Don’t be proud of your toddlers’ phone skills In March 2016, Clouds-Media, 2016 reported that in a survey of more than 31,000 children from private and public schools in the UAE showed a high home access to the Internet of 91.7%. Results showed that children used social media mainly for keeping contact with friends and…

Child Safety (Part II) -Dangerous Falls Babies tend to fall and any fall taken by a baby is very dangerous. It has been recorded that about eight children die every year from falling out of windows and 3,000 are injured. There are window guards that you may purchase to ensure your child’s safety. Screens will not…

General Household Dangers Think about your baby crawling across the floor. Anything your child can reach can be a potential threat. Keep cords and plastic out of the floor and out of reach. Cords could strangle your child. It is important to keep window blind cords out of reach completely. Sharp corners and steps are…

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…

A day nursery, as opposed to a nursery school, usually follows a curriculum for the 3-5 year olds. These are normally privately-run nurseries for children aged three months to five years. Please make sure that the nursery follows the guidelines and curriculum set down by the government. It is best make a list of nurseries in your…

Hidden stress of the nursery age * Study finds hormone level soars when daycare starts · Extra time with parents needed to help calm down Toddlers starting at nursery after being at home since birth experience high levels of stress in the first weeks after separating from their mothers, and are still showing “chronic mild…