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‘Learning’, ‘self-awareness’, and ‘fulfilment’ are a few words that relate to volunteer work.  It is what I have in common when I talk to other volunteers. For me, sharing the experience of others helps me understand my own feelings as a volunteer and expat. Most of us in the Delft MaMa community are internationals. We
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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 mom. I devoted all
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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
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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 Up!: Rocking the
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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.
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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
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