What to expect from a Daycare.

What to expect from a Daycare.

Today’s blogpost is centered on the various expectations of the Cradles and Crayons Daycare participants i.e. our parents, their children and we the Daycare Providers. Below is how we manage our Parents expectations:- Our Parents concerns: A clean envir...

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First Aid myths VS actual procedures

First Aid myths VS actual procedures

This past Saturday we had our First Aid Refresher Course organized by Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital. As part of the Cradles and Crayons Daycare emergency procedures, First Aid plays a huge very important role. A few of the things we learnt put lots o...

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Separation Anxiety; Making Daycare drop-off easier.

Separation Anxiety; Making Daycare drop-off easier.

‘Psychology Today’ describes Separation Anxiety as a developmental stage in which a child experiences anxiety due to separation from the primary caregiver (usually the mother). This phase is fairly standard at around 8 months of age and can last u...

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The Mommy Burnout

The Mommy Burnout

At some point in your life you look back at all the things your mom had to go through with you and probably your siblings and wonder, how in the world she managed. Being a Mom is one of the best things in the world but soon you realize that things move a ...

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How we impressed and were impressed by Nairobi City County.

How we impressed and were impressed by Nairobi City County.

A couple of weeks back we booked an appointment with Nairobi City County’s Public Health Department. We were due for our annual inspection. What normally happens during the inspection is a Public Health Officer of the said department visits the business...

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Are Cough Syrups good for Our Children?

Are Cough Syrups good for Our Children?

“Cough syrups are killing our children” says Dr. Adil Waris, Pediatric Pulmologist. My daughter Shiko has a chest condition. I discovered this four years ago, when she was 4 years old. We visited Dr. Waris of Aga Khan Hospital because every time she d...

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Today I had My First TV Interview

Today I had My First TV Interview

Today I had my very first TV interview. Anybody who knows me well would tell you that this was a big deal for me. First, it’s not everyday you get the opportunity to be on TV and second, cameras and microphones are not my cup of tea. To put it bluntly, ...

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Happy New Year! Welcome to Our Blog

Happy New Year! Welcome to Our Blog

As is customary for every new website (maybe ours because we are excited!) we’ll start off our blog with a little rundown of our journey until this point. To be completely honest, we were not ready. We thought we were but we really weren’t! We obtaine...

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