LMNOP loves Mums: Day 2

LMNOP_Julie Marabelle

Julie Marabelle is the creative force behind this wonderful collection of decoration items and accessories for children’s rooms.

LMNOP: How many children do you have, and how old are they?
I have one daughter who is 2 1/2 years old and another baby on the way.

LMNOP: Name an activity you love to do with Ophelia?
I love drawing and painting with Ophelia. She has her little desk in my studio, so she often sits there and draws with me.

LMNOP: When and where are you happiest?
When we are having breakfast in bed, Ophelia is drinking her bottle next to us and the sun is shining.

LMNOP: What’s your favorite family vacation spot?
In the South of France when all the family gathers for the Summer in one place. The cousins are the same age, so they play all day together while we enjoy the sun and long meals.

LMNOP: How are you most like your own mother?
I’m a creative person like my mother (she is a ceramist artist). I’m always making things!

LMNOP: The best piece of advice your mother ever gave you?
‘You can make it better yourself.’

LMNOP: Name three things your daughter has taught you?
Be patient, listened and take you time.

LMNOP: Complete this sentence. I hope my children inherit my …
… pencils and brushes.

LMNOP_Jean Polsky

Jean Polsky’s Estella, has established itself as THE must go-to, children’s boutique for stylish parents in NYC. Located on Sixth Avenue, Estella carries a great selection of high-quality children’s fashion as well as unique toys for infants and toddlers.

LMNOP: How many children do you have, and how old are they?
I have three kids: Stella is 6 1/2, Ike is 4 1/2, and Beatrix is 16 months.

LMNOP: Name an activity you love to do with your children?
Dancing to old Michael Jackson!

LMNOP: When and where are you happiest?
I am happiest at home, when my three kids play together better than they would with any friend on earth.

LMNOP: What’s your favorite family vacation spot?
My favorite family vacation spot is my parents’ house, deep in the woods on a beautiful lake in Wisconsin.

LMNOP: How are you most like your own mother?
I can not help but see both sides of a story.

LMNOP: The best piece of advice your mother ever gave you?
My mother isn’t the advice-type but I am grateful she taught me how to love myself as I am.

LMNOP: Name three things your children have taught you?
My kids have taught me that: 1) at least 50% of our personality is determined by our genes 2) sweating the small stuff is a waste of time and 3) doubting the wisdom of children is foolish.

LMNOP: Complete this sentence. I hope my children inherit my …
… overall feeling of peace with life.


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