Welcome to Amsterdam Mamas, the largest and fastest growing English-speaking parenting community in the city, providing support to international parents in Amsterdam and surrounding regions. We are run by volunteers and have a huge community on Facebook.
Want to really kick start your New Year? Then sign up for the Nieuwjaarsduik (New Year's Dive)! An Amsterdam Mama, Annick Noirfalisse, took a dip in these 4 degrees open waters, on January 1st. Not only did she survive it; she...
Whatever the famous carol may say, we need more than Twelve Days of Christmas to take in all the holiday magic Amsterdam offers in December. Here’s a roundup of the festive (and practical) resources in and around Amsterdam this Christmas. Well, they are here, ready or...
Winter may see the Dutch flock to the slopes but, despite her best efforts, this mama just couldn't share her Dutch husband's enthusiasm for skiing. Read on to find out how she managed to join in while making her own holiday traditions. Skiing for Dummies I first got...
Information About Living in the Netherlands
Things a new arrival should do and know.
We know parenting comes with challenges. Our FB groups provide a helpful and supportive community for parents in the Netherlands. Members in crisis can contact the admin in our FB to post questions to our FB group anonymously. Here are our top resources for finding help when you are in crisis as a family:
Career. Money. Taxes. Legal Issues. Consider joining Amsterdam Business Mamas to connect directly with other mothers working and thriving in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam Mamas is primarily a Facebook Community. Over 18,000 of us are here to help each other navigate living as a family in greater Amsterdam. Here are links to our main group as well as some of our many subgroups:
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