Weaning Your Toddler

Our two years of breastfeeding is up, something I have been silently dreading for quite some time now. We were planning to start weaning our son by two and a half years until our pediatrician gave an ultimatum to cut it when our baby wasn’t gaining enough weight. She was able to pinpoint that the…

Read More

Potty Training Tips

We started potty training Tikoy just a few weeks after he turned two years old. We decided on this when he showed awareness of the feeling of having to pee or poop and when we saw that it won’t be long before his cloth diaper inserts needed replacing–the tipid mom in me would rather potty…

Read More

Of Babies and Shirt Tags

Any new parent would know that when buying new baby shirts, one has to check if there are tags stitched inside. These tags are often bothersome to babies. It’s itchy, sharp, and may cause some skin rashes. So if there are tags, I get a pair of scissors or cutter and gently remove them. Being…

Read More

Baby’s First Haircut

It has been a common Filipino practice to shave off all of a baby’s hair by the time he turns one in the belief that this will help make it grow faster and thicker. Of course, shaving doesn’t change anyone’s hair volume, or rate of growth. It only appears so because it will grow out…

Read More