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10 ways to improve gross motor skills in above 5 year old.

Sia is 6 year old girl . She loves to watch television cartoon shows and sees videos in mobile alot. This is her major time pass. Now a days it's quite the behaviour of kids . I am not saying this is bad habit but set time for screen time and involve the child in physical activities. In this blog , I discuss what are the ways to improve Gross motor skills in children above 5 year old.
Gross motor skills are the action that majorly involves a larger movements like -
Walking
Running
Throwing
Jumping
Dancing
Lifting Skipping


Few ways to improve gross motor skills :
1. Take the child to park to play .
Allow them to run , walk in the safe places. Make them slide , swing,n go round. It all helps in learning balance.

2. Climbing the stairs :
Climbing stairs strengthen the core muscles legs and helps in gaining body's awareness and balance.


3. Riding tricycle :
Riding tricycle is a fun . Get with the wheels for balance and u can remove the wheels for balance around 6 years of age or when chil…
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7 simple kitchen changes towards healthier u..

We all want to lead a healthy life. We have to put in some efforts to do this .  Here are 5 simple kitchen lifestyle changes u can make in a step to healthier life..
1. Store water in copper pitcher or copper vessel :


Avoid plastic bottles and use steel or copper bottles .

Copper is vital mineral ,drinking from copper vessel gives the mineral to our body.

It has antimicrobial, antioxidant , anti inflammatory properties.

Make sure to wash and dry and keep the copper vessel clean.





2. Use earthen pots to store water in summer :
Drinking water from clay pots in summer prevents heat stroke.


3. Replace the plastic water bottle and lunch boxes with steel :
These days fancy plastic lunch boxes for kids are available , but ditch the plastic and use other safe option like steel.


4. Take steel spoon with u :
When u eat out , the plastic spoons are used . Use steel spoon for your healthier life and also environmental health.




5. Replace Aluminium cookware with steel :

Heavy exposure to this metal is bad . …

5 Must Medications to Pack for your Children while Travelling..

Travelling is fun for few, lifestyle for few, craziness for few and even punishment for few who wants their comfort zone. It all depends on their interests. But when u travel with a kid, u have to make alot of changes from packing to the places we visit. In this blog I mainly focus on medications one has to take for kid when u travel.
Mrs. Diya was travelling with her family and her friends family. She has 5 year old girl child  Prisha. Prisha had eaten an  egg  in a restaurant and then they headed to a remote resort which is out of connectivity . It was in the night, she started having fever and vomiting. Diya had  taken fever reducing syrup which she gave . But had not carried anti emetics to control her vomiting and she could not buy the medicine as it was remote area. Well, here is a list of medicines one need to take when u travel with child.




1. For Fever and pain :

Antipyretic medications containing paracetamol to bring down the temperature and also eases moderate pain.
Note : Al…

5 Effective ways to keep cholesterol in normal range.

Mrs. Sneha use to feel tired doing household chores . She went to doctor . Doctor advised serum cholesterol test and the result was 280 mg/dl which is on higher side. As soon as u hear the term cholesterol , the thing that comes in our mind is, cholesterol is bad for our health and it causes heart problems. What is this cholesterol? What are it's types?What is normal range of cholesterol? How to check it's levels ? This is what this blog about.



Cholesterol is a fat molecules present in the cell membrane . It is usually synthesised by our liver majorly and part of it comes from the food we take specially meat, diary , oily foods.




Types of cholesterol:

HDL( High Density Lipoprotein) or Good cholesterol :

HDL carries the cholesterol in the blood to the liver where detoxification takes place and it is removed from our body.
Normal levels:  60 mg/dl or above.

LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) or Bad cholesterol:
LDL carries cholesterol to your cells. When the level is high, it can build up …

Bababudan Giri- The other view of the beautiful Hills.

This blog is my trip experience which I wanted to share since I started writing blog. We had been to Bababudangiri hills in November . Bababudangiri is a mountain range of Western ghats in Chikkamangaluru district , Karnataka. On the way to the hills, we first went to Mulayangiri hills ,trecked a small mountain range and then headed to Bababudangiri hills. It was early winter  the place was covered with fog, a high note breeze,beautiful hills and green cover of grasses and shrubs ..My only expression was wow.. Felt like heaven has descended .
 "I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery-air, mountains, trees,people. I thought ,this is what it is to be happy." as said by Sylvia Plath seemed so true at that moment. 
This was my first visit to Bababudangiri I was completely bowled by the scenic beauty of nature and there would be none in this world who doesn't. That's the beauty of Nature.
We headed to Manikyadhara water falls . That is were all my thoughts took a …