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Fines Announced For Not Following Safety Advice
The UAE government has issued a new list of fines for those not adhering to the advice and directives given in the drive to control the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, including the stay at home rules. The fines range from Dhs 500 to Dhs 50,000
Weather Update: Rain And Strong Winds Expected
According to the National Center for Meteorology (NCMS) weather update, the cloud formation in the sky today can result in rainfall accompanied by a strong wind blowing at a speed of up to 50kmh, with the possibility of storms in some parts of the
Rent Postponement And More For Dubai Free Zone
In light of the unprecedented situation as a result of coronavirus COVID-19 and the suspension of many economic activities, the Dubai government has announced new measures to support businesses operating in free zones to help them as they face
Traffic Cameras Adjusted For Curfew Hours
Dubai Police has readjusted road cameras to detect people who are out driving during curfew hours, between 8pm to 6am until Sunday 5 April. The UAE is currently going through a national sterilisation drive every day from 8pm to 6am
Gyms With Virtual Workout Sessions To Do At Home
As gyms and fitness centres are temporarily closed in Dubai, it does not mean that we have to be idle and stop exercising, and we can workout from home. It is important to exercise, especially now when you need a strong immune system. But it's even
Aster Health Check-Ups Designed For Your Worry-Free Future
When it comes to your health, we don’t take chances, and neither should you. Preventative health care is coming to the forefront as people are becoming increasingly educated and empowered about their own health and wellbeing. People are proactively.
Child Obesity Explained And How To Reverse It
Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age and height.
UAE’s Nutrition Labelling Policy
The findings of one of the largest population studies conducted recently on 33,000 Emirati men between the age of 18 and 30 in the UAE has revealed some startling statistics, with a majority of Emirati men under the age of 30 suffering from obesity.
Four Bold Accessorising Trends That Command Respect
The contemporary queen dresses for herself. She decorates herself in her experience, relationships and accomplishments. Her bling radiates externally while firing up her inner glow. It is no surprise that the way a woman accessorises does not define
Moisturising cream, skin masks, eye-liner and mascara, every day essential that a girl needs. Making the right choice is important with so many to choose from. Here's a quick look at some of what we have found this month.
Check out our Editor's top picks this month for all your beauty needs in Dubai.
Spa Offers And Deals To Tempt You
New sales, new spas, special offers and monthly memberships, there is a lot around to make sure you make the most of your available me-time. Take a look here at a brief snap of just some of this months spa and salon offers.
New Initiative For Children Introduces The Charm Of Letter Writing
A new initiative '#UAEPenPals' has been launched to get children back into writing, and learning how to communicate using the traditional method of sending handwritten letters to friends and family. The idea is the brainchild of Abu Dhabi mother and
Behavioral And Emotional Disorders In Childhood
Behavioral and emotional disorders in childhood are common reaching about 10-20%. Unfortunately they not dealt with or paid attention too. Studies have shown that behavioral and emotional disorders are associated with poor academic, occupational.
Books For Children
Everyone is a reader, some just have not found their favourite book yet. This month, we have featured two children’s books from home grown authors. One is authored by an Abu Dhabi based father of three children who through this book advises parents.
Fashion For Children
Fashions for children change as quickly as they grow, and keeping their wardrobe up to date and on point takes time and effort. With new ranges coming out for Spring 2020 there is so much more to choose from. Take a look at what we have spotted.
REVIEW: Olival Eatery And Bar At Habtoor Grand Resort
New dining options open in Dubai on a frequent basis. Whether they are completely fresh outlets or established premises changing themes, however they come about, each claim to offer a different experience to others out there.
Dining Offers This Month
Whatever it is that you are looking for, there is a new venue or a new offer to tempt you out this month. From breakfast menus, to lunch offers and special theme nights, there are plenty of new choices on Dubai's dining scene. Check out our round-up
Take Your Pick Of Weekend Brunches
Sumptuous food, relaxed atmosphere, stunning settings, good company; brunch is a way of life in Dubai. It is a great way to enjoy quality time with friends and family while watching the little ones indulge and have fun. Either you want to eat a belly
Vegan Burgers Are As Tasty Too
Vegan dining is increasing with more people either totally adopting a plant based diet or adding vegan dishes alongside their regular meals. Restaurants are also offering more choice and adapting popular dishes to be vegan based.
Meet Connector Champion Shahad Ballan
How there is someone who is trying to bring a change. This person, once a victim of speeding on the road, is asking drivers to 'speed up' to feel the adrenaline rush and to feel the power of control. However, the twist is she is asking them.
How Some Scrap And A Strong Will Can Make A Difference
Dr Shambavi Rajagopal, 53, a woman filled with compassion and passion started a very simple yet innovative initiative on her own roughly four years ago without knowing that one day it won’t only bring a purpose to the lives of many.
Spreading Happiness Around The World With A Bottle Of Water
Emirati philanthropist Omar Abdulla Khalfan 34, an engineer by profession is the chief kind officer at Be Kind, an organisation which was launched in 2018 with a mission to spread a message of compassion, kindness and giving back to society.
Teach Your Children About Saving Money
A penny saved is a penny earned. Teaching financial literacy to young ones is as important as teaching them to read and write. The subject is generally not taught at schools, so as adults, while some of us have the innate ability to save and manage
Things To Do In Dubai This Month
If you are expecting a quiet month with not much else to do other than some me-time, then think again. The calendar this month is packed full of things for everyone to do. There are things for everyone from music lovers, fitness fans, foodies, art.
Win A Birthday Present For Your Child
Is your child’s birthday? Connector magazine has a section each issue where you can share your little ones birthday with us and maybe even win them a birthday present.
The Month Of March Is A Month For Women
Say Hello March! We are in the beautiful month of March, a fragrant Spring month, where we celebrate all the special women who are the reason our lives bloom. This month will celebrate not just one but two different days dedicated to the women.
Mother's Day Gift
Mothers deserve to be celebrated and over 25 countries celebrate Mother's Day on four different dates throughout March. Make the person who loves you unconditionally feel appreciated and special with a gift they will cherish.
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Dubai Education: Find out all the information on education in Dubai from nurseries, secondary schools and higher education.
In order to keep a close eye on education standards, Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA).
We share some of your funny moments with your children who are all celebrating birthdays this June 2018.
For most parents and their kids, summer time is seen as a great opportunity to get outside, play and catch some rays.
We share some of your funny moments with your children who are all celebrating birthdays this May 2018.
The Holy Month of Ramadan is set to begin this month around 17 May and will span throughout the school term.
We share some of your funny moments with your children who are all celebrating birthdays this April.
The school and education landscape in the UAE is changing at a dynamic rate, more schools opened in 2017 and more are scheduled to open in 2018.
One of the great joys of parenting is the chance to show how much you love them and there’s no better way than on their birthday.
All work and no play makes jack a dull boy. The school hours and academic routines tend to get mundane for all young ones.
It seems like only yesterday when you brought a tiny life into your home and before you even realise the baby is set to board an independent journey to a nursery.
We can all appreciate that learning takes place in various forms and in a variety of settings. We can create positive environments to enhance learning for our child
Hand in Hand Parenting, the organisation devoted to assisting and giving parents practical tools to face the tough challenges that come with parenting
Sail through the school admissions process in the UAE with our handy guide to everything from age regulations to transferring, home schooling to documentation and special needs to fees…
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