Everyone knows that a diet of fast food can eventually lead to obesity and type 2 diabetes, but here's what that takeaway meal will do to your kids before the sun goes down. Read Article The immediate effect fast food has on children
Studies have shown that a baby's heart rate decreases when the baby is held by his or her parents. What a marvellous survival mechanism. Read Article Married Life: on comfort and separation anxiety
In Abu Dhabi the legal preschool admission age is being raised from three years to four years for the 2014-2015 school year. Here, education experts consider the implications of this. Read Article What's the best age for children to start school?
She may complain about being sleep deprived, but this new mom and her husband welcome their time with baby during the quiet hours of the night. Read Article Married Life: The highlight of my day? The nights with my baby
We speak to experts about how to make it through these bleary early days. Read Article How new parents can survive sleep deprivation
Carnival mixes fun and games for parents and youngsters with key messages about signs of abuse and how to report potential problems. Read Article Fun of Dubai fair is teaching children about abuse
C J Daugherty, who is attending the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival that starts today, says that novels for young adults can inspire a love of reading from an early age. Read Article Sharjah Children's Reading Festival guest author C J Daugherty on how to get teenagers hooked on reading
Hollywood has had some unusual takes on pregnancy in recent years.
Read Article Parenthood: Just like in the movies?
My First Gym, aimed at getting babies, toddlers, children, teenagers and mums moving, has opened at Delma and Murror streets. Read Article Gym for children opens in Abu Dhabi
Learning how to give from a young age can counteract selfishness and lead to a lifetime of compassion. Read Article Teach kids that charity begins at home
Get your tickets for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and enjoy a film with your baby at a lower volume with decreased lighting. Read Article Five things to do in the UAE today: learn luminous Script, go to Yas Waterworld
Create the right environment for your preschooler and you will stimulate their brain growth.
Read Article Tips to ensure that your child has a wide vocabulary
Learn how to say 'I love you' in a way your child can understand Read Article Talk to your kids in the language of love
With map Got a hankering for a plate of tequenos? Holding a braai and need some South African sosatie? Here is a look at how various cultures in the UAE have imported their cuisines and where to buy the ingredients. A hunger for home: best places pick up world foods in Abu Dhabi
Motoring editor Kevin Hackett takes a look at the possible cars that could be next on Dubai police shopping list. In pictures: What could be the next car for Dubai police?
Author Justin Cartwright takes a relaxing and absorbing holiday in south-west France. Languedoc-Roussillon: the French region that quietly rocks
The Italian marque is unbelievably, half a century old. To celebrate, the world's largest ever gathering of those outrageous sports cars assembled in its hometown. Lamborghini is still crazy after all these years
Florence Welch did more than put on a great show at Sandance - she wore a dress by one of the region's newest design talents. Dubai designer Marina Qureshi behind Florence Welch's stunning dress
One Ras Al Khaimah's man's vision is spearheading the revival of the UAE's pearling industry. Pearls are the national treasure of the UAE
My kind of place: Now is the ideal time of year to visit Australia. David Whitley gives his guide to the country's most iconic city. Sydney is a model metropolis
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My year at The National
Mar 24 - May 18, 2013
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