Recommended Resources


Julie Leonard, Life Coach – Potentia 
Julie is from Scotland and currently lives and works in Munich, Germany as a Life Coach. Her passion is happiness and with over 25 years of Psychology, Health and Coaching experience she supports people to set goals, make positive changes and live to their potential.


Munich Mommies & Munchkins
Munich Mommies & Munchkins is a group for Mothers, Fathers & Nannies living in or around the city of Munich. We meet three times a week for playgroups with songs, stories and activities all in English. For more information visit their website on
ELKI Schwabing
Das Eltern-Kind-Zentrum ist ein offener Treffpunkt in München für Kinder mit ihre Mütter, Väter, Großeltern, Tagesmütter, etc.
ELKI is a family center in Schwabing providing multiple services in a multi-cultural environment including Mini-Kindergarten, Open afternoon Cafe, and multiple classes for young children and adults including art, music & Movement, first aid, parenting classes. As well as a multitude of international playgroups including Spanish speaking, Arabic, Japanese, French, Turkish, Korean and more. Check their program on their website
Elegant Designs by Vivan Shortt
Besides designing beautiful handmade jewelry, Vivian organizes fun jewelry making workshops for young girls. You can also have your own jewelry making party at home for your little girl’s birthday.
Little Picasso Schwabing

Run by Cynthia Drack, Little Picassos Schwabing provides project based learning art classes for children. Integrating art making with art history, each session is focused on identifying and stimulating children’s artistic abilities. Little Picassos offers: Art and craft classes for children from 2 to 8 years, Art on Canvas, Kindergarten classes and Art in the Park.


Parenting Websites

Parenting Books



A place for English speaking Mamas to meet in Amsterdam and online


A place for English speaking Mamas to meet in Delft and online

Autism Association for Overseas Families in The Netherlands AAOF (NL)
Bumps and Beyond

English childbirth preparation courses

Expat Kids Club

Kate S. Berger, MSc Child Psychologist provides support for expat children


Babysign classes in Dutch and English

Passionate Parenting
Jacaranda Tree Montessori

Jacaranda Tree Montessori is Amsterdam’s only Montessori playgroup and welcomes parents with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers up to 4 years old.

Baby Sensory Amsterdam & Amstelveen

Course aimed at baby and toddler sensory development. Play together, have fun and explore with your child. Classes in English and Dutch.

Therapeutische Activiteiten Centrum Amsterdam

The therapeutic activity center is the place where pregnant women, babies, children, young people and families can go for different services and support.


Learning Resource Center

Provide adequate diagnostic and consultative services for children of all ages who have a broad range of learning difficulties, developmental disorders and/or behavior problems.

ADVANCE: The Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs

special needs services for young children as well as a separate adult program for those with special needs 25 and above.

Child Development Club Egypt
Mother and Child Magazine and Website
The Daily Crisp

The Daily Crisp offers the latest and greatest in health and wellness in Cairo and beyond.