New Year Resolutions or Revolutions?

Here we are again at the beginning of a New Year and I can’t help but feel a little ‘deja vu’. The years seem to roll round just that little bit quicker which I’m told is a normal change in perception the more time you’ve spent on this earth (Making

Child Abduction and Trafficking in Luxembourg?

This is the subject of a book written by Probation Officer and author Ruth Dugdall who recently moved to Luxembourg from the U.K. Although a work of fiction Ruth, whose main protagonist in ‘Nowhere Girl’ is also a probation officer, spent a lot of time researching the plausibility of such

English Schooling in Luxembourg – The Ministry of Education, Children and Youth (MENJE) needs your Feedback!

The Ministry of Education, Children and Youth (MENJE) is reassessing the potential need for English schooling within the public education system in Luxembourg. They hope to identify areas that require attention, and predict the amount of interest in English schooling. To achieve this they would like your help. They have

What Do You Do When Your Children Become Too Old To Sit On Your Lap?

Recently I have noticed a great deal on social media about reading to children with some fabulous quotes and photos such as ‘Children are made readers in the laps of their parents’ or ‘There is no app to replace your lap. Read to your child.’ However, what do you do

Domestic Dads in Luxembourg

Spring has reached Luxembourg, there’s a soft breeze in the air, the inner city is crowded and three Swedish friends Fredrik, Peter and Björn meet at their favourite lunch bar Konrad for their weekly gathering. These are important – the lunch gatherings. They talk about their professional situations, Swedish politics,

Open Day at Lycée Athénée de Luxembourg

For any parents interested in exploring the various Secondary educational options available in Luxembourg, please make a note of the upcoming ‘Open Day’ at the Lycée Athénée de Luxembourg on Saturday 24th October from 10am – 12noon. It is an ‘Open Day’ to find out more about the International Baccalaureate®

Back to School – Stress or Excitement?

Going back to school after the long Summer break can be a stressful time for parents and children. Parents may still be buying school equipment from confusing lists, and having to label them all up in time, whilst trying to get children to bed before midnight and up again in

ARTICLE: Extraordinary Expats – Lynn Frank, Founder of Passage

This wonderful article by Farrah Gillani on ‘City Savvy Luxembourg’ extols the unique qualities of one of our Passage founding members, Lynn Frank. Lynn has been fundamentally instrumental in bringing all the elements of Passage together and it’s marvellous that she has been recognised for all her altruistic and compassionate work

Parental Bloopers: The Out-Takes

Surely all parents have experienced the time when they wished that the ground would ‘swallow them up’. Maybe when your toddler throws a tantrum in the middle of the supermarket or your teenager talks back to you in public. These can be embarrassing at the time, even humiliating, but generally