Parenting Tips

November 14, 2017

Toxic air and seasonal ailments: Protect your children from both

November 8, 2017
5 inspiring ideas

5 inspiring ideas to help your little ones connect with Mother Nature

Getting back in touch with nature is the need of the hour. The knowledge of how important establishing a connection with Mother Nature is, is slowly dwindling. The connection with nature plays a crucial role in overall well-being and development. With busy schedules, and limited time to spend with their children, we understand that it may be hard for parents to help their little ones establish a connection with nature. Here are a few ways in which you can get started! Start as close as possible: Getting in touch with […]
November 7, 2017
Khich

Winter’s in the air. Make a Khichdi of it!

Winter’s in the air. Make a Khichdi of it! With the northern winds playing a peek-a-boo on chilly mornings, it is time to keep your little ones warm with loads of hearty, delicious, and nutritious homemade food. The star of our meal plan is ultimate comfort food – Khichdi – our very own superfood. Yummy, loaded with nutrients and easy to digest. Why just keep it for days when they are under the weather? A steaming bowl of Khichdi can be a great meal any day. We travelled the country, […]
October 13, 2017
Klay

KLAY Recommends: Get Creative

This Diwali, give your little ones the most precious and memorable gift – your time. The best way you can make lifelong memories is to get creative together! So, grab all your art supplies, put your creative caps on and start coming up with cool Diwali DIY! If you’re stuck, here’s a list of fabulously fun DIY Diwali décor you and your little one can start off with. 1. Hanging Diwali lamps: With a sheet of colored paper or thin cardboard, you can make a simple hanging lamp stand. All […]
October 13, 2017
Diwali

Sharing, caring, and giving on Diwali – the KLAY way!

This Diwali, we want to leave you with a thought – Should the day be celebrated as a day of thanksgiving? Beyond the bright new clothes, the gifts and firecrackers, what if we express our gratitude to our loved ones, our friends, well-wishers and to our beautiful world for life’s bounties? Here are just a few ways to celebrate the power of thanksgiving: Teach your little ones the importance of sharing with others Just as we urge you to spend more time with your little ones, you can encourage them […]
October 10, 2017
Nagging

Do nagging mothers raise more successful daughters?

A recent study shows that daughters of nagging moms tend to be more successful. Surprised? So were we. The study was conducted by the University of Essex, led by researcher Ericka Rascon-Ramirez, and showed that girls who have mothers who “nag” them were more likely to graduate from school, go to college and get better paying jobs compared to girls whose mothers were ‘more relaxed’. According to this research, mothers who tend to nag their daughters (in spite of incessant eye-rolling and complaints) do so because they have set high […]
October 3, 2017
KLAY food habits

KLAY food habits

You are forever in a rush, with no time to sit down and complete your breakfast. You rush every morning to office with just a toast in your hand, that you plan to nibble on your way. But did you know your toddler who was watching your ‘eating on the run’ move, will soon mimic your eating habits? Recent studies show a strong co-relation between the father’s choice and attitude towards food with the child’s food preferences. We, at KLAY recommend, if you notice your child is not following regular […]
September 22, 2017
Jigsaw Puzzles

KLAY recommends: Jigsaw Puzzles

Does your child love sitting on the floor and piecing together a McDonald’s Farm or a fairytale landscape? If yes, consider yourself blessed, for according to recent psychometric analysis conducted on children, jigsaw puzzles can indeed challenge thought processes of a child and help them exercise their minds better, along with their motor responses. We, at KLAY, love to use puzzles to introduce toddlers to the alphabet, numbers, colours, vegetables and fruits, animals and modes of transport to enhance their logical capabilities. Large floor puzzles are great for pre-school children […]
September 12, 2017
Phone-free

KLAY PHONE-FREE

KLAY recommends: Phone-free Day! Have you noticed your little ones are a lot more restless and fidgety? Do your little ones have an adverse reaction to you being on the phone? Believe it or not, that could be because as our times are getting increasingly more technology oriented, there is a lack of real face to face communication and much needed quality time spent with loved ones. Dr Jenny Radesky, a paediatrician with Boston Medical Center, specializing in child development, conducted an anthropological study recently on 55 groups of parents […]