At this time of year, the weather is perfect and residents tend to spend more time outside enjoying the gorgeous weather but unfortunately this also brings it problems for your skin. Here’s some tips from a specialist on how to protect and take care of your, and especially your kids skin.
This near perfect weather makes you want to be at the pool and on the beach even more than usual. This spring, make sure you and your loved ones are protected from the harsh United Arab Emirates (UAE) sun. Dr. Radmila Lukian from the Dubai London Specialty hospital answers some important questions, things you’ll want know in order to protect yourself and your kids. Read more
It is so true! What is funny about thinking about health, however, is that more often than not we are usually talking about our physical health.
The Hissah Enrichment Center located in Dubai’s Media City know that there are many kinds of health and its your mental-emotional health that can be at the center of it all. For this they have services, specialists, assessments and a very bright and peaceful space for finding some relief away from it all, not to mention a room devoted entirely to your kids.
At the center you will find Ms. Lama Younis, the first Saudi female criminologist and forensic psychologist. An experienced practitioner, Lama has a passion for improving the lives of parents and their children everywhere and will make you feel at home immediately. You will also find her colleague Mr. Thomas Dyer, a former New Yorker and weathered career counselor and youth leadership development trainer. Read more
The other day I had to call the maintenance to investigate a water leak. When they arrived we all walked into that part of the garden one never really explores – the area with old rusty bits of gardening tools, plant containers dried out pieces of piping left over from the irrigation and …the water tank. As we unscrewed the top of the water tank I was horrified to see how much dirt and sand was lying at the bottom and then it hit me – this is the water my family is cooking and cleaning with. We may drink bottled water Read more
You might have heard about the benefits of antenatal classes from your midwife, doctor or friends. Here we will give you some general information on the topic, two examples from antenatal class providers in Dubai and a list of institutions in Dubai that offer antenatal classes. Read more
The festivities are over and now is the time to put those New Year Resolutions into action. For many this will be to get fit and hopefully shed a few pounds. There is no excuse in Dubai as there is now a gym convenient to most neighborhoods.
To make things easier for you Expat Echo Dubai have compiled a Gym Directory. In addition to the gyms listed below, don’t forget that many of the big hotels around town also have gyms that the public are able to use. No more excuses, choose a gym near you and get moving… Read more