Family Health

When to give an EpiPen to your child: Taking out the guesswork in a life-threatening situation.

As of the writing, my daughter is now 18 months old, and I have already discovered five foods that she is allergic to: egg, peanut, sesame seeds, green peas and fish. The first time Kara, my daughter, had an allergic reaction was when I introduced a scrambled egg to her one morning for breakfast. She… Continue reading When to give an EpiPen to your child: Taking out the guesswork in a life-threatening situation.

Family Health

Home Remedies for Dry Skin During Winter

Cold season is more than just saying hello to dry skin and chapped lips. The low-temperature weather and low humidity level cause an uncomfortable feeling of dryness all over the body and aggravation of skin disorders.  Dry Skin Dry skin can occur only during winter or it can extend to other seasons of the year.… Continue reading Home Remedies for Dry Skin During Winter

Family Health

Tried and Tested Solutions for Self-Improvement

Ever since I left school, the complexity of my life suddenly blew up by a factor of 10. I found myself going through a complete chaotic system of never-ending to-do’s and problems-to-be-solved. Most of my problems are not that hard, but the sheer volume of it is just something else. I always manage to procrastinate… Continue reading Tried and Tested Solutions for Self-Improvement

Lifestyle

Reduced Medical Residency Work Hours Doesn’t Lead to Less Competent Doctors: A New Study Says

Getting into Medicine requires full commitment to lifelong learning. After completion in medical school and post-graduate training, graduates undergo residency in hospitals to do specialized training. From internship to residency, these individuals have worked long hours that make them somehow immune against sleepless nights as they go along this path. Video game developers may need… Continue reading Reduced Medical Residency Work Hours Doesn’t Lead to Less Competent Doctors: A New Study Says

Family Health

10 Ways to Boost Your Toddler’s Brain Development

The first three years of life are your child's critical brain-growth period. As a parent or caregiver, you can help boost their brain development during this time. Don't worry, it's not that hard. You just engage with your toddler through games and activities that both of you can enjoy – and of course, consider the… Continue reading 10 Ways to Boost Your Toddler’s Brain Development

Motherhood

How COVID-19 Impacts Our Growing Family

Photo by Sandy Millar on Unsplash Like every family in the world, COVID-19 has impacted ours in a somewhat significant manner. First, the biggest impact to us is on my pregnancy. I am now on third trimester and due date is on the 2nd week of May. With the way things are going, we expect that I will… Continue reading How COVID-19 Impacts Our Growing Family

Lifestyle

5 Things You Can Do Online Using Your Durham Region Library Card While Staying Indoor Due To Pandemic

With self-isolation and social distancing going on since declaration of COVID-19 as pandemic on March 11, 2020, people are looking for ways to spend their time while at home. For people in Durham Region, it is the best time to make use of your library cards! Whether you are residing in Whitby, Oshawa, or Pickering,… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do Online Using Your Durham Region Library Card While Staying Indoor Due To Pandemic

Family Health

Has COVID-19 been affecting you and your life lately?

Now that it has been declared as a pandemic, COVID-19 is causing a fuss in various aspects of daily life. You see aisles in grocery stores becoming empty because hoarders are out to grab hand sanitizers and bathroom tissues that will supply them for at least three months. Companies are implementing mandatory work from home… Continue reading Has COVID-19 been affecting you and your life lately?

Homeownership

Do You Want to Get a Condo Unit in Downtown Toronto? Yes, We Do!

January 2020 has only a few days left. That was a little bit fast, right? There are things in our life that are moving fast as well. Who would have thought we will be dealing with homeownership during the first quarter of the year? In November 2019, we started looking for our own place. This… Continue reading Do You Want to Get a Condo Unit in Downtown Toronto? Yes, We Do!