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Happy Mother's Day! (Picture: Arianna Ardia)

Happy Mother's Day!

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Moederdag or Mother's Day in the Netherlands is always the second…
Keukenhof Gardens open till May 18th

Keukenhof Gardens open from today till May 16th

Enjoy the fabulous sea of flowers of Keukenhof Gardens. With…
Linnaeushof, Europe's biggest playground, is open

Linnaeushof, Europe's biggest playground is open again

Speelparadijs Linnaeushof: the biggest playground of Europe!…
Important facts for the first step to elementary school (Photo: Leóny Lasschuit)

Important facts for the first step to elementary school

  In this article I focus on the first step towards the…
Drongo Festival (Photo BIMU)

Drongo Festival

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Drongo Festival: "Languages for your Future", Professional information…
I know you mean well but perhaps you might want to try these lines instead (Photo: Shutterstock)

I know you mean well but perhaps you might want to try these lines instead

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I didn't realize I have been riding on a dark cloud to strangers,…
Five forms of childcare in the Netherlands - Part 2: Nanny Care/Childminder Care (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

Five forms of childcare in the Netherlands - Part 2: Nanny Care/Childminder Care

Are you looking for high quality childcare for your baby or toddler?…
World Breastfeeding Week 2014 and special invitation for our Haarlem breastfeeding mums (Photo: Breastfeeding Chicago)

World Breastfeeding Week 2014 and special invitation for our Haarlem breastfeeding mums

The World Breastfeeding Week 2014 is this week, between Aug 1-7. The…
Letter To the Young Mum in the Mammacare Waiting Area

Letter To the Young Mum in the Mammacare Waiting Area

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Yesterday in the waiting area I noticed you. You came out of…
12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know (Photo: Rachel Ranting)

12 things parents raising bilingual children need to know

1 – It doesn’t happen by magic Children do not become bilingual…
Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

Dutch crèches refusing non-vaccinated children

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At least 5 crèches in the Netherlands now refuse children who…
Clothing industry revises children's sizes (Photo: NOS)

Clothing industry revises children's sizes

Dutch children are on average 2 kilos heavier than they were…
Duch toddlers' songs - Olifantje in het bos

Dutch toddlers' songs - Olifantje in het bos

Olifantje in het bos Laat je mamma toch niet los! Anders…
English lessons to bilingual children in Haarlem and surroundings (Photo: Gerlinde de Haas)

English lessons to bilingual children in Haarlem and surroundings

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Haarlem is a great place to grow up for children and although…
Five forms of child care in the Netherlands - Day care

Five forms of childcare in the Netherlands - Part 1: Day care

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Are you expecting your first child soon? And are you looking…
New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

New rules for day care tax reduction in 2014

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Working and having or expecting to have kids at the day care…
4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day (Photo: Melanie Caitlin)

4 & 5 May: Remembrance Day and Liberation Day

The Netherlands is unique among the other European countries…
Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2014

The Bloemencorso Bollenstreek, or Flower Parade of the Bollenstreek…
The government has extended the leave regulation (Picture: Arianna Ardia)

The government has extended the leave regulation

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If a mother dies during giving birth to her child, the father…
Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Striptease as company outing of day care in Aalsmeer

Day care teachers enjoying together a striptease of a tattooed…
Duinrell: a fun day out or family vacation

Duinrell: a fun day out or family vacation

Duinrell is an amusement park located in Wassenaar, close to…
#babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet (Photo: MommyShorts/Instagram)

# babysuiting. Craze sweeps the internet

Babysuiting: Babies dressed in adult suits are the new hype on…