Meet Rachel Parent , 13 y old Food Activist

Kids Right to Know  was founded by Rachel Parent, a 13 yrs old, who became one of the anti-Gmo movement’s most serious campaigners and gives new meaning to the term “youth activism.”

Sunday Video : keeping contact with earth

When we were kids we were going barefoot a lot, at least I was, during the 2 months of summer holidays. A good habit to keep... Take a look at this short animated video to understand what's behind the concept of earthing. Off the shoes, and for your good health, don't hesitate…

Family trip to Lithuania

Lithuania is known for its unspoiled environment, charming cities, beautiful nature and friendly people. With cool temperatures, it is a great destination for a weekend getaway during the summer months. It is also a place where lots of international brands produce their garments…

On Healthy Eating Habits For Kids And The Family

What's for diner tonight maman? Do you, like me, often struggle with the answer? Yamina Bona, Nutritional Therapist in London and mother of 3, author of the blog eat well live well, shares tips and ideas on how to embark on healthy habits, without going mad.

Helping children to identify toxic friend behaviour

Photos by Chinese photographer Chen Jiagang showcase a world devastated by industrialisation. This world made me thing of another form of pollution : toxic relations. Here's a bit more on the subject, with the aim to help children getting clarity when it comes to friendship.

Dubai and the desert with kids

A few years ago, we did a stop in Dubai, on our way to Sri Lanka. Against our expectations, we loved everything about it. Co-owner of the concept store Comptoir 102 and mother of 3, Emmanuelle Sawko shares the latest tips about the city of Dubai, the desert and nearby cool…

Children : Why organic cosmetics ?

Why is choosing carefully what you put on your skin as important as what you put in your stomach?  Why is it so crucial for our children’s health to stay away from chemicals? Why is it a good idea to opt for organic cosmetics?Here's a quick guide to help understand how it works…

Skull love from Lahsa, Tibet

Hi! This is Vanessa, from the family travel blog BozAround. Florence so kindly invited me to be a contributor on Pirouette. I'll be sharing my travel notes, what inspires me from around the world, where we're dreaming to take our children next.

Family travel : exploring Galicia

When we decided to take a family road trip to Galicia, I naturally emailed the author of the blog Lila and Cloe, who lives in Vigo. Arantxa guides us though this beautiful wild region of Spain. Viva Galicia!

Potato Experiment to help children understanding organic food

This little girl doing an experiment with a sweet potato can help other children understanding why their parents are making such a fuss about organic food! It's fun, it's quick and educative...love that!

NY School Goes Vegetarian, Academic Results Improve

A public school New York (P.S. 244 in Queens), the first in the US, has opted for a 100 percent vegetarian school lunch menu. That on its own is already a breaking news, but more interesting even is the fact that the school life and the student's health have improved with this…

Store Opening : Goat Milk, New York

New in New York, to mark in your must-visit list : a store fully dedicated to the children organic underwear brand Goat Milk, one of Pirouette's favourite labels.