Expats Since Birth

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Expats Since Birth
This is a blog by an expat-since-birth multilingual mum living in the Netherlands with my Swissgerman husband, son and twin daughters about expat life, multilingualism, Third Culture Kids (and Adults), parenting and much more.
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  • How to ENJOY your life in The Hague! 2 months ago For everyone entering a new country, in this case, the Netherlands, I always advise to get all the information you can as quickly as you can… When I arrived here in 2005, I didn’t know anyone. I was the accompanying partner, mother of a son, not really knowing […]
  • To drink or not to drink... 3 months ago To be honest, I wanted to write about this topic for years, but always hesitated because I can’t find a  way to talk about “to drink or not to drink”… But when a friend linked to this article on facebook, I decided it is time to write about […]
  • Why aren't I instead of amn't I? 8 months ago Why don’t we say “amn’t I” instead of “aren’t I”? If we say “am I” why don’t we say “amn’t I”? Isn’t “aren’t I” grammatically incorrect? – I recently had a long discussion with my son about the fact that using aren’t I doesn’t seem right, at least not if...
  • Monolingual Parents and Bilingual Children? 8 months ago Can monolingual parents have bilingual children ? What is a monolingual anyway?
  • Stille Nacht & Astro del Ciel 10 months ago One of my favourite German Christmas carols is Stille Nacht (heilige Nacht), not only because its message and the sweet memories singing it with my parents at Christmas when I was a child, but also because there is also an Italian version of it, with the same melody, but different words. The...

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  • International Schools in The Hague: an Overview and a Guidelining Questionnaire Education and International Schools Globally moving expatriates with school children often opt for international schools as they are designed to ease the educational transition from one country to another. Still, it is important to know the local education system as some international...
  • Top 5 aspects about The Netherlands from a European perspective Expat Blog Awards 2013 The majority of articles listing characteristics of life in the Netherlands are written from a mainly American or British point of view. But how do other Europeans perceive life in the Netherlands? What do they think about the food, the weather, the...

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Website Reviews » There are 5 reviews on Expats Since Birth

Olga
21:15 PM November 13, 2012

This interesting blog covers a range of topics ranging from multilingualism to being an expats or parenting twins. A must-read not only for multilingual parents!

Maria
12:40 PM November 14, 2012

This is a wonderful blog exploring the challenges of parenting away from your own country and culture. Definetely a must for every curious mom/dad !!!!!

Our Adventure In Croatia
12:17 PM November 24, 2012

Interesting expat blog about parenting in a bilingual world! go check it out!

Lisa
16:39 PM November 26, 2012

Wonderful, informative Blog !

Anne
11:38 AM November 27, 2012

Very interesting blog! I enjoy reading it. Thank you for sharing.

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