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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…
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…
Dutch lessons for kids on funny DVDs - watch this video: animals

Dutch lessons for kids on funny DVDs

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Effective and funny Dutch teaching program for kids - and adults…
Book Review: “Rembrandt and Kiki Move to the Netherlands” / “Rembrandt and Kiki Verhuizen naar Nederland”

Book Review: “Rembrandt and Kiki Move to the Netherlands” / “Rembrandt and Kiki Verhuizen naar Nederland”

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This new book on the bilingual block is the first of a planned…
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,…
Primary school in the Netherlands (Photo: Arianna Ardia)

Primary school in the Netherlands

Compulsory education under Dutch law applies to children of all…
NLs in top five countries for mothers (Photo; Arianna Ardia)

NLs in top five countries for mothers

The chance of a woman in the Netherlands dying during pregnancy…
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…
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…
Flower Parade Bollenstreek 2014 (Photo: Arianna Ardia)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…