Category Archives for Expat

Kids Museum Night Den Haag, 2018

Kids Museum Night Den Haag is one of my favorite yearly events. Museums around Den Haag open late at night and are filled to the brim with kids activities and events. The workshops and activities are aimed at kids aged 4-12. Last year Jeff went with the Big Little and a family friend and her dad. […]

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Hoek-Van-Holland Beach

It is February and we are still firmly settled into the winter doldrums  in The Netherlands. Yet, on a sunny Sunday you can find nearly half the country out on the beaches, dressed in winter coats going for a walk.  I guess we’ve been here long enough to feel like it was a necessary because […]

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Dutch Language Resources for Expat Children

We’ve been in the Netherlands for over two years now. The Big Little is a fluent Dutch speaker, the Middle Little is well on his way and our Little Little  responds to some Dutch commands. Jeff and I still don’t speak Dutch but we can read and understand enough to manage life. We decided very […]

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2017 Family Travel Wrap-Up

We were able to see so much of beautiful Europe this year! In January we headed to Tallinn, Estonia, took the ferry to Helsinki, Finland and then up to Lapland by overnight train in what turned out to be the kids’ favorite trip of the year. February gave us a quick weekend escape to Brussels. […]

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The Dutch, Dutch, Goose! Christmas Card 2017

Merry Christmas! Since we’ve moved abroad we stopped sending out a Christmas card. (This is partially because we still have not quite mastered the Dutch postal service.) Instead,  I’ve taken to posting my Christmas Message on the Blog. This year I just wanted to take a moment this Christmas Day to say how thankful I […]

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Celebrating The Holidays at a Garden Store

Every year my Facebook feed fills with images of Christmas in America making me a tad homesick. Sure, our days are full of Sinterklaas festivities and we visit Christmas Markets and drink Gluhwein. It is all great, but it is not the same as back in the U.S. Luckily, I’ve found a place that fills […]

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Aerial Yoga in Delft: What to Expect

The Womanhood Studio in Delft is an iconic location for those of us who live here. It’s a centerpiece of the mom life in Delft, offering classes for women at all stages of motherhood. I first found the studio while I was pregnant with the Little Little, in search of a prenatal massage. Turns out […]

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