Those two tiny lines appearing on a pregnancy test are enough to be life-changing for anyone. But for a newbie living in Sweden, being pregnant will bring along even more questions than normal. Here, I share my experiences of both finding work and working whilst pregnant in Sweden. Having moved to Sweden towards the end […]
Are you a parent of a small child (småbarnföräldrar) ? Make sure you don’t get your förskola, daggis and öppna förskola confused! Read on to learn about what makes Swedish preschools, day care and open preschools so special.
As summer has arrived in Sweden, the whole country is transformed. From the landscapes and the colours, to the culture and attitudes. How and why exactly does this happen?
Trust is the basis around which all human relationships evolve and an absolutely fundamental part of Swedish society. Sweden is a country built on trust. They continuously top the charts as one of the most trusting countries in the world. And it was probably one of the biggest culture shocks for me when moving here. […]
One of Sweden’s many traditions; Valborg is celebrated on the 30th of April. The significance of the event has changed dramatically over the years and yet it is still an important part of the Swedish calendar.
Combining time off school with a Swedish love for the outdoors; Sportlov. An event you simply don’t want to miss as a newbie in Sweden.