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Common sense suggests to always avoid sarcastic comments with children. Above all, you should never make sarcastic comments about their physical aspect. Especially with girls. The social pressure is already so high, that we can at least spare them our snarky remarks. Which is why we loved the latest New Yorker cover so…

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A close friend and collaborator of Timbuktu, Alberto Sarullo, worked very hard in the last two weeks. He built a Lego Robot that can play Ruzzle. Can you believe it? We couldn’t. That is why he sent us a video (which is amazing BTW) to demonstrate his outstanding achievement. Take…

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Today is an important anniversary for the history of ballet. 120 years ago, The Nutcracker was performed for the first time at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.  It was originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Since then, The Nutcracker has been staged innumerable times in prestigious theaters as…

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Of course you already know that there are countless lessons your kids teach you every day, without meaning to. But here is a selection of kids that actually mean to teach lessons: in programming, maths, even medicine. They don’t simply listen to adults and take notes, but share what they…

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Christmas scenes in movies are just like Christmas music – excellent comfort food for the mind. From Miracle on the 34th Street to Home Alone, from Scrooge to Meet me in St. Louis, we selected a few of our favorite Christmas scenes and movies. Watch the Grinch’s growing heart and start…

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Because we are still in an excited back-to-school mood, we made a list of our favorite teachers in children movies. Which ones did we forget? Which are your favorite? 5 – George Lopez, of “Etre et Avoir.” If you haven’t watched “Etre et Avoir” (To Be and To Have), do…

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