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3 BOOKS FOR CHILDREN ABOUT LONDON

02/15/2018,

Are you traveling to London with your family soon? Would you like to introduce your children to this amazing city? Some time ago we recommended the London Lonely Planet Guide for children and today I am pleased to share with you 3 more books for children about London. I hope that you might find them […]

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COOKING & KIDS: LE PETIT CHEF

02/04/2018,

Cooking with children is something I have always enjoyed and found really natural. I feel children love the process of preparing, cooking and eating the finished dish. Cooking is also a great activity for the whole family in which science and math are involved: kids learn to measure, divide, add, learn about temperature, read a […]

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INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR MARÍA ISABEL SÁNCHEZ VERGARA

01/25/2018,

María Isabel Sánchez Vergara is one of my kid’s favorite authors. I have reviewed previously her great book “El Cuadro” and her titles dedicated to Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, and Amelia Earhart. It was such a great pleasure to interview María Isabel Sánchez Vergara. You are going to love her answers about writing, living in […]

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MAISTORY BOOK: INSPIRING IN CHILDREN A LOVE FOR BOOKS

12/17/2017,

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents” –  Emilie Buchwald. Do you want your child to love to read? Are you looking for resources to inspire your children a love for books?  Look no further! Today we interview Maya, founder of MaiStoryBook. Maya is an artist and elementary teacher-to-be-in training who is […]

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BOOKS AND MUSIC FOR A FAMILY CHRISTMAS

12/10/2017,

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year“- Charles Dickens. Pulling out our collection of Christmas books is definitely one of our first and fun holiday traditions. I am pleased to share some of our favorite children’s Christmas books that we read before bed every night in December, […]

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THE STORY SHOP: A WHIMSICAL CHILDREN’S BOOKSTORE

11/13/2017,

“So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me, and reminded me that there are good things in the world”- Vicent Van Gogh. World Kids is a place about magic, treasured books, education, art, nature, dreams … but above all, the believe that there are still many good things in the world, like whimsical […]

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: LA NOUBA

10/16/2017,

“Inside every adult, there’s still a child that lingers. We’re happiness merchants – giving people the opportunity to dream like children.” – Guy Laliberte (founder of Cirque du Soleil)   As part of our Florida trip, we decided to attend a performance of La Nouba (resident show at Disney World Resort in Orlando) by Cirque […]

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LAURA WOOD ILLUSTRATION

07/03/2017,

Some people are lucky to dedicate their life to their childhood passion. This is the case of Laura Wood, a talented illustrator that spends her days creating visual worlds and enjoys every minute of it.   Laura, who currently lives in Bristol, has illustrated many children’s books like Cook me a story, Mapping my day, […]

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3 TRAVEL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

06/27/2017,

Would you like to cultivate a passion for travel in your children? I feel that traveling is a great kind of education, teaching children about new cultures, languages,  life, people and how things are completely different in other countries. But, we all have a limited budget and we cannot travel as much as we would […]

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NATURE & KIDS: FORESTS

05/14/2017,

“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness”- John Muir Have you heard about the Japanese practice of “forest bathing”? (This is such an interesting article about it). It’s basically just being in the presence of trees! This “ practice is proven to lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce stress hormone […]

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A SEA VOYAGE

01/13/2017,

This is a small homage to my father, who is also an extraordinary grandfather. He has created a deep, loving relationship with my sons, providing them with joyful memories and valuable life lessons. As a former navel architect, he enjoys sharing with them one of his main interests: vessels. I know he is planning a […]

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KID & COE: AMAZING KIDS’ ROOMS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD

01/04/2017,

One year ago (I know, time flies!) I wrote about Kid & Coe and  some of their amazing residences for families.   Today, I am pleased to share with you another selection with 11 inspiring and beautifully decorated kids’ rooms from Kid& Coe’s properties in Amsterdam, Crete, Paris, Manhattan, Cornwall, San Francisco, The Hamptons, Santa […]

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