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Time to Leave: 'The Pain of Saying Goodbye'

Saying “good-bye” over and over again is one of the hardest parts of being an expatria…

Parenting

8 Great UAE Camps for Working Parents

For those of us who work a 9 to 5, (or in reality, more likely an 8 till 6), the UAE&rsqu…

Parenting

19 Summer Camps from Dhs 200 to Dhs 550 Per Week!

Who isn’t feeling the pinch this year as the cost of living, rents and school fees …

Parenting

Raising Narcissists by Overstating Achievements

Children who are told they are special by their parents are more likely to become narciss…

Parenting

Critical Parenting Leads To Anxiety Disorders for Children

As competition for the best school and university places increases - a competition that h…

Parenting

Loving Grandparents: A Vital Relationship

I have to face facts; I am getting on. As I travel around the city, as I meet people at w…

Parenting

Do you really know what your kids get up-to on social media?

As ever more child-friendly platforms launch and sophisticated new devices hit the market…

Parenting

Two Reports Shed New Light On Children's Happiness

With exams looming, students are approaching their most stressful time of the year. Conti…

Parenting

Teaching Girls The Art Of Negotiation

Did you know- women are significantly less likely than men to ask for what they want and/…

Parenting

Tech Overload: Managing Your Child's Use of Gadgets

Few adults in Dubai would dispute the addictive nature of mobile phone use. While undoubte…

Parenting

Parental Sportsmanship- Have You Got It?

It's that time of year again, sports days, swim galas and team championships are upon us …

Parenting

The 'Every-Day, Every-Way Education' You Can Give Your Child

Education is not something that can just be “got,” like a new pair of shoes. It is a …

Parenting

'Curiosity Headache': What To Do With the 'Why, Why, Whys?'

Some days it is just the hardest thing to do, listening and responding to endless, seemin…

Parenting

Make Shopping With Children 'An Educational Adventure'

Shopping with Kids? The idea strikes fear in parents who have had to drag tired, whi…

Parenting

Better To Shield or Expose Children To Life's Hardships?

Since mothers have walked the Earth, there has raged a furious debate about whether child…

Parenting

Parenting: Stop Pushing And Start Building Substance

The Huffington Post recently ran a feature by US Principal Michael K. Mulligan, outlining …

Parenting

The Many Benefits For Children of Owning a Pet

Those of us not originally from the Emirates have often moved here from urban areas where…

Parenting

How To Make the Holiday 'A Family Memory To Treasure'

It is during holidays and festivals that we miss our families most. Dubai has so much to …

Parenting

Grit - The Secret To Long-Term Success

According to the BBC , UK Shadow Education Minister Tristam Hunt, is expected to discuss…

Parenting

Fussy Eaters - Can They Really Love Vegetables?

Childhood Obesity- The Facts The statistics are alarming, the UAE is currently ranked …

Parenting

Reading About War: It's About Nurturing Empathy

War and war memorial celebrations have been a major focus of late, due to the recent anniv…

Parenting

The Pros and Cons Of Being a 'Third Culture Kid'

“Hi, Mum. Meet my three new friends. They’re from Peru, France and Jordan.” When yo…

Parenting

Children's Footwear: A Choice For Life

We are lucky to live in a climate where walking barefoot - indoors, on the beach, around …

Parenting

How To Help Children Discover 'Joy of Reading'

The total disappearance of paper books was predicted a few years ago, with ipads and Kindl…

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