I have a 2.8 year old daughter, and given my ludicrous proposed schedule, I will need her to attend a preschool that can accommodate her from around 7:30 AM till around 6:00 PM from Saturdays through Wednesdays/Thursdays (my days off are Thursdays and Fridays, and would therefore like to share those days with my daughter). It’s fine if I had to enroll her at a separate “camp”-like center on Saturdays.
I was wondering if there were good (competitive, academically/emotionally sound) preschool/after-school programs that can accommodate my needs that cost up to AED 36-40,000 per annum?
Also, is Islamic education mandatory. or is it optional for expats? Read more
Click on the infographic attached for a look at how prices are rising.
Residents interviewed by Gulf News said they noticed minor increases in grocery items, especially fruits and vegetables, almost every other month.
Though they claimed the small price increases do not burden them financially, some were frustrated at the quick rate that these price changes occur.
Many residents also pointed out that food item prices differ significantly from one supermarket to another.
Gulf News visited two hypermarkets and two supermarkets to set up a price basket: Spinneys, Choithram, Carrefour and Union Co-op to compare prices. Read more
The baby might not have arrived yet, but it is still a good idea to think about the first time at home with a newborn. Arriving home with a newborn you will find yourself catapulted into a whole new existence of apparently non-stop tasks and routine, that can seem rather overwhelming. With a new baby around, you may need parenting support and postnatal care. Here is a list of where to seek professional help and advice in Dubai. We hope you find something that will suit your needs. Read more
Tickets are selling fast for the Julius Baer Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2014 presented by Cadillac, as the UAE anticipates an extraordinary weekend of world class Beach Polo Action this April 11 and 12, at the iconic Skydive Dubai.
Founded in Dubai, UAE by mamemo productions, the Beach Polo tournament offers a modern twist on traditional Polo, as spectators can enjoy watching the sport from the sidelines of a floodlit arena into the evening as local and international players battle on the sand for the title. Read more