Wrapping up the Pint-Sized Phenoms of 2012: From 9 months to 9 years

My final Pint-Sized Phenoms installment of 2012 is indicative of the variety of overachievers that I’ve highlighted on this blog throughout the year. 1) Let’s start with the youngest: 9-month-old twins Ellie and William Trykush.  These British babies made waves worldwide earlier this month when a video of them swimming the length of the pool […]

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French Femininity: A double standard when it comes to child beauty pageants and modelling?

Being French is very au courant these days. Thus far Bringing Up Bebe is the parenting book of the year.  Paris Fashion Week just ended. And, now, a French report offers several suggestions on how to fight against the hyper-sexualization of young girls.  While those last two sentences may seem contradictory, given that France is […]

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