Sunday, March 3, 2013

A few good things...


                  photo:etsy.com

♥ Have you heard about this book? Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting. The secret behind France's astonishingly well-behaved children.
"American journalist Pamela Druckerman has a baby in Paris, she doesn't aspire to become a "French parent." French parenting isn't a known thing, like French fashion or French cheese. Even French parents themselves insist they aren't doing anything special. Yet, the French children Druckerman knows sleep through the night at two or three months old while those of her American friends take a year or more. French kids eat well-rounded meals that are more likely to include braised leeks than chicken nuggets. And while her American friends spend their visits resolving spats between their kids, her French friends sip coffee while the kids play. Motherhood itself is a whole different experience in France. " from amazon.  As a french mommy in Dubai, I wonder why I have not succeeded in achieving all that french parenting wisdom? Might need to check out this book, seems to be an entertaining read.

♥ Sweet DIY headband, www.fineandfeathered.com

♥ Super cute giant lollipop (and more) deco idea for kids party at www.tipjunkie.com

♥ I was introduced to color with mimi, lovely free printable coloring pages.

♥ Online games for girls and boys, for when you need 10minutes of peace and quite!

♥ punchfork.com recipes for babies, toddlers and big kids... "Punchfork makes it easier to find the best new recipes from popular sites" USEFUL!

♥ We like this easy DIY collapsible playhouse from  www.sheknows.com

♥ We eat the new Protein Evening bread from the Modern Bakery. A tasty low carb and high protein bread available at carrefour. Love it!

♥ Monster repellent spray ... a cool idea...

Have a great week everyone!


1 comment:

  1. Great post on journaling, Carrie. I have only tried this after completing my book, usually for character blog posts. Most times my books evolve from an idea or story question, and the characters evolve from that...except with Renner. He was Trey's partner in Journey's End, and I knew as soon as he hit the page that he'd star in his own book.
    Thanks for sharing your method, Carrie. I shall try this. :-)
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