HEALTH AND FITNESS

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer affects women and in some cases men all over the world. October is observed as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America and some Caribbean...

How to overcome shyness as a newbie

When you are new to a school, country or any situation, it can take a while to acclimate. If you are shy by nature it...

Useful summer health tips

  Summer for educators is a time of exploration, reconnection, relaxation and preparation. For expatriate teachers, there are added considerations such as travel, rekindling relationships and...

5 treats to relax every teacher

A full week of work can be quite draining mentally and physically. When it comes to taking a break, most of us simply just want...

Here’s what you should know about Diabetes

The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that by 2030, diabetes will be the leading cause of death. According to WHO, in 2012, the disease was...

Conflict resolution tips for parents

Conflict is unavoidable. We all want to be listened to, respected and understood. When this doesn't happen, we often find ourselves in the midst of...

ArabBaba’s top tips on increasing parental involvement

As parents, we send our children off to school for at least 7 hours a day in the trusted care of educators, who we...

Five books every teacher should read

Many teachers are avid readers. When we have time, we love to immerse ourselves in colourful fiction, thought-provoking nonfiction, entertaining pop culture-based magazines, progressive...

Date night ideas for the busy educator

"Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” - Mother TeresaAfter a hectic day of...

How to choose the right healthcare professional in the UAE

I stared critically at my doctor as she explained, in hard to understand broken English, her thoughts on what I could do to address the...