The Perfect Help believes that a multi-cultural community such as Dubai requires a unique approach to the training of child injury prevention and Paediatric first aid.
Their tailored programmes are designed for parents and caregivers, considering both cultural and language barriers to maximise on the learning potential. Households in Dubai rely greatly on home help where parenting styles, and focus on safety measures, can differ from country to country. The Perfect Help presents you with a programme based on best practice and simple guidelines, which can massively impact the safety of your children in and around the home. Read more
There is nothing more distressing for a parent than to see one’s child struggle at school. Many times there maybe an underlying problem such as ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia or Dyscalculia but these problems need to be professionally assessed and treated.
We have put together a list of specialized clinics here in Dubai to help your child and/or teenager should they suffer from learning or emotional difficulties. Read more
Bringing up teenagers in any city in the world has it’s trials and tribulations but for a huge expat community being a parent of a teenager suddenly means a whole new set of responsibilities. And while our children were little, no one will deny that having a maid to help out with the domestic drudgery meant we had more time to explore stimulating classes and play sessions but no amount of staff (well maybe a driver would help!) can provide respite from the often fraught path of teenage life.
Many of us have spent part of our summers back in our home countries where often teenagers can dress differently, behave differently, speak differently and importantly the repercussions of their behaviour are dealt with differently by the authorities than they are here. That’s not to say one system is better than the other, there are problems everywhere but this is where we live so we need to work within the confines of the norms here. Read more
Expat Echo Dubai is proud to be an online media partner for Back to School, an event which aims to inspire, educate and entertain thousands of Dubai youngsters ahead of the new academic year. If you are not sure what to do with your children after the summer holidays because they have tried everything under the sun and need something new, fun and interactive then Back to School is the event for you. Taking place from 13 – 15 September at Meydan, you and your children will experience a range of activities, products, games and the latest developments relevant to the youth market here in the UAE. Read more
School is out and its vacation time. Summer camp to the rescue! Many schools, nursery schools and children’s clubs will be hosting holiday camps, so whether their passion is football or painting, there are bound to be plenty of options in Dubai to choose from.
Here’s a (growing) list of 2012 summer camps for kids in Dubai. Read more
Reader’s Paradise is Dubai’s first online book rental library for both adults and children that delivers books to your doorstep. Search books in their online catalogue, rent the books you like – and get them delivered to your door. When you’re done reading, they will deliver new books to you and collect the old ones from you. And the best part is you get to read them at your pace after renting as there’s no due dates or late charges on any of the books. Read more