Emirates Kids Run 2018 Looking for an event to have fun with your children then you are very close to participating in one. Be assured of some great time of fun, entertainment, participation, arts and crafts. You need to be at the “Emirates Kids Run” on the 27th of April at the Creek Park. Meeting…

Change in weather may make your school going kids sick Come April and some children are unlucky enough to be vulnerable to changes in seasons and this can mean that sickness is inevitable. Health experts say that a rise or fall in temperature can disrupt our immune systems from their task of protecting our health…

Helping your child cope with stress In case a parent has noticed some behavioral changes in their child at the start of school than it’s a cause for concern. He may have been a laughing care-free kid during the summer hols but has now become cranky, crabby and a cry-baby ever since he started school.…

Especially with the weather changing in the UAE from mild winter into the onset of summer these are the seven most common bugs or illnesses kids can pick up in the UAE. According to experienced pediatricians these are the common illness and the course of action parents should take to keep their children safe and…

Packing a health lunch box for your kids The UAE has made it mandatory for all schools providing meals to pupils to follow healthy nutritional guidelines from this academic year. Childhood obesity has been recognised as a major problem in the UAE and by taking action to ensure that children receive well-balanced meals at school…

Recent studies conducted by different team of researchers in the UAE show that very few parents in the UAE are aware that their child is obese. Dr Eideh Al Shehhi, co-author of the study, Prevalence and risk factors of obesity in children aged 2—12 years in the Abu Dhabi Islands said, “Most people thought of…

UAE mulls banning fast food facilities near schools The Abu Dhabi Childhood Obesity Forum comprising of international experts has revealed their latest research findings on how to combat obesity, which is growing rapidly into becoming a world wide epidemic. A special childhood obesity taskforce has undertaken the ambitious work on reducing average body mass index…

11 safety tips for nursery kids in the UAE It’s been a week since school started for the new academic year in the UAE, with many pre-schoolers or nursery-age children heading to school for the first time. Parents of young kids going to nursery face a very specific set of challenges and fears. As the…