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In simple terms, thrifting means shopping at a thrift store, garage sale, or flea market where you'll find gently used items or brand new items at discounted prices. You can...

For many people, hair is a natural part of their look and an expression of their personality. It is integral to our body image and can have a profound influence...

Reading is a lifelong activity that has so many benefits - it reduces stress, it's something you can do on your own anytime, it increases literacy and general knowledge. As a...

Yeah so I finally got around to watching it. And I just want to tell you it's such a disappointingly, silly, silly movie. Before I watched it, a friend described...

Reward charts are a cornerstone of "POSITIVE PARENTING". Reward charts are all about 1- acknowledging 2- praising 3- reaffirming ANY positive behaviour showed by your child. All "good" behaviour should be...

Minions : Rise of Gru is another extension of the Despicable Me franchise, first released in 2010. This is actually the backtsory of Gru -  featuring a 12 year old...

Lightyear 2022 is a prequel to the Toy Story saga. It attempts to explain Buzz's backstory. Buzz is voiced by Chris Evans aka Captain America and so Buzz  already has...

I first started to think about watching Elvis seriously when I read somewhere that Austin Butler (Elvis) was hospitalised with appendicitis immediately after filming ended. Really not such a big...

Universally most babies don't like to be put down for long. It's genetically to the advantage of the human species (evolution-wise), since babies who are put down in unsafe places...

Most late-talking toddlers catch up. But their skills are likely to lag behind those of kids from the same background who were chattier at 2. Normal spoken language, also called...

Planning, prepping, and sometimes cooking several days’ worth of meals ahead of time has a number of advantages, from saving you time to helping you get a wider variety of...

I HAVE HEARD ABOUT ALTERNATIVE BIRTH POSITIONS -  DOES THIS MEAN I DON'T HAVE TO GIVE BIRTH LYING ON MY BACK? Alternative birth positions are often also called “upright” birth...

Do your best to encourage your baby to nap consistently. But keep in mind that his temperament and natural rhythms will help determine how and when he naps. Some babies...

This has been a long time coming. The leaders of this country have been betraying their people from the get-go. Starting with Bandaranayake and his ‘Sinhala Only’ policy, which caused...

My three year old's mealtimes are full of drama. She will be really easy one day and eat everything I give her, and the next day she'll keep food in...

This blog post is aimed at helping mommas who are practicising extended breastfeeding (2 years and beyond as WHO recommends) and are now ready to wean their baby. It's indeed...

HOW DO I KNOW WHEN MY CHILD IS READY TO BE POTTY TRAINED? HOW DO I START? Before children can use the toilet, they must be able to control their...

Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' has to be one of the most hotly anticipated movies of this year, and it has every right to be especially with the totally fresh cast...

Getting your first period is daunting. Often your first period comes without any stomach cramps or warning signs . You don’t want your daughter to be caught unprepared for this...

Sleep training - The "cry-it-out" method and why we don't agree with it. Lately there has been a lot of discussion on sleep training. I thought I should pen down few...

More and more Sri Lankans are staying out of the kitchen, which makes it challenging to eat healthfully. The old ideal of families gathered around the dinner table for a...

Sony's 'Uncharted' is an adaptation of their popular Playstation video game series of the same name. The movie is led by Tom Holland, hot off his Spider-man hype train, as...