Tag Archives: Swedish

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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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone around the globe!

Last weekend I spent time practicing with the Swea choire to prepare us for upcoming traditional arrangements in December. These little guys guided us to the house… Should I read anything into that? Rudolf med röda mulen… There is a … 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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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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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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Getswedish on Adventure

  Under det här året ska vi tillsammans utforska Seattle. Ett par dagar i månaden ska jag ge mig ut i nya miljöer. Varje utflykt ska innehålla ett moment av träning, lunch och kulturella influenser. Förhoppningen är att jag ska … Continue reading

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Mingel på Konsulatet

The last Tuesday in January 2012, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosted a kick off/business mingle at the Swedish Consulate in Kirkland. I am looking forward to work closely with SACC so it was natural for me to attend this … 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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