimate the kind of stress they face regularly. As adults, we often push our stresses against our children’s – believing that they live a carefree life. Though parents aim for it to be so, ther ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 28, 2019 Read more ...
Essentials of a First Aid Kit

Essentials of a First Aid Kit

Home first aid kits are a must in households with children. In case of an emergency, a readily available first aid kit plays a crucial role in helping those who are injured or in discomfort. A first aid kit can provide immediate relief or stabilize ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 14, 2019 Read more ...
Staying Healthy During The Monsoons

Staying Healthy During The Monsoons

A warm cup of tea, a great book to read and some peace, all while you listen to the pitter-patter of raindrops against the windowpane. Sounds like heaven, doesn’t it?

Sniffling children, mosquito bites and stomach aches, feel a little more familiar?

The monsoons, as beautifu ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 24, 2019 Read more ...
Natural Mosquito Repellents

Natural Mosquito Repellents

Chemical-based mosquito repellents run the risk of causing allergies and rashes on the skin. Most chemical-based mosquito repellents contain DEET, which is a combination of different chemical ingredients. Check your repellent before you use it, as ones containing more than 50% DEET can be harmful to y ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 10, 2019 Read more ...
Emotionally adjusting to a new grade

Emotionally adjusting to a new grade

A new grade can be daunting and as a parent, you do all you can to prepare your child when they move from one grade to another. As discussed in a previous blog post in the ‘Parenting’ section, there are several things you can ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 26, 2019 Read more ...
How to Treat Summer Tummies

How to Treat Summer Tummies

As much as we would like them to be, Indian summers aren’t all sunshine and picnics. At its peak, the summer heat can be draining and exhausting. If not monitored carefully, people and especially children can suffer from heat strokes.

Heat strokes can be deadly, but equally bothersome ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 12, 2019 Read more ...
How to avoid heat strokes?

How to avoid heat strokes?

Heat strokes occur when the body is exposed to high temperatures over a long period of time. Combined with dehydration, it could lead to the development of several alarming symptoms. Sending your child out in the summer heat is always a risk. In the peak afternoon sun, children and adults alike are p ...

By Mocomi Kids on May 22, 2019 Read more ...
Season Change Woes

Season Change Woes

As the weather begins to thaw and cold weather begins to come to an end, there’s a high chance your child will have some reaction to the change of season. No, we’re not talking about the pure joy they feel when it’s no longer freezing cold early in the morning and they have to be dragged out of ...

By Mocomi Kids on March 18, 2019 Read more ...