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Social Ideas for Newbie Parents

I often say to myself, when you’re a parent, life is what happened between fresh brewed coffee in the morning and reheated coffee in the afternoon: you barely have time to enjoy your coffee, decently 😀 Especially when you live away from home, far from the supporting system called family, the struggle is real. Luckily […]

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Work and Pregnancy in Sweden

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 […]

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Adaptive Parenting: Preparing as a parent with a disability

If you’ve recently learned that you’re expecting, congratulations! If this is your first rodeo and you’ve got a disability that you’re worried could affect your ability to parent, there are plenty of things you can do to ease your transition to parenthood. Home Preparation Chances are that if you’ve lived with a disability for a […]

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Parental leave

parental leave

The Swedish parental leave – the so called föräldrapenning is a generous one. Parental leave is paid out for no less than 480 day (approximately 16 months) for each child. Parents are – because of gender equality aspects – encouraged to share the leave. That is why 90 days out of the total 480 days […]

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