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A Local’s (Lazy) Guide To Islington With Kids

To kickstart our local London guides I thought I’d roll off my favourite life-saving spots around my neighborhood of Islington. These are the places that I just never tire off and am constantly gabbling on about to friends. Drop us an email if you want to share the go-to places in your part of town. […]


8 Of The Best Panda Picks For This Fall

Move aside fox: this fall’s plush du jour is of the Bao Bao variety. Giants and red pandas are taking over the internet – and not just for cute Youtube videos. From fashion to interior, we’re especially fawning over this stark, panda-themed Scandinavian bedroom by Finnish blogger, Kideblogit. Yes please.


Our Baby Sleeps In The Hallway! One NY Couple’s Stylish Way To Fit Their Family Inside A One-Bedroom Apartment

With its toy-laden shelves, full-size crib and row upon row of color coordinated books, it’s hard to believe that baby Holly’s room was once part of a hallway. This clever reworking of a tight space came about because Holly’s parents, Craig, an art director and his wife Lisa, a marketing executive, couldn’t afford the cost of up-sizing to a two-bed in their Brooklyn neighborhood - where apartments that size average almost $4000 a month.


North Fork’s Most Family Friendly Town (And The $250-A-Night Artist’s Apartment You Gotta Stay At)

Perched along the eastern tip of North Fork is Greenport, an easygoing, picturesque little ex-whaling port that’s rich in kid-friendly attractions. Travel just two hours from Brooklyn and you can taking a spin on a restored 1920′s carousel and pick your own lavender to zoom along secluded bike trails and tuck into fresh from the sea lobster dinners.

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Ten Of The Cutest Pineapple Pieces For Your Kiddo’s Wardrobe

So we are having a fixation with these spiky-topped fruits - I mean just look how awesome they are! Plus nothing says summer like dash of pineapple motif or, what the hell, a head-to-toe pineapple outfit (we do draw the line at this however). Kid’s label’s big and small are getting in on the game for 2014. Here are the 10 bits n’ bobs we are most coveting.

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Our Perfect Family Weekend In…Williamsburg & Greenpoint

In the first of our family weekend series we stayed close to home in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Who better to quiz than local pals Erica Kazior & Courtney Gorman (pictured above with their baby girls Reese and Penelope). The long time friends run kumbaya, our new go-to for kid-friendly strolls in Brooklyn, Manhattan and beyond - this is one of the many on our to do list. Here’s their insiders guide to a perfect weekend in their neighborhood with kids in tow.


Can A Phone App Get Your Kids To Spend More Time Outdoors?

Think phone apps for kids and an image of little shoulders hunched over Angry Birds or Candy Crush springs to mind. So the idea of an app that encourages your kids to want to head out into the sunshine and go exploring sounds like a total misnomer. But our pals at The Wildlife Conservation Society and the Rainforest Alliance have nailed exactly that with their new forward thinking Habitat game.

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How One Brooklynite Went From Science Teacher To Candy Mompreneur in 10 Months

When Sydneysider and science teacher Flora Pringle relocated to New York last year, she hit a career fork in the road. With a 7-month-old boy to look after, working full-time wasn’t an option and part-time jobs in her profession were pretty limited. So when she had her entrepreneurial light bulb moment: to make sugar-free candy that was good for your teeth. She didn’t stop to second guess herself.

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