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And then it arrives: that day, with emotions you will forever carry within your heart. That day, when for the first time you lay your eyes upon your child. That day, when you realize the meaning of the word ‘miracle’. That day, when you realize, my baby is so much me, but she is just… Read More »WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU GIVE BIRTH
I remember seeing Sarah Jessica Parker in the movie ‘I don’t know how she does it’ . She was making her mental list before going to bed. Things like picking up kids from school, spending more time with her husband and getting to work on time were on top of this list. When we become… Read More »SELF-CARE ROUTINES for TRANSFORMATION
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“The sea is deep and the world is wide! How I long to sail!” said a tiny snail. She hitched a lift on a whale. They sailed and saw the beautiful scenery together. The snail said, “I feel so small.” [The Snail and the Whale] This is exactly what I felt after being an expat… Read More »JOIE YEN & THE CHAMELEON READER: AN EXPAT MOM REMAKING HER CAREER
The 4th webinar in partnership with Melly Consulting was dedicated to the Deflt MaMa community. It was for the people either looking for a job or thinking of changing job. In order to do so, the participants were interested in learning about how to avoid the CV mistakes. These mistakes might get their CV into… Read More »CV Mistakes – and How to Fix Them
BOOK REVIEW One of my summer reads was Niksen: Embracing the Dutch Art of Doing Nothing, by DelftMaMa community member Olga Mecking. I enjoyed reading it and recommend it for a cosy, long autumn night. OLGA’S WORK You may already be acquainted with Olga Mecking and her work. She is a contributing author of Dutched… Read More »niksen: embracing the dutch art of doing nothing
Raising children with multiple languages is a challenge and a pleasure. Some parents gather information before having a baby, others learn it by doing. What we all have in common is that we want our children to grow up as healthy as possible andthat they enjoy acquiring and learning all the skills they need for life.… Read More »5 steps to raise children with multiple languages
When, as an expat, you start to think about having a baby in the Netherlands, it is a good idea first to acquaint yourself with how the Dutch health care system functions in relation to pregnancy, birth and beyond. It is quite likely to be different from what you are familiar with in your home… Read More »Pregnancy, birth and beyond: preparing yourself for birthing in the Netherlands
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