Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Inflammation of the skin in the diaper area is called diaper dermatitis, nappy rash, napkin dermatitis, or diaper rash. This may occur due to various reasons ranging from skin irritation to bacterial or fungal infections. Diaper rash can be treated at home by keeping the diaper area clean and dry.
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Most babies and toddlers love playing inthe water. While splashing around in a bathtub filled with water is fun, activities with water as the theme could be even better. Listed below are 25 water activities for babies and toddlers. Pick an activity based on the age of the baby and
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE A newborn might require around seven diaper changes a day. If you have been using disposable diapers, imagine the number of diapers needed until the baby is pee- and potty-trained. Therefore, stockpiling the diapers is something most parents do. But what if you overestimated the requirement and bought more than
Image: Shutterstock As your baby grows and is able to climb out without anyone’s help, You should consider transitioning to a toddler bed. Toddler beds are much safer and more comfortable, and you can sleep knowing that your child is safe in bed. The transition from a crib to a toddler bed is indeed an
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies are prone to severe injuries or head trauma if they fall from the bed, regardless of the height of the bed or mechanism of the fall. As babies grow older and begin to roll, their risk of falling from the bed becomes higher. Infants have delicate skulls, and any
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is an aromatic medicinal plant from the carrot family. All its parts, such as leaves, bulbs, and foliage, have distinct uses. However, fennel seeds, in specific, are famous for their unique culinary and medicinal properties. For centuries, they have been in use to treat various ailments related
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The common cold is the most frequent illness in babies. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, babies can have eight to ten episodes of common cold in the first two years of their lives (1). As over-the-counter medications are not recommended for babies, parents turn to topical medications. The
Image: Shutterstock The state of Pennsylvania was originally a private land that was later transformed into a bustling colony. The colony saw an inflow of people from several parts of the world, which brought diversity in the economy too. If you want to know the complete story of the Pennsylvania colony, read this MomJunction article.
Image: Shutterstock The earth is a source of immense power. The energy that we can derive from deep within the layers of the earth is called geothermal energy. Humans have known about and used geothermal energy for ages now. Some communities in the world heavily rely on it even today. Read this MomJunction article to
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies may get skin rashes due to infections caused by various pathogens, including viruses. Viral infectionscause different types of skin rashes, such as small bumps, pimples, vesicles, and blisters. Any skin rash caused by viral infectionsis called a viral rash. Viral rashes may go away in a few days or
IStock Opossums are adorable wild creatures found in North and South America. The opportunistic critter can eat anything and hisses to defend itself from an attacker. But what’s more interesting is that it often ‘plays dead,’ sometimes for hours, to thwart off an attack (remember Crash and Eddie from the movie Ice Age?). Here, MomJunction
iStock The New York colony was among the oldest inhabited places in pre-independent America. Although it was under the control of the Britishers for a significant time, it did not always have a British occupation. So how did the New York colony come into existence and who were its original inhabitants? Here is a MomJunction
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Nutmeg (Jaiphal) is an aromatic spice obtained by grounding the dried seeds from the fruit of Myristicafragrans, an evergreen tree. The spice is known for its peculiar aroma and sweet taste. It also has some potential health-promoting properties. While you may use nutmeg in your food to enjoy its delicate