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Poem: A Mother's First Day @ School

From tummies to laps, from crawls to jumping jacks...Time just flies with little ones. Then comes the day, when these naughty champs have to begin their journey called life. First step: The 'Preschool', after which they won't be wholly ours. Beginning of school years brings a huge relief to mum's life but the first day of separation @ school is the heaviest for mom and child both. Here, I have tried to pen a poem which explains the emotions of a mother on the very first day of preschool. A Mother's First Day @ School In new uniform Let me behold this sight. My little one Is grown up now Then why is this fright? Big school, Big classrooms, Much bigger than her height. Am I ready? Is she ready? For life's new flight. Racing heart, Welled up eyes, That tiny wrist held tight. Pecked, Hugged, " I will be outside " Oops! I just lied. Quiet home, Hushed toys, And so is my appetite. Fidgety, Jittery Couple of hours, Hope all is alright. Tick-tock, tick-tock L

Books for Preschoolers

Preschoolers- the age group of 3-5 years is a question bank๐Ÿ˜€. Innumerable questions- why, what, how?  As they enter the preschools, their curiosity and inquisitiveness knows no bounds.  Colourful classrooms satiate their little explorative mind. Interactive gaming, painting imaginations, making friends, learning to be more disciplined are few of the milestones of this age. This is the time when they are introduced to first numbers, alphabets, shapes, colours, art and craft.  But all mothers can echo, kids are back home, sooner than expected, from school ๐Ÿ˜€(as preschools are just 2-3 hours long). So what about long day hours at home? Here I have curated a list of a few books, which can be a perfect addition to your little one's bookrack. BOOKS 1. Read it yourself with Ladybird (Level 1): Ladybird Level 1  learning books are best for preschoolers who are learning phonics and hence making up little words. These books are written in simple words with beautiful illustrations. A small q