29 Feb 2024
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Amazing Places to Celebrate Your Child’s Birthday in Stockholm

90% of people would prefer to celebrate their birthday with friends, and it is common for a child’s birthday party to be with classmates and loved ones. Often there is a traditional Princesstårta, a sponge cake that is covered with a deceiving layer of green marzipan. There will be singing of Ja, må han/hon leva – […]

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Summer Fun: Top Stockholm Bathing Spots

Looking for a beach in Stockholm? Check out the YLC list of the top 5 swimming spots in the city!

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Soccer Starz – A football school for kids

Soccer Starz is a football course for kids ages 2 to 6 years old which is ran in English, by professional, friendly and fun coaches. As a father of two dual nationality children, me and my wife looked into the possible courses which we could send them to. We found that no courses were ran […]

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International Parents Integration Project Stockholm launched

Surprising figures show that over 60%⑴ of expat working immigration assignments fail due to lack of support for the accompanying family. Despite the best intentions of integration projects, business and the families themselves, there is a clear lack of dedicated integration initiatives aimed at this particular demographic. The International Parents Integration Project Stockholm (The IPI […]

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5 Kid-Friendly Activities in Stockholm

Stockholm is perhaps one of the best places to travel to when you have kids in tow. There is an abundance of activities that are family-friendly and ideal for parents who want to spend the whole day in one space instead of traveling to various locations. Here are five places that you and the kids […]

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Inskolning Diary – day 2

Day 2 of our inskolning experience meant that M was stepping up to the plate. Bit of a shocker… …it’s day 1 except everyone apart from me knows exactly what is going on. That is how it felt as we didn’t even know where to put S’s shoes and jacket as we arrived. But luckily […]

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Fab VAB

It’s FEBRUARY!! Or, as parents in Sweden like to call it, VABruary… This month has honestly put me off having more children. Like an annual contraceptive. I can’t stand it, I’m moving to Antigua next February. Today is day ten of illness in our home and I’m freaking out that this is it, we’re in a spiral of sickness for the rest […]

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The expat identity

According to social sciences identity is the conception, qualities, beliefs, and expressions that make a person e.g. self-identity   Identity has never been something that has kept me awake at night. I don’t mean the really awful film with John Cusack and Ray Liotta. I mean the social construct that is meant to make a person e.g. […]

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Día de Muertos – Day of the Dead festivities at Etnografiska

The Mexican Day of the Dead comes back to Etnografiska Museet for its annual celebration. The Mexican Society in Sweden together with Etnografiska bring us these traditions, that combine the remembrance of the departed with music, performances and colour. They have set up an altar with offerings dedicated to Juan Gabriel, one of Latin America’s biggest selling singers/composers, […]

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Sportlov in the City: Things to do with kids

 We’ve put together a few ideas for activities during the winter break, or Sportlov as they call it here.   Ice skating inside the Nordic Museum The Nordic Museum is bringing winter inside their big hall and the main attraction is ice skating indoors. On Wednesday the 2nd March there’s a special ice skating disco […]

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