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Wipe-Clean Books

Wipe-Clean Books

WIPE CLEANS BOOKS FROM BIRGIN MEGASTORE 

In her school these days Princess Z is learning how to write down her ABC’s and her name.Shes a fast learner but I know every child in the beginning have difficulties and struggle to hold the pencil the right way and it’s the same for Princess Z.

Her teacher has been telling her to practice once a week or twice (putting no pressure on her).As I know how bored she gets on doing the same thing for a long time 🙈🙊.I don’t know about others but Princess Z has a funny style of holding a pencil (like serial killers hold a knife wanting to stab someone 🤣).She even sometimes hold pencil with both hands (pretending to be Rajinikanth (south Indian superstar) to get work done quickly 😂.

I knew she needed a lot of practicing on the grip so that’s when I decided to order some books online.

A few days ago I had been through the Virgin Megastore website online and saw some books 📚 that would help Princess Z with her writing skills so since they were offering free delivery for a few days i took the opportunity to order online.Below are the books I bought

Wipe-Clean Pen Control

The first step to the basics of learning how to write.This was the book I wanted for Princess Z.Pen Control book is all about Simple and fun activities,such as tracing simple lines, shapes, drawings and much more.This wipe-clean book will definitely help her practice tracing and pen control skills, not only this it will help her improve her hand-coordination,fine motor and writing skills.The best part I love about this books is that once your done practicing just wipe and clean it off with a damp cloth and start all over again. 🙂.

To Start With….Simple Lines
Different Activities To Help Them Learn As Well As Have Fun

The second thing I ordered were the Wipe- Clean ABC Flash Cards.These are great to teach the basic of writing,and the formation of letters.Consisting of 28 alphabets,with each card being two-sided, both lower and upper case letter practicing.What other better way of learning.

Directions To Help Practice
A Great Way To Learn Upper and Lower Case Letters

The third and the last item I ordered was the Wipe-Clean 123 Number Flash Cards.These number cards are very good to improve her number skills as well as counting skills.Not only this,besides the 1-20,50, and 100 number flash cards there are a few other activities cards included in it (like counting food,how many?,dot to dot and many more).

Direction To start Off Practicing
Other Different Number Actitivites

The delivery does take 2-3 days and there’s a 25 AED delivery charge but it’s definitely hassle free.(No more struggle,driving around,searching and buying books.No matter how many times you practice on these Wipe-Clean books 📚 they will always stay brand new 😁.

Definitely a few must buy items to prepare the kids for their foundation stage.

Check out www.virginmegastore.ae for more books or visit a store near you.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Under 130

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Under 130

MOTHERS DAY GIFT IDEAS UNDER UNDER 130 AED

Here are my top 5 perfect affordable gifts ideas under 130 to celebrate and make this Mother’s Day special

Flowers from Joi Gifts – Joi Gifts is an online gifting website in the Middle East.It offers a variety of flowers at affordable prices.The flowers here are freshly hand-picked and arranged in a diligently way in vases,hand bouquets,boxes or bags.With no delivery charge and on time delivery.This is one place where I totally recommend ordering flowers from.Plus,the website is easy to browse and the App can be downloaded on Android and iOS.

Mothers day
5 Red Roses in a Vase 99 AED

Flower arrangements starting from just 99 Dhs

For the full range of flowers visit their website: www.joigifts.com

Bath and Body Products– Who doesn’t love a relaxation bath 🛀 after a hectic day.The best way to relax and spend some time alone.All mama’s love it.There are many bath and body products available at affordable prices in the market but my favorite ones are Bath Bombs by Lush and Zoella products.(We all love them …don’t we!)Theses irresistible scented products can totally transform the bath into an indulgent experience in which one would love to lie back, relax and enjoy.

Mother’s Day Special ‘For Mum’ Gift Set 130 AED

Visit Lush Stores to check out their special range for Mother’s Day.

Zoella Soak Opera Shower Cream 49 AED

Check out the full range of Zoella products at Virgin Megastore or order them online via: www.virginmegastore.ae

Travel Mugs-If your planning to make Mother’s Day a bit of fun ,and if your mama is a coffee/tea ☕️lover then these fancy travel mugs from Spoontiques will totally be the perfect gift for her.

Spoontiques Wonder Women Travel Mug 79 AED
Spoontiques I’m Too Sexy GrandMother Travel Mug 59 AED

Check out the full range at www.virginmegastore.ae

Cosmetics – Looking good is in everyone’s agenda these day.Below are a few cosmetics from Sephora that might be perfect and useful for the mama’s this Mother’s Day.

Urban Decay AfterGlow 8-Hour Powder Blush (available in 8 different shades) 129 AED
Smash Box Be Lengendary Matte Lipstick (available in bold reds,pinks,sultry berries and neutrals) 125 AED

Check out www.sephora.com for more information

Or if she has enough cosmetics but don’t have space to keep them then these bags by Zoella can be the perfect gift to store them

Zoella Favourite Things Coral Bag 79 AED.Check out the full collection at www.virginmegastore.ae

Sweet Treats– If your looking out for something different and sweet this Mother’s Day then eclair.ae is surely the place to check out.Located in Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) and Citywalk 2.It is dedicated to the world of eclairs.It offers massive variety of flavors with the option of regular or mini eclairs.The pastries are light and baked to perfection, filled with an ideally balanced delicious filling. It’s temptation, creates bursts of flavor in every mouthful.😋

Dig in the box of 6 mini- eclairs for just 60 Dhs or try out their special gift box of 6 mini-eclairs for 80 Dhs

The World of Delicious Eclair

Visit the website www.eclair.ae for more information on their take-away menu and flavors.

There are many other things that can make Mother’s Day extra special and are absolutely FREE 😊

Giving out a lot of Hugs & Kisses,and some special messages (I Love You,Thank You,I Am Sorry,……..).

Doing all of the Housework-(so mama can relax and enjoy her day watching television).

The Laundry– managing to collect and washing all of the laundry for the day.

Cooking something special-(maybe making moms favorite dish for dinner).

Mother’s Day is all about remembering and appreciating the time,the love,the blessings that our moms gave us when we were young and returning and making them feel extra special on this day.

Happy Mothers Day to all the Super Mama’s in advance!

The Cats

The Cats

THE CATS IN PRINCESS Z’S LIFE  🐱

Cats have always been a part of Princess Z’s life.Being fond of cats since her toddlerhood.She loves everything related to them.Whether its cat cushions,plush toys,hair clips etc.We never had one nor planned of having any as mom aka Princess Z’s grandma (Nani) was afraid of them and didn’t want the ‘scratching the furniture’ thing🙈in the house.During our shifting process Princess Z tried her best to convince Nani to get her a kitten on her birthday (as she knew our house is getting bigger and we have space for them)but it didn’t work out 😞.The day we shifted to our new home just before her birthday Princess Z was lucky enough to make some new cats friends in the neighborhood.Nani was happy as well as we didn’t needed to get one now)😉.

Here’s what she named them:
Softy-Loves moaning outside our door,a solid eater,the first one to get attached and is the oldest and the closest of them all.’Her best friend’,that’s what Princess Z likes to call her 😊).

Whitey- A little reserved,plays a little,likes to roam around our house,loves food

Silly Cat-A kitten actually who loves to play in our garden with her mouse toy and bubbles

Babu-Never comes in but loves to be fed.

Softy 2- Pays us a visit,once in a blue moon

and many more but they have not been named yet)
😂😂

It was a scary thought at first.(tendency to bite or claw.) but as time passed by they created a special bond.It’s was not just Princess Z that started to have the love and affection in her eyes, but the cats seem to have the same adoration.In no time the cats and kitten became attached to Princess Z.Taking time out to feed,play,pet and caress them has became a part of her daily life.Nothing makes her more happy then seeing those cats waiting for her outside at the doorstep when she comes back from school.Not only this weekends,specially Friday is a ‘Cat’ day for us,spending hours playing with them in our garden.

Princess Z Watching Softy Eat
Playing With Bubbles With Ms.Silly Cat 🐱

Playing with cats is all about treating them well.During the night time when Princess Z is lying by my side I tend to teach her all about the do’s and don’ts of Cats.When talking I try to make her understand the teaching on how to play with them,by staying calm and quiet while playing: no yelling, screaming, running, or jumping.Telling her the facts about them.Its important to help her understand that the cat is not a toy and she’s a living companion who has just as many feelings as us.

Ear Ache in Children

Ear Ache in Children

Ear Ache in Children

Lately Princess Z has been going through an ear infection (or earache) after she had a cold raging for more than two or three days.Due to the ear ache Princess Z has been having a yellowish discharge coming out from her ear plus suffering a bit of hearing loss.(She cant hear me from a distance). After talking to my pediatrician about it,She has been put on an antibiotic course for a week.Hopefully,it will vanish within time.According to a research, It’s common in children from the age of 3 and it occurs when a virus or bacteria causes the area behind the eardrum to become inflamed.Most middle ear infections occur during the winter and early spring. Often, middle ear infections go away without any medication. However, if pain persists or if your child has fever, you should seek medical treatment.After experiencing it myself for the first time i thought of sharing a few ways to spot an earache

Sighs to spot an ear infection (earache)-

1.Ear pain (mild to severe). Babies often pull or tug at their ears.

2.Fever.

3.Drainage from the ear that is thick and yellow or bloody. (This is what Princess Z has been going through)

4.Loss of appetite, vomiting, and grumpy behavior.

5.Trouble sleeping (crying or not wanting to sleep)

There might not be any home cure for this but there are a few things that can ease the pain along the way:

1.Use Ear drops

2.Rest

3.Apply warm cloths on the ear

4.Use Pain Relievers (such as Advil)

5.Use Oil Drops (putting a few warmed drops of olive oil in the ear is safe and could be moderately effective)

Many ear infections clear up on their own in about a week or two, with symptoms starting to get better after a few days. Be sure to check with your child’s pediatrician if your child has an ear pain, (under 2 years of age (and definitely if the earache is accompanied by a fever).

Listed below are a few ways to lower your child’s risk of getting an ear infection:

1.Wash your hands and your child’s hands frequently.

2.Keep unclean items out of your toddler or baby’s mouth.

3.Avoid smoky environments

The Doctor should be visited immediately if any sigh of earache is spotted to stay away from further complications.

I hope this helps!

2 Simple Valentine Kids Craft

2 Simple Valentine Kids Craft

2 SIMPLE VALENTINE KIDS CRAFT 

When everyone is busy expressing their love to their life partners. I tend to spend this day and time with the people I love the most,my family. This Day for me is mostly about expressing love and gifting each member of my family a special gift.Whether it’s just by flowers,chocolates or special hand made cards/crafts made at home.I am teaching Princess Z the same concept to give out and express her love to the people who means to her the most,and the way we do that is by making home made cards/ related DIYs for everyone around.

I think there is no other better way of receiving and sending out special home made special Valentine DIY crafts by the little ones on this special day.(It’s always great to add their special touch).
So as Valentine’s Day is approaching soon thought of sharing 2 simplest and LOVE-ly crafts that we made at home together to mark the special day.

Love Hand
This craft is very simple you will need:

-A hand 🖐🏻print cutout,(brown colored paper would make it look more realistic)

-Different sizes and colors of hearts cutouts

Tracing Princess Z’s hand 🤚

Once your done with the above steps,all you need to do now is to glue the hearts on the hand.and Voila!

Sticking on the hearts

It’s done 🙂
Super simple and easy!

Note: To make it stand, just cut out a strip and attach it to the hand below,fold it and join the ends with either glue/tape.

Flowers using Ice-cream sticks

This is the cutest craft and can be made in many ways ,for this all you will need is:

-A few heart cutouts (depends on the no.of petals you need for your flower)(three,four,five or more petals up to you)

-Ice Cream sticks (colored/plain ice cream sticks)

-Leaf shape cutouts

All you need for the craft

Start by sticking the heart shaped petals together forming a flower.Once done glue/tape the flower on the stick adding the leaves.

Note:Colored balls,stickers or cutout hearts can be added to hide the center joint.

Blue flower
Purple flower

Note: Different colored big/small flowers can be made forming a bouquet 💐

If your planning to stay back this valentines with your kids than these super easy crafts are to be done for sure.

Benefits:Creating memories,having fun and getting to spend time together 👧🏻👩🏻.