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We are in tulip season. Tulips are everywhere and for sure a bunch of them are flourishing in some spot of the house. Parades and promenades along the tulip fields are part of the to-do list of many people these days. That’s not a surprise. Tulips are one of the icons of the Netherlands since… Read More »Science and art to enjoy tulip time
One of the things that drove my attention when I came to live in the Netherlands was architecture. Quite different from my country, this place seems to reflect identity through the way houses are built. I learned about rijtjeshuis and bovenwoning (I live in one of these!). Architecture shapes a city, but who defines it?… Read More »Dutch architecture: a women’s matter
Have you ever wondered how to live in a more sustainable way in Delft? This question seems to be around in our everyday life. At Delft Mama, we decided to learn more and get some tips. Path to Sustainability Delft Mama talked with Rinske Wessels, a mother of two daughters of 1 and 5 years… Read More »Simple Steps to Make Your Life in Delft More Sustainable
Here’s my story of miscarriage; may it provide some comfort even though it has no happy ending.
Welcome to our first Delft MaMa blog post of 2022. For many of us, 2021 was a challenging year, again dominated by COVID regulations and uncertainty. However, it’s wonderful to see that whether it’s during calmer times or a crisis, Delft Mama continues to support international families online and offline. Let’s take some time to… Read More »Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022! Celebrating our community
The holiday season is a time we all look forward to being together. It is a time to reconnect, spend some time enjoying each other’s company, and perhaps forget about the realities of the world. For many families in the Delft MaMa community, however, this will be the second season spent apart due to the constraints… Read More »Feel together with your family, even from a distance
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
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