Transitions: How to be a Big Brother or Sister
You get the most amazing news that you’re on the way to having a second child, and all of a sudden, your mind is filled with stress on how your first born is going to react! So many of us go
How do I encourage my toddler to handle messy activities?
Toddlers often mimic what they see their parents doing, so if you are always tidying up after your toddler and pulling sad faces at mess while on the other hand praising your child when he cleans up after himself, they
Inspiring Women in Education, Katrina Mankani – WSA Interview September 2022
Down to earth and yet highly ambitious, Ms Mankani started her education journey as a nursery teaching assistant but today is the Co-Managing Director of Fortes Education, spearheading Positive Education and Innovation at Fortes Education Schools and leading Jumeirah International
How to survive the “No!” period of your child’s terrible two’s stage.
As children grow, they understand that their actions matter, and they can make things happen. This sense of self permits them to make a mark on the earth and proclaim themselves in a way they couldn’t when they were a
Meaningful Interactions with 1year olds
It can be hard to think on your feet, on how to support your one-year-old, and you are not alone. 1 year old’s can be hard work especially as they are coming out of the infancy phase and turning into these
How Can I Do It All? Top Tips to Successfully Manage Work and Family Life.
This is one single question that haunts most of us parents with multiple children. However, the definition of ALL I am sure you will agree lies in the eyes of the beholder.As a mother of two and having run the
Nursery Vs School for FS1/FS2 and Beyond
3 Minute Read Estimate by Lisa Sherrington-Boyd AKA The Potty Queen The Early Years Education rules have changed in Dubai, our options as parents for children aged 3-6 years have widened and now is the time to explore what this could
The RIGHT AGE to start proper reading with a child…
Investigation and research show it's never too early to start enjoying books with your little one. Reading to the children helps them get your full attention and for them that is one of the best parts about reading or listening
Nurturing Mindfulness in Children
Mindfulness is a very important skill for children of all ages to learn. It is never too late to start but it is better when this skill is introduced to them from an early age. Mindfulness and being mindful is
Curricula that the school offers- British, American, IB or Indian… the dilemma of making the right choice!
Statistics for the UAE shows that there are 55 curricula offered in various schools and it is the 'melting pot' of what best education has to offer! British, International Baccalaureate American, and Indian, are the four major curricula that are