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Expat Questions: How Do I Enroll My Kids In Swimming Lessons?

The Dutch take swimming seriously. Water is literally everywhere and Dutch kids are taught how to swim from an early age. Through the national Zwem ABC programme, kids work towards three certificates. They start around age 5 by simply playing in the water and learning to be comfortable in the pool. Next comes floating, and read more >>

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Thoughts after a Visit to Sealife Scheveningen

On a grey day in June, I visited Sealife Scheveningen with two 4-year-olds and a 1-year-old.  I’d been curious about going for some time but full-price tickets are expensive, even with the online discount (€14.75 for adults, €10.75 for kids 3-11). I was fairly sure we’d have a good time but not that good a time: read more >>

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29 Ideas For Kids Birthday Parties In The Hague

Wondering where to hold your child’s birthday party? Here are dozens of ideas for memorable celebrations. This list originally included 29 venues (thus the title). We’ve since added more suggestions, so the list has grown. Most are located in The Hague but we’ve also included a few ideas from the surrounding area. We have personal read more >>

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