Traveling to Korea Part 1

I love traveling. Who doesn’t , right?

…get to explore a new place.. breathe in new air… learn a new culture… see fantastic architecture… try amazing new food.. see some amazing people…and the list goes on and on and on..

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It was recently that we (my family and i) traveled to Korea. It has been a place that was on my bucket list to visit other than the amazing Japan that I can never get bored of exploring. But the decision to visit the country was pretty much a no brainer especially when I have been completely hooked with Korean Dramas lately. Secretly madly in love with Ji Jang Wook and Sunghoon which the hubs has been strangely supportive with my newly found  affair with them on TV.

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Back to the trip…..

As the kids are no longer toddlers, they are now much easier to communicate with (as for which if they will listen or not, thats another story to tell all together… HAHAHHA). I have been really thankful that traveling by air with them has always been smooth sailing.

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Our flight was 8am in the morning hence we had to be at the airport by 6am. We called the cab to pick us up which he came around 5am. Needless to say, the kids were knocked out a couple of hours in our flight and both had an hour plus nap (woohoo … break time for me!)

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I was pretty excited as I didn’t know what to expect when we reach Korea so I was up all the way.. 😁

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We arrived around 3:30pm and by the time we reached our Airbnb at almost 5pm and was ridiculously hungry!!! I had a pathetic tasting Nasi Lemak on the plane which I ended up not eating.

On the contratry, upon arriving our Airbnb was really fantastic. It is located at Cheonggyecheon-ro Stream which was only walking distance to Myeongdong. Large enough to fit 6- 8 pax. Depending on how big/small you are in size.

It was a loft style concept and I was completely in love with the design of this place when I first saw it. It reminded me bit of Japan as it was pretty small and cozy. We couldn’t exactly stand up and walk around upstairs as we needed to crawl to move from one place to another. For me and the husband, it was a pretty cool experience. Once we dropped our bags we went on our first Food Hunt.

We walked across the street to arrive at Myeongdong and soon saw this BBQ restaurant that caught our eye.

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We ate and ate and ate..

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The food was amazing!

We then walked around Myeongdong Street and did a bit of shopping and more eating. 🙂

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By now, it was close to 9pm and we were all pretty tired, but excited at the same time. Time seems to past really fast too. It was definitely way past sleeping time for the kids. Mind you, my kids sleeps really early everyday and they wakes up really early as well. So soon after dessert we decided to head back to rest.

Soon after bathing, my babies were snuggled up sleeping together while I had the perfect view to watch them sleep throughout the night. #preciousmoment #motherslove

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Hypno Birthing “The Gentle Birthing Bootcamp”

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Being pregnant twice in this lifetime has been truly a blessing. It has not only opened my eyes to learn how amazing the role of Mothers are. Ever since being a mom, I have always seek to give my children the very best I can. Today, I would like to share with you something I perceived to be a magical knowledge that I wished I had the opportunity to have learnt when I was pregnant.

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It was only recently, I came across HypnoBirthing. Like many, I myself was curious to learn more about the choices of birthing we have as mothers. AND HypnoBirthing is actually all about JUST THAT.
As what I have recently found out, the name itself/association with hypnosis raises many misconceptions. Hence, I wish to share this out to all as I have learnt that there will be an upcoming bootcamp to share some love and spread awareness to all.
Here’s a little bit of information about what I have learnt thus far.
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Hypnosis is NOT : 
– losing control of your mind
– revealing family secrets or bank account details 😛
– an eerie, trance-like state
In fact, you are fully in control and it is a very natural state of the mind. Daily examples of hypnosis is daydream, driving on auto-pilot, engrossed watched TV, the state between half asleep and half awake (so at least 2x a day before we fall asleep and before we become fully awake).
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HypnoBirthing is NOT:
– water birth or home birth. Majority of HypnoBirthing mums birth in hospital – dry birth
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How Does HypnoBirthing Work
 
HypnoBirthing works on both the conscious and subconscious mind – which is way more powerful than conscious mind.
Conscious mind – knowledge on natural birth process and thorough preparation for their birth – birth plan, nutrition, exercise, birth companion role, bonding with baby, body’s perfect design of birth so mums feel confident in their innate ability to birth
Subconscious mind – Fear release through hypnosis – releasing all subconscious fear + daily practising of positive affirmations of birth so the WHOLE mind becomes positive.
The body is a robot of the mind – once mum has a positive mindset, her body will follow suit. Body reacts positively when it is time to birth and relaxes so baby comes easily.
HypnoBirthing  has a 12.5 hour highly comprehensive childbirth preparation class. A usual hospital antenatal class spends 1-2 hours on birth. That is not enough.
Teaching many techniques too – breathing, relaxation, deepening relaxation, visualisation & affirmations. The Gentle Birth Bootcamp is a 3 hour sharing on positive birth.
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Background on The Gentle Birth Bootcamp

The objective of this bootcamp is to raise public awareness of the importance of a gentle birth experience for the whole family. There are also many things that new parents are unaware of. Simple knowledge that could make a BIG difference in how their experience can go.
Baby With Bee is an independent antenatal education provider that teaches parents things that are not normally taught in typical hospital antenatal classes. Teaching a childbirth technique called HypnoBirthing and other baby-centered classes like infant massage, breastfeeding and newborn care classes are also apart of their program.
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More on Gentle Birth
The topics that covered during the bootcamp include:
– what is gentle birth
– why is it important
– how your birth choices impact your breastfeeding success
– what is HypnoBirthing and how it can help you achieve an easier, more comfortable birth
– Birth positions
– how to prepare your birth plan
– chance to listen to sharing of positive birth stories by couples who have been there & DID IT!
– infant massage and why it is important
Did you know that birth positions can make a lot of difference to a laboring mother’s level of comfort? My baby girl was a breach baby and somehow it did take a toll on my back when I was pregnant with her. Despite that, I too had a very narrow pelvis to begin with hence, in the end I had not much of a choice but to opt for C-Sec for both my children.
Did you know that there are many ways that a birth companion can help during labor? Dads love to be part of the birth process but are often reduced to being part of the wall flower, just trying to stay out of the way and not faint. During HypnoBirthing class, they teaches dads what to do to care and support and encourage their wives. Dads are very empowered with the knowledge they gain from classes and go on to be very hands on fathers.
There are so much more to share and they would be doing so in the upcoming Bootcamp event
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 “The Gentle Birth Bootcamp” which will be held on the 14th May 2017 at Bukit Kiara Equestrian Club.
Ticket Pricing
It is a highly subsided event, made possible with the support of sponsors and they are charging a minimal of RM 80 per couple but currently they are offering an extended early bird fees of only RM 50 per couple or RM 80 per 2 couples. *Not sure when this lasts, so be sure to be quick to reserve your spot with them*
For further information you can check out their website over at www.babywithbee.com.
And if you do have the time.. check out this cool Video.
Hopefully, the information above inspire you as much as it had inspired me. Now, I can’t help but cheekily wonder how fun it would be if I am pregnant once again. 😍 #justsaying

Keep It Clean: The Adventures of Busy Mom

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Being a momma blogger has given me so many privileges. One of them I truly treasure is when I meet and develop new friendship along the way.

Today, I would like to introduce another writer and owner of a small cleaning business in London known as Evie Horton.

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She is my guest blogger for today, and had came up with many wonderful yet brilliant ideas that I would love to share with all you readers, to be inspired by her as to how she has inspired me.

Keep It Clean: The Adventures of Busy Mom

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Today’s moms are supposed to deal with many challenges as a part of their everyday routine. They have to take up a full time job, take care of the household, look after kids and meanwhile, find a way to be fit and healthy, exercise regularly, catch up with old friends and take a well-deserved rest. It seems like 24 hours are not enough for completing these more or less pleasant activities.

Cleaning is, without a doubt, a tiresome and time-consuming process, especially if your kids consider the walls a canvas and the living room floor a playground where they can scatter all the toys. Here are a few tips that can help you keep the house clean and find time to do the things you love.

• Even if you are a stay-at-home mom, you might still find yourself unable to deal with all cleaning tasks you have to complete for the day, especially if you live in a spacious house and nobody else, but you take care of the cleanliness. That’s why you are advised to split up the tiresome cleaning chores into several manageable tasks. The best way to achieve this is to set up a cleaning schedule and assign a cleaning task for each day.

• Make an evaluation of your time. If you are among those people who tend to take “small” one-hour breaks between the duties they are supposed to perform, don’t be surprised if you never have time for yourself. Instead of procrastinating, focus all your efforts on completing the tasks efficiently and they, you will be able to enjoy some free time.

• There are some days when you just feel under the weather, you are unproductive and easily distracted. In days like this, the last thing you want to think of is keeping the house clean. Yet, you can still take up cleaning and tidying up procedures that take care of themselves. Pushing the button of the dishwasher or the washing machine is not that tiresome, right?

• Cleaning duties will be much easier if you can rely on the help of the other family members. Actually, engaging your kids into cleaning activities is an excellent way for teaching them some essential skills. For instance, your kids can learn the importance of being organized through cleaning and this will be extremely helpful at a later stage for sure.

If you consider it appropriate, follow Shiny Carpets suggestion to set a timer and perform 5 or 10-minute clean-ups in every room. Wipe the spills from the countertops, treat the stains on the carpet with a suitable detergent, mop the floors, sanitize the kitchen sink.
Organize stuff and know the place of every item. Always keep similar items together and always put stuff back in place after you have used it. You can even ask your kids to gather all the toys in the contained they belong to. This way, they will learn to sort out and prioritize, so you kill two birds with one stone. You have fewer cleaning tasks and teach your kids invaluable personal skills.

Don’t forget that if you feel you cannot deal with so many tasks at once, you can always arrange professional helpers. Take a look at the prices your local cleaning company offers and contact them to find out more about the cleaning service. That will not only save you a lot of time, but will also ensure the dirt-free environment at home. After all, there is a reason why cleaners, employed with trustworthy cleaning companies are called professionals.

Animal 4D+ Alphabet Interactive Cards Review

I am one of those mommas that believes in enrichment classes. One of the most recent ones that caught my attention is called Code Juniors. As our generation revolves, teaching methods has also changed drastically as well. Flash cards are probably one of the most common cards moms/teachers/guardian starts of with for their children when it comes to learning. Well, that was me 5 years back! I still remember being excited receiving a pack of flashcards when my daughter was one years of age. I was one of those hardcore mommas where i constantly read/teach her with them. But today flash cards are no longer the same. It’s no longer 2D and boring but have became interactive flash cards!

A couple of weeks back i received one of the most amazing gifts any mother can share/teach/play with their children. These are the amazing Animal 4D+ Alphabet Interactive Flash Cards from Code Juniors. At first these cards looks just the same as any other ordinary cards you may find at any Montessori and Bookshop. However, as i read the instructions and began to download the app i began to understand the miraculous wonder these interactive cards are for the next generation of time.

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The instructions are extremely simple and easy to understand. I was really excited to share with my children and i couldn’t wait to see their reactions to these interactive cards.

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By placing the cards of the respective animal, a 4D version of it pops up! *totally beyond coolness* My children were excited yet stunned at how these cards pops out an individual animal of its own while reading out its description.

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They tried a few rounds of various animals from the cards and as each 4D animal pops up, i could see their eyes grew bigger with curiosity.

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*Roars* says the lion…

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Another amazing feature from these miraculous cards are the ability for the animal to interact with their food. Below shows a horse eating grass!!!! *call me “Kampung Style”  a.k.a (old fashion) but this is my first time seeing 4D+ interactive cards available in the market today to teach the children beyond the normal 2D conventional method.

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Both my children were glued to these cards for hours. I love that it’s not only educational, it’s interactive, fun, and the children gets to experience a whole new level of creative thinking at the same time. I personally LOVE these cards.

These Animal 4D+ alphabet interactive cards are indeed an amazing development by Octagon Studio Augmented Reality creation. It is available for both Google Play or App Store!

Want to find out more?

Feel free to contact Jacqueline Lee at info@codejuniors.com

and check out their

Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/codejuniors

and

Website at http://www.codejuniors.com

for more amazing 4D+ Interactive cards.

5 Top Momma Website i just can’t get enough off…

InspirationsToday it’s all about inspirations…

I love to be inspired and constantly search online for inspiration. Like many Mothers i try to find relevance to be able to relate and be inspired as a whole, be in in terms of health, fashion, fitness, food, lifestyle and more. Thanks to technology and fast internet + data i am constantly on the roll of things today even with two active bumble bee children and an adorable pet dog.

Today, i’m sharing with all my top 5 favourite Momma Website that i often read…

Cheeserland – A fashion blogger turned Mom to two beautiful children, a personal friend and neighbour, plus one of the most famous yet longest blogger i know and followed. She has been one true inspiration that had me started this website to build, groom and grow as a person. As many local readers already know, she is truly an inspiration to many around the world (especially our local Malaysians and her extended fans over in Japan). What’s there not to love~ it’s cheesie!

Startamomblog – A mom to two beautiful little girls and the wife to a wonderful man. She inspires Mothers from all around the world to start a mom blog by guiding them with various tips and tricks while specific yet useful advice for moms to handle situations better with their children. Suzi, the author is one of the sweetest, kind, and savvy person i know (plus she is known as one amazing engineer blogger) . If you need some tips or any advice on creating a mom blog, her blog is most certainly one place you ought to visit!

Rane Chin – Also known as The Beauty Junkie from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. An inspiring yet elegant mom for 2 beautiful daughters with the latest updates on beauty, trends and gigs in town. If you haven’t seen her blog do scroll and take a look for yourself. :p

Laurenne Hopkins – I have been a silent reader of Laurenne for the longest time. The first blog i followed of hers was known as This Mummy and ever since she migrated, i find her articles has grown along with her. A mother of 2 little girls and a new born baby boy she is still as inspiring as ever. Her articles goes a long way with parenting advice and experiences, recipes, DIY and more.

Mommy My Way – A beautiful lady and single mom whom i am totally inspired by. Her blogs shares the way she raises her infant son through career advice, traveling tips, fashion inspiration and more, all while juggling a full-time job and working toward an MBA. Mind you, this brilliant lady is also an entrepreneur plus she also holds a support group in Facebook for like minded Mothers while spreading her love, support and knowledge about blogging to all. An inspiring person she is both inside and outside. *heart*

I hope this article can spark some light to some of you here as these beautiful ladies inspired me so much. 🙂

Ecover Zero Review

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I have always been fond of products that are known to be natural, eco friendly and effective. Recently, i tried a brand known as Ecover Zero.

Ecover is known to be one the largest green companies in Belgium that only produces household cleaning products that derived from plants and minerals. The products are dermatologically tested and it is recommended to be be used by people with sensitive skin AND it is safe enough to use for babies as well. Very often, people find it difficult to breath after using the harsh cleaning detergent, it is not only uncomfortable but it is also dangerous as it could lead to lung infection after using it for a long period of time.

In Malaysia there are 2 range of products from Ecover.
Ecover Normal Range – ( Bathroom cleaner, Dish detergent, Kitchen cleaner and Laundry detergent)
Ecover Zero Range – ( Dish Detergent and Laundry Detergent Only).

I tried the Ecover Zero Range.

Ecover Zero Non-Bio Laundry Liquid 

Ecover Zero Fabric Conditioner 

Ecover Zero Washing-up Liquid 

The differences between Ecover Normal Range and Ecover Zero Range are that Ecover Zero does not contain any fragrance and colouring. It is also tested by UK Allergy. 


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Known to be the pioneer in green science for over 30 years, Ecover has managed to bring nature on our side while creating effective detergents which allows our laundry to be done effectively with powerful formulation and yet gentle on the fabrics. Its gentle formula keeps the fabrics soft, fresh and easy to iron – for comfy clothes. What i love most about this range is that it is created with plant and mineral based ingredients which are effective, while reducing pollution PLUS it contains no colouring, fragrance or enzymes to ensure that it is not harmful towards our skin. 

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Ecover Zero Non-Bio Laundry Detergent 1500ml RM54.90

I was utmost amazed at how luxuriously soft and fresh my clothes and towels were upon using the Fabric Conditioner. It softens clothes effectively while caring for sensitive skin. This is extremely important for me and my family. Ever since i have children, i have learnt that their tiny body and skin are not the same as adults. What we may feel alright with, may not be for them. Hence, i went through much trial and error and have always had a hard time finding the right kind of products to use for my children. Now that i have found Ecover Zero Range, i can be sure to say that i am at ease knowing that i am using products that are safe on the clothes they wear.

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Ecover Zero Fabric Conditioner 750ml RM23.90

The washing up liquid does amazing wonders by cutting through grease and grime while caring for sensitive skin. It effectively washes up the dishes, cutlery and glassware leaving it sparkling clean. It doesn’t generate excessive bubbles but with one squeeze it was enough for me to wash the whole sink full of dirty dishes. I was rather amused at its clever formulation to tackle grease and grime , leaving the pots and pans spotless while the dishes are squeaky clean.

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Ecover Zero Dish Liquid 750ml RM19.90

I personally would recommend this for those who have sensitive skin or babies in the house. I am really glad that Ecover has created such an amazing formulation. For me, what is most important is that it is gentle enough for my family and yet effective enough for me to get things done. These products does just that!

To purchase, you can find them over at Village Grocer or via Online for promotional price while stock last over at Ecover. 

*the cleaning ingredients for both Ecover Normal and Ecover Zero does not contain phosphate as well as harmful chemicals*

Dutch Lady & Mom, Step by Step Together

I love attending events! Especially events whereby it brings mothers together creating a support group. Recently, I was invited to attend Dutch Lady Step by Step Nutrition & Nurturing Guidance ~ working hand in hand together to provide support to children’s development.

It was one of the most fulfilling event that i have been in a while. An event whereby

Paediatric expert – Dr.Yong Junina Fadzil

TV host, actress, and mother – Scha Alyahya and

3 other amazing blogger mothers

get together to share their experience, story, expertise and beliefs to other amazing mothers creating a special nurturing bond supportive group and nurturing guidance, tailored nutrition to support a child’s overall development from 1 to over 6 years old.

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It is a known fact that it is extremely important for mothers to understand that their nurturing guidance and their growing up milk’s nutrition needs to go hand in hand to ensure the progressive development of a child.

imageDutch Lady 4-step Nutri-Plan with 5X DHA is a nutrition programme for children 1 to 6 years of age that continuously supports a child’s  developmental milestones and learning. When nutritional needs are well taken care of, it is a humble fact that mothers can focus on guiding their children to achieve foundation milestones that will help shape their future development and learning achievements at school, in the family and life as a whole.

In general children goes through 4 different developmental journey at a young age. Dutch Lady 4-step Nutri Plan with 5X DHA offers total nutrition programme, formulated with tailored nutrients to support each milestone, and mothers are encouraged to guide their children accordingly to the milestone.

Curious

Explore

Create 

Learn

imageCurious : At age 1 to 2, children are most curious at this stage. They are eager to learn more about the world and they start to observe and reacts by grasping, pointing and playing. It is important that during this stage visionary activities are practiced. Brain development is also important during this phases they start to learn and remember what they see in their surrondings. During this stage Dutch Lady formulated milk focuses on nutrients that also helps to enhance their specific nurturing needs such as Inositol, Taurine, and Vitamin A to support their visual development as well.

Suggested Activities : 

Guide them on how to match colours and shapes

Play hide and seek with them

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*image above shows children playing matching games*

imageExplore : At ages 2-4, children become more active and start exploring their surroundings. They begin to understand and development are through touching and tasting. It is during this stage that their natural body resistance are challenged. Hence, Dutch Lady focuses on building their immunity and prevent them from falling ill with nutritional ingredient such as  Selenium and Zinc. During this stage, brain development are enhanced as well as they begin to apply what they have learnt from their surroundings.

Suggested Activities : 

Discover nature together in the park or your own garden

Sensory play activities such a dough play is awesome as well.

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*images above shows children interacting and exploring about little cute chicks and cute fluffy rabbits*

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Create : At ages 4-6, children become more creative and imaginative. They begin to use creativity as a form of problem solving, which requires adaptability and flexibility of thought. Nutrients such as Tyrosine, Choline, and Vitamin D helps to support flexible thinking in their brain function. During this stage children progresses to enhance their skills in learning, memorising and making connections.

Suggested Activities : 

Using recycle material to create objects

Toy building blocks play

Colour painting

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*image above shows children playing with blocks enhancing their creative thinking*

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Learn : At age 6 years and above, focus and good memory skills are important for children at school. They begin to learn important social and verbal skills and require focus and memory skills to help them learn. Magnesium is an important nutrient to support a child’s memory.

Suggested Activities :

Memory and concertration games

Crossword puzzle or picture puzzles

Create a challenge by setting a timer for a particular task for the child to work to ‘beat’

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*image above shows children learning and practicing simple mathematics to challenge themselves* 

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I had an amazing time during this event learning and sharing great tips, advice and meeting new awesome mothers. Thank you Dutch Lady Malaysia for organising and inviting me to such an informative, fulfilling yet successful event.

For more information on Dutch Lady Nutri Plan with 5X DHA supports a child’s developmental milestones, and Dutch Lady Nilai Bijak campaign, please click the link http://smartmoments.com.my for further information.

Mother Daughter Bonding with 100% Pure Nail Polishes

imageHaving a baby girl is truly a blessing. I believe it is every mother’s dream to have a baby girl. A little girl to play dress up with, to share little secrets with, to explore, learn and grow together side by side as a mother and daughter. When my little girl was born, she changed my world. Her presence did nothing less but enlightened me as a mother.

I believe in building a close relationship with my children. Nothing beats sharing and having bonding sessions with them.

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My daughter is like a mini me. We are so alike in many ways. We like the same things. We share the same interest and we LOVE being together doing girly stuff.

*Which mother wouldn’t enjoy spending quality bonding time with their own daughter, right?*

Being a Mother, i would always try to provide the best as i can for my children. A couple of weeks back, i found the brand 100% Pure and ever since i have been obsessed with the products available by them. You can read my review on some of my favourite products i have tried Aqua Boost Hydrating Mask and As Easy As 123 Natural Makeup Glow

Recently, i decided to try their latest range of CREAMY Nail Polishes with my little girl.

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100% Pure Nail Polishes are famous for their “10-free”

free of formaldehyde

free of toluene

free of DBP

free of camphor

free of formaldehyde resin

free of xylene

free of parabens

free of fragrances

free of phthalates

free of animal ingredients.

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It is not easy to find nail polishes that are safe, especially for children. Being a rather paranoid momma, i am able to share with you today that i am comfortable, confident and believe that these nail polishes from 100% Pure are definitely safe enough compared to many other brands out there for children to use!

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Needless to say, my little girl totally enjoy her nails being painted by her momma!

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Our Bonding moments were filled with many funny faces and fun moments beautifying and pampering our nails!

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*her smiles melts my heart all the time*

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Then, it was her turn to paint for momma! 😛

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TaaaDaaaa*

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We love our nails! Don’t you?

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I was very amazed by the creamy texture and the intensity of its colours from the Nail Polishes. It was easy to apply, gliding it’s gorgeous colour along our nails.

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We used the Full Nail Range from 100% Pure.

Horsetail Base Coat

Colours Used : Cloud, Soul Mate, Cherry Pop

Glass Top Coat 

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Once the application was done ~ we pampered our hands and nails with the 100% Pure Eucalyptus Hand ButterCream.  A rich buttercream that moisturises, softens and deeply nourishes with anti-aging vitamins and antioxidants made with 100% natural ingredients and certified organic.

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The hand cream became an instant favourite the day it arrived. I loved how it is made from all natural ingredients from herbs, organic oils and a variety of fruits. Applying each time after we washed our hands. 🙂

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Even my little boy loves its natural scent from the hand cream and had some massaged into his palms as well.

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 Now with Mother’s Day around the corner 100% Pure is running an amazing

Mother’s Day Special. 

Be the favorite child.

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Celebrating Mother’s Day with 20% OFF of your favorite 100% PURE® products with the

PROMO code : LOVEMOTHER20

from NOW until 10th May 2016.

Where to Buy? You can purchase it ONLINE over at 100% Pure

Learn More about 100% Pure Malaysia Loyalty Reward Program. For all orders, the customers can get 3% rebate in reward points that they can use to pay for their next purchase. There are also many more ways to earn points for more info you can click here: Loyalty Reward Program

Click the link and experience for yourself how amazing these 100% natural, 100% vegan products, cruelty free, gluten free and organic brand can nurture and transform your beauty regimen today!

A Mothers Post – Thankyou!

imageBeing a mom can sometimes be tough. It gets even tougher when both children are sick.

Since late last week my children were unfortunate to have caught a horrible inflammation on their throat. One thing lead to another and i had my fair share of cries, whines, tantrums, fights, fever, coughs, cold and exhaustion. Visitation to the doctors had the children a tad bit grumpy (who can blame them, they are already feeling uncomfortable from both the pain and lack of sleep). 

My nights were my days while my days were also my days… I sit in the dark sponging down both their fever and trying to soothe them to comfort whenever i hear them cough endlessly or when they toss and turn in discomfort. The thermometer were my BFF for a good few days where i will constantly reach for it every 5 minutes to check on both kids temperature (YES I AM A PARANOID MOMMA!)  It was indeed heartbreaking. I hate it when the children are sick. They get grumpy and i get grumpy. They cry, and i end up crying along with them.

As i stay beside their bed, soothing the both of them, i began to wonder how tough yet amazing our roles as Mothers are. The things we do, the accomplishments we achieve, our expectations and goals and how it revolves around the things that are most important to us, the changes and priorities we make for the better and for the ones we love. Mothers’ are simply beautiful both inside out, for the commitments and decisions we make for our children and love ones. (Well, okay.. not all mothers are like that.. but i would like to believe most my Momma readers are like that!). 

imageHence, this blog post is written to thank all Mothers out there who are extremely supportive to other Mothers who sometimes all we need is to hear those words from another mothers perspective, to share, to grow and to learn from (trust me, there are actually many Mothers out there who are extremely kind, thoughtful and helpful AND are more willing to share than criticise). 

imageAs i have grown into a Momma over the past few years, i have learnt and grown so much from supportive momma’s around the globe. If it’s not because of Mother’s who understand and think alike.. i would like to believe that we (or should i say.. i) wouldn’t be as rounded as i am today. Hence, ThankYOU to all you wonderful and supportive Mothers out there!

This post is part of a blog hop from the Facebook group: Bloggers and Business: Moms Who Do It all. To check out other amazing bloggers, follow them below.

Www.thriftyguardian.com

www.blueeyedbabies.com

Www.tottotgoose.com

Www.thetripletfarm.com

www.thenonhousewives.com

www.fromengineertosahm.com

Befedagain.com

http://sweettinyblessings.blogspot.com/

www.everysuperwoman.com

http://mrsandmomma.com

www.sweetdiscord.com

www.southernmommasreviews.com

Www.theoutnumberednest.com

www.latomnow.com

Http://organizedhomeschool.com

http://www.stellarmama.com

Pbpearls.com

Acottonkandilife.com

I know i am a couple weeks early… BUT i would also like to take this opportunity in Wishing all Mothers out there a Very Happy Early Mother’s Day Celebration this year!

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Organizing Tips and Tricks for Bags on the Go!

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As a full time mom on the go, i like to have things all planned neat and ready for the road… Be it to head out to pick up the kids from school, or to head out for shopping, meetings or even a trip out of the city for a holiday. I hate the fact when i dig my bag and i can’t find the things i want/need hence i realised one day that by taking that extra couple of minutes to organising my bag actually makes so much of a difference in saving time and hassle especially when we are in a rush to do something important.

Here are some of my favorite tips and ideas that i find useful for just to have the bag a tad bit more organise to make that much of a difference especially in a rush!

  • Keep headphones and charger cords neat and tidy in a glasses case.

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  • Get a bag organizer.. usually these comes with various compartments for you to keep your things.

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  • When i am carrying a bigger bag for a trip, i like to keep my small essentials in little pouches (it can be coloured or various patterned designs) so i am able to grab the things i need in a jiffy when i need them.

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  • Transform your kids lunch bag into a kids activity bag on the go by storing their favourite toys to keep them occupy during your trip out of town.

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  • A must have of mine is hand sanitiser. I like to get those where it comes with a silicon rubber case whereby it can easily be hung on the bag. Saves space and easily accessible too!

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  • When heading off for a holiday, I like to bring along some basic medication just in case of an emergency. It would be the basic essentials that my little ones may need. I like to have it properly organised in a small bag followed by having it kept in my luggage.

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How about you? Do you have any little tips and tricks on how you get your bag organised for moments on the go? Feel free to share. Would love to hear about it! 🙂