Getting your baby to sleep easily
Mar30

Getting your baby to sleep easily

A crying baby can be very distressing because it feels almost impossible to stop them. According to many reports, one of the most common reasons why your child cries in the middle of the night is mostly because their pacifiers dropped from their mouth or when they have problems like teething or fever. Doing the familiar After all, babies have been trained to sleep while sucking on the pacifier or something of that kind. As a parent,...

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Top music and Performing arts centre
Mar15

Top music and Performing arts centre

Performing arts have been an integral part of the rich Malaysian culture and tradition for decades. Besides the visual arts that have been quite a popular movement in the country, the performing arts segment has been growing by leaps and bounds as more people are showing interest. Top Music and Performing Arts avenues Over the years, several centres have become synonymous with the performing arts like klPAC and at one time, Instant...

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Top retail baby and kids stores
Mar15

Top retail baby and kids stores

It is a common sentiment for parents when you start having kids to dress them up to your liking. You could get cool clothes when you are pregnant but you will surely start buying for your baby too.  In some cases, they look good in just about anything they wear but this might not be the case or every baby because of their unique body structure and outlook. Top Retail brands for babies and kids Fortunately, parents have a lot of brands...

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Top maternity wear stores
Mar12

Top maternity wear stores

Having a baby is a happy feeling. It means that the mother-to-be will be putting on weight (inevitably) and change the way you dress and such. Because of this, there is a need to change your wardrobe temporarily until the baby is born. However, the change will only be temporary and with the contemporary range of brands that are in the market today, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to maternity wear. In fact, you can find a...

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Allergies in babies
Mar07

Allergies in babies

One of the biggest challenges in parenting is when your baby falls sick. While medication can cure most problems like the common cold and fever, some conditions are harder to determine. This is when your baby gets an allergy reaction and the irritation can be quite disturbing. What is an allergy? Naturally, an allergy is when the body gets an immune reaction to an allergen found in the environment. The common ways of coming in contact...

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Jaundice in Newborns
Mar07

Jaundice in Newborns

Jaundice is a word you will hear a lot especially when you have a newborn. It is among the most common health conditions among infants and can be quite troublesome. What causes Jaundice? The culprit behind jaundice is a chemical called bilirubin. This is when the chemical builds up in the blood and then shows itself through the skin, usually yellow in colour. It has to be noted that bilirubin is found in the blood and usually come...

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Asthma among babies
Mar07

Asthma among babies

When the lungs and the airways suffer inflammation, it could cause breathing. This chronic disease can range from mild to serious and would require a lot of constant monitoring. Asthma can be critical Asthma is one of the common conditions among anyone. Adults are able to articulate the condition and look for help but when it attacks babies, the consequences can be quite serious because there is no way to communicate to the adult. An...

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When your infant is having a cough
Mar07

When your infant is having a cough

Coughing can be very annoying especially if they do not go away after a while. This could be caused by a prolonged medical condition or could be more serious. If your infant is having a cough, it becomes more troubling. Is coughing serious for babies? Coughing is usually caused by some form of irritation along the throat or the airways. If you have a toddler, a mild cough is common but it goes on for a day or two, you should refer him...

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Poop colours among babies
Mar07

Poop colours among babies

Communicating with your baby would be one of the biggest challenges since they are still unable to speak. As new parents, we tend to look for ways to understand our babies better. Did you know that one of the most effective ways to do this is to look at the baby’s poop? Different coloured poops Have you ever wondered why there are different shades of poop among babies? It is no surprise that every colour tells a different story and...

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Your baby and Chickenpox
Mar07

Your baby and Chickenpox

Chickenpox is that very irritating red-spot condition that affects everyone. It is one of the infectious condition caused by a virus of the herpes group. This is like one of the troublesome illness that every person has to go through and it usually occurs during childhood. Traits of chickenpox A person usually gets chickenpox when he is young. This is not a serious condition which takes at most 2 weeks for the symptoms to be visible....

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Bronchiolitis among babies
Mar07

Bronchiolitis among babies

One of the common health problems among babies and infants is bronchiolitis. This is actually a very common viral infection which is contagious known to affect 1 in every 3 babies. The usually occurrence is usually in the first year after they are born. Bronchiolitis Factors What happens when a person gets bronchiolitis is where he has difficulty breathing. This condition occurs often in countries with winter but is known to occur in...

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Babies and fever
Mar07

Babies and fever

Fever is among the most common sickness for anyone. For babies, it can be troubling especially when the temperature is not dropping and the baby keeps crying. For some parents, fever for the baby is among the biggest nightmare. How critical is fever? Fever is a body’s mechanism of a natural defence against an infection. It is the same concept for babies but because an infant’s immune system is not as strong yet, it could cause some...

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Ensuring your Child is safe online
Feb13

Ensuring your Child is safe online

There is no compromise when it comes to safety. This is more serious when it deals with kids and it is a lot more than that if they are your children. The internet has become a hunting ground for criminals and paedophiles. Only happens to others You would have read stories of how children became prey to online predators that you always assumed only happened to other people. Before it happens to you, perhaps you should start taking...

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International and Private Schools in Klang Valley
Jan10

International and Private Schools in Klang Valley

International and Private Schools in Klang Valley The government of Malaysia had in recent years relaxed the regulations for Malaysians to study at private and international schools. This has seen a surge in new institutions offering all types of oversea programmes for Malaysian families. International and national curriculum There is a difference between both international and private schools. The former usually offer international...

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Parenting expos in Malaysia
Dec28

Parenting expos in Malaysia

For new parents and families, buying the daily essentials and other items can be a nightmare especially if you do not want to overspend or have a strict budget. Instead of going around to several places all the time, visiting an expo would be a good option as it gets you everything under one roof. Top Parenting and Baby expos Each year, expos and roadshows for parents and children are held throughout the country. These are usually...

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Children’s Folksong Book – Singing is Fun When You Rasa Sayang
Sep07

Children’s Folksong Book – Singing is Fun When You Rasa Sayang

Singing is Fun When You Rasa Sayang baba baa Launches First-Ever Malay Push-Button Children’s Folksong Book Start singing Rasa Sayang and you will find that most Malaysians can sing along to that song. It is a fond memory from growing up, singing traditional folksongs with our friends, such as that about the one about the cockatoo, or the little goat eating taro leaves. These traditional folksongs are part of what built and unified...

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Little chores for little hands
Jan29

Little chores for little hands

Housework is a chore that most of us just want to get through as quickly as possible and with the least fuss. Often when a child wants to help out, we are tempted to say, “No, I can do it faster.” But think again, by not allowing your eager child to join in, you have told him first that it’s boring, and secondly, that he can’t do it. Starting early with little tasks can encourage the idea that tidying up is...

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Top Homeschool Methods
Dec10

Top Homeschool Methods

Don’t trust the public schools and private ones are too expensive? Homeschool your kids today You will know for sure the benefits of homeschooling and that is one option which gives you the freedom of education for your children. It has been found that homeschooled kids learn better because they dictate the pace and what they want to learn. With so many different approaches and types, which homeschool could you choose? One of the...

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Top Signs your Child might have learning problems
Oct25

Top Signs your Child might have learning problems

When it comes to learning, there are certain signs that you should be aware of which could tell you that your child might have difficulty in learning. A lot of parents are not sure if such signs are real while many chooses not to believe and wait until their toddler grows older before taking the necessary steps. So what should you take notice of? We point out the top 3 signs. Speaking Problem – It is known that babies can learn to...

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Top 5 Children Libraries in Klang Valley
Oct09

Top 5 Children Libraries in Klang Valley

Cultivating good reading habits among children is a healthy practice. This is something that should start from the youngest age possible and not all preschools will teach them to do so. Libraries today are a lot more modern than before where there are digital collections, new media and events. So which are the best libraries you should bring your children to? We list out the top 5. National Library of Malaysia – Unknown to many, the...

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Top 7 Mistakes in Parenting
Jun11

Top 7 Mistakes in Parenting

The phrase ‘spare the rod, spoil the child’ is one which usually garner mixed reactions. It is a Catch-22 situation which can be either a win-win or lose-lose situation. Children today can be quite stubborn and unwilling to compromise but when it comes to teaching or parenting, there is never a ‘one-way’ which is most effective. However, you can take note of some of the common mistakes that parents make when they are teaching their...

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Top 8 Universities to study IT
Jun11

Top 8 Universities to study IT

The field of Information Technology or IT has been an attractive course for Malaysian students over the past 2 decades. It has grown from a fully technical qualification to one which is very relevant in almost every industry today. Students taking IT courses have a broad range of options where they can major in areas like Software Engineering, Computer Science, IT or even digital gaming, all of which offer a lot of job opportunities...

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Top 8 Pre-Schools Programmes in Malaysia
Jun11

Top 8 Pre-Schools Programmes in Malaysia

Sending your children to school is a big step in parenting. In fact, when you decide to send your kids to school, there are many factors that you need to bring into consideration which includes the cost, location and more importantly, the syllabus. While most people will tell you that every kid studies the same thing in pre-school, they are wrong because there are actually some which have very good development material which helps the...

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3 important elements of a day-care centre
May12

3 important elements of a day-care centre

Since you are working, it might be hard to find a proper nursery or day-care centre for your child. This is harder if your child is still a toddler. So how can you find one that suits your needs? Tick the checklist below: Convenient Location – make sure that it is convenient for you. It can be around your working area, around your home or on the way between your home and work. Operation hours – look for a nursery that operates from...

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Are you ready to be a mother? Try our checklist
Jul04

Are you ready to be a mother? Try our checklist

Have you ever wished that there were certain things that you should have known before you had your first child? If you are mother now, you would realize that there is no textbook when it comes to parenting. In fact, each and every child is unique and no one could tell you how to become a good mother. However, there could be certain things that you could foresee before you venture out into parenting especially if you are planning to...

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