Toys to Develop your Kid’s Vision

Toys are a great way to entertain, stimulate and help children learn. Your baby’s vision is only partially developed at birth. As your baby grows, his brain cells that are responsible for vision become mature. Did you know that age-appropriate and safe toys can help promote your child’s visual development? Here’s a quick guide for buying the perfect toy for your kid:

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Memoirs of a Forgotten Swing

Aah, those golden days!

How I wish they would come back!

The days before cell phones, computers and video games had lured kids to lock themselves up in their rooms.

The days when kids would scream with delight as the wind caressed their hair while they swung up high.

The days when kids actually came out to play…

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Rendezvous with a Squint Surgeon

Advice. One of the few things people give abundantly for free. Could it be because they do not use it themselves?

Mrs. Rao faced an inundation of advice when it came to her kid’s squint. Not sure whose recommendations to rely on, or whom to look for guidance, she decided that meeting a child eye doctor who specialised in squint or strabismology was her safest bet.

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How I See A Baby's Perspective

Hi Ma! Oh, don’t pinch yourself; this really is your baby talking to you… I overheard how people were confusing you about my eyes and what I can see…
“I have heard that babies are as blind as a bat when they are born!”

“Did you know that babies see things upside down for a few months?”

“Oh no! I have heard that all a newborn can see is just shadows!”

Ma, you must be wondering what it is that I can actually see when you wiggle that shiny rattle at me. Here are the facts on what I actually do see…

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Eye Care Because I Care

“I am never ever ever going back to school” yelled little Nikhil and stomped into his room. His mom knew that he was having a hard time making new friends after they had shifted their residence a few months ago. But now, she was beginning to grow tired and worried. His grades were going down, he refused to go and play… something had to be done.

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Children And Spectacles

Hi! Oh my God! Look at you!! What happened to you in the vacations?”
“Nothing ya. Mummy took me to our eye doctor to get my eyes checked. Turns out I need to use specs. It’s -5 in my right eye!”

“Whoa! But how did you get such a huge number all of a sudden? Until 3rd grade you never wore any glasses!”

“Actually, I couldn’t see properly since 2nd grade. But I never told mummy. You know na, how everyone would have teased me! But these vacations, mummy realized something was wrong. The eye doctor told my mummy, you should have come earlier. Daddy also yelled at me. But what could I have done?”

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