Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents in the UAE. Obese children are above the normal weight for their age and height. Childhood obesity is particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once considered adult problems — diabetes, high blood…

You can take control of your child’s heart health by developing habits now  that will reap benefits later in life. The best and the most effective way to do this is by making healthy living a priority for the entire family. Its no rocket science, a child learns from his surrounding, other family members and…

With rapid advancements in technology, the key mantra is “Go Digital”. Although digitalization has its own set of benefits, you might find that children are drawn towards gadgets, playing video games, watching cartoons, and so on. Parents find it challenging to bring them into the real-world environment. Playing outdoor games is diminishing slowly. However, you…

‘One cannot think creatively unless one has the knowledge with which to think creatively. Creativity represents a balance between knowledge and freeing oneself of that knowledge’. Creativity can be applied to all disciplines and activities, it is not limited to art or design. It can be nurtured and developed in the early years. Many believe…

Whether you’re a working mom or a full-time mom, a mom of one or four, balancing a family, household, career and more cannot be easy. Disconnecting and taking the time out to enjoy life beyond your responsibilities is important. Through the whirlwind of caretaker duties, it is natural to get overwhelmed and lose yourself in…

An increasing number of organizations now recognize the benefits and importance of paternity leave, with the concept being implemented by more and more organisations. The access to paternity leave and making it the rule, not the exception, will lead to more equality at home and in the working world. This will also give working mothers…

Students at Nord Anglia International School Dubai (NAS Dubai) part of the global Nord Anglia Education family of schools, are celebrating today after receiving their long-awaited IGCSE results earlier this week. Our students’ incredible achievements have created an amazing atmosphere all across our school as we celebrate their successes. Matthew Farthing Principal at NAS Dubai…

Investing in youth and building a strong education system are key to the development of a country. The UAE has always focused on providing quality education to all, with efforts that continue to impact society in a positive way. From the UAE Agenda 2021 to the National Strategy for Higher Education 2030, the region continues…

It’s a generation of breeding do-it-all and that explains of constant need for immediate gratification. More than half of parents I know find themselves pressured far earlier than when the school breaks begin. Summer break being the longest, planning ahead for the entire holiday can be daunting. It turns out that the most important factor…

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