DELFT MAMA BLOG

Here we share articles and news on parenting in Delft.

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Our family recycles plastic, paper, bottles, and food waste. We don't own a car. The house electricity is on 100% wind-power and we keep the temperature low enough that everyone needs to wear a sweater and put a blanket over their laps on the couch. Every year, I tackle another aspect of our family’s environmental
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A hot topic on any school yard. When, where, how…waiting lists…. A challenge for any parent, but for our international DelftMaMa parents it must be a nightmare I can imagine. I’m Marjolijn, voluntary swimming instructor at swimming club d’ELFT and mother of 2 boys. Because I know how challenging living abroad can be, I am
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 by Delft MaMa Outreach Coordinator Maria Steenhuizen and Chairwoman Meredith Mull Aggarwal   Why sponsor or partner with Delft MaMa? For the past 12 years, Delft MaMa, a volunteer-led non-profit organisation, has served international mothers and their families. Delft MaMa helps them find their place and new acquaintances in Delft and its surroundings. Over this time, the organisation
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Or, how I walked away from the dissatisfaction of a career as a researcher and  lecturer towards my  dream career  as a doula and  childbirth educator By Dr. Nina Bogerd My Early Days In my youth in Slovenia and later on when living in Switzerland, I had always aspired to become a lecturer and researcher working at university.
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  Ever find yourself confused about the seemingly unspoken Dutch customs surrounding birthdays and other social gatherings? You're not alone! Delft MaMa Sandra Treviño, hailing from Mexico, shares with us some of her experiences navigating some of these Dutch customs alongside her two kids. You may have noticed that people in the Netherlands kiss three times on
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Welcome to our now annual Out with the old, in with the new blog post as we say goodbye to 2019. We asked  Delft MaMa Chairwoman Meredith Mull Aggarwal to share an informal review of what we've done this year. Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy a review of the year behind
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