Tag Archives: Skola USA

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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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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Att välja skola

For any family with school age children, this time of year is decision-making time. If you have an incoming Kindergartner (5 years old) you need to register for school. This is not as easy as one may think. Even for … Continue reading

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Ansiktena bakom Getswedish

1998 lämnade jag, Linda Ström, tryggheten, familjen, kompisar och startade ett nytt äventyr med min svenska man i Boston, USA. Över en natt lämnade jag min gamla identitet som bankanställd och blev “Fru” över en natt. Det var överväldigande och otroligt … Continue reading

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Linda Ström

Linda Ström the founder of Getswedish emigrated from Sweden in 1998. The idea for Getswedish was growing for many years, but it was not until she had a Green Card in 2005 she could fulfill her dream of starting the company. In Sweden, prior to emigrating, … Continue reading

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