The new boutique for trendy tots. more

New in Town

Tips to make sure your polyglot tots gain the language fluency you may only dream of. more


Afterscool is the solution you need for your family. more

Business & Working

Nearly three months of holidays may be a delight for the children, but it can leave a lot of parents scratching their heads. Read on for the best of Barcelona's summer schools. more

Settling In

Barcelona’s greatest neighbourhoods for a family come in all different sizes, styles and locations. It all depends on what suits your style the best. more


Parenting is child's play at these family-orientated places. more

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Raising bilingual children is appealing and necessary for more and more families these days. For kids to be successful in more than one language, thought, dedication and creativity on the part of the parents are required. more


If you think dating in Barcelona is complicated enough, try throwing kids into the equation. Dating as a single parent is an entirely new game with a whole new set of rules and any previous dating etiquette should be tossed out of the window. more

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For those of you who reside here in Spain, I’d like you to please sit back, close your eyes and relax just for a moment. more


Pre-kid Barcelona was always a 24-7 entertainment centre, and post-kid it hasn’t failed me yet either. So there I was last Sunday morning, bouncing out of bed raring to go (OK, slight exaggeration). more

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(or Bring on the All-nighters) Dragging my weary feet behind me as I traipsed up and down the hallway, I desperately tried to keep my eyes open while half-heartedly muttering lullabies through gritted teeth. more

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October 2002: “Come back…” she whispered seductively. “Please come back….” As I looked out over the sprawling city beneath me from the aeroplane window, I promised I would someday, somehow make my way back to her; my beautiful city of Barcelona. more

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For the past 10 years, The Drama Factory has been offering native English-speaking children and young language learners the chance to take part in theatre classes. To mark the first decade of this popular initiative, we spoke to founder Sophie Heydel more


Our monthly photo collage this time features shots of families in Barcelona more


Living in Barcelona and about to have a baby? Read here about your rights regarding maternity and paternity leave, and the financial benefits available to families and working mothers more


Sonia Gigler talks with Helena Munín about what led her to set up Kinder Barcelona (Poblenou), a multilingual alternative nursery and kindergarten for children up to the age of 6 years and their families, and about its development more


In her latest review of productions at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Josephine Novak recommends an operatic version of 'Puss in Boots'. more


Essential information about how to register the birth of a child in Barcelona more


The Spanish government and private organisations offer help to families that have three or more children (familias numerosas) more


  • Tibidabo amusement park at night

    Photo courtesy of Tibidabo Oficial.

    Tibidabo amusement park at night