• Life With the Munchkin

    Screen Time – Our Top Picks

    As we all know, no screen time at all is the ideal for little ones. But also as most families know, this is a bit impossible these days unless you throw your TV out the window and keep your mobiles, tablets and computers on lock down. But the telly isn’t really as evil as it is made out to be – provided that it doesn’t overtake your life, and become your child’s forever baby sitter. SCREEN TIME: YAY OR NAY? The American Academy of Pediatrics amended its zero screen time till two years old rule recently, and the new recommendations say a little bit of TV is okay after 18…

  • Baby,  Life With the Munchkin

    Starting Solids 101

    Starting solids and getting baby to eat solids is a maddening journey for most! It is nerve-wracking because you have no idea if the baby will accept the food, if the food is providing the maximum nutrition and more importantly, would there be any reactions and what to do! In this post, I try to sum up the basics of weaning and introducing solids. I have also tried and hyper linked as many of my sources as possible, to allow you to cross check all the info! Starting Solids 101 – When? While there are different schools of thought on the starting at four vs starting at six months, most…

  • Doha Life,  Life With the Munchkin,  Mommy

    Parks in Doha

    One of the best things about living in Doha is the fact that there are a number of places where the family can hang out! And I don’t mean the malls and indoor play areas, but actual outdoor spaces! If you can find a way to beat the heat, you can definitely have a gala time playing with the kiddies at these many outdoor parks! This is my list of parks in Doha! Parks in Doha – Sheraton Hotel Park Now this is one of my favourites to be honest. Come on, what is not to like? A run through fountain for the kiddies, plenty of green space to chill…