Parenting, Typically Dutch

Raising Children With a Broad World View

Moving countries changes your world perspective. And it changes the way you parent. It has an impact on your children. And I believe it's a positive one. My three boys are Dutch through and through. Their dual nationality is predominantly on paper. They were born in the Netherlands, speak Dutch fluently, go to a Dutch… Continue reading Raising Children With a Broad World View

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Bilingual, Languages

Bilingualism in Kids, Government Clinics and Codswallop

A recent article about bringing bilingual children up on Radio Netherlands Worldwide intrigued me. well actually, it maddened me a little. It reported something, in my eyes at least, that seems like nonsense - that a child should be brought up with only one language. This is according to 'scientists' and relayed through 'government clinics'.… Continue reading Bilingualism in Kids, Government Clinics and Codswallop