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Parenting 101: 5 Tips To Help Your Baby To Start Walking

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One of the best feelings a parent will experience during their baby’s early stages is when they learn how to walk on their own. Seeing them accomplish this feat brings a sense of pride and accomplishment exclusive only to parents. There is nothing better than seeing your own succeeding and growing into a fine and healthy kid.

If you are a new and excited parent that wants to see your kid walk his/her first steps, then you definitely need a lot of patience and effort before you can see that crowning moment. But, trust me, it will all be worth it. Once you see your kid walk his first steps, I bet that you will unconsciously cry your heart out with joy. And that you would want to share and let everybody know about your baby’s first steps.

Luckily, our friends at baby lovers from https://www.mykidneedsthat.com have shared 5 tips that will help you in training your baby to walk.

1. Develop their leg muscles

At about 4-7 months, you will notice that your baby will start bouncing. Once you notice this, try to assist your baby and help him/her bounce as much as possible. Bouncing will help develop his/her leg muscles which are very important in walking.

The next thing you will notice is your baby sitting and crawling. This will help develop your baby’s back and neck muscles that are essential in maintaining balance. During this process, try to guide your baby at first until gradually letting him do it independently.

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Thankful Thursday: Of Gratitude + Happiness

 

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Mind Your Moods: Top Tech + Gadgets For Boosting Good Feelings + Gratitude

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It’s estimated a huge 350 million people across the globe suffer from depression. From relatively mild feelings of just ‘being in a bad mood’ to chronic depression that requires medication, this condition is clearly extremely common all over the world with a variety of possible symptoms.

Whilst severe cases of depression often require professional medical attention, milder cases of depression and bad moods may simply just need extra care and self-help methods. If you’re genuinely worried and think you may be suffering severely, it’s always recommended to consult a professional for advice but, if you’re generally happy but just experience more negative mood swings than you’d like, technology might just be your answer. If you want to boost positive feeling, and your overall gratitude for life whilst reducing stress, here are some top apps and gadgets you can start using right away.

Hypnocube

Stress and bad moods can require more than just a simple stress ball, and that’s where the Hypnocube comes in. As its name suggests, it’s a small cube-shaped device that’s filled with 64 LED lights. These lights can form up to 4000 different color combinations, dazzling the viewer with hypnotic light shows and effects.

Allowing you to immerse yourself in an array of colorful lights and transitions, the Hypnocube is the perfect option if you just want to take a quick 10 minutes of quiet time to relax. This small cube will take a load off your brain and give you a moment to reflect and take time out for yourself.

Coloring Book for Me & Mandala

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Stop The 5 Signs Of #Eyeritation With Eye Mo For Optimal Eye Health

Modern-day Filipino lifestyle can take its toll on our eye health. People, young kids included, who spend many hours in front of the computer, the tellie, or a handheld gadget are prone to suffer from dry and itchy eyes. While those who are exposed to dirt and pollutants due to daily commute are more likely to suffer from a number of “eyeritation.”

What are the 5 signs of eyeritation?

  1. Red Eyes ~ a condition usually caused by allergy, dirt, smoke, pollution, or common eye infections which are the most common among people who are highly exposed to outdoor activities like motorcycle rider and commuters.
  2. Watery Eyes ~ excessive tearing not caused by normal crying may very well be a sign of an underlying health condition. When too many tears are being secreted, it is often because of irritation or inflammation of the surface of the eye that can be caused by external elements as well.
  3. Sore Eyes ~ is usually caused by staring into a computer screen or a book for too long.
  4. Itchy Eyes ~ are often caused by allergies. It can also occur when there is constant exposure to household elements like mold and dust. Rubbing the itchy eyes, even when you cannot resist the urge at times, won’t help.
  5. Dry Eyes ~ this is common to people who have high exposure to gadget, tellie, laptops, as well as those working in air-conditioned rooms. Lack of tears or moisture in the eyes is also common as we age.

Like other parts of your body, you should take care of your eyes. If you don’t take proper eye care, it can result to many eye diseases. – Earl Jayona, Marketing Manager for Eye Mo, LF Asia Philippines, Inc., Healthcare Division

Of course, our eyes are essential in our day-to-day activities and is just as important as the rest of the organs in our body. It is a must that we take care of it to ensure its health at all times. This is why I was excited to be invited to the recent re-launch of what used to be a household brand here in the country and is now aiming to help change the way Filipinos care for their eyes to beat the 5 signs of eyeritation. Eye Mo, will prove, once again, that it is a reliable partner in combating the uncomfortable signs of eye irritations and keeping our precious eyes in the pink of health.

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Eye Mo has 2 variants:

  1. Eye Mo Red Eyes Formula ~ contains Tetrahydrozoline HCl for quick relief of eye redness as well as minor discomforts caused by irritants.
  2. Eye Mo Moisturizing Formula ~ contains Hypromellose that lubricates and soothes the eyes, easing it from dryness and eye strain.

Eye Mo is now owned and manufactured by Combiphar Group of Companies, a leading multinational Indonesia-based consumer healthcare company, and  is distributed by LF Asia Philippines, Inc., that has more than 40 years worth of success as a leading healthcare distributor.

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Movie Date: Beauty + The Beast

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The little superhero-loving dude in the house was not to keen on the idea of watching the new Beauty and the Beast motion picture. He reckons it’s a movie made especially for girls but I am glad I made him change his mind just in time. We were able to catch the screening at the local cinema this Saturday along with my siblings and he enjoyed the experience.

Beauty and the Beast in a nutshell

Of course, we are all familiar with Belle and her tale. This film was, after all, a remake of the 1991 Disney animated film which was based from an 18th Century fairy tale written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. The 2017 remake boasts of an all-star cast, led by our beloved Emma Watson along with a number of familiar actors, including Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Emma Thompson, Ian McKellen, and Kevin Kline. I am also sure moviegoers will find Josh Gad’s {Lefou} singing voice very familiar and will remind them of another lovely princess tale, Frozen, where he lent his voice to the equally colorful character, Olaf.

The movie revolves around the Belle and the Prince, who was turned into a beast by an enchantress as a punishment for his inhumane character. She also turned his servants into inanimate objects and left the Prince with an enchanted rose and a warning that he will forever be a beast if no one falls in love with him  by the time the last rose petal falls.

Young Belle, on the other hand, is the odd one out in her village of Villeneuve for being the only woman in the village who can read. She absolutely loves reading and would regularly go to the village library in search of new books to read. She finds her daily life mundane and longs for more and for adventure and love which she often reads in her books. She passe the time away by helping her dad, Maurice, with his art and tinkering work.

Things picked up when Maurice chanced upon the Beast’s castle after narrowly escaping vicious wolves. He finds the castle strange and hurried to live after seeking refuge from the biting cold outside. Before leaving, beautiful frozen roses caught his attention and remembered her promise to bring one back to his beloved Belle. And thus, unfolds the timeless tale of Beauty and the Beast.

I am sure there is no need to go into the details as everyone knows this story by heart. The movie remains loyal to the original story and only have injected a few twists here and there. 

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Thankful Thursday: Of Gratitude + Flame

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Life can be difficult sometimes and try as we may, there will always be days when we needed more inspiration to be grateful and keep a thankful attitude. This is why we ought to always be open as the Universe continuously sends us signs and little nudges so we can always find reasons to be thankful and grateful.

That being said, it is also important to be grateful for these inspirations {which may come in different forms ~ a new song, a beautiful bloom in the morning, a beautiful poem or piece of art, a random act of kindness from a loved one or a stranger, the list goes on} for allowing us to get by on a particularly difficult or sad day. It is also a must that we be grateful for those who are able to keep the flame of gratitude burning in us, especially on those times we needed it most.

It has been awhile since I have listed things that I am grateful for here on the blog, and tonight I would like to thank the Universe for the following: