Are you looking for inspiration regarding summer activities for your children? We at Delft MaMa strive to provide you with updated, comprehensive lists of activities,… Read More »Summer Fun with Your Kids in the Delft Area and at Home
A warm welcome to our treasure trove of articles on parenting in Delft.
During one of Delft Mama meetings, lots of moms showed interest in the topic of high school enrollment in the Netherlands. My first association was… Read More »Time for High School: Mom in the Land of Tulips has All the Answers!
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 of the pandemic. The importance of being together, across space and time, is what inspired the creation of Peekabond – a video messenger to connect families using science-based play activities. Designed for families with young children, to feel connected to loved ones.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… Read More »Communicate with Your Infant Using Baby Sign Language
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 now have super intuitive apps. So how is coding related to this? Let’s explore!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… Read More »The Final Year of Basisschool: How to Choose a Middelbare school
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… Read More »How Coding Helps Develop 21st-Century Skills
Jocelyn Jones from Studio Jocelyn has learned that creativity is critical for fostering the development of a child’s cognitive and motor skills. Here, she shares… Read More »Creativity is Critical for Childrens’ Development
Interviewing Florence Igboayaka on Google Meet
We all feel the need to do something to calm our monkey minds. This also applies to kids and teens. In fact, our minds are continuously distracted by various stimulants. When we are distracted more than our limits, our minds will take it as stress. The issue of stress can also occur in kids and teens. However, our little ones usually do not recognize it by themselves and they need us to relieve it. That is why we need to support ourselves and our kids for a healthier mind, body and spirit. The most working methods to combat the issue of stress both for kids and adults are found to be mindfulness and yoga practices.Read More »5 Tips for Mindfulness and Yoga with Kids
Children who grow up internationally have the unique opportunity to immerse into other cultures, learn several languages, and experience diversity. To help you with your… Read More »4 tips for raising international children
“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.… Read More »JOIE YEN & THE CHAMELEON READER: AN EXPAT MOM REMAKING HER CAREER
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… Read More »5 steps to raise children with multiple languages
Meredith Mull Aggarwal has initiated practicing yoga with families for Delft MaMa in several parks in Delft. Bárbara Parra Baptista, the blog coordinator took a chance to interview her.Read More »Yoga with Families: an Interview with Meredith Mull Aggarwal