French style and savoir vivre, good manners, and training in the excellent Académie des Gouvernantes de Paris... French governesses are among the most popular at the moment. But what exactly makes them so special?

With winter approaching, we are extremely excited to upgrade our child's closet.The last few years fashion has seen a great social media influence, which has led to a rise in the number of little-fashionistas taking over social media platforms like Instagram. As a result kid’s fashion has today become fast-moving and cutting edge in many ways.

È la perla nascosta di un gruppo molto particolare. Creato nel 1975 da Marie-France e Bernard Cohen, Bonpoint è entrato quasi trent’anni dopo nel giro dell’holding di famiglia EPI.

Are French children, quieter, more polite and pleasant than others?  I can assure you that young Parisians also have bad marks at school, from time to time, do not really like going to bed at night and have an artistic bent not always to our tastes when they do street-art in their bedrooms. So then, between the young mother always impeccably dressed and her model children, what is the key to the success of this French-style upbringing? …

It’s the new French paradox: we, the French, complain a great deal, don’t have much faith in the future or in institutions and yet, with an average of two children per woman, France, along with Ireland, is Europe’s champion. And this isn’t all. When French women are interviewed, 32% of them dream of having three children… A great many experts correlate the birthrate with the rate of growth and the record French fertility rate is certainly enviable …

If you’re moving to Paris with teenagers, your teens will be mixing with French teens, which means some pretty strange words will be coming out of their mouths  French teens, like teens everywhere, have their own special language. Don’t panic. We’re here to help.

Are French children calmer than other kids? Honestly, I have no idea. But I do hear a lot of North American Moms saying how well-behaved French kids seem to be. “How do you get them to sit still like that for an entire  family meal?” they ask. Well, childrearing in France is certainly more laid back than when I was a kid, but it’s still pretty strict about lots of things, and that includes bedtime rules. Preschoolers, for instance, are supposed to be in bed by 8pm at the latest (earlier if they’re sleepy), and too bad if Mom or Dad (or both) aren’t home from work yet. Like all children, after a long tiring day at school, French kids may be cranky, anxious, or rambunctious. How do you get them to sleep under those circumstances?

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