Month: December 2020

7 Reasons Why Babies Cry Overnight

Newborns do not sleep overnight most of the night.  They wake up a couple of times to feed. This might however be accompanied by frantic crying spells that might causes distress to the parents.  Babies mostly communicate through crying as they cannot speak. Below are some of the things that might cause crying of a child overnight: Colic This is stomach discomfort caused by allergies in children. It is mainly common in formula fed babies due to an allergy to the proteins in cow milk. It can also be due to lactose intolerance. Learning this in a child can...

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Danger signs of Illness in a child

Illnesses in children manifest in different ways. As a parent, it is important to understand the signs and symptoms in order to identify them early. Here are the danger signs indicating illnesses in a child: Refusal to feed At home, the eating habits of a child are easy to track. For the young children who cannot talk, refusal to either breastfeed or bottle feed is important to note. For the older children, they will express disinterest in eating and have reduced appetite. This is one of the indicators of illness in a child. If you are a parent who...

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Taking Stock

How have you all been? How is the pre-Christmas period going for all of you? It is the moment to be jolly once more! This taking stock series is one that I enjoy writing all the time as it Is a moment for me to connect with all of you on a personal basis. A little away from the parenting and child health content. As I have always said, I borrowed this from Sharon Mundia, a blogger and YouTuber that I have loved for such a long time. Making: Some tea Masala for breakfast. It is on a rainy...

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