18 Jul 2024
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Family Family Activities

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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Baby Talk: Play the Game

Mercifully the light of Spring is upon us and everything feels easier and lighter although it really isn’t.  Compounded sleep deprivation coupled with a baby that keeps changing the game on you, will do wonders for your creativity. I’ve learned 50 new stories to tell from the same book, new uses for the same old […]

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Winter Gear in Sweden for Kids

I have never, ever, ever felt this cold… I thought I was a seasoned pro-skier but still I have NEVER felt cold like I have in the last couple of weeks in Stockholm. So, as you can imagine, my ritual ‘is she too hot, is she too cold’ dance has become twice as agitated as it […]

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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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Top 5 strategies to help children adapt to their world and thrive

We live in an incredibly stressful and distracted world. According to current statistics, 1 in 10 children are diagnosed with a mental illness and data shows that this is on the rise.* Not only do we have this alarming situation with children’s mental health, our world also has many new complex issues that require great […]

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Stockholm Parents: Back to Work, Off to School

Heading back to work? Sending the kids to preschool? Savvy Stockholm parents give us their top tips!

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Kids In Stockholm: Indoor Play Centres

Looking for a place to take the kids in Stockholm? Whatever the weather or season, indoor play centres provide the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party, somewhere to take the children when the weather is poor and simply an outing that’s fun for the whole family. Most play-centres serve typical Swedish ‘barnmat’, meals like […]

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What to Buy Kids for Christmas: YLC Gift Ideas 2013

It’s not Christmas without the kids! But – what to get them? Never fear, YLC is here with the 2013 list of greatest gifts for your merry munchkins! 1. Circus School Yes, we’re going to get a bit crazy right off the bat here. But seriously – how many times have you wished your parents […]

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What’s on and Where to Go in Stockholm with Children: December

Christmas is magical with children and never more so than in Stockholm, where there’s a winter wonderland of fun to be had. Enjoy Christmas crafting, Santa spotting and… dog shows? Here’s Your Living City’s guide to enjoying Stockholm with children this month.

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