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Education, Travel

THE PHILLIP AND PATRICIA FROST MUSEUM OF SCIENCE IN MIAMI

11/21/2017,

“We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste for them”- Jean Jacques Rosseau. We had read great reviews about the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, but our visit exceeded all our expectations. The Museum is located in Downtown Miami close to Miami’s Arts and Entertainment District (which includes the […]

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Travel

THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER: THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE ON EARTH

09/06/2017,

“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit”- Frank Borman “The heroic spirit of these astronauts lives on in you, their stories tell the story of humanity: embracing the legendary in all of us”- James Lovell.     We had planned for months our visit to the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral– one […]

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Travel

SWEDEN WITH KIDS: LUND

01/22/2017,

Last August we travelled  from Denmark to Sweden. We crossed the Öresund Bridge that connects both countries and headed to Scania, the southernmost province in Sweden. We visited Mälmo and Lund, two beautiful cities of this region, known for its agriculture and heritage. It was my first time in Sweden and I fell in love […]

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Inspiration

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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Travel

OUR FAVORITE ICE CREAM SHOP IN MILANO: ORSO BIANCO

06/12/2016,

If you are a “Gelato” fan you will be delighted with this post. In our recent trip to Milano we discovered Orso Bianco, a  small and charming ice cream shop, located in Via Casale 7 (Navigli Area). This artisan ice cream shop does not use artificial colorants, flavours or fat, and they are proud of […]

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Inspiration

JAPANESE ILLUSTRATOR SHINSUKE YOSHITAKE

05/15/2016,

I believe that we can use books as tools for helping children learn about the world. Rather than just focusing on teaching children to read, perhaps we should use literature and books to foster their understanding about the world. Today I would like to suggest you to discover Japan with your kids through 2 great […]

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Travel

HUSKYMAN: DOG SLEDDING IN THE PYRENEES

04/05/2016,

Have you ever dreamed of sitting on the comfortable seat of a fairy-tale Christmas sleigh? Being close to nature and a love of dogs are at the heart of mushing, an amazing activity for the whole family. Mushing consists of sliding over the snow on a sled pulled by dogs. Comfortably seated on a sled […]

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Inspiration

BUDDHIST TRADITION: THE MOUNTAINS OF TIBET

03/31/2016,

The Mountains of Tibet is a New York Times Outstanding Children’s Book of the Year and Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year (1987).Written by Mordicai Gerstein, is an inspiring look at life after death for all ages. Mordicai Gerstein has illustrated and written nearly 50 children’s books. He is also a painter, sculptor, designer […]

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Inspiration

ART & KIDS: MIRO’S MAGIC ANIMALS

03/23/2016,

Do you also feel that children naturally love art?  I truly think that art education is a creative opportunity for kids and that early years arts activities can help develop intrinsic human qualities, such as creativity, expression and imagination. The enjoyment of art education has many benefits for kids, but it is not always easy […]

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Travel

MY FIRST LONELY PLANET GUIDE: UNITED STATES

01/07/2016,

My first Lonely Planet Guide of the United States offers great travel secrets to young travelers . It is not the typical guidebook  for parents, but an amazing book thought specifically for children aged 8-13. My oldest son has been reading the Spanish edition this Christmas and he loves to tell me that  just for […]

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Education

BENEFITS OF OPERA: THE MAGIC FLUTE

01/02/2016,

Listening to opera has huge benefits for children:  through opera children can understand character development, learn to be tolerant and understand other cultures, increase their language skills, stimulate their imagination, make connections across artistic disciplines and develop their understanding of music and their appreciation for the arts. Opera is also an excellent way to teach […]

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Education

WE LOVE READING: TRAVELLING LIBRARIES IN EVERY NEIGHBOURHOOD

12/07/2015,

Reading is essential to the development of children’s personality, imagination, and cognitive skills. Children must learn to love and enjoy reading to reap its benefits, but regrettably not all children around the world read books daily. We have featured previously the amazing international work of the organization Book Aid International and today I am pleased […]

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