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Semester recap of Nykki's British Council Journey

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In a blink of an eye, Nykki had completed her first semester at t he British Council Tampines outlet where she attended the British Council's enrichment programme and further developed her love for learning, reading, writing and even learning about different cultures.  From the time she started on the programme till a short few months later, Nykki had grown from a shy reader with little confidence in reading to one who tries to read complex dinosaur names! This is exactly what the British Council aims to achieve too- to develop independent and confident readers through a variety of activities, games and materials.  This is made possible because of the team of highly qualified and passionate teachers working with them.  Sending Nykki to the weekly enrichment classes has always been such a joy because she looks forward to very much and will often remind me that it's Wednesday and she needs to be sent for lessons there. And after each lesson she will excitedly tell me all that she

The IDS (Innovative Dermatological Solutions) Journey - First Visit

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I'm a strong believer that consistency is what allows us to see and experience change. This applies very much to exercise, nutrition and of course skincare.  That consistency and diligence to following a programme is key, but the effectiveness of it is also crucial in order for us to see any positive changes and to be able to sustain these changes. I first visited IDS Clinic over 3 months ago where I had my skin assessed by the Dr. Ian Tan and the clinic assistants. Only then were they able to prescribe a customised set of IDS Skincare products for me to take home.  I visited their outlet at Novena Specialist Center at 8 Sinaran Drive because it's more convenient for me and really like the set up of the clinic too. The first thing I noticed upon entering was that they they have a spacious sitting area and a dispensary where you can collect the prescribed skincare products after having your consultation and skin analysis done. About IDS Clinic Opened in 2014, IDS Clinic brin

My Sculptra Journey with Halley Medical Aesthetics: Final Review (Fourth Visit)

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  Since the start of my Sculptra treatment at Halley Medical Aesthetics till the final review with Dr. Terence Tan , I must say I’m very impressed and the results exceeded my expectations. I should point out that I initially didn’t expect much work to be done and was just happy where I was. But the fact is, we don’t know what we don’t know. And that’s why there are experts right? Just like how I’d tell my clients and students that the aches and pains that they feel every day is not normal although they tell themselves that its part and parcel of getting old. I now appreciate so much of what Dr. Terence Tan pointed out to me the first time I stepped in for the first consultation. Because looking at the pictures from my final review months after I did the treatment, I was really blown away (in a good way) with the results. Take a look at where I started and the end result now. I think the images speak for themselves. Before Treatment             After Treatment My jawline is noticeabl

Review: Melt in your mouth Pineapple Tarts from Pineappletart.com

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 I've eaten so many pineapple tarts this year already and its not even Chinese New Year yet! Open-faced ones, big generous portions that are literally a burst of filling within, some made with premium butter, less sugar, bah kwa..... you name it. Honestly, I probably work out the hardest in January and February because of the amount of CNY goodies that I consume. But one of them stands out this year..... the golden goodies from Pineappletart.com . Let's face it, anyone can bake pineapple tarts, but to consistently make great ones that leave you wanting more, it takes years of experience and trial and error to know what goes into making amazing pineapple tarts. With 5 decades of experience producing these handmade pineapple tarts that melt in your mouth, I'd say you can't go wrong buying these to gift to friends and family this Chinese New Year. It's sure to impress! What makes the pineapple tarts from Pineappletart.com different from the rest? 1. The pineapple tarts

Sudio Nio bluetooth earphones Review

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Being on the go driving from place to place and teaching online classes every single day basically means I spend quite a fair bit of time using wireless earphones. None of that fumbling with wires and plugging it in, or worse still.... wasting time untangling wires. That'll just drive the busy bee in me insane! So yup, the only type of earphone I use are wireless ones and they've really got to stay in place especially when I'm flowing from pose to pose or going into inversions. I received the latest Sudio Nio wireless earphones and started using it about 2 weeks ago and boy is it a joy teaching with these cuties. They just launched on 11th January 2020 and you can get yours here. Features of the Sudio Nio 1.  Wing tip with 4 sizes available.  This means you can find the best fit for your comfort and for me this means that my earphones don't fall out when I'm teaching! How often have you had

Nykki's Learning Journey with The British Council

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A child's ability to excel on any subject or topic is so greatly dependant on their interest and enjoyment on the subject too. Which is why I am such a happy mommy to see Nykki enjoying her weekly lessons with the British Council's enrichment programme at Tampines. She would actually remind me on the day of her lesson to pack her bag and pick her up earlier from her preschool to send her to class in the late afternoon. When we first started her on the lessons months ago, I noticed that she started becoming more and more interested in reading storybooks and would even try to read on her own at night before bed. This makes it so easy for me because I used to teach my three older girls to read when they were Nykki's age and it was hard work getting them to sit down to try reading the words from the storybooks without feeling having to use tonnes of encouragement and negotiation. Learning Materials used in the Enrichment Programme Among the learning materials given to the enro

Award Winning Designs at Affordable prices with Masons Home Décor

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Living on the island of Singapore means likely means that we're paying a lot more for better quality furniture as much of it is imported. Although we're willing to pay a higher price for better quality and design of furniture and household decorative items, there's only so much that we can get with out budgets. Fortunately with Masons Home Déco r , paying too much for mediocre furniture is a thing of the past. So how is it that they're able to keep their cost of premium furniture lower? Eliminating the middlemen By taking away the need for middlemen and going directly to consumers, Masons Home Decor is able do away with the additional costs that will make their premium furniture more expensive for the end buyer. What does this mean to us consumers besides not having to pay the unnecessary fees to middlemen? We also get to choose from a much wider range of quality furniture from Masons Home Decor directly! In fact, their designers and craftsmen all work from the factory