New Baby Protocol

In the Netherlands there are protocols for lots of things: you don’t just pop over to your neighbours for a cup of coffee, but rather plan it in your agenda; and when it comes to a newborn baby, there are several unwritten rules you should try to follow.

So if a Dutch friend just had a baby, these are some things to keep in mind, or, if you are expecting yourself, these are some things you can expect from any Dutch friends who may want to visit, or things to take into consideration in introducing your new baby to the world.

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6 Inspirational Dutch Women in History

History is filled with inspirational women who defied the odds, battled against those who would put them down and believed in themselves regardless of what society told them they should be.  Here is a list of some of the inspirational Dutch women who have made it into the history books for reasons other than their appearance.

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