Posts Tagged ‘children’
In honour of Mother’s Day, I humbly offer this ode to all those amazing women who organize international relocations, feather new nests in strange lands, guide their children through the choppy waters of integration, and generally hold their family together as they build new lives abroad.
You know you’re an expat mom when…
Last year, a new children’s book was launched in Dubai which allows international children to actively create a keepsake of their Dubai life and friendships. A valuable tool for kids to stay connected with their childhood years spent in Dubai, forever, wherever.
The authors, Liliane van der Hoeven and Nienke Salomons, explain: “Children in Dubai grow up in a very international and ever changing place. The majority live outside their parents’ home countries and cultures – so called ‘expat-children’ or ‘Third Culture Kids’ – and might spend their childhood years in different countries. To them ‘home’ is a Read more
Tonight at 8:30pm, show your support and join hundreds of millions of people across the globe in switching off your lights for one hour – Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action. By taking part in this global ‘lights out’ event you we will be celebrating with the people of the world your commitment to the one thing we all have in common – the planet. Read more
Are you a nervous parent wondering if your child will get the grades to make it into their final years at secondary school in Dubai or are you nervous your husband’s job will finish before your 16 year old has sat their GCSE’s? If so then get down to the Hilton Hotel on 22 -24 February to visit the Sue Anderson UK Boarding School Exhibition. Read more
The Blue Angels are expat mums who have experienced PNI (also called post natal depression) and together are determined to help all the other mums in Dubai suffering from PNI in their “hour of need”. You do not need to suffer alone.
They were very lucky to have found one another and helped each other survive through our darkest days. Now, they can be there for you. Read more