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  • Paperback: 245 pages
  • Publisher: Experiment Llc (4 April 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1615193901
  • ISBN-13: 978-1615193905
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 204 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 21,157 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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★ 2017 Foreword INDIES Honorable Mention

"Stressing less and relaxing more as the recipe for happy children? It might be time we all 'go Dutch.'"--Today.com

"The key to raising happy kids? . . . Do as the Dutch do."--Washington Post

"Are you already frantically looking up immigration information, and figuring out how soon you can get a plane ticket to The Netherlands to look at houses? Me too. . . . The spirit of Dutch living is something we can certainly all look to for inspiration."--Babble

"Besides, who can compete with this Dutch title?"--The Wall Street Journal

"A must-read for all parents looking to adopt a more relaxed parenting style and create a less stressful environment for their children."--Library Journal

"American parents exhausted by the pressures and expectations of parenting will appreciate this refreshing look at how another culture handles the same issues."--Publishers Weekly

"Clear and concise . . . this is one of the most convincing parenting books to come across my desk in the last year."--Sunday Times

"An eye-opening and badly-needed dose of perspective. In my next life, I want to be Dutch."
--Pamela Druckerman, author of Bringing Up Bébé (French Children Don't Throw Food)

"I'm done having babies, but this book made me (almost) want to have one more, just so I can raise it the Dutch way!"--Jen Mann, New York Times-bestselling author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat

"A fascinating book--one I wish I had read sooner! In fact, the more I read the more I became tempted to move our entire family to the Netherlands . . ."
--Sarah Turner, author of The Unmumsy Mum

"What a joy to discover that the eternal secret to happy kids just might stem from routine, family time, independence, reasonable expectations--and chocolate sprinkles."--New York Post

About the Author

Rina Mae Acosta is a writer from California currently living in the Netherlands with her Dutch husband and two young sons. She founded the successful parenting blog Finding Dutchland.

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