Being Dutch for DIWALI

Being Dutch for DIWALI

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I love that almost all religions have a festival that celebrates light, the triumph of that which is luminous over that which is dark.

02 Oct
More Meaning

More Meaning

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Do you have any birthdays coming up? Ann's birthday is October 1st, so I've been brainstorming a gift and has me wondering. As we buy more and more, do kids really value the things they have?

20 Sep
Play Outside

Play Outside

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I’ve read articles that say that boredom is good for kids. And I agree — being constantly entertained is not realistic or even fun.

30 Aug
FANTASY

FANTASY

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It is this time of year again, we’re about to launch our new season collection called ‘Fantasy’. It is an incredibly busy time of year for our team, just before the launch of a new season but also a very exciting one when we can finally unveil what we’ve been working on.

20 Aug
The Raksha Bhandan Tradition

The Raksha Bhandan Tradition

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You may love them to bits, or love to hate them at times, but all said and done, if you have a sibling it’s hard to imagine life without them! Your siblings understand you in a way that few other people do, and nobody else has that shared and intimate knowledge of the other that comes with years of growing up together.

07 Aug
Do or Don’t: Kids Sharing a Bedroom

Do or Don’t: Kids Sharing a Bedroom

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Do your kids share a room? We’ve been putting Seb and Anna into the same room for ten years now, but they’ve recently gotten really into having “sleepovers.” We’re planning to officially move Seb into his own room soon, but he doesn’t seem to be dying for his own space.

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18 May
Be More Pippi

Be More Pippi

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Be More Pippi Anna and I were chatting the other night, when our conversation turned to beauty. Anna told me “My freckles are not pretty, mama”, she didn’t see them as a nice thing. “I love your freckles,” I said, and admired her face. I love how they are sprinkled across her nose and cheeks.

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17 May
Meet our Model Nitya

Meet our Model Nitya

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Let’s meet Nitya, our super cool model who is half Indian half French. Did you like being a model for Chandamama? “Absolutely it was very fun.”

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16 May