Go out for breakfast: Head to Organic Foods & Cafe for a healthy breakfast before work. We recommend a banana smoothie to give you an energy boost. Prices vary. Open 8am-9pm. The Dubai Mall (04 361 7974).
Afternoon dhow trips leave daily from Dubai and Oman with local dive company Al Boom, giving you the chance to cool off in the water and see fish, dolphins and turtles. From Dhs250 per person. www.alboomdiving.com (04 342 2993).
Chef Francois’s gourmet Tuesdays: To celebrate his Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Time Out Restaurant Awards, Chef Francois presents Gourmet Tuesdays at Le Classique, featuring an à la carte menu of his top 10 dishes. Dhs195 (food only), Dhs320 (grape-based beverages). 7.30pm-11.30pm. Le Classique, Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills (04 380 2222)
Turn your little terrors into little angels: Are you at the end of your tether? Enrol in a weekly workshop and learn a range of sanity-saving tips from top parenting guru Therese Sequeira. This week’s class is called ‘Dealing with disobedience’, and should help you tackle those little tearaways once and for all. A former teacher and parent educator, Therese runs a range of regular parenting classes to help parents develop positive strategies that really do work. Dhs60. 8.30am-10am, KidsFIRST Medical Centre, Umm Suqeim (04 348 5437).