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Swedish Dads
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One of my favorite things about Sweden is that maternity leave is referred to paternity leave, because it is for both parents, not just mothers. One of Sweden’s photographers, Johan Bävman, is showing off the Swedish stay-at-home dads with his photo book “Swedish Dads”, which portrays 25 fathers who stay home with their

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lucia morning in sweden
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In our monthly newsletter, I usually feature a product of the month.  I thought I would go into a little bit more detail this month and create a blog post out of it! This month we are looking at the children’s book “Lucia Morning in Sweden“. It tells the story

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Yohio
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Recently I asked Swedish Freaks on our Facebook fan page to show off their favorite Swedish bands. It was a great turn out and I got a taste of some great Swedish music that I have not heard of before. That day I ended up listening to all of this

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Harry_Soderman
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A Real Life Law Enforcer from Sweden Do you know who Dirty Harry is? Of course you do. But I bet that you have no idea who Revolver Harry was, even though he, in contrast to Dirty Harry, was a real living and highly remarkable person. Here’s a sample of

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Swedish Gem

Recently I had a chance to be virtually acquainted with Åsa Lind Schrader, a Swede who has been living in Florida, USA for the last 9 years. How did she get there? Why, she met her great love of course! It seems that many of us can relate to moving

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We have a very interesting project in my Swedish class. Basically we were given a Swedish artist to research, we must find a song, the lyrics, play it for the class and talk about the artist, all under 5 minutes. The artist I get to research is Veronica Maggio. She

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Swedish Gem

One of the great things I love about my Swedish course is that we get to experience some Swedish culture. Lately we have been reading material and watching films about Lena-Maria Klingvall. Lena-Maria is internationally known singer, and goes around the country singing, mostly at churches. What makes her famous,

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I have to say, Sweden has some awesome musicians. I’m not sure if this is genetics, or if it is so cold here in the winter that everyone just stays in a practices on their guitar, but in any case I’m impressed! This recent Swedish Gem, Breakpoint, I recently came

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So, while cruising the Internet today I came across this little gem… Only afterward did I learn that Fredde Gredde is a Swede! I simply stumbled across this while browsing YouTube. I love how he was able to split the screen and make two of himself – he is obviously

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