Playful Nest

Dot Magazine for Kids


I’ve always had a special interest in new magazines. Whether for kids or adults, the number one issue represents the start of a new venture that has been founded after a lot of reflection, research and creativity. Dot Magazine has just launched issue number one for preschool age kids. Behind Dot is Anorak Magazine, the happy mag for kids age …

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas

Bonton Baby Shower

Whenever I need to get a baby gift, images of my nephew and niece come to mind. For my nephew, the first child of the family, I carefully selected each present. For my niece, the Bonton shop on rue Filles du Calvaire had just opened and I fell completely under the spell of this new boutique for baby and child. …

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Baby Memories… Sweetcase x Titlee


Since the birth of my kids, I’ve been keeping a few small, but precious souvenirs to share with them when they are all grown up. Some special objects include the baby book, the first lock of hair, a foot print, the birth announcement, the first baby tooth, and also a few home videos and photos stored on a USB key. …

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Colors and Flowers: New Bonton Linens!


Each year for the past few years it’s been “showering babies” in Spring! 😉 Several of our friends are expecting at the moment. If you are expecting and aren’t very satisfied with what most shops offer for preparing baby’s room, we suggest taking a look at Bonton’s new collection of linens.  There’s a good chance that you will find some …

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SURPRISE!!! It’s a…


Gender Surprise seems to be more and more common these days. Several parents are deciding to leave their birth unknown until the very last moment! For some moms and dads, the idea of not knowing can be completely overwhelming and crazy. They want to be prepared for a baby boy or a baby girl. Although us Yoyo Moms both knew …

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MIMI’Lou for Monoprix


The new and exclusive MIMI’Lou for Monoprix Collection will be launching in over 90 Monoprix shops in France on February 11, 2015!  Even better,  MIMI’lou for Monoprix will already be available online on on Monday February 9th! We love this brand and find the collaboration particularly successful.  To get straight to the point, we want almost every piece… for our kids, for gifts and for …

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Maison & Objet – Kids Design Inspiration


Maison & Objet just celebrated their 20th birthday last week and it was a great pleasure to visit the Paris lifestyle, decoration and design salon for inspiration, discovering new products, and also meeting up close and personal several talented and creative designers. At Maison & Objet there is practically an entire hall dedicated to kid’s design full of toys, decor, accessories and fashion.  I was …

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Winter Soft Skin… Some Products We Recommend!


The winter cold has set in and our children have dry, sensitive skin.  In order to avoid too much irritation and keep our children’s skin as soft as soft can be, we have a few products that we would like to recommend. Even though most of these products are made especially for children, it’s hard to resist using some of them for …

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Christmas and Holiday Books for Parents and Kids

Christmas books for kids

This Holiday season we start bringing out the good ol’ Christmas books to get our kids in the mood for celebrating. As nightfall seems to be arriving earlier each day we have more time to read books before going to bed.  Our tradition includes cuddling up under a giant blanket with a warm hot chocolate and marshmallows and some petit …

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Top 10 Advent Calendars for Christmas


Time flies and Christmas is coming up in a little over a month!  With a bit of advance (just a little bit…) we are trying to organize the Advent Calendar for our kids.  Although it requires a lot of organisation, we actually enjoy finding the perfect little gifts for our kids to make the countdown to Christmas. Enjoy our top …

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