August 2019

Littlebearabroad is BACK and ready to get this new term time kicked off. Slipping into the comfy routine of weekly schedules and family life.

BACK TO SCHOOL

School in Sweden

Starting School in Sweden is a big deal. Here is how to find your local preschool and how to get your preschool place.

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Which is the best school in Stockholm?

What’s the answer to Littlebearabroad’s most frequently asked question… ‘which is the best school in Stockholm?’

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New country, new school

My baby girl is heading off to Förskoleklass in a few days. I am FREAKING THE EFF OUT.

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Gender equality or fiscal responsibility

BLOG: Sweden’s generous parental leave pay and social welfare support for raising a family… is it feminist, or just fiscally responsible?

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Starting Preschool in Sweden

BLOG: The diary of an inskolning experience in Sweden. In the summer of 2016 Jill’s daughter, Stella, started preschool in Sweden and this is the diary of their first 3 days at “inskolning”.

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Starting school in Sweden

Our LBA mini-blogger, Kat Trigarszky, offers her top tips on starting school for 7 year + in Sweden.

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The Big School Search

HOLLY SMITH-WILLIS: “Figuring out where to send your child to school is rarely stress-free. In London I grappled with tiny catchment areas and over-subscription… expectations initially made me feel I was failing Parenting 101.”

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Back to förskola list

FLAT LAY: This is a visual list, not a brand recommendation. You can find all of these items in local second hand stores and on exchange/seconds FB groups. Check out your local Loppis, too.

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MamaMötet Summer Mingle 2019

EVENT: A late-summer, roof-top meet cute for our MamaMötet regulars. Enjoy a glass of chilled crisp Sauv and a stunning view of Södermalm.

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Autumn Activities in Sweden

A quick reference guide to local seasonal activities for the family.

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Raising Pippi Longstocking

BLOG: Unlearning the authoritarian crap of my childhood and re-learning to parent a ‘Pippi’

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