The Harteau Family is living an adventurists dream. Traveling in a van through exotic lands with their little girl, they are hoping to serve as a modern family portrait and inspire others to venture into their own backyards. Follow along as they journey into new lands and experiences on http://ouropenroad.com/
Italian photographer, Gabriele Galimberti says “at their age, they are pretty much all the same; they just want to play.”
But from country to country, it’s clear that how they play is very, very different. This interesting look into children of the world and their most prized possessions say a bit more about the world’s societies than just what’s fun at playtime.
Every once in a while, someone can create something new out of something well known. Kilian Martin is a professional skateboarder who’s doing just that. Growing up in Spain, he studied gymnastics as a child, which helped him create his own individual style when his passion turned to skateboarding. Living locally in Southern California, he’s combined old school freestyle with street skating to put him on a level all his own.
For little people adorableness, check out the Lady’s & Gents blog at http://ladysandgents.com/. Designer Jenni Kayne and stylist Estee Stanley are busy posting snapshots of stylishly dressed munchkins that will make you smile.
Inspired by what was affectionately called “Banana Boards” in the late 70’s, Stereo owners Jason Lee and Chris Pastras have introduced the Vinyl series boards. A great first board for kids that you dads will find tempting to swipe for a cruise to the neighborhood market.
As parents, we are lucky because our children give us a heads up on happiness. But what is it that truly makes people happy? Documentary filmmaker Roko Belic explores that question as they search different countries, tribes and villages for the secret to life greatest emotion. Belic said making this film changed his life, he moved to be closer to his family and friends and took up surfing, a past time that he used to love doing.
“Prioritize the people you love in your life and prioritize your happiness,” he advises. “It’s good for everything else you care about—your health, your longevity, your work and your relationships.” You can find the documentary here and on Netflix
While the training to be an Olympian is relentless and grueling, this short video highlights the strength behind these Athletes: their moms! Procter & Gamble who brings us household products has created this video and we have to say that they have great marketing as the “Proud Sponsor of Moms”.
It’s intriguing to learn more about these Olympians that we are all tuning in to watch. Here we can listens to their sentiments about their mothers and childhood helping them get to were they are today.
Our office is a buzz about the 2012 Olympics in London. The BBC has released a short animated clip titled “Stadium UK”. It’s a beautifully directed promo for the games. As if the Olympics need any more hype!
We all want the best for our little ones and trying to keep up with the latest health and safety information can be overwhelming to say the least. We like Healthy Child’s Pocket Guides that put informative and practical information right at your finger tips. Helpful guides such as Safer Plastics, Super Baby Gear, Baby Body Care and Safer Cleaning, all with quick tips, resources and DIY ideas. You can print the guides out at http://healthychild.org/live-healthy/pocket_guides/ or you can download an app to your iphone/ipad or Android.
Renee & Jeremy have done it again. This time a cover of Coldplay’s “Yellow” and an adorable music video for our little’s. Their beautiful voices and acoustic guitar pull on the heart strings. We think you will love them. Their new record “A Little Love” is out May 8th. Check it out here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/preorder/a-little-love/id522229219