Parenting

Parenting
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Which School System for my Bicultural Child?

Feeling lost in an education system that's not your own? Find what works for you and your bicultural child with this helpful advice.
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Man in the Kitchen: Embracing Your Child’s Sexual Identity

When your child is ready to share with you who they really are, expect the unexpected and the rest will follow.
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The Essential Parisian Back to School Survival Guide

C’est la rentrée! But, stay zen — INSPIRELLE's prepared this handy back-to-school survival guide to help make the rentrée season as stress-free as possible for you and your family!
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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: 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.
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How I Protect My Child With Food Allergies at School

Any mom who has a an allergic picky eater knows just how sensitive a proper diet is for the little one’s well being. For those of you with allergic children in Paris, here are some steps you can take to help protect your child in school and generate awareness of food allergies.
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Motherhood Diaries: When Letting Go of Your Child is Hard to Do

Recently, my daughter had her first ever rentrée –an initiation to a ritual every mom faces. My 14-month-old simply started going to a childminder, and while Alice is taking the rentrée in her stride it doesn’t mean that I am. I’m experiencing a host of classic feelings.
Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go: Why a Hip Mama Suited Up for Battle

When an ultra-trendy augmented reality game like Pokémon Go takes the world by storm, what does a mother do? Gear up and join the fun!

The Motherhood Diaries: 6 Tips for Holidaying with a Baby

Recently, my husband and I undertook a major challenge. Now, just for context, you should know that we have both climbed some serious mountains in our time. Yet nothing prepared us for what we did last month. We went on holiday with our baby.