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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
In the land of work-life balance, the Dutch PR pros must be working overtime. Before I moved to the Netherlands, I kept reading about all sorts of eco-friendly projects that this country was proud of. And hence the ‘PR machine in action’ conclusion. Excited to be relocating to the land of sustainability and eco-consciousness, I… Read More »Plastic Free July in the Netherlands
If you are looking for ways to make sure your child or your new little baby has a peaceful and restful room, you may want to consider incorporating the principles of Feng Shui. When it comes to decorating rooms for children or babies, there are insane amounts of choices. Sometimes we forget about the layout… Read More »Using Feng shui principles for the ideal baby room
Summer is finally here in the Netherlands. It is a great joy to see our neighbourhoods getting greener by the day, with beautiful flowers popping everywhere. Nature has awakened from its deep sleep, just as it always has. Do you have an itch to add more plants to your gardens, balconies or living rooms on… Read More »Three Life Lessons Learned From Gardening
Do you prefer second-hand clothing for your family? Perhaps you need kids’ outfit only for five days of snowy season or for maternity period? Relocating from abroad, are you trying to complete the needs of your new house? Or perhaps you are a creative person that likes to combine designer’s clothes in their daily life… Read More »Second-Hand Shopping in Delft
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