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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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Inspiration

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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Inspiration

FUN BENTO BOX: A TASTE OF JAPAN

12/20/2016,

Have you heard of Bento Box? Would you like to “spice up your life with a taste of Japan”? Please welcome Mayumi, a character bento decorator who makes fun and healthy food.     You will probably fall in love with Mayumi’s instagram: a  mix of creativity, healthy recipes, imagination, nutrition, colors… and all in […]

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Inspiration

COOKING WITH KIDS: KIDS’ KITCHEN

11/14/2016,

“We have to eat to live; by learning to cook, we also learn to live well” – Fiona Bird.   Do you cook with your kids? Are your kids picky eaters? Would you like to learn new recipes? Are you ready to step into the kitchen for some child-friendly fun with food?  I have recently […]

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Inspiration

TALES OF MYSTERY AND MAGIC FOR HALLOWEEN

10/23/2016,

Tales of Mystery and Magic (edited by Barefoot Books) is a collection of stories that include tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. It also includes a story time CD read by the author, Hugh Lapton, one of Britain’s […]

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ART & CREATIVITY: MY STENCIL KIT BY HERVÉ TULLET

10/09/2016,

My Stencil Kit is the latest from prizewinning creator Hervé Tullet.     Hervé Tullet is the author of more than 75 internationally acclaimed children’s books, including Press Here, Mix It Up!, The Game of Light, The Game of Shadow and The Big Book of Light. All his books seem to take the concept of […]

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CHINESE CULTURE FOR KIDS: LIN YI’S LANTERN

08/28/2016,

How are you? Sorry for the long radio silence, but we were busy travelling to Scandinavia these last weeks. I cannot believe that my kids will be starting school next week and summer will soon be over… Today I wanted to recommend you this fascinating book that I bought some months ago:   Lin Yi’s […]

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SUMMER PLAYGROUND INSPIRATION WITH KID & COE

08/08/2016,

Back in January we featured some fun and bright kids room from different Kid & Coe residences from all over the world. Today we present a selection with some of our favorite backyard spaces from several Kid & Coe properties in USA, France and The Netherlands. I hope you will feel inspired by these amazing […]

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BACKYARD PLAYGROUND INSPIRATION WITH CASTLE & CUBBY

07/20/2016,

Today we travel to Australia to discover the most amazing play houses made from recycled fruit and vegetable crates by Melbourne based Castle & Cubby. If you dream of having a children’s playhouse in your backyard, I think you are going to love this selection of fun cubbies and accesories.       They are […]

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Education, Inspiration

ART & KIDS: THE MAGICAL GARDEN OF CLAUDE MONET

07/06/2016,

We continue our series of art education for children by travelling to France to learn more about Claude Monet and his garden at Giverny.  The first step in our journey is the book  “The Magical Garden of Claude Monet” by  Laurence Anholt, a British writer and illustrator. Her books for children include other painters like […]

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Inspiration, Travel

JERUSALEM & ARCHITECTURE: THE TREEHOUSE AT THE RUTH YOUTH WING FOR ART EDUCATION

06/29/2016,

Every child’s dream is to have a great treehouse or tree fort.  A tree house combines all things that children love: outdoors, adventure, imaginative play, trees, climbing, fun…Today we discover the most extraordinary treehouse that combines all these elements with architecture, art and design. We travel to Jerusalem fascinated by the entrance courtyard renovation in […]

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