If you plan to work abroad then you probably expect that a different culture will have different ways of doing things. We all learn a thing or two when we work abroad with other cultures, but can they help us before we have even arrived? Dutch people generally raise their children to a guide known as the three Rs - rust, regelmaat, reinheid. For people who are not Dutch speakers, that translates into rest, regularity and cleanliness. Well the reason why good parenting exists is because good parenting results in well-balanced, happy people. When we are going for an interview this is exactly what we want to be. A good Interview requires preparation. In the days before your interview for your multilingual job you should be your own parent. Even better, be a Dutch parent!
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Better still, have a homebirth. I have my doubts about the natural birth part, but the kraamzorg is definitely awesome. Remember, sometimes being normal is a good thing. The Dutch are champions of part-time work especially for moms , and their work week is one of the shortest in the world. This leaves plenty of time for families to spend together. It also allows moms and dads to go out with friends or work out. Also, there are playgrounds everywhere. Routine is important.
This week some brainy scientists published the results of their new brainy research and it turns out that Dutch babies laugh, smile and like to cuddle more than their American counterparts. Most interesting in the study was its possible explanation for the differences:. American infants also demonstrated higher levels of fear, frustration, and sadness. Anyone who has spent any time around Dutch parents know that flashcards, helicopter parenting, and the pursuit of stimulation are not high on their list. Give those poor American babies a rest! I think both the babes — and their parents — will appreciate some much needed down-time! I resented it sometimes but we were not cranky, under-rested kids.