DiY, health

5 Home Remedies for Common Ailments

Running to a doctor for the slightest sign of ill-health may not be a good idea. Sometimes, drugs can do more harm than good. They can undoubtedly provide temporary relief but can harm the body’s immune system in the long run.

Simple ailments like coughs, colds, headaches, sore throat and constipation can be easily treated at home with minimum cost and maximum safety. Below are some natural home remedies for non-severe common ailments.

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health, Parenting, Relationships

5 Pregnancy and Post-Partum Questions Answered!

For first-time mommies, pregnancy, and post-partum can be a confusing period. The fact that doctors claim, ‘no two pregnancies are the same,’ makes it even difficult for expecting moms to analyze their situations and realize every phase that they go through is actually normal.

We did some research and asked a number of new moms through online forums to learn what are some of the most puzzling queries that they have during pregnancy or while parenting, and decided to answer  some of those queries through our online platform.

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Beauty, DiY, health

Tried and Tested: Tips to fight hair-fall

Don’t we all wish we could have long lustrous hair that we could flaunt regardless of the humid East African climate? – Sigh, in this heat and humidity that only seems like a dream.

Struggling with hair-fall myself, I usually end up chopping my hair much shorter, to avoid combing them altogether and see the horror of broken hair on my hairbrush.

However, getting a haircut is certainly not the solution to hair-fall. Thus we took to the Super Women of East Africa group to look for answers, and got some brilliant tips from some of our followers.

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Food, health, Lifestyle, Parenting, Relationships

Importance of family mealtimes

By Tahera Janoowalla
Life has become very busy. We have too many commitments and not enough time to fulfill them. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed. Our lives are spent adhering to our various schedules. A family of passing ships en route to various destinations. With maybe only a second to say Hi! Or Bye!

For families spending quality time together has become very difficult in the present day and age.

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health, Parenting

Exclusive breastfeeding: Crucial for child growth 

By Khairoon Abbas

 

What is the first thing many of us do when we wake up in the morning? We may not proudly admit it, but we check our mobile phones first to check the time, and then we scroll through our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram newsfeeds to see what our friends are up to and get the breaking news of the day. We do all this, while we are still in bed. 

As a 31-year old woman and mother, I realize just how lucky we are to be part of information or digital age or new media age, where we have access to information at our finger tips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

 

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Beauty, DiY, health

DIY Sugar Lip Scrub

Since I was feeling kinda crafty and DIYish (I hope that’s a word), I decided to try making my own lip scrub at home and it turned out amazing!! My daughter especially loved it since it tasted all sugary and smelled of vanilla! 😍 It gave my lips a really soft and moisturized feel the entire day, plus a slight red stain. Win win!

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DiY, Food, health

Preserving Coriander – What worked for us!

We had been thinking of ways to preserve coriander in our fridge for days… thanks to the social media, we had come across a number of tips, and ways to preserve coriander, but we were looking for a way that was easy to implement, and let the coriander stay fresh for at least a few weeks.

Here’s everything we tried, and what we thought was the best solution.

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