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More than 100 Emirati families will be competing for AED 600,000 worth of prizes distributed among the four categories of the second annual edition of the Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA), to be announced in February 2019. The second edition, which carries the slogan ‘Behind Every Champion is a Legend’, has closed registrations after receiving a high number of applications from all seven emirates in the UAE,  which reflects growing national sporting talent as well as the popularity of the award.

UAE residents decorating their home for the holidays have been advised to follow a series of top safety tips to prevent their Christmas tree from becoming a fire hazard.

Global safety science firm, UL, which has offices in Dubai and a state-of-the-art laboratory in Abu Dhabi, is advising people to take a number of safety precautions to prevent real or artificial Christmas trees from accidentally causing a fire.

As parents across the city prepare for the new year and all the learning opportunities and challenges it will give rise to, it is imperative to pause and reflect on the world that young children are being raised in. From automation, hyper connectivity and constant exposure to technology, children today are growing up in an ever-changing environment that they will need to adapt to as they grow.

With the onset of the winter vacation, young ones across the city will be enjoying a little extra free time this December. Ladybird Nursery is encouraging children to spend time broadening their horizons while they’re on holiday, by getting their little hands on books.