fries 🍟 ‘party’ at home today 🤣
Unhealthy food made healthy by making from scratch (e.g. healthified’ bad for health food 🤣)
*** 🙄🙄read a book that it is ‘not a good idea’ to do so…but I have to satisfy my own crave 🤣 At the end, everyone is happy because besides getting them involved, we had a sort of ‘free and easy’ lunch! I let them wander around during lunch!
Video of putting the toppings <here>
Bake under 230 degree celcius for 20 minutes!
I also made fries from scratch – 🥔 potato, rice flour and corn flour – deep fry 🤣 Noelle was particularly excited and asks ‘like McDonald?’ because she never tried them before and get to taste ‘French fries’ today (though she had yam fries and sweet potato fries of late).
Thank you Aunty Rachel Ong for this gift! She has been pestering me to do this with her since yesterday but I was rather ‘busy!! 😝 So today finally sat down with her to do it! She was initially very excited to start with it.
At the beginning, she even asked me to sit back and ‘mama play with your phone’ (as she wanted to ‘surprise’ me with the outcome) and she was singing/talking all by herself…..until she started to feel bored! 🤣🙄 Towards the end, she actually told me she ‘cannot’ complete it – but I insisted that she finished it up (lecture her – finish up something that she started 😒).
She did made some mistakes because she wasn’t too focus (or rather playful) and also she cut off the thread when I walked away to get more thread! 😒 Perseverance was there – as we sat there one hour to do – fully focus on this one activity! She has another bag of this craft – not too sure if she wants to do it again! 😂 Anyway, she was happy with the outcome!
We had almost an hour fun with it! <video>
Many times when people find Noelle still not in kindy yet, one of the main concern is whether she will catch up when she gets to primary one. Then the issue will be how stressful could it be for her at that young age! ‘She needs to catch up!’ There was even once a read comments from an education fb on how the kid ‘fell’ into depression because s/he wasn’t coping well after being at home for years (Yala…word from mouth 🙄🙄 – you will figure out how reliable the info is)!
But if one ever think about it, if a 7-year old can’t find themselves coping with stress at that point (we as parents will need to guide and coach her, for sure), how would she cope with stress in life in the later years!
**Anyway, Noelle has less than six months more before she enters kindy! The purpose is for her to adapt to life being in school before transitioning to primary school. At the current point, she goes to music class once a week – and she can still find excitement in it on a weekly basis! Not sure about next year! 😂
**People used to ‘argue’ with me on her being social and independent! Now that we see it – Noelle definitely has no issue with it! And I get a lot of feedback that she does show a lot of mannerism! ☺️☺️☺️
**I am not here to prove anything – but to assure you that we as parents will make whatever choice/decision that suit our kids! After all, we know what’s best for our own kids! For the time being, Nikki will definitely follow the same route as Noelle!