Fresh food preparation is usually a challenge when time is short and you have hungry twins hanging on to your leg. And now more so as everyone is home due to lock down. I have even lesser time in kitchen than earlier as girls are pulling me in different directions seeking attention. However, I am… Continue reading Meal Planning for Toddlers
Mother and daughter paint eggs. Family in a kitchen. Freepik.com Hello Everyone, Times are difficult. And dealing with multiple variables at a time makes it extremely challenging - working parents, kids at home, lines everywhere, declining supplies and increasing frustration of working from home with no avenue to socially engage yourself and your children. Well,… Continue reading Engage Your Toddlers in COVID-19 Times
Twins fighting over books by Donnie Ray Jones, CCBY2.0 If you thought that the first year of life as parents of twins was challenging, then you were really putting your head down and getting by each day as it comes and NOT thinking ahead. Well, I cannot argue the first year is mostly survival mode!… Continue reading How to Handle Twin Conflicts
As I write this post, I am sitting in the balcony at 6 A.M. in the morning after having a rough night with my one-year twin daughters. I am forced to ponder. Not because I had a rough night, but just to get few minutes of peaceful morning time, I gave my second in order… Continue reading The Conundrum Mom
Few days ago, I was out for a usual evening walk in the park with both my girls. I met a cute little two-year old, who was extremely inquisitive to see two babies. Her dad said, "twins!" I smiled in anticipation of the next comment - oh your hands are full! To my surprise he… Continue reading Oh, your hands are full!
Dough for Bread: • 1 cup whole wheat flour • 1/2 tsp salt • 1-2 Tbsp oil (canola oil or vegetable oil) Preparation for the dough: 1. Mix the ingredients together in a bowl; add water as needed to make firm dough. Grease your palm and Knead the dough for a minute on a lightly greased surface to make it… Continue reading Soya bean Flatbreads
When it comes to what could be the best vegetarian candidate for high protein intake without much quantity, for me, soya beans wins hands down. For those who don't know what soya bean is, it is a type of legume, native to eastern Asia. Very common and an undiscovered treasure house for protein. Just to… Continue reading Soya bean, where have you been?
Each pregnancy is unique and beautiful in its own way. And therefore, the word “food” sends different signals for different people during this special phase. You’ll find plethora of advice online on pregnancy and nutrition. Combine this with the constant barrage of conflicting dietary advice, will often leave you thinking to eat or not to… Continue reading What does food mean to you?
As a general rule, a good healthy eating habit will suffice you through your pregnancy, of course, if you don’t have serious medical conditions. However, things can become complicated when pregnant with multiples. Babies compete for nutrients. So, it is extremely important one eats enough to give babies a chance! One of the major risks… Continue reading The Protein Madness