Why is sugar bad for your children

We hear all sorts of things about sugar, that it's bad and also that it's not so bad after all. Although being too alarmist can have a counter-productive effect, I think it is important to understand a bit better about sugar. Here's a few facts as well as a few tips on cutting…

Family Adventure in China

When Sophie Roell, her husband Charlie and their three children moved to China, they decided to make the most of their stay. Every time there's a holiday they try to go on a trip, taking the kids with them. Sophie documents their wonderful adventures in her blog . Here on…

Kid&Coe – Amazing Family Friendly Rentals

We were dreaming about it, Kid & Coe made it : a beautifully designed website offering  family friendly places to rent around the world. The selected properties are child-friendly and come with a guide of what to do - where to eat - what to see in the area, compiled by the…

Photographer Katrina Tang : about Oeuf and about Estonia

  If I would have to summarise Oeuf, I would call it "the brand that always surprises us". Oeuf quickly grew from offering just a crib to a whole lifestyle brand that respects the planet, understands the essence of childhood and always brings new and fun ideas. We love…

SUMMER HOLIDAY STORIES, LAST PART

Fourth and last part of this Summer Holiday Stories, that took us to lots of different places and landscapes, from Washington State to Fiji Island, through Mallorca, Corsica,Morocco, etc. Today with Jess Brown, Lila & Tom, Nonchalant mom,  Lmnop and Les Petits Chapelais we…

Venice with Children

Venice is a great place to visit with children, a bit like Barcelona and New York, two other places that will always leave a great impression on them. This summer is a particularly good time to visit and enjoy a wonderful and quite playful Venice Art Biennale. Here's a few tips…

News from Milano, Italy

Milan is always at its best under the sun and when crowds arrive in heavy numbers for the Salone de Mobile. This week end was incredible, with tons of energy, smiling faces, sun beams and creative happenings, including KidsroomZOOM. Reportage...

What’s new, New York ?

I am getting ready for a trip to New York : four days in the Big Apple to visit the kids Trade Show Playtime (work), the Armory Show (pleasure) and to see what's new in this vibrant city. I have asked around what's new, what I shouldn't

October in Lindos, Rhodes (Greece)

This is one of the joys of being in Europe : having so many wonderful and diverse destinations at close reach. Our latest travel was to Rhodes where our friends Tim&Dixie got married. It took us nearly 4 hours to reach the island and the first great surprise was going off…

Interview with a nutrition specialist

Mother of two, Nelly Ligier-Bennett is specialised in Family and Child Nutrition. A graduate of the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London and a member of the British Association for Nutritional Therapists, Nelly is what I call a magician.

Un week end a la mer : Margate & Broadstairs

Nothing like a sunny September weekend to visit the seaside. The emptiness gives a nostalgic feeling, the temperature is just cold enough to make it bearable and to bring a crisp clear light. Margate and Broadstairs were sought-after destinations in the 50's, before plane…

Provence, South of France

Provence is a wonderful place to visit and next year will be a particularly good time to head there as Marseille-Provence will be “Capitale de la Culture 2013”. Provence is already packed with fantastic festivals in normal times : Avignon (theatre), Arles (photography),…