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In this cross-post from the Life First blog, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood highlights some of the possible risks, and gives advice on how to keep your babies and young children out of danger.

From Brussels to Dubai

Violaine Carnoy tells us about her family's move from grey Belgium to the sunny Middle-East.

Back across the pond

American mum Becca, whose two children were born here in Brussels, shares some reflections about life in and after Belgium.
Swedish-born Jennifer shares the story of her first son, August, born via emergency c-section in Onze Lieve Vrouw Ziekenhuis in Mechelen.
Christina Laloire-Reinards, founder of Little Humane Books tells us how her book subscription service went from dream to reality, and what it's like to run a business you're so personally engaged with.

My Birth Story

Portuguese-American mum Sandra Amorim tells the story of the birth of her first Brussels Sprout in 2009.
Sandra Amorim is mum to two beautiful, active boys born in 2009 and 2012 in Brussels. Sandra is Portuguese-American and lived in Brussels from August 2006 to August 2013. She now lives in the U.S. This birth story, of Sandra's second son (read about her first son's birth...

Una’s birth

American mum Becca had both of her children in Brussels. This is the story of the birth of her first child, her daughter Una, born in 2012.
Swedish-born Jennifer shares the story of her second son, William, born in Onze Lieve Vrouw Ziekenhuis in Mechelen.
Taiwanese-born Pam tells us about the births of her two sons in Brussels.