family

  • 12 UNIQUELY FILIPINO CHRISTMAS DISHES DURING NOCHE BUENA

    The spirit and significance of Christmas in the heart of every Filipino, wherever they may be in the world, is like pulling rabbits from hats - it’s magic. It is the time of year where families and loved ones are cocooned together in the warmth of love, compassion, sharing, and joy that foster more intimate family bondings and gatherings. One of the most treasured traditions that the Filipinos are known for, is the time that they spend together with their families for a solemn and sumptuous banquet that happens the night before Christmas which is called Noche Buena.

  • Family Focused Eid Al Adha Adventures From Meliá Hotels International

    As the summer winds on and Eid Al Adha nears closer, it is time to start planning family trips abroad and making memories before the school season starts back up again. Meliá Hotels International have created a special range of luxury holiday packages throughout Europe to appeal to the unique needs of GCC travellers and their families this Eid.

  • Ladybird Nursery evaluates children’s use of technology and its link to educational development

    As parents across the city prepare for the new year and all the learning opportunities and challenges it will give rise to, it is imperative to pause and reflect on the world that young children are being raised in. From automation, hyper connectivity and constant exposure to technology, children today are growing up in an ever-changing environment that they will need to adapt to as they grow.

  • YAS MOVIES IN THE PARK ‘GREASE IS THE WORD’

    Bring your family and friends together for an outdoor interactive movie experience never seen before in the UAE as Yas Island hosts the first YAS Movies in the Park for two weekends at Gateway Park South from the 15-17th and 22-24th March 2018.

  • 'SLEEP FOR A WEEK' WITH EGGS & SOLDIERS AND MALAAK

    Two of the UAE’s go-to institutions for all things parenting have teamed up to unlock the secrets to a good night’s sleep, inviting families with young children to attend a series of free workshops, discussions and activities from Sunday February 10th to Saturday February 16th.

  • ‘MEYDAN FRIDAY FAMILY BRUNCH’ IS BACK AND BIGGER THAN EVER

    Brunch fans across the UAE looking for the perfect families’ and friends’ brunch destination in Dubai, should look no further as Meydan Friday Family Brunch at The Meydan Hotel is back and is bigger than ever with a larger venue, a wider range of cuisines, further enhanced kids’ offerings and upgraded live entertainment together with proximity to Downtown Dubai and more than 6,000 car parking spaces.

  • ‘Self-Braking Trolley’ Could Help to Make Supermarket Shopping A Less Stressful Experience For Parents

    When it comes to raising the blood pressure, for parents, the weekly shop is right up there with getting the kids to bed and meal times. And while toddler meltdowns and trips to the sweet aisle are trying, few moments can be more worrying than seeing your child career off at high speed on a supermarket trolley.

  • "The Family's Happiness and Stability"

    A group of specialists graced the first of the dialogue sessions held in Ramadan Dubai, a project under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and which carries the theme "Ramadan Dubai Compassion and Coexistence". The dialogue session stressed the importance of promoting the principles that support the sustainability of the family's happiness and stability, and provide all means to achieve and ensure social balance. This was made clear within the context that a happy family is the cornerstone for building a cohesive society, with children blessed with sound education, good upbringing and psychosocial well-being.

  • “My Future Champion” toddler development challenge by Aptamil Junior

    The ambition of every mother has always been to ensure that her toddler succeeds in everything that they do. That is why Aptamil Junior launched the "My Future Champion" toddler skill development challenge, with the vision of giving all mothers the opportunity to showcase their toddler's skills and give them tools to help develop these skills further.

  • 1 in 10 children worldwide are growing up alone

    On November 20, Universal Children’s Day, SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest non-governmental organisation focused on supporting children without parental care and families at risk, stresses the importance of a loving family for children. Without the loving care of a parent or other adult caregiver, children are less likely to develop the skills they need to become contributing members of society, says the organisation.

  • 109 Emirati Families in the Running for the Prestigious Sharjah Sports Family Award

    More than 100 Emirati families will be competing for AED 600,000 worth of prizes distributed among the four categories of the second annual edition of the Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA), to be announced in February 2019. The second edition, which carries the slogan ‘Behind Every Champion is a Legend’, has closed registrations after receiving a high number of applications from all seven emirates in the UAE,  which reflects growing national sporting talent as well as the popularity of the award.

  • 3 Reasons Why Parents And Kids Should Tune Into Pearl FM

    Ever turned on the radio looking for kid-friendly tunes to bop along to with your little ones? Ever turned on the radio looking for quick and effective advice on children, parenting and families? Ever turned on the radio to find something that you and your family will love listening to on car rides home or on road trips?

  • A DREAM DESERT DAY ESCAPE TO BANYAN TREE AL WADI

    This summer, Banyan Tree Al Wadi has introduced their exclusive daypackage, allowing families and couples the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and sink into spa and serenity at the tranquil desert paradise. Starting from AED 2,050 per couple, guests will get their very own private villa complete with temperature-controlled pool for the day as well as enjoy an Arabian inspired lunch for two at Al Waha followed by head-to-toe pampering at the resort’s award winning spa.

  • A fiesta of outstanding TV for all the family this June only on OSN

    OSN’s outstanding range of content in June covers premieres, much-loved continuing series, award-winning films and powerful documentaries that will satisfy all the family through to Eid and beyond.

  • Achievements of Emirati Families in Sports to be Celebrated at SSFA Tomorrow

    Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA)’s Board of Trustees has confirmed that the grand ceremony to recognise the outstanding accomplishments of Emirati families involved in sports will be hosted tomorrow (Wednesday), at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah.

  • Al GHURAIR CENTRE ANNOUNCES BACK TO SCHOOL PROMOTION AND ACTIVITIES

    September marks the beginning of another exciting school year, and Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first shopping centre has planned a fun itinerary for kids and families to gear up for the new term. Whether it be stocking up on school supplies or fun learning workshops over the weekend, the mall houses an array of activities and promotions that will keep the young ones entertained throughout.

  • al khaliji, Shafallah Center and Qatar Autism Families Association organized an awareness session about Autism

    Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in line with its commitment to the high morale of the community and spreading knowledge about important issues that affect the wellbeing of its members, recently organized a special event for its staff to raise awareness about Autism in society, in collaboration with Shafallah Center and Qatar Autism Families Association.

  • Al Mouj Muscat Celebrates Al Mouj Golf’s Sixth Anniversary with Fun-filled Family Day

    Al Mouj Golf recently hosted a day full of fun for families as part of its sixth-year anniversary celebrations. The event took place at Al Mouj Golf Waterside lawn and saw entertainment for all the family including popular super heroes performing live in a special stage show, face painting, bouncy castles, a BBQ cooking burgers and other snacks and complimentary rounds of golf.

  • Are they City Centre Sharjah’s smartest family?

    The stage is set for the exciting finale of City Centre Sharjah’s popular Back-to-School competition WhizQuiz on September 14.

  • Bourn Hall Fertility Centre Raises Awareness and Support on Fertility Issues

    With the aim to provide education, raise awareness, support and encourage women and couples struggling with infertility, Bourn Hall Fertility Centre, Dubai,  collaborates with the ‘IVF & Fertility Support Group – UAE’, the country’s exclusive forum for voicing out all issues related to infertility. Bourn Hall Fertility Centre will support the group’s growing membership by offering expert advice, free consultations and fertility checks besides offering counseling and continuous education.