Summer essentials

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What to pack for the maternity hospital?

Baby is almost ready to meet the world! It's time to pack THE bag. I remember that I was so excited to prepare Lino's birth, but I had no idea what to put in that suitcase. As a good millennial should, I googled "maternity hospital bag" and found thousands of results, including good advices, terrible recommendations and a lot of mixed opinions... I even read that it was a good idea to pack puzzles... NOPE! You don't want to work on a puzzle when you had a baby 12 hours ago. So, after hours of reading articles and browsing checklists, here is what I decided to bring and it wasn't that bad!
maternity hospital bag
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Maison Labiche, the experts in French embroidery

Merci Bisous is proud to introduce Maison Labiche! This cool Parisian brand revisits the classic t-shirts, sweatshirts and onesies with stylish embroideries.
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Interview with Mlle Sophie, founder of Breaking the Wool

Working with talented French designers is the purpose of Merci Bisous, and today, we want to tell you a little more about the founder of the brand Breaking the Wool.
Mademoiselle Sophie is talented, stylish, chic and sparkling.
This mom of two (Josephine, 6 and James, 2 years old) revived knitting through elegant and trendy creations, that we are proud to offer.

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Winter essentials

Winter is here! Keep your little ones warm and comfy with those essentials.
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Discover why French moms love Petit Bateau

Petit Bateau is such a famous brand all over the world, not only in France and it's not surprising! 120 years ago, the company demonstrated its decidedly playful spirit right from the start with a cut-off pair of "long johns" which they coined the "petite culotte"! They also created the very first baby bodysuit with snap fasteners on the crotch.
This company's products are now absolute classics and must-haves in babies' and kids' closets. French mothers swear by their basics, here is why.
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Baby x Blanky : a real love story

Between 8 months and 6 years old, more than half of the children have one. What do loveys imply? How important are they? When is it time to leave them?
At the beginning of his life, baby has the impression that his mother and him are one person. It's only around 8 months that they find out the hard truth... At this point, a comforter reassures your little one and represents a link between his family and the outside world. It embodies a certain security and helps the child to build his own identity. Pediatrician and psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott calls it a "transitional object".
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All about Thanksgiving for kids

On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, a national holiday honoring the early settlers. Here is a little more about this fundamental festivity.
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Cool Halloween events that can't be missed!

Halloween 2016 in New York is very promising! Lots of great events are planned. Mark your calendars!
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Best Halloween family costumes

Halloween is such a great time of the year! All the scary decorations, the fun trick or treating sessions, and most importantly... the costumes!! This part is definitely the most exciting, although inspiration can be a little hard to find.
Why don't you take a look at our selection of the best Halloween family matching costumes! 
best Halloween family matching costumes
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