By Zaina Shihabi
We are increasingly becoming a sleepless society, with nearly 20 to 30 per cent of the ‘working age’ population not getting the right amount of deep restorative sleep.
What happens when we don’t get enough sleep?
Sleep deprivation leads to a breakdown of mental and physical function within just days. Without sleep, we simply won’t function.
Chronic insufficient sleep leads to a noticeable drop in energy levels, unbalanced mood, difficulty in concentrating, memory loss, and increased irritability. Physically, it can trigger excessive eating, specifically carbohydrates, to compensate for the increased utilization of glucose by the brain.… Continue reading
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Saudi German Hospital-Dubai proactively launches diabetes awareness to reduce Diabetes risks in Dubai
Scientific research indicates that diabetes is the top cause of blindness among adults aged between 20-74 years. This is because high blood sugar can permanently damage blood vessels in the eyes. This information is part of the public outreach campaign launched by Saudi German Hospital-Dubai during Diabetes Awareness Month.
The condition, called diabetic retinopathy, causes blood vessels to thicken, leak, develop clots, close or expand. Another consequence is fluid accumulation in crucial parts of the retina used in tasks such as reading.… Continue reading
The Mother, Baby & Child team went to check out Willow Children’s Nursery!
Willows Nursery is helping mums and children escape the heat by having a greatly laid out summer program. They have very interactive activities for children, including music, modern dancing, ballet dancing, and even karate classes! Students here definitely love to learn because the staff is very friendly and fun. This is definitely one summer camp that kids will wake up early for!
Hamleys is giving every child the feel of Ramadan this year with its Kids Workshop & Henna Art…
Hamleys is giving every child the feel of Ramadan this year with its Kids Workshop & Henna Art. Parents can bring their children to the Dubai Mall and Mirdif City Centre Hamley’s from anytime between 7pm-11pm during the month of Ramadan. Little girls can get their hands painted with henna tattoos while the little boys can engage in fun activities put on by Hamley’s Kids Workshop. It’s a must see, so bring your kids in after iftar to enjoy this wonderful program!
The “kidz” enrolled in this program are taught how science can be used in their daily lives, with hands-on activities that nurture their minds and instil in them a passion for discovery and experimentation! Kids get to build, create, construct, experiment, and put their brains to the test (but they’ll never know it because it’s so fun!). Building catapults and making toothpaste for elephants are just a couple of the activities Kidzscience likes to introduce their children to!
What makes our sweat salty? How many bones in a shark’s body? Can humans walk on water? Find out at Kidzscience 2012… Continue reading
Mum’s bring their tots to enjoy this wonderful summer day camp at Ibn Battuta Mall
The China Court at Ibn Battuta Mall was bustling with the many little ones. Children from the ages of 4-12 come to The China Court to attend summer camp. They have a varied selection of activities to choose from: drawing, painting, arts and crafts, PlayStation, indoor sports—practically anything their little hearts may desire! Parents are able to relax and know that their children are stimulating their creative brain cells this summer. This is an ongoing event until mid-August
Coffee, yoga, and fun crafts for mums at Dubai Outlet Mall
Mums came to Dubai Outlet Mall on the 14th of July to enjoy a relaxing and informative Coffee Morning . Three guest speakers engaged audiences with varied topics. Mothers found their inner peace as Sara conducted an interactive yoga session. Dr. Lubna from IDS spoke about the importance of supplements for children. Nafeesa, our MBC promoter, demonstrated watermelon carving techniques into a blossoming rose shape! Mums also scored plenty of free-bees, especially from Palmers and Barni.
The Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority has did it again! Summer in Abu Dhabi opened with a big bang at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Halls 9 to 12 – a massive array of mega summer activities! Mother, Baby & Child Magazine was there to be part of the grand opening held last June 20. Come with the whole family to experience the Ice Age Village, Adventure Worlds, Clown Stunt Academy, a bigger-than-ever summer playground, fun fair rides and games! Summer in Abu Dhabi is ongoing until July 19.
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