Providing information and support to International families in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands. Even in the city, it takes a village.
Sharing the Bike Path: Bikes and Scooters in Amsterdam
In this episode, we talk to Amsterdam cycling aficionado Henry Cutler, founder of WorkCycles, about biking in Amsterdam, including the surprising reason why scooters share the bike paths and why there can never be too many cyclists in Amsterdam. We also answer a listener question about bringing grandparents to live in the Netherlands, introduce our new co-host Nerissa, and say goodbye to Donna.
#31: Choose Your Own Adventure: Navigating the Dutch Secondary School System
In this episode, we cover the Dutch secondary school system including the streaming procedure, CITO exam, and some particular aspects of the process that are unique to Amsterdam.
#30: Around the World in Search of Home
In this episode, we share an interview from the Hiraeth Podcast about migration and the search for home. Host Monica Perez Vega talks to guest Kristina about the different forms of migration she has experienced, including coming to the Netherlands as both a refugee and an expat.
Show Notes: http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/articles/around-world-search-home
Hiraeth Magazine: http://hiraethmagazine.com/
#29: What We're (Not)Talking About When We (Don't)Talk About Burnout
In this episode, we shine a light on the experience of burnout in the Netherlands, and hear three perspectives on burnout from our community, including Amsterdam Mamas' director Emmy McCarthy's story.
Show notes: http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/articles/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-burnouts
#28: Teens, Body Image, and Eating Disorders
In this episode, we discuss eating disorders and body image issues in teens, globally and in the Netherlands.
Show notes: http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/articles/teens-body-image-and-eating-disorders
#27: Privilege and Paradox in Bilingual Education
In this episode, we talk to Eowyn Crisfield about the concept of language status and how it affects the outcomes of bilingual education.
Show notes: http://www.amsterdam-mamas.nl/articles/privilege-paradox-bilingual-education
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Amsterdam Mamas is the go-to organization for the international parenting community in Amsterdam. This podcast is an informative and entertaining listen.