One of the trends of 2014 was home-staying. Readers of Life around increasingly admitted that they began to get less to bars, clubs and even movie theaters, and among the hobbies they more and more called watching TV shows. This year, television producers did everything to please the discerning audience: sitcoms with a laugh behind the scenes faded into the background, new multi-part dramas and thrillers of star directors (like Steven Soderbergh and Guillermo del Toro) and stars in the lead came to the fore.
On AliExpress, it seems, you can find any product that you can imagine - from socks and ballpoint pens to an industrial dumpling machine and sex machine. It is part of the empire of Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, who owns the Alibaba Group. The site appeared in 2010 and offered foreign buyers millions of cheap Chinese goods from different sellers.
At the beginning of March, we held a contest on Instagram - under # I want to advertise for the young companies of Yekaterinburg talked about why they should be paid attention to. There were so many participants, and the stories were so inspiring that it was very difficult for us to choose one winner. We chose the event agency "Orgmaster", a special project with which will be released soon, but promised to tell about all the participants.
At the beginning of March, we held a contest on Instagram - under the hashtag # I want to advertise on young companies in Yekaterinburg talked about why you should pay attention to them. There were so many participants, and the stories were so inspiring that it was very difficult for us to choose one winner. We chose the event agency "Orgmaster", a special project with which will be released soon, but promised to tell about all the participants.
Anush Arakelyan interior designer anushdesign.ru A newborn does not take up much space - one and a half square meters under a crib does not count. But after five to six months, when the baby begins to crawl, your entire comfortable apartment, including the kitchen, risks turning into one large children's room.
Children's furniture can be not only practical, but beautiful. The price of designer items for children's interiors is often quite high, but such furniture lasts a long time and grows with the owner of the room. Vsevolod Sosenkin designer, architect, founder of the Abitant.com interior service. The choice of children's furniture should be approached very thoughtfully.
As soon as a child is born, his parents begin to look at the outside world with completely different eyes: even ordinary household items can be dangerous for the baby. To avoid difficult and unpleasant situations in advance, Life around decided to figure out how to make the house comfortable and safe for a family with a child.
Life around continues the rubric dedicated to interiors and home furnishings. Designers choose ten things in online stores that could be useful on the farm or just become part of the interior, and also explain what they liked. In the new issue - the choice of Zarina Groeva and Maria Kosenkova, the founders of the design studio and online store Lecitron.
We asked a pediatrician, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and a specialist in baby products about what affects the safety of a child in a car both in a regular and in an emergency. Frolov Pavel Aleksandrovich, pediatrician Private children's clinic Shtulman Dmitry Alekseevich, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, candidate of medical sciences, Private children's clinic Olga Teslya, director of the chain of stores "Olant" Why do I need a car seat?
An article by Novaya Gazeta on “death groups” on social networks, which was actively discussed this week, with all its ambiguity, raised a lot of important questions. One of them is the safety of children on the Internet. We asked child psychologist Alexander Pokryshkin, Kaspersky Lab’s expert on child safety on the Internet, Maria Namestnikova, and the head of the Yandex desktop version.
For those who want to add variety to their child’s collection of toys or make an original and useful gift, we have found five domestic brands that make beautiful educational toys and games. "Shusha" Designer Anastasia Shcherbakova and architect Vasily Perfiliev, together with psychologists, developed minimalistic, with reference to the Soviet avant-garde, children's designers.
Life around chose organic cosmetics for children and asked the pediatrician to talk about how to use children's eco-cosmetics. Frolov Pavel Alexandrovich pediatrician "Private Children's Clinic" When choosing children's cosmetics, you should not focus only on the organic nature, since often in large products use a large number of herbal ingredients (chamomile, calendula, lavender and others), which can cause allergic reactions .
A weekend at the farm is a great opportunity to get out of town with the whole family and have fun and usefully. Life around chose the most interesting farms, which are located near Moscow. EcoDerevushka farm Livestock Feel all the delights of rural life, learn how to care for cows, goats and horses, see how cottage cheese and cheese are cooked, it will turn out on the EcoDerevushka farm.
When a baby appears in the family, parents have to change their habits and forget about traveling for a while. But after a few months, life gradually enters a new direction and the family begins to cautiously plan the first vacation. It is clear that such a journey requires special planning and self-organization.
Children's vacation for working parents is a real quest: you need to figure out how to take a child for the whole three months. It is especially difficult for those parents whose children are forced to stay in the city for the summer. One of the possible solutions to the problem is city camps: from morning till night, the child will be interested and usefully spend time, and parents will not have to worry about what he is doing and what he ate for lunch.
Even if it’s hard for you to imagine little visitors in a trendy restaurant with the author’s cuisine, you should know that in every such institution there is a high chair, and the staff will be happy to prepare something specifically for the child. Life around went around 20 Moscow restaurants and found out what children's options are in each of them.
We have already talked about the most interesting city programs for children, and now we figure out which camp in the suburbs you can send your child so that he not only rests, but also learns a lot. Tverskaya oblast, Konakovsky district, Arkhangelskoye village, Zavidovo Camp "Fantastica" The camp organizers plan to strike a balance between sports and creativity, promise that there will be no time left for boredom, but they will not be forced to do something that is not to their liking.
The material is not intended for people under 18 years old. How to talk with children about adult relationships so as not to injure them or their psyche? What words to use and how deeply immersed in the topic? Sooner or later, these questions arise in all parents. Life around, with the help of experts - a psychologist-sexologist, co-author of a series of books "A Frank Talk About This" by Anna Koteneva, psychologist at the Happy Family Center Natalia Panfilova and a sexologist, professor at Sorbonne Nouvelle University Alexander Poleev - made detailed instructions for adults.
Spending on everything you need to study is inevitable if your first-grader has grown up in your family and the budget is not as easy to calculate as it seems. Textbooks, notebooks, clothes, and a large number of unobvious expenses make August the most catastrophic month for the family budget. The final amount depends on the capabilities of the parents and may tend to infinity.
Recently, a lot of new children's and family beauty salons have opened in the city. Here you can not only make fashionable baby and adult haircuts and manicures, but also buy cosmetics for kids, accessories and toys. Life around chose seven family salons where small clients will be happy, and learned how to care for children's hair.
If you postponed the purchase of a satchel for a child to the very last moment, the advice of orthopedists will help you make a choice quickly and accurately. Irina But-Gusaim, orthopedic and traumatologist at the EMC Children's Clinic, Ph.D. First of all, the backpack should be comfortable and lightweight when empty. When worn, it should fit snugly to the back - so the load will be distributed evenly.