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Carrots, not sticks – book review

January 28, 2016

Bee Wilson’s book First Bite: How We Learn to Eat, is required reading for parents. We are not born knowing what to eat. We all have to learn it as children sitting expectantly at a table. For our diets to change, we need to relearn the food experiences that first shaped us. It is there that we develop our passions and our disgusts, our ideas about which flavours go with what, and how big a portion is. Growing up, we define ourselves through our tastes. Continue Reading

Design - Home Decor

Desk by Oeuf

January 26, 2016
Oeuf Desk 2016

We have all fallen for the crib, bed, dresser and play table designed by Oeuf. In perfect synchronicity, the Brooklyn based brand just introduced a desk – perfect timing as the children have grown and need some stylish option for their homework. Continue Reading

Culture Mood of the day

Kid Robot : About Artificial Intelligence and the Future of our Kids

January 17, 2016
These are the droids you're looking for...

Robots will replace us. We’re facing an uncertain future of Artificial Intelligence which at best, will render whole swathes of humanity redundant. At worst, AI will subsume our consciousness and make homo sapiens extinct, much as we in turn have consigned earlier species to the dustbin of history. How are we to protect ourselves, and moreover protect our children, from this seemingly ineluctable threat?  Continue Reading


A lesson of Style, by Caramel Baby & Child

January 6, 2016
Caramel Baby&Child S/S 2016

For Spring Summer 2016, Caramel baby&child takes a nostalgic wander through the archives for the latest collection. Referencing a 70s spirit of bohemia, the brand explores three strands from the decade that style has clearly not forgotten: fragile lilac and orchid prints, carob brown and chambray denim, and delicate embroidery details. Continue Reading