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Sharing Household Responsibilities After Baby Arrives
Now that you have a child, the number of household chores would have increased greatly. Oftentimes couples get into arguments over who will do what and whether each person is doing their fair share. Here's how you can work out this issue amicably with your spouse and keep your home running smoothly without so much conflict.
Grandparents As Caregivers
In today's busy world of dual career couples, many find it a great relief to have grandparents watch their kids instead of relying on hired help. Though it saves a lot of worry and expense, having grandparents as caregivers presents it's own challenges. It's not as easy to lay down rules or express dissatisfaction with parents/in-laws as it is with hired helpers. Here are some ways to deal with these challenges.
Mom, Are You Stressed?
Are you a stressed out mother? Always in a hurry? Feel pressure to keep going, planning, doing, etc.? Do you always have multiple things on your mind at once? Good news. There's a way to deal with this.
Managing your child's meals while you are at Work!
It can be difficult to plan, cook and pack your child's meals when you get back to work.
Weight Loss after Pregnancy
Weight loss at any age is always a priority for women, more so after pregnancy!
Caregivers: The Working Mom's Lifesaver
Resuming work poses the heart wrencing question of "Who will take care of my child?" in the minds of most mothers. If you plan well in advance and have a fair idea of what to expect from your baby's caregivers, then you will be able to do justice at work without worrying too much about your bundle of joy.
Getting Back to Work after Maternity Leave
Resuming work after maternity leave can be a stressful and challenging time. We have tried to put together a list of things to do to make the transition back to work as smooth as possible.
Easing Your Child's Separation Anxiety When Going Back to Work
When you leave your baby with someone else, he may scream, cry and cling on to you, throw tantrums or refuse to go to others. It can be a stressful and unsettling time for you as well as your child. Understanding what your child is going through and having a few coping strategies can help you deal with this in a healthy way and get through it.
Choosing A Creche
Sending your child to a Crèche can really pull at the heartstrings. In one sense we are looking at the best possible replacement for parental love and that can be a tough task. Here are a few things to consider to help you with this task.
Creating a Circle of Support around your Baby
As a new parent you need all the help that you can take and apart from grandparents, we in India have the extended family as well to rely on. Though it is very comforting to know that there are so many people that you can fall back on, it comes with its own pitfalls and you need to maneuver with tact and skill. Let's take a look at how we can walk this path.