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Facing lockdown as a family – St. John’s school counselors give...

In these unusual times, many of us will be experiencing a whole rollercoaster of emotions. For children, especially, situations such as these...

Interdependence not isolation! – Life First blog

With COVID-19 now impacting our everyday lives in a very real way, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First shares some tips for minimising panic, promoting interdependence and beating the isolation.

Who you gonna call? – Emergency numbers in Belgium

Are you confident you'd know what to do in the event of an emergency? And would your kids? Here, first aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First walks us through all we need to know!

Capturing the magic of pregnancy – with Ana Ionita

Village partner and newborn, children and maternity photographer Ana Ionita – based in Rhode-Saint-Genèse – explains how a maternity session can give mother and baby (and partner too, if wished) the chance to create lasting memories.

Wings to discover the world – Culture Kids in Overijse

Pascale Croonenberghs, educator, entrepreneur and mother of two wonderful girls gives us an insight into the heart of Culture Kids, which opened its doors in 2018.

Have you got a first aid kit at home? Life First...

First aid instructor Kate Ellwood from Life First gives some advice on the 'must-haves', 'nice-to-haves', and 'why nots' to keep in your family first aid kit.

Home for the holidays – Marcus’ December homebirth

As soon as Brussels-based American mum Emily Gold found out she was pregnant for the first time, she knew she wanted to give birth at home. Emily shares the story of Marcus' birth.

Little Wonders Baby Music – an introduction

Rachel, founder of Little Wonders Baby Music and mum to her own little wonder, gives us an introduction to all that Little Wonders Baby Music offers, and explains why music is so important for babies. Enjoy!

Why we should think of family photos as heirlooms – with...

In this beautiful and heartfelt article, Rhode-Saint-Genèse based photographer Ana Ionita explains the value printed photos, and why we should consider baby and family photos as heirlooms.

Accidents happen – strangulation: Life First blog

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.