17 Jul 2024
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Why a Doula is a Must for Birthing Abroad

Having moved from the UK to The Netherlands at the age of 22 with no job, nowhere to live, and a partner who’d never even visited the place, I figured that moving to Sweden thirteen years later would be easy. Sure, I didn’t speak much of the language, but I could understand some, and yes, […]

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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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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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Stockholm Fun Run: Best Kids Races 2014

Are your kids ready to burn a hole in the house with their pent up energy? Why not get get them running a race this season?

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Daddy State: Field of Dreams

This week, YLC columnist Joel Sherwood went to check out a baseball game – in Stockholm. He brought his camera – and the kids…

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Pregnant in Stockholm?

You’re pregnant – congratulations! You’ve picked a fine, family-friendly city to have your baby in!

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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’s on and Where to Go with kids: February

As we head into February and start wondering if spring will ever arrive there’s still time to embrace the fabulous Stockholm winter, whether it’s indoors or out!  We know … WE KNOW! The Swedish winter can be long and by the time February rolls around we’re all ready for some light and warmth. But while […]

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What’s On and Where to Go with Kids: January

It’s a brand new year and that means new things to explore and more fun to be had, especially for the kids! January is one of the slower, sleepier months on the calendar but don’t let the post-holiday ennui stop you from getting out there and enjoying all that Stockholm has to offer. Here’s some […]

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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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