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The team behind Amsterdam Families website (https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com) and the Expat Family Market bring you a weekly radio show all about family life in Amsterdam. Presenters : Anna Meijer and Lana Huf-Germain. Listen live on Saturdays from 09:00-10:00 on https://broadcastamsterdam.nl.

Amsterdam Families Broadcast Amsterdam

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The team behind Amsterdam Families website (https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com) and the Expat Family Market bring you a weekly radio show all about family life in Amsterdam. Presenters : Anna Meijer and Lana Huf-Germain. Listen live on Saturdays from 09:00-10:00 on https://broadcastamsterdam.nl.

    Amity International School | Judith Meijer interview

    Amity International School | Judith Meijer interview

    S01E07 | Lana and Anna of Amsterdam Families radio show talk with Judith Meijer from Amity International School, Amsterdam. Things we learned about Amity International School include: the Amsterdam location being the first in Europe for the global Amity Group of schools, the current numbers of students and class sizes, the curriculum starts at early learners and goes up until 13, but the plan is to accommodate older students in future years, Amity's identity / educational philosophy, what's that 'family' feeling at Amity that make it special, special education programs, integration for international students, getting students and parents involved in the school via their Friends of Amity and Student Agency & Student Voice, and more. Find out more here: amityschool.nl | Original broadcast 19.10.19 | About the show | Season 1 has finished, Season 2 will come in Spring 2020. Amsterdam Families broadcasts on Saturday mornings from 09:00 to 10:00 on broadcastcamsterdam.nl or catch up later in the Podcasts section on the Broadcast Amsterdam website. A radio version with music tracks is shared soon after the broadcast and a proper talk-only podcast is released a bit later. Subscribe of follow on your favourite podcast platform to stay updated. | The AmFam activity calendar can be found at https://amsterdamfamilies-activities.com. Amsterdam Families https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com

    • 19 min
    Help your kids find a uni | LAUNCH interview

    Help your kids find a uni | LAUNCH interview

    S01E06 | This week, Lana and Anna talk with Sara Bittner & Lauren Hensel from LAUNCH Education Advisors. They discuss the following and more:
    - processes for helping teenagers find the right university for them
    - when to start looking, eg what age?
    - what to consider when selecting a university?
    - the main differences between universities ninth US, the UK and the Netherlands
    - differences in costs, course fees and what kind of scholarships are available?
    - common misconceptions about applying for uni from abroad or as an international student
    - how teenagers can prepare for making their applications.

    Find out more here: https://www.launcheducationadvisors.com | Recorded 12 October 2019.

    About the show | | Season 1 has finished, Season 2 will come in Spring 2020. Amsterdam Families broadcasts on Saturday mornings from 09:00 to 10:00 on broadcastcamsterdam.nl or catch up later in the Podcasts section on the Broadcast Amsterdam website. A radio version with music tracks is shared soon after the broadcast and a proper talk-only podcast is released a bit later. Subscribe of follow on your favourite podcast platform to stay updated. | The AmFam activity calendar can be found at https://amsterdamfamilies-activities.com. Amsterdam Families https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com

    • 19 min
    Birthing, doulas & more | Aileen Kennedy interview

    Birthing, doulas & more | Aileen Kennedy interview

    S01E05 | This episode, Lana and Anna talk with Aileen Kennedy, local pregnancy coach and registered doula. They discuss: finding a midwife in Amsterdam, sonograms, choosing a hospital for giving birth, managing pain during birth, what's a doula, what to exact when you go into labour, why Aileen set up her birthing and parenting consultancy and what she services she offers to families. Find out more here: aileenkennedy.nl.

    About the show | | Season 1 has finished, Season 2 will come in Spring 2020. Amsterdam Families broadcasts on Saturday mornings from 09:00 to 10:00 on broadcastcamsterdam.nl or catch up later in the Podcasts section on the Broadcast Amsterdam website. A radio version with music tracks is shared soon after the broadcast and a proper talk-only podcast is released a bit later. Subscribe of follow on your favourite podcast platform to stay updated. | The AmFam activity calendar can be found at https://amsterdamfamilies-activities.com. Amsterdam Families https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com

    • 27 min
    Family healthcare & newcomers tips from Lana

    Family healthcare & newcomers tips from Lana

    S01E04 | This episode, Lana and Anna talk about all you need to know when you first arrive in NL - including: how does the healthcare system work here?, why do people need a 'relocator'? Daycare, finding a house, bikes, playgrounds, insurance, trust, trailing spouses and more.
    "Thanks to Lana from Amsterdam Family Assistance for putting together all of this really valuable information! As a local Amsterdammer she’s made a career out of helping international families move and get settled in the city."

    About the show | Season 1 has finished, Season 2 will come in Spring 2020. Amsterdam Families broadcasts on Saturday mornings from 09:00 to 10:00 on broadcastcamsterdam.nl or catch up later in the Podcasts section on the Broadcast Amsterdam website. A radio version with music tracks is shared soon after the broadcast and a proper talk-only podcast is released a bit later. Subscribe of follow on your favourite podcast platform to stay updated. | The AmFam activity calendar can be found at https://amsterdamfamilies-activities.com. Amsterdam Families https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com

    • 25 min
    Ruth & her junior reporters @ Expat Family Market 2019

    Ruth & her junior reporters @ Expat Family Market 2019

    Ruth Wilson and her team of junior reporters visited the Expat Family Market 2019 in Amsterdam and spoke with several different organisations about what they offered local families, and discovered all sorts of fun activities to do at the event.

    Link: https://www.expatfamilymarket.nl

    • 10 min
    Britta talks family chi

    Britta talks family chi

    S01E03 | Lana and Anna chat with Britta van Arman from Living Chi about achieving family chi, including: tips for de-cluttering, minimising mess, what is feng shui, can you achieve feng shui in a family home or kid's room, and more. For info see: livingchi.nl | About the show | Amsterdam Families broadcasts on Saturday mornings from 09:00 to 10:00 on broadcastcamsterdam.nl or catch up later in the Podcasts section on the Broadcast Amsterdam website. A radio version with music tracks is shared soon after the broadcast and a proper talk-only podcast is released a bit later. Subscribe of follow on your favourite podcast platform to stay updated. | The AmFam activity calendar can be found at https://amsterdamfamilies-activities.com. Amsterdam Families https://www.amsterdamfamilies.com

    • 23 min

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