Vent: work-life balance

I just read an article in HS concerning working mothers and tax deduction eligibility In Finland you can officially employ help in the home, get tax benefits, and both be better off. There is less cash-in-hand employment, more employment in general, and less household tasks / babysitting problems for the working parents. The only […]

Maternity package

This story is about the ‘small’ differences.  Ilkka and I recently finished an English-speakers’ Birth preparation course. It served as a good introduction into the Dutch midwifery, pregnancy and birthing system, as well as giving tips and practical examples. I won’t go into more (gory?) details here ;)  Today I would like to write about […]