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Last Minute Easy Halloween Inspiration

My Little Day Halloween

Halloween is coming up this year on Tuesday October 31st and I am inspired by my kid’s favourite holiday.  This year, they are on vacation and therefore, we will have a little bit of time to get into the mood and celebrate in style.  In order to make Halloween fun and easy, here are a few fast tips and tricks …

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Storytime Magazine Reading with Kids

Storytime Magazine

Do you remember your first childhood story?  What were some of your favorite reads when you were a kid? Discovering and acquiring the taste for reading begins at a young age. According to the book  Encouraging your Child to Read by Harvard Grad­uate School of Education, “Developing a lifelong love of reading is a foundation for success in school and …

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Today is… Roald Dahl Day!

Celebrating Roald Dahl Day

On this day, September 13th, it is officially Roald Dahl Day! In fact, almost every day of the year there is a funny day, weird holiday or celebration. We don’t have time to celebrate every day, however, as we and several of our readers are HUGE fans of Roald Dahl, we would like to pay a special tribute to Mr. Dahl …

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MilK Magazine x Habitat Collaboration

Milk Magazine x Habitat Collab

Pierre Favresse, Head of Design at Habitat and Isis-Colombe Combréas, editor of MilK magazine, along with their respective teams have just launched a new designer collection of decorative accessories, textiles and furniture. This poetic children’s collection contains a bunk bed, a bedside table, shelves, dishes, baskets, lighting, stuffed animals, bedding, a rug and pillows. In order to celebrate the MilK Magazine x Habitat Collaboration, …

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Interview w/ Bethany from Tech Will Save Us

Tech Will Save Us

Meet Bethany, an intelligent, dynamic, mother and business woman. She is also the founder of Tech Will Save Us. This innovative company designs and sells kits for kids that “combine building, craft, science, technology and coding with fun and play.” Tech Will Save Us has already encountered a huge success in England and is currently expanding business on an international scale. …

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Top Gifts for Boys


Are you looking for a few gift ideas for boys this Christmas? Maybe you’re searching for gifts for a child that likes electronics, construction and/or Pokemon. With the help of Little G, we created a holiday wishlist that boys of various ages might like.  Hopefully, this will give you a bit of inspiration, or help you with your Christmas shopping!  It’s never too late …

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Happy 10th Birthday Mimi’lou!

Mimi'lou 10 ans

Mimi’lou is celebrating their 10 year anniversary with the launch of a unique “GOLD” collection.  For this special birthday, artist Miriam Derville has designed an entire range of children’s decor products including wall hangers, stickers, lamps, and pillows, all produced with a shiny gold touch. Each product is happy, poetic and also affordable. In the online shop, you will find quite a few …

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Smallable Private Sales : Not Just For Kids!

Smallable Private Sale

When we think of the online concept store SMALLable, we often only think of baby and children’s fashion.  However, SMALLable has expanded their shop to include more and more furniture and decor, as well as  fashion for  teenagers and women.  This shop has now become the ideal spot to find almost everything for the family! Today, SMALLable presents a new, optimised web shop along with a PRIVATE SALE …

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Borny Baby Gear Free Giveaway!

Borny Free Giveaway

At the previous Playtime Paris, we fell in love with the adorable brand BORNY! Following the international children’s & maternity trade show, we were extremely honored to be able to offer Playtime visitors, brands, and the general public the chance to vote for their favorite baby products. Among three amazing products including a Babyzen stroller, Minois baby beauty products and the Borny stroller liner, …

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Cat Addict: For the love of cats…

Chi the Cat

Over the past few years, Miss A’s passion for cats in all its forms remains strong. As a cat lover, she has even developed a sort of cat detector. When we enter into a shop, I can be sure that she’ll unearth any sort of object that represents her favorite animal! I also have to admit that I am find this cat attraction rather cute and even on …

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