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Summer Holiday Stories, Part I

September 1, 2013

Sad that Summer’s almost over? Pirouette keeps you in a summery mood, taking you around the globe for a sun-filled tour. A compilation of the best summer 2013 holiday memories of cool families, starting today with Munster Kids in Fiji, Little Fashion Gallery in Corsica, Smiling Planet in India, Blabla Kids in Cap Ferret + Ile de Ré and Numero 74 in Bali.   Continue Reading

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Read, Give, Grow with Milk+Bookies

July 22, 2013
Milk+Bookies

Did you know that 61% of low income families have no books in their home? With this number in mind, Meredith Alexander started  MILK+BOOKIESTM  . Through this non-profit organization, she raised over 47,000 books and inspired over 11,000 young “future philanthropists”. An interesting concept which you can become part of.

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A wonderful book of DIY arts and crafts

May 6, 2013

Petits Papiers a Decouper is a brilliant book that keeps children busy for hours. It is one of the best Do it yourself arts and crafts book on the market, a gold mine of beautifully designed patterns to cut, to fold and to play with. Children can easily follow the clear instructions and make Japanese dolls, finger puppets, decorative animals to hang from the ceiling, masks, houses, planes, etc. Continue Reading

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What the world eats

April 28, 2013

What The World Eats” photo series shows twenty families around the globe with a week’s worth of groceries. From Mexico to Italy, Australia, Equador or Mali, you learn how much people spend and what they eat. The Al Haggan family of Kuwait City for instance spends 63.63 dinar or $221.45, Continue Reading