As a parent, you want the best for your child(ren). Some parents say that if their child is happy, they are happy. But children are not always happy and confident. What if they struggle? What if they lack confidence, blame themselves for their mistakes or feel...
Why is relapse so common in the treatment of Selective Mutism? What can you do to prevent a relapse and how can you support your child when relapse happens?
When children who can speak remain silent in some situations or to some people, they may suffer from an anxiety disorder called Selective Mutism. What is Selective Mutism?
How can you as a parent support your child’s learning? Reflections on the presentation ‘Learning how to Learn’ of Elize Burgess during our September Forum.
What are the effects of moving internationally for children’s attachment style? An interview with Early Years Psychologist Sara Dominguez.
In this second part of the interview with Sara Dominguez on infant-parent attachment, we explore how to recognize a secure attachment and what to do when attachment is not optimal.
An interview with an Early Years Psychologistabout infant-parent attachment and the importance of sensitive, responsive parenting in early life.
Holding space for ourselves can be quite a challenge in today’s world. Marie Hobbs shares how to use mindfulness and self-compassion as tools to get back in touch with our own needs.
10 insights on the Dutch educational system and finding a school in The Hague from Annebet van Mameren – April Parent Forum.
The last months before summer is that time when many people in the international community are preparing for a move. Perhaps this article for which I was interviewed 2 years ago can give you some insights to help your children make the transition. In addition to the...
This is the story of Isabela, a 9 years old girl. Isabela’s parents are internationals, but they have been living in The Netherlands for a long time and Isabela was born here. Isabela was enjoying school and receiving good grades. She got along well with the teachers...
There are many myths going around about children who grow up internationally. Here are the four most common ones to look out for!