The Amsterdam Mamas Recommends Awards shine a spotlight on the best family activities, events, and services, for all budgets, ages, and interests. Nominated by parents, voted for by parents.

Presenting the winner of the category Best Language School in Amsterdam:

Dutch Courses Amsterdam        

Dutch Courses Amsterdam offers one on one training in Dutch so you can feel comfortable living in the Netherlands. The one on one courses are specifically tailored to the individual, so you learn what you need for success in your particular situation. Their nationwide staff can help you get your Dutch Language and culture skills up to where you need them in as short a time as possible. 

* Efficient, challenging and fun Dutch Lessons via ZOOM during quarantine of Covid-19. All levels, small groups, constant support from your teachers and encouragement to speak Dutch from day one.


Honourable Mentions:

Top Taal        

Taalhuis Amsterdam            



Look for the Mamas Recommend window sticker, certificate, or online logo around the city, and you’ll be sure that the business or service you are using is tried and trusted by the Amsterdam Mamas community!

Photo credit: Dutch School Amsterdam 
Mary Petiet
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Mary Petiet is an author, poet, and freelance writer. Her work is inspired by her native Cape Cod and her experiences in the Netherlands. The author of the recently released Moon Tide: Cape Cod Poems, and Owl Magic: Your Guide Through Difficult Times, Mary is also the founder of Sea Crow Press, a small independent imprint curating creative nonfiction and poetry to give her titles a home.