Does your baby have ‘Coochy Coochy soft’ skin ?

Parenting

There’s nothing like the touch of your baby’s skin against yours – it feels so soft, so new. Baby’s skin is also delicate, and...

GAIA launches in Sri Lanka

Parenting

GAIA is Sri Lanka’s first natural, organic and safest baby care range that was created in the kitchen of a mother whose child had ecz...

Connecting With Your Child

Parenting

Mums in Colombo in conjunction with the Grassrooted Trust has organised two knowledge sharing sessions for parents of children between ...

Can you be pregnant on a vegan or vegetarian diet?

Parenting

Yes! You totally can. Many vegetarians and vegans will understand the frustration when telling the good news to family and friends that...

Fathers And The Hardships They Face

Parenting

In lieu of Father’s Day which falls on Sunday, a few fathers spoke to us about their lives and the hardships they face from time to t...

Mother’s Day Is Everyday

Parenting

In view of Mother’s Day which fell on Sunday, we spoke to a few mothers to find out the challenges they face in the present day and w...

Lankan Moms vs Technology

Parenting

Our mothers are truly amazing. They successfully gave birth to us and managed to keep us alive for so long. They taught us everything w...

Is Being A Mum Getting Tougher By The Day?

Parenting

Every mum worries about their children. Be it about falling while playing, or eating well or their entire future in general regardless ...

Taking A Day Off Vs. Receiving Gifts

Parenting

This Mother’s Day we speak to mums to find out what they really want!

The where and how of adoptions in Sri Lanka

Parenting

In order to give an insight to our readers on this process Life Online spoke to a few individuals to find out the criteria for adopting...

Connecting Yards

Parenting

Having had a passion for patchwork from her younger days, Nazra Nazimudeen wanted to take it to the next level. With the birth of her b...

Seasonal behaviour

Parenting

Obviously with the holidays around the corner and with the run up to Christmas your days and nights will be filled with parties and fam...

The Art of Failing Gracefully

Parenting

A forgotten book, an unprepared for test or even incomplete homework, it drives me to utter vexation that my children have found themse...

Parenthood is a tale of never ending drama

Parenting

From the moment someone in a lab coat said

Mistreatment Of Our Young

Parenting

Although a seven seas away from our paradise isle, parental mistreatment of children, seem to be a global phenomenon than just a domest...

The Effect Of A Heavy Backpack On Your Child

Parenting

The Backpack is indeed a better option for when worn correctly the weight of the backpack is evenly distributed on the most strongest m...

Don’t Forget Slyvia!

Parenting

Slyvia, is not the household cat or hamster, she is neither my daughter’s stuffed doll or animal, she is in fact her new imaginary fr...

Ageism Or Elder Age Syndrome

Parenting

Is it a coincidence that October 1 was declared both the International Children’s Day as well as the International Older Persons’ D...

There’s Nothing Smart About TV

Parenting

I hold my hands up with shame, I am guilty and there’s no amount of reasoning or explaining on my part to alleviate my guilty situati...

6 Battles Of A Modern Mother

Parenting

Being a mother was always hard. Being a great mother was always almost impossible. And being a great mother in the modern world, with a...

A Dressing Down For The Dress Code!

Parenting

The idea to implement a dress code for mums has caused quite a buzz. In fact this is nothing new mothers of children attending national...

The Funny Game of Parenting

Parenting

This curious game of parenting we find ourselves in, can be both mind boggling and exceedingly fulfilling. As a parent we can never get...

Patched On Mummy Travels

Parenting

Patched, the brainchild of enigmatic motherdaughter duo, Nazooha Fazal and Shabiya Ali Ahlam, is a curiosity within itself. An online p...

The Tragic Drama Of The School Lunchbox

Parenting

With the kids back in schools at full swing, I am faced with my usual tragedy every morning.. what to put in their lunchboxes? Resistin...

The Easy Ride Back To School

Parenting

You have survived what you initially thought might be impossible.. at least I thought so, the summer holidays. Dear readers, you must b...

Lessons Of The Summer

Parenting

Summer holidays started quite early for my lovely brood of four. We have, so far, spent fifty days in a summer glow bliss. Wait, I retr...

Impressions By Sigma Three Solutions

Parenting

Not sure what to do for your child’s birthday? Well, there’s no need to fret anymore for party planners are a plentifold in the cit...

Don’t Mess With A Baby

Parenting

I think I just peeed in my diaper. It’s Mummy dearest, she’s just killing me with these jokes of hers. Oh boy there she goes again,...