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Tri-Country Border Labyrinth

The Tri-Country Border Labyrinth was one of those touristy stops that we just had to check out. The corner where The Netherlands, Germany and Belgium all meet is packed with viewpoints and restaurants, but we couldn’t resist the kitsch and fun of the Tri-Country Border Labyrinth. It turned out to be the hardest Labyrinth we’ve […]

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Achieving Swim Diploma A

The Dutch take swimming very seriously. This is quite prudent for a country that coexists with the water, having around 40% of its land area below sea level. Since the moment we arrived we were told about swimming lessons. The Big Little saw others at school getting their diploma, and the freedom that came with […]

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Amsterdam Girls Weekend: Hits & Misses

When you’re a mom of three boys it’s important to grab any opportunity you get for some adult girl time. With Amsterdam just an hour away by train from Delft a girlfriend and I took advantage of a free hotel night to explore Amsterdam without our kids or husbands in tow. We mixed a few […]

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Kasteel Heeswijk, The Netherlands

Kasteel Heeswijk, or some version of it at least, has sat on this spot in North Brabant in the Netherlands for nearly one thousand years. Although we’ve had the chance to visit many castles around Europe, Kasteel Heeswijk offers its own unique experience. It features a beautiful garden, charming cafe and a fully furnished digestable […]

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The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam

The Kunsthal Museum in Rotterdam sits on the museumpark and has rotating exhibits of modern art. A neighbor told us that we should not miss the current exhibition of hyper realism so we made plans to head to Rotterdam one morning while the kids were in school. We have been extremely lucky to have a […]

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Visiting Europe’s Largest Playground

Europe’s largest playground, Linnaeushof, is located in the Netherlands. We knew we needed to check it out but wanted to wait till all three of the Littles could enjoy it. We woke up one Sunday morning to perfect weather and pulled the trigger for a day of play at Europe’s largest playground. We drove from […]

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