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The Joys and Downfalls of Having a Pet in Paris

A dedicated pet owner recounts the surprising highs and lows of moving her beloved cat and dog to a small Parisian apartment.
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Parisian Parenting in the Digital Age

E-safety consultant Elizabeth Milovidov shares her tips and tricks on keeping Parisian kids safe and parents sane in the digital age.
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Digital Parenting: The Inside Scoop on Screen Limits for Tweens

Tweens think they're more digitally savvy than they are. Digital parenting expert Elizabeth Milovidov gives advice on setting screen limits for tweens.
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The Motherhood Diaries: Turning Worry About Education into Productive Thinking

Our Motherhood Diarist explores the way parents can turn worry about education issues into productive thinking for the future.
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Career Advice for Teens: Perspectives on “La Situation”

Coach Jane Mobille offers career advice for teens (and their parents) on how to pursue a path that is both financially stable and personally fulfilling.
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Man in the Kitchen: Being a Guy in the New Women’s Order

Husband and father Ken Carlton describes his admiration and solidarity for the new women's order leading the charge for equality and respect.
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How to Throw the Best Kid’s Birthday Party in Paris

A mom and self-professed master at throwing the best kid's birthday party gives the lowdown on all the top workshops, venues and entertainers in Paris.
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The Motherhood Diaries: Facing Unwanted Advice or Worse, Scolding

The usually reserved French love to tell new mothers what to do. Motherhood diarist Joanne Archibald offers helpful strategies when facing unwanted advice.
Change strengthens

Man in the Kitchen: When Change Strengthens You for a New Year

After a plumbing disaster forces his family to move, our Man in the Kitchen reflects on the ways change strengthens you for a New Year to come.
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Children’s Workshops in Paris Encourage Kids to “Learn and Dream”

Meet the Parisian Mom whose search for original children's workshops in Paris led her to create “Apprends et Reve” or “Learn and Dream."