5 short spring breaks from Geneva by Let’s Explore

Geneva is ideally located for a mini-vacation! Short trips in Switzerland itself, trips to France or Italy - are all within few hours drive! I'm happy to tell you that Laura from Let's Explore agreed to share her picks for 5 short spring breaks from Geneva...

2 Badass Women in the Desert

Let me introduce you to Les Chtites Suisses, 2 badass women from the neighborhood: Isaline and Maité. Two friends, two mothers, two countries, 6 children in total, and a common passion for adventure. In search for a challenge, a boost in their everyday...

InfoKids – pediatric help online

InfoKids is THE app every parent should have and ask their nanny to download it too. The Geneva Cantonal Hospital (HUG) went digital and they’re rocking it! We’ve all had those moments of doubt: is it nothing or life threatening? Should I go to ER now or call my doc...

WiGiGo Kids – the gift giving revolution

Have you ever summed up how much time you spend searching for birthday gifts? Have you ever summed up how many unsuitable, unwanted, or not needed presents your kid received? It is estimated that every year around 40 billion gifts are bought globally, worth around 1.6...

Self-defense for children Swiss style

Self-defence for children the Swiss way When my daughter started telling some horrifying stories from the crèche, and later from the school, I always told her to scream for help, ask adults for help, and if nothing works - bite, slap, kick, and basically do anything...

Moi, Aussi

Geneva is proud to nurture diversity in public schools, but it’s often linked to social backgrounds and nationalities. Not many people know about the struggles of disabled children’s parents.

Halloween for kids Geneva 2017

Spooky weekend ahead! You'll be positively surprised by how many places in Geneva have planned spooky treats for the kids, Some of them are new, some happen every year. Have you already been to any of these places? Halloween for kids in Geneva! Parc Pré Vert, Signal...

October vacation in Geneva 2017

It feels like the school has only just started, yet here we are again on vacation. Vacances des patates, as they are commonly called in Geneva are not as easy to plan with the crazy changing autumn weather. Luckily there are still many options to occupy little and...

The best balloons in the city

I don't how about you, but I think every special occasion deserves balloons, especially when it comes to kids. Do you know a kid who doesn't like balloons? Well then, remember to save this article, because today I'm serving the best balloons in Geneva! Sylvia came to...

Kids birthday parties in Geneva (0-3 yo)

If you are looking for a venue to organize your kid's birthday party in Geneva, you're in the right place. Here's a quick review of the most convenient options. GYMBOREE - probably the most popular place among expats. Two options to choose: you can either just rent...

Kids activities for free in Geneva

One of the first realizations of new parents in Geneva is the pricing of activities for kids. From softplay to baby swimming everything seems expensive. But if you dig deep enough, you'll also find kids activities for free in Geneva! Here is your list of...

Giving birth in Geneva

First, let me explain to you why I wrote about birth experience in one city, rather than in the country. Switzerland is divided into 26 cantons, and they are all different: each with different laws and (high) standards, 4 languages, and rough terrain - it makes (for...