Tag Archives: relocating

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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Save the date – February 12th

I got a call from the Swedish Consulate. They are planning a similar meeting as the one I arranged last year. The difference is that this time they will bring in an American tax lawyer. I don’t have the fine … 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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I väntan på stormen

All over the news, on Facebook, Twitter etc. everything is related to Sandy. When we lived in California I had the nagging worry about earthquakes. However, I think it worried me more before we moved there than when we actually … Continue reading

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Finances and Taxes

Information on Laws Regarding Finances and Taxes For People with Swedish Background Living in the US Presented by Madeleine Thunström   Currently, many changes are taking place in Europe, America and other parts of the world in regard to how … Continue reading

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Breakfastmeeting February 28, 2012

On Tuesday February 28th 2012 the Swedish Consulate in Seattle, in collaboration with Getswedish had invited Madeleine Thunström a tax lawyer from SEB in Sweden to discuss some general rules regarding immigration and double citizenship as seen from a Swedish perspective. … 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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