Tag Archives: Flytta med barn

Bilingualism in Teens – What happens next?

While settling on a new continent, language is a huge possibility and barrier. On the one hand we are giving our children a gift of living in two cultures and evolve in two languages. On the other hand, keeping two … Continue reading

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Midsummer Summer 2013 in Seattle

Glad Midsommar till er alla! Today I am officially a teenage mom! We will concentrate our daughter’s birthday and postpone midsummer to June 30th. Will you join us in the park? http://www.skandia-folkdance.org/midsommarfest.html

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Children’s school projects

I know I will be able to laugh at the absurdity of it all…in a couple of weeks. Now, however, I am in the midst of it all, and me and my husband are in pure survival mood. I am … Continue reading

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Swedish and American Litterature

This morning I had to go to the store to get some missing ingredients for tonight’s party with Swea. While listening to the Christmas songs we will perform tonight on my iPod, I felt as I had stepped into an … Continue reading

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Julen är här!

När första ljuset brinner står julens dörr på glänt och alla är så glada att fira få advent (Traditional verse read in Sweden on the first December Sunday before Christmas)   Jul is around the corner. The first Lucia parade … Continue reading

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Seattle Bloggar

There are so many interesting people writing about everyday life, relocation, art and educational support here in Seattle. Instead of just adding them to a link page, I will add them as I introduce them. Some write in Swedish, others in English. They … Continue reading

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Breakfast at the Consulate

  Welcome to a Breakfast meeting at the Swedish Consulate! Some of you may have received a letter from your Swedish financial institutes stating: “Under US regulations, certain financial services may only be provided to clients resident in the US … Continue reading

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Lunch med Konsuln

I told you earlier that I “won” a lunch with the Honorary Swedish Consul. He kept to his word and we had an excellent lunch at Le Grand Bistro Americain in Kirkland. It is a fantastic place, sitting on the … Continue reading

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Madison Park in Sunshine

Linda founder of Getswedish We couldn’t have asked for a better day for our first Getswedish on Adventure. As we crossed the bridge, the mountain was out and we got to spend some hours charging on Vitamine D! For the first “Getswedish on Adventure” I brought my … Continue reading

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When the Peppers Blossom – Movienight with a twist

Friday night was an adventure in Seattle. First the lucky draw of finding street parking close to the event I was attending. Nordic Heritage Museum’s filmfestival. Once tha car was parked, I watched a touching story, “When the Peppers Blossom” … Continue reading

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