When did your little one start playing with other children?

Little Miss and I have been going to the park regularly since getting back to Paris. As she’s walking now and big for her 13 months old I follow her around the park probably a lot more than French mothers, who are happy to sit on nearby benches, chatting away. She seems to love watching […]

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Christmas at Le Royal Monceau

It was a very speedy visit, but Paris Breakfasts and I visited Le Royal Monceau last week for their Christmas press day. Once there, we made a bee-line for the Bonpoint stand, but more on that later. The bûches de noël from Pierre Hermé also caught our eye. This chocolate one above that I didn’t […]

Welcome to the Royal Baby

France being a republic, it’s strange and amusing to see how much attention the arrival of the Royal Baby has garnered. We were in Brittany with DH’s family and interrupted dinner to watch Prince George’s release from the hospital live on TF1 (the most important television station in France). I thought I would add fire […]

Shopping in Paris: Le ciel est à tout le monde

There’s a children’s shop that I love to pass by whenever I can. Le ciel est à tout le monde always have the cutest windows and I was amazed to find last Christmas that they also sell mouth-blown ornaments by Käthe Wohlfahrt, a famous German Christmas shop. They have cute wooden toys (above and below). […]

Another First: Mum-Mum

  Since yesterday, I finally have a name! Little Miss has finally put together the concept of “Mummy” and is now saying “Mum-mum” whenever she wants me!  It’s the sweetest thing to hear her “Mum-Mum” voice drifting in from the other room. Yesterday she had her 9-month vaccinations and was particularly needy in the afternoon, […]