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Infant Communication Your baby is trying to communicate with you. How can you understand them when they cannot yet speak? What happens when your baby wants to tell you something, but cannot? They get frustrated, cry, or throw a tantrum. Is your baby learning more than one language? Are you concerned that they will get… Read More »Communicate with Your Infant Using Baby Sign Language
Are you one of those people who gets all the end-of-summer blues? Or that holds too tightly to warmer days? Secret City Trails’ motto is that there’s no bad weather… only bad clothing choices, especially in Delft! Urban stories, quirky details and charming corners… They’re always there for you and your family, no matter the… Read More »Discover Delft with Secret City Trails
If you’re reading this, chances are you do not need English language instruction, but maybe you have a friend or family member in need of coursework or resources for learning English. Or, you’re using Google Translate to be able to read this text in your native language. Either way, compiled here is a list of… Read More »English Language Learning in the Delft Area
One of the greatest inventions by human civilization is the invention of the computer and the enormous computing power that comes with it. While in the 1960s we had large computer space filling in large rooms, we now have the same computing power fitting the pocket. Instead of large consoles and mono color screens, we… Read More »Coding is Everywhere
Wasn’t it just yesterday you were taking your little one to their first day of school? Now all of a sudden, your little one is not so little anymore. They’re in their final year of basisschool – groep 8, and it won’t be long now until they’re at middelbare school. You probably have many questions… Read More »The Final Year of Basisschool: How to Choose a Middelbare school
Members of Delft MaMa have expressed that Marie Kummerlowe’s 2017 comprehensive article about resources for Learning Dutch in Delft should be updated and reposted every once in a while, so here is the 2021 updated version. “There are always new people coming in, and many struggle with the same basic questions, among which is learning the… Read More »Learning Dutch in Delft: 2021 Update
Only after becoming a mother of twins in my mid-thirties and feeling close to burn out, I discovered about the term “self-care.” It was mentioned nearly in every talk I had with my close circle and health experts. However, it took me a while to understand the real meaning of self-care. In the world we… Read More »My Self-care Journey & Reality Check
Why Coding Excited Me and helped develop my skills As a kid, computers always excited me. I remember my dad giving me my first computer which in those days had black and white screens. It had MS-DOS OS and was packed with a word processor, sheets and a few other tools I don’t remember now.… Read More »How Coding Helps Develop 21st-Century Skills
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