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Smart Food For Smart Kids

November 22, 2016

The right nutritional approach can make a great difference in a child’s development, with so much impact on intellectual capacities, concentration and behaviour – not to mention general health of course. We keep hearing about the five-a-day fruits/veg, but there is a bit more to it than that.
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Positive ‘Doll’ Models

November 14, 2016
Giant wave comprising of hundreds of Barbie dolls. Installation by Belgian artist Annette on an Australian beach.

Until fairly recently due to sanctions imposed by my eldest daughter, Barbie had never set foot through our front door. Now times have changed there is a second legislator in the house, a sparkly younger sister who seems to be collecting a girl gang that could rival that of Taylor Swift, all fully equipped with blown up lips and dressed in clothing surely made for a smaller doll.

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Early Puberty Epidemics : Why And How To Avoid It?

January 5, 2016

In the Western world, puberty “normally” happens around the age of 11-12. But that is shifting towards a younger age, and it is rather sad. For an 8 year old for instance,  it means dealing with complicated physical and psychological matters too early, loosing one’s innocence way before it’s time. Why is this happening, and is it a foregone conclusion that our children reach puberty so soon?

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Children and meditation

December 4, 2014

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation”, the Dalai Lama said. All people practicing meditation recognise the benefits of this powerful technique : more energy and focus, clearer thinking, reduced levels of stress, better approach to life, etc. So, can we teach our young children to meditate? Oh yes we can! Continue Reading


Sunday Video : Special Pregnant Women

September 28, 2014


Cell phone radiations are detrimental to our health. The most vulnerable are children, and even more foetus. If you are pregnant and want to maximise your child’s health and good development, take a look at this video.  Continue Reading


Is your children’s wardrobe safe?

September 22, 2014

The textile industry is known to use massive quantities of chemicals. How do these toxic components affect the body, what are they exactly, how to protect your children and yourself ? Little overview of the whole fabric chain + testimony from organic brand designers. Continue Reading


Early Puberty Epidemic

August 28, 2014

There is a focus around health theses days on Pirouette, which reflects a rather sad reality : we live in a world that has become very toxic. I hope it helps raising awareness, to grow robust kids. The world will need all their intelligence and strength to invent new ways of living, closer to earth, closer to nature.

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