Forest Preschools—What, Where, Why, and How? - Knocked Up Abroad
Learn more about forest preschools and how active free play outdoors promotes healthy sensory and motor development in children.
Surprise! School is Closed. Homeschooling Resources for Working Parents - Knocked Up Abroad
Surprise! School is closed due to COVID-19 and you need to homeschool. Here are some quick resources to help you figure it all out.
2019 Advent Calendar for Kids—Children's Book Recommendations - Lisa Ferland
Create your 2019 Advent Calendar for Kids ages 3-8 years with these fun holiday books. Discover a new favorite this holiday season.
Supporting Your Son Wearing Pink Clothes to School - Knocked Up Abroad
The color of clothes your child wears does not determine their gender identity nor their sexuality. Don't stress and just support your child.
Swedish First Grade—Room to Grow - Knocked Up Abroad
How many classrooms and teachers does a Swedish first grade have? The answers might surprise you. Do they make a difference in education outcomes?
This Year's Midsummer Actually Falls Mid-Summer - Knocked Up Abroad
Midsummer means the peak of long days and usually, it marks the beginning (not the middle) of the warm weather in Sweden. But not this year...this year, midsommar feels right.
Learning Through Play—First year in a Swedish School - Knocked Up Abroad
I noted that all of the activities (except for snack and lunch time) had the word "lek" tacked onto the end, meaning "play." Everything my 6-7-year-old has done during his first year of "real school" is based in play.
This is not the country I grew up in and remember - Knocked Up Abroad
A kindergarten nursery rhyme about staying still and remaining silent during a lockdown drill. This isn't the country I remember...or is it?