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I’ve been watching you: Netgear Arlo

On normal days, I am generally very busy. There are times where I have to leave my girls at home with my parents and/or the helper due to events, meetings or running of errands. So when both my husband and I are not at home, I will constantly be worried about my kid’s well-being and safety at home.

I have been checking out several home monitoring systems but Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera caught my attention!

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Want to know what is so special about Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera?

IT IS FLEXIBLE!

 

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What does this mean? It means that I do not have to attach it to wall. It means that it does not have one fixed position. It means that I can place it wherever I want without needing to find a power outlet. With its 100% wireless configuration, weatherproof design and night-vision functionality you will be able to place the cameras anywhere at home, be it indoors or outdoors. Each set comes with two cameras, so you can have two different views!

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WHY INSTALL A HOME SECURITY CAMERA?

 

  1. TRUST ISSUES

Some of us may install home monitoring systems at home to monitor the helper who is at home with our kids.

When you leave your kids at home with the helper or when the kids are alone at home alone, it is easy to track what is happening and that will give you a peace of mind. High chances are, the helpers will be more careful and alert knowing that their every movement is being monitored.

As much as I would love to trust the helper or no matter how nice the helper is, at the end of the day, she is still an outsider. No matter what, the safety of our kids comes first. It is always better to be safe than sorry, agree?

Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera measures at about 2 inches wide and 3 inches tall. Pretty small and can be easily hidden if your intention is to secretly spy on the kids or helper. LOL. But if you were to ask me, I seriously do not mind if the cameras are seen.

  1. SENSE OF SECURITY

Some of us install CCTV to give us a high sense of security. In other words, we will know what exactly in taking place when we are not at home. Any theft activity can also be traced easily.

 

  1. KEEP UPDATED

 

And come on, I want to be kept updated about the ongoings at home even if I cannot be home with the girls. It’s like being with the kids even though I am not physically there with them.

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The above video was taken when the girls were having their class with their Ustazah. Even though I was not there with them, I was able to keep track of what they were doing and that made feel feel at ease.

And here’s another angle.

I could even take screenshots of the videos.

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Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera is battery powered that lasts up to 6 months.

One minute I can place it in the girls’ room to monitor what they are doing when I am not at home. Say, if they promise me that they will do their revision or work, then I can check to see if they will really do their work. Then if petty fights happen between them, I can always record, play the video and show it to them when I am back. Want to twist the story and push the blame to someone else? Fat chance, girls. LOL.

It has never been so easy to see what’s happening at home without really being there!

HAHA THEY SPOTTED THE CAMERA! LOL.

As soon as Arlo senses movement, video is being captured and I get the notification(s), like this!

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That’s right, they will only start recording once motion is detected so that no battery power ever goes to waste.

The videos captured will also be stored to the cloud so that I can play it back within 7 days free of charge.

All I need to do is to log in to my Arlo app and view the videos live or later!

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Or imagine this scenario, parents.

You are on a vacation with your spouse, without the kids. Mummy and daddy sometimes need that trip without the kids, right? You can synchronize the cameras and base station with a push of a button, download the Arlo app, and you are set for instantaneous real time video monitoring and recordings. But still, this does not mean you can keep leaving your kids behind. HAHA.

Wherever you are, you can now monitor the movements of your little ones simply through an app.

Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera makes a day at work, a trip to the supermarket or even a vacation overseas less worrying for you!

With its 100% wireless configuration, weatherproof design and night-vision functionality you will be able to place the cameras anywhere at home, be it indoors or outdoors. Snap the camera onto the magnetic mount and you can easily adjust the camera to point to any direction.

Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Kit with two cameras (VMS3230) is available at Harvey Norman and Challenger at $599.00.

 

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Two cameras mean you can place the cameras at different parts of the house and monitor both areas at the same time!

SIMPLY AWESOME! 

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#MyMandai Moments

The wildlife parks are a treasure trove of memories for almost every family here in Singapore.

Whenever someone mentions the Singapore Zoo or Jurong Bird Park, I cannot help to recall my early memories and unforgettable moments with my family at these wildlife parks.

One of my best #MyMandai moments was during one of my primary school excursions where I had my photo taken with an orang utan. The very thought of bringing back the polaroid photo to show my parents and siblings made me beam with pride.

Yes, it was a big deal to me back then. 

Gosh. 

I have been to the zoos many times playing different roles each time – as a daughter, student, preschool teacher, primary school teacher, mummy, and of course, as a proud Singaporean. Indeed, I have had many great #MyMandai moments over the years.

 

IF ONLY I COULD FIND ALL THE OLD PHOTOS AND SHARE THEM WITH YOU! URGH.

Nobody ever gets sick of the Singapore Zoo. Not me. Not my family. Definitely not my kids.

They went to the zoo when they were still toddlers.

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They went to the zoo with their teachers and friends when they were preschoolers.

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They went to the zoo recently when they are already in primary school!

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It’s like, you can never say no to spending quality family time there because there are just so many activities to do and animals to look at.

And it’s especially fun when you get to show off your intelligence once in a while to your kids by telling them things they do not know about the certain species of animals there. And then they will go, “Wahhhhhhhhh!” or “Really Mummy? I didn’t know that!” HAHAH. Kids these days are too smart; we need opportunities to outsmart them sometimes.

Them with the fake crocodile.

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And following picture was taken by Sharleez during her school excursion.

Real crocodile! She went home and showed me this photo ever so proudly! She was like, “Mummy, I took picture of a real crocodile! Can you believe it?” This is definitely Sharleez’s very own #MyMandai moment.

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It’s very exciting to know that the Mandai area will be rejuvenated into a complete nature destination. I was informed that they are hoping to bring the Bird Park over and add more nature attractions in the Mandai area! The first phase of this rejuvenation will be completed in 2020. This is definitely awesome! Imagine having all the wildlife parks within the same area!

How about you?

What are your #MyMandai moments? Was it a school excursion when you were young, or a recent trip with your family? Well, now you can get rewarded by just sharing your photos. , just by sharing your #MyMandai moment, you will get a S$10 voucher. That’s not all – the most moving entry every week gets S$100 voucher. So go share your photos now at http://www.mymandai.com . I have submitted mine, go check out the website now. I had a great time browsing all the memories from different visitors – some even dated as far back as 1970s! How precious!

ALL THE BEST!

 

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7 years later.

I never thought I would have to go through this again.

I mean, I was more than contented the way life was before this. I loved how everything was falling into place. I loved how I had things under my control.

I loved the routines. 

But like they always say, we can only plan so much. Eventually, it is never up to us to decide.

I felt so isolated for the past few weeks. I did not want to be disturbed. I did not want to socialize. I did not even want to touch my handphone. Whatsapp messages were read and replied to like hours later. Some, I did not even reply.

YES, IT WAS THAT BAD. SORRY GUYS.

I missed my period on 5th December. A week later, and it still did not come. I had all the usual symptoms like a splitting headache, sore breasts, and even my bad temper, except that they were tenfold worse than before. The headache for instance, lingered and did not want to go. The sudden and sharp pain was only on one side of my head and when the attack came, it was exceptionally bad around the temple or left eye. That made my temper even worse than ever. Nobody could even talk to me. I had to lie down and close my eyes until the headache got better.

So during our staycation at Changi Crowne Plaza Hotel the other day, I told Tatek that I wanted to buy the pregnancy test kit. He was like, “REALLY???!!!!”

And so I bought the test kit.

Tested and it was a dark blue +….

 

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Yes, at the age of 34, I am 2 months pregnant with #mynumber 4 (HAHA NOT TWINS!) and my EDD is on National Day 2016,insya’allah.

THANKS TATEK! GRRRR.

Meanwhile, my morning sickness is really bad. Really, really bad. I hope it will get better over time.

So forgive me if my behaviour is a bit off on a tangent.

 

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Do have me and my #MYNUMBER4 in your prayers? <3

And oh, you can congratulate me now.

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My life, My All: Etiqa Term Life Insurance

I am too sure whether I overthink most of the time, but I do worry about so many things in life every single day. My kids are my everything.

When I first found out that I was pregnant with Sharleez, needless to say, I was ecstatic. I told myself that I would be the best mother for my daughter. I did a lot of readings, research, and I wanted to get only the best for her while waiting for her arrival. It was no longer about me. It was no longer about how much money I had. As long as I could give the best for her, I did not mind it at all. Funny how the priority shifted almost instantly to Sharleez the moment I conceived her.

And a year later, I got pregnant with the twins. Likewise, I told myself that I would not want to deprive my twins of anything, and they would also get the same attention from me. It was not easy though when I first gave birth to my twins because Mysha and Myreen are twins, and obviously I had to divide myself into two most of the time just so that I could give both of them the same amount of attention. Really not easy. Initially, I had a breakdown on most nights when Tatek was working and I had to handle both of the twins on my own. The feeding part was really, really challenging. Fortunately my mum came to my rescue. Never be afraid to ask for all the help you can get if you know that will help you be a better mother to your kids.

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My focus has been on my girls ever since. It’s like I breathe them and want to do everything for them.

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I dare not imagine how life would be like for them if I were no longer around. What would happen to my kids if something happened to my husband or me? Would they be cared for? Would they be loved the same way I love them? Would they be lost without me?

As it is, it’s always “Mummy, I want you!” or “Mummy, I want a hug!” or “It’s my turn to sleep next to Mummy tonight!”

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Now, we usually do not think about insurance because human nature is such that we will only start to worry and panic when something happens to us. Death for instance, is not a topic that we will readily discuss or prepare for.

But we cannot have this mentality if we really care for our kids’ future, which is why I have insurance for my kids and myself.

Now let me take a breather while we enjoy this video.

 “Small Actions. Big Returns.”

 Indeed.

Watching the video made me and Tatek rethink about what could happen to our kids and their lives if we could no longer be around for them.

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“Purchasing insurance is a small act, but when you need to be covered in the event of an unfortunate circumstance, you will receive a ‘big return.”

Agree? 

Etiqa is currently offering free Term Life insurance to newly-weds and to Singaporean and PR parents with children under the age of 1 year.

What can Etiqa Term Life insurance do?

Say, if death occurs to you or your spouse (the insured person) within the policy duration, with Etiqa’s free term life insurance, your loved ones will received a guaranteed pay out of $25k in the event of death of the Insured Person only

Term life insurance is often the most affordable coverage because it offers protection for a specific number of years.

Say, how does the insurance work? 

  1. The cover lasts for 12 months.
  2. The plan pays out $25,000 if the life insured (either you or your spouse) dies during the policy term.
  3. For eligible Singaporean and PR couples, it means a total of $50,000 free coverage at $25,000 each.
  4. This promotion aims to encourage young couples and parents to think about how important it is to cover their families with insurance in the event of unexpected death.
  5. Application must be made online via Etiqa’s website.

Click on this website link to learn more about the T&Cs

Here’s the best part! 

Etiqa’s Term Life insurance promotion is free!

No payment is required for the first 12 months

To apply for Free Term Life Insurance promotion, click on the link!

Thank you Etiqa for being so thoughtful to provide free term life insurance to help newlyweds and new parents kick-start their financial planning!

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You want JUICY NEWS?

I love anything SunMoon for myself and my girls.

Remember I blogged about SunMoon Fruitcups HERE?

This time round, I am going to share with you their new SunMoon HPP juices!

HPP JUICES? WHAT IS HPP?

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For starters, HPP stands for High Pressure Processing, which is a cold pasteurization technique consisting of subjecting fruits previously sealed in flexible and water-resistant packaging to a high level of hydrostatic pressure. It is the same effect as subjecting the fruit to an ocean depth of 60km deep – if an ocean this deep existed, that is! High Pressure Processing is a natural environmentally friendly process that respects the ingredient and helps retain the original flavour and nutrients in fruits.

IN SIMPLER WORDS,

SunMoon HPP Juices are as fresh as the juices direct from the fruits!

What flavours are there?

–        Orange Goodness

–        Mixed Berries Madness

–        Lychee Luscious

So I got my girls to try out the juices that day.

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As usual they could not wait to try anything new. Just look at their impatient faces! Let’s not forget the squabbling and all.

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Then, the moment they got to taste the juices, they were as quiet as mouses.

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Verdict?

My girls especially loved the Lychee and Orange Goodness flavours!

 

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YUMMMMMMYYYYYYYYYY.

 

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SunMoon HPP Juices have NO sugar added, NO preservatives and NO artificial flavourings and colourings.

THIS MEANS YOU CAN DRINK AS MANY BOTTLES AS YOU WISH WITHOUT FEELING GUILTY!

Most importantly,

Healthier Choice and halal certified too! 

So since SunMoon HPP Juices contain no preservatives, how long can they last then?

They can be kept up to 45 days when stored in chilled condition, which means you can stock them up and enjoy them for a longer period of time.

How much is it?

Only $2.95 a bottle, and freshness guaranteed!

Where to get it?

www.sunmoondirect.com and most 7-Eleven stores island-wide!

Whatever ordered via www.sunmoondirect.com will be delivered to your doorstep!

They even sell fresh fruits, and I ordered them online! HEHE.

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The best thing is, you will get to enjoy FREE DELIVERY with any order of $40!

You want more details?

You can check out the Instagram hashtag #sunmoonhppjuice  (<<<click click click) for more details.

OKAY GIVEAWAY TIME!

I HAVE FIVE SUNMOON GOODIE BAGS (WORTH $30 EACH) TO GIVEAWAY!

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How to participate?

 

  1. Like their Facebook (SunMoon Direct <<<click click click)
  2. Share my Facebook post on HPP fruit juice (dated 3 November 2015)
  3. Leave a comment in my Facebook post on HPP fruit juice and answer the questions: Where are the SunMoon HPP juices available at? Which flavour do you want to try?”
  4. Contest to end on 9 November 2015, 2359.

 

*Winners will be contacted by SunMoon and will have to self-collect at SunMoon Distribution & Trading Pte Ltd between Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm.

GOOD LUCK!

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