Formidable Family Pimentel (Piupiuchick)

Four years ago, together with her sister Mariana and with her friend Marta, Ines Pimentel created Piupiuchick. She opens the doors of her house to Pirouette.

Paris Launches Le Grand Musée du Parfum

It's the new museum that everyone is talking about in fashion circles : Le Grand Musée du Parfum, located in 73 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, in a historic mansion that was formerly home to Christian Lacroix’s headquarters.

Art and culture in Milan : Osservatorio & Academia dei Bambini by Fondazione Prada

Milan is becoming a must-visit culture hub. Last month, the Prada foundation in Milan opened a new space in the city center called Milano Osservatorio, dedicated to photography and visual languages. Next week will be the opening of a space dedicated to children, Academia dei…

Kid’s wear Living vol.1: Interview & sneak preview

On Monday the 9th of January kid's wear magazine will launch a new magazine dedicated to the world of design for children, lifestyle, toys and accessories. We do our very best to squeeze a little more information and a sneak preview from the editors Petra Barkhof &…

Food for thought : Five a Day!

Do you know Five Books?  This excellent site showcases writers, thinkers, academics and others, who present the best five books on just about any topic under the sun.

Smart Food For Smart Kids

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…

Urban Farming : Top Job Of The Future?

Ever make mud pies when you were growing up? These days, kids are as likely to be getting their hands dirty in the vegetable garden. Which could be a professional asset for them in the future! Urban farmers will be sought after, as futurists explain in this interesting article.…

Experimental Guest House by Steven Holl Architects

This new development by Steven Holl Architects looks like a doll house. Kids will love it at first sight. Located in Rhinebeck (Upstate New York, near Woodstock), it sits in the middle of the green. But it has more than this...

Learning About Sexual Stereotypes

Girls rock! I'm partial of course, as I have two daughters. Our eldest, twelve, has just returned from a class at school about sexual stereotypes - from the simple, seemingly innocent (little girls play with dolls, little boys play with cars, etc), to the more

Pause! Time For A Fun Little Cartoon About Meditation!

A little reminder on earlier posts : “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.

Diamond, A Different Music Box, By A+H Foreign Affairs

This is a musical box celebrating geometry and French composer Erik Satie. An object you want to possess, regardless of your age.

Going On A Humanitarian Trip With Children

Want to raise socially conscious children, and take part in a family humanitarian trip? For children who live a privileged Western/urban life, participating in this kind of adventure is a chance to play a role in helping others, while at the same time expanding their worldview.…