Category Archives: Learning

Pregnancy Tips

These are few dos and don’ts during the miracle moment, pregnancy. I could still remember the moment when the doctor tell  me that “you are pregnant”! Enjoy……

 

 

 

 

Parenting Magazine

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See the picture? It is actually a parenting magazine that I got after becoming a member of this one club. This is not my first FREE magazine actually. I love this kind of magazine, not too thick but full of useful information especially ob how to raise children. I love ‘What’s New” section or page. This time there are reviews on new milk products, acne products and also new handbags collection. I love this section very much because it provides me with information on the new things available in market today.

Tried & Tested Tips section is also my favorite. It gives me tips and info on the simple things that sometimes never come across in our mind. I’m so happy when I read this simple tip that could help me whenever I take my son to shower. It stated:-

            “Children can be terrified of having water get into their eyes while taking a shower. Not only can soapy irritate the eyes, water can temporarily blur vision. Well, goggles are not just for swimming. A pair of goggles worn over the eyes helps your child to shower in comfort.”
Simple and yet practical right?

Educational Toys

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For generations, the words ‘educational toys’ have caused children everywhere to step back with a disapprovingly raised eyebrow and the firm belief that such toys can’t possibly be fun. Luckily, finding good kids’ toys that pull double duty to be both fun and educational isn’t nearly as hard as it used to be. With all the creative and innovative learning toys out there, learning can easily be just as fun as playtime.

Classics kids’ toys like card matching and flashcard games help teach young children skills like color and shape recognition and even phonics as they help improve memory skills. Magnetic letters can provide hours of play while teaching the alphabet and, with a little creativity, can last for years.

For those kids just learning to read there is a wealth of fun Leapfrog and other book based kids’ toys that create an interactive experience with a kid’s favorite books and characters. Besides the obvious introductory reading skills, these kids’ toys can instill a love of books in kids as young as 2 and help prepare them for future reading.

For the picky 5 and up crowd, toy personal computers and electronic games are a must. With a variety of games and levels of difficulty, these learning toys can last years and teach basic math skills and spelling in fun and exciting ways.

Science kits are another great way to teach kids about the world around them. They inspire creativity and critical thinking skills that are sure to come in handy later.

Good educational toys do more than just teach a certain set of skills; they can help foster a love of learning that will follow a child through school and to adulthood.

For generations, the words ‘educational toys’ have caused children everywhere to step back with a disapprovingly raised eyebrow and the firm belief that such toys can’t possibly be fun. Luckily, finding good kids’ toys that pull double duty to be both fun and educational isn’t nearly as hard as it used to be. With all the creative and innovative learning toys out there, learning can easily be just as fun as playtime.

Classics kids’ toys like card matching and flashcard games help teach young children skills like color and shape recognition and even phonics as they help improve memory skills. Magnetic letters can provide hours of play while teaching the alphabet and, with a little creativity, can last for years.

For those kids just learning to read there is a wealth of fun Leapfrog and other book based kids’ toys that create an interactive experience with a kid’s favorite books and characters. Besides the obvious introductory reading skills, these kids’ toys can instill a love of books in kids as young as 2 and help prepare them for future reading.

For the picky 5 and up crowd, toy personal computers and electronic games are a must. With a variety of games and levels of difficulty, these learning toys can last years and teach basic math skills and spelling in fun and exciting ways.

Science kits are another great way to teach kids about the world around them. They inspire creativity and critical thinking skills that are sure to come in handy later.

Good educational toys do more than just teach a certain set of skills; they can help foster a love of learning that will follow a child through school and to adulthood.

Phrasal Verbs

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There are too many phrasal verbs in English. These are few that I’ve discovered in my previous reading:-

  • wrap up – to finish

We need to wrap up this project by the end of the day.

  • drop by – to visit

Please drop by my place on your way home from work.

  • swing by – drop by, stop by

I need to swing by the store and pick up some food for dinner.

Do you enjoy cooking?

PhotobucketI do not enjoy cooking in the slightest. I’m a terrible cook and I will eat anything so I have absolutely no motivation to cook.

Don’t get me wrong, that is not my answer actually. That is what my friend replied when I asked her the question. Well, my answer would be; Yes, I do enjoy cooking! I really enjoy it if I get a peaceful time while cooking (normally my sons will disturb me). Before married I rarely cooked but then after becoming a mother, I started to realize that I will never get far with it if I don’t practice cooking often and I always wanted my family to eat something that I cooked myself. Then I stared to develop my skills in cooking. I cooked every day and my husband always give comment on my foods. I took it positively and now my husband rarely complaint about my cooking. Usually on weekdays I just cook simple food with simple ingredients because I don’t have much time and have to rush for work. Weekends is the time where I got the chance to try new things out. I will put extra ingredients and sometimes I will create my own recipes. I really enjoy the interesting smell that starts to develop each time I cook. I would be really satisfy if the food that I cooked is finished eaten by my family. It is something content to me.

Angsty

PhotobucketThe word angst, meaning neurotic fear, anxiety, guilt or remorse comes from German, but has been used in English since the 1940s. It comes from the same root as the word anger, and was originally popularised in English through translations of the work of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.

The word has more recently adapted however, and now teenagers are much more likely to talk about feeling angsty. When they complain about not being understood by anyone, or that they are alone in the world, they are feeling angsty. When they insist that you could never know how terrible it feels to them, how the whole world wants to destroy them, they do it because they are feeling angsty. An angsty person feels completely unloved, unwanted, disrespected, ignored.

Some cruel people might suggest that those who feel angsty are just looking for attention. But these people don’t understand us. And they never will!