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Information on parenting, schools and other aspects of living with your family in Germany.

The role of sports in school education in Germany with James Brennan

The role of sports in school education in Germany with James Brennan
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Based on his several years of experience in sports and education in various institutions across the world, James tells us about types of sports offered in schools in Germany, why sports at that young age is so important and how to pick the right type of sport for your child.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Getting fluffy company - Having a pet in Germany

Getting fluffy company - Having a pet in Germany
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Germany is big on pets and serious about animal welfare. Let us tell you about the different options for finding your furry friend, things to keep in mind, and the expenses and duties that this comes with. Subscribe with your email address to read this post. It's completely free!

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Living
What is Elterngeld and how can you apply for it?

What is Elterngeld and how can you apply for it?
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All that you need to know about Elterngeld - a financial support for parents in Germany.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Types of kindergarten in Germany

Types of kindergarten in Germany
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There are many daycare centers in Germany with a wide variety of concepts and focuses. Here we talk about some of them.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Steiner Waldorf school education in Germany with Nora Windeck

Steiner Waldorf school education in Germany with Nora Windeck
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Nora has been closely associated with Waldorf education for many years. Listen to her insights on what makes Waldorf education special, how it differs from education in state schools, what its main principles are and her suggestions for parents looking for the right education for their children.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Interviews
Typical kindergarten toys in Germany

Typical kindergarten toys in Germany
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If you're looking for new creative ideas to keep your little ones entertained which also promote special skills, we've compiled a list of the most popular toys in German nurseries.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Kindergeld - a special support for families in Germany

Kindergeld - a special support for families in Germany
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Let us talk about the concept of Kindergeld in Germany, its eligibility criteria, application procedure and other common questions.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
German fairy tales

German fairy tales
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Many of the world's most famous fairy tales come from Germany. Enjoyable for children and adults alike, they are also an excellent way to learn German. Let us tell you about the types, the importance and examples of beautifully illustrated fairy tales in German and in English.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
The concept of Tagesmutter in Germany

The concept of Tagesmutter in Germany
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Instead of a kindergarten, you also have the option to send your child to a Tagesmutter in Germany. We explain what this means and how it is different from a kindergarten.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Christmas traditions in Germany

Christmas traditions in Germany
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Christmas is a special time to be in Germany. Let us give you an overview of some of the most important Christmas and Advent traditions in Germany.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Secondary school system in Germany

Secondary school system in Germany
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Secondary school in Germany differs from most countries since children can "pick" from different tracks after primary school. Let us explain how secondary school works in Germany.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family
Kindergarten in Germany

Kindergarten in Germany
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Let us give you an overview of the kindergarten system, different types of kindergarten, some facts to keep in mind and what kids learn at a kindergarten in Germany.

Dr. Paras Mehta
Dr. Paras Mehta
Family

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