18 Jul 2024
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Family Health Hospitals Pregnancy & Baby

Home Birth Is Now A Real Option In Stockholm

Home Birth Is Now A Real Option In Stockholm Many of us in the birth community, as well as expectant parents, have been wondering why home birth has not been a common choice, or even much of an option, here in Sweden. The great news is that now, at least in Stockholm, it is! Karolinska […]

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Finance Parenting Pregnancy & Baby Work & Money

Maternity & Paternity Leave in Sweden

Sweden has one of the most generous parental leave (föräldraledighet) systems in the world. Parents are given 480 days of leave per child, and 390 of these days are paid at a rate of 80% of your salary up to a capped limited of 1006 SEK a day. If you are coming from the USA, […]

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Community Essentials Expat Support Family Family Activities Getting Around Home Page Articles Moving to Sweden Networking Registering Residency

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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Education Essentials Expat Support Family Parenting Preschool

Inskolning Diary – day 1

It’s coming up for that time of year again! The new round of inskolning starts at förskolas all over Stockholm. If you don’t know what that is, well, you are in for a treat! Before S started her inskolning experience, M and I decided to keep a diary of the 3 days we spent at […]

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Community Family Health Parenting

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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Family Family Activities What's on: Kids What's on: Stockholm

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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Community Creative Arts Design Family Family Activities Lifestyle Pregnancy & Baby What's on: Kids

Spotlight On Catie Rix Photography

Hi, My name is Catie and I’m a recent addition to the Your Living City: Stockholm team and also the face behind the name, Catie Rix Photography.

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Family Lifestyle

Daddy State: Baby On Board

I’m on edge in a car with kids. The risk that one or all of them will go ballistic, wail, and demand immediate release from the vehicle weighs on me the entire ride…

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Family Family Activities What's on: Kids

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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Community Swedish Culture

YLC Guide: Swedish November Traditions

Just because it’s too early to crack open the glögg, doesn’t mean the month of November is devoid of celebration!

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