Category Archives: Kids

tips, concerns, & observations about children, when traveling or living in France.

Easter in Paris 2013

Tradition • History • Fun (with Chocolate) Pâques is very much a family holiday in France. Since 1886, the 3-day weekend is a public holiday; most shops & supermarkets will be closed both Easter Sunday & Monday. While there are … Continue reading

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Something a little different…

When I think of Paris, my first associations are wine, cheese, Eiffel Tower, French, romance, bridges…not Yoga. However, one of the more extensive yoga festivals I’ve seen is happening in Paris this weekend, Friday, 19 October – Sunday 21 October … Continue reading

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Nuit Blanche 2012

Paris à l’inifi! Laurent le Bon, curator of the Museum of Modern Art at the Centre Pompidou, is the Artistic Director behind (Paris to Infinity), this year’s theme for Paris’ 11th annual Nuit Blanche. For those of you still considering last minute travel dates, … Continue reading

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My first step towards Paris

The whole family wants to go to Paris! Now what? Is it better to first buy your plane tickets, or find a place to live? There are options for the neurotic & options for the carefree. More than likely, you will … Continue reading

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The Family is Moving to Paris! (Now What?)

The whole family is moving to Paris, & the preparations have begun! Whether or not you are laissez-faire planners or super organized, if children are involved, chances are you will be looking for resources. Here is a compilation of considerations for … Continue reading

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Intro to Kids & France

French parenting vs American parenting has been in the news recently, since the recent release of two very different reflections on child rearing: Amy Chua’s Tiger Mother, albeit     a Chinese-American interpretation, & Pamela Duckerman’s Bringing up Bébé, the … Continue reading

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