6 Ways to Help with Separation Anxiety at School

6 Ways to Help with Separation Anxiety at School

Out for a stroll in the nearby park and we heard a group of moms discussing their children. The topic – Separation anxiety of their child. One of the moms grimaced that her son Tim absolutely cannot bear to be away from her, even if she leaves him at he...

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Jumeirah International Nurseries and the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS)

Jumeirah International Nurseries and the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS)

At Jumeirah International Nurseries (JINS), our daily program is based around the British Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum (EYFS). We provide a balanced approach to learning, giving you the peace of mind that your child will have fun as they develo...

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Baby milestone: Walking

Baby milestone: Walking

Most babies take their first steps sometime between 9 and 12 months and are walking well by the time they’re 14 or 15 months old. Don’t worry if your child takes a little longer, though. Some perfectly normal children don’t walk until th...

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How to deal with a child’s tantrum in public

How to deal with a child’s tantrum in public

A few weeks back I endured one of the most stressful experiences of my life. During a flight to Los Angeles, my two-year-old son had a massive tantrum. There was screaming; there was snot; there were floods of tears (and not just from my toddler, believe ...

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How to Raise a Caring Child

How to Raise a Caring Child

Babies who are only a few days old tend to cry when they hear another baby crying. (They don’t cry when they hear a recording of their own crying, so this isn’t just a reaction to noise.) If one preschooler starts crying about missing his mommy, other...

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A fun, mark making activity to try this summer!

A fun, mark making activity to try this summer!

A great activity to try at home with your child – all you need is a trough of coloured sand and some plastic animals. We call it ‘The Treasure Trough of Ocean Wonders’. When we set this up at JINS, the children were enthused to get involved! The...

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Dubai’s ‘Best Nursery’ is now 35 years younger!

Dubai’s ‘Best Nursery’ is now 35 years younger!

JINS Al Safa gets a swanky facelift this September! A luxurious villa, nestled within Jumeirah’s prestigious community, our nursery has been a family favourite for over 35 years and a unanimous choice when it comes to picking a nursery within the locali...

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Love JUNGLE! Love MESS! Hakuna Matata!

Love JUNGLE! Love MESS! Hakuna Matata!

See how gloop, gunge and mud sludge in the jungle taught us some important lessons. A jungle in Dubai, you say?! So, you might not think that you could find one in the city, let alone in the calming urban area of Downtown. Well, you were wrong! The childr...

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Aren’t They Too Young to Learn How to Read and Write?

Aren’t They Too Young to Learn How to Read and Write?

Speaking and Listening, Reading and Writing, does my child really need to be working on these now? But they aren’t even interested in books yet, how can I get them to read? She doesn’t know how to hold her spoon and you would like her to learn how to ...

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