International Preschools and kindergartens in Budapest 2013

March 6, 2023

Editor’s note: This blog was originally written by Lorna Kralik and was first published in June 2010 and first appeared on MoveOne’s Expat Echo blog. Budapest Moms took the time to update the list in March 2013 as applications for both state Hungarian and private pre-schools will take place in April. Open days are already […]

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Indoor playhouses of Budapest

February 5, 2023

Bp Mom Jasmina Jocic contributed to this article So it’s still winter, you have been to Normafa for sledging loads of times now, went to all the parties hosted by your friends during the holidays, taken your kids to the puppet theatre and dance shows at MUPA, visited the museums but unfortunately the winter colds […]

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Prenatal classes starting January 2013

January 23, 2023

Please note the changes after February 10 Tuesday, January 29, 2023 Having a baby in Hungary: what’s the difference between the available hospitals, what is the standard Hungarian prenatal care protocol and what is included in it, what is the standard Hungarian hospital protocol during labor, what is the standard newborn care protocol in hospitals, how […]

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Baby talk - Signing in a bilingual home

January 16, 2023

By Krisztina Gaal I am a big fan of baby sign-language. I like it on many levels. My first encounter with sign-language happened in Ireland while working with autistic children. It was such a great help to be able to communicate with these children. Years later, when I heard about baby sign-language from an American […]

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Baby Club moves back to FirstMed

January 10, 2024

FirstMed’s Baby Club Makes Some Changes Starting January 11, 2023 FirstMed’s Baby Club will move back to FirstMed from its previous location at Életkör. At the same time, the club will be held Fridays, not Tuesdays. Where: FirstMed Center, 1015 Budapest Hattyú u. 14. 5th floor meeting room (map) When: Every Friday from 10 am […]

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Introducing: Birth Partner Classes

October 29, 2023

2 4-hour childbirth classes specifically for couples: mothers-to-be and their husbands, boyfriends, partners, labor coaches, friends, sisters, mothers who want to accompany them through labor. These are interactive classes with lots of activities and hands-on demonstration of labor techniques. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring snacks to share! Also, if possible, bring 2 large pillows. […]

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Rank’s Ramblings – Reflections and Tips from a First Time Mama

June 20, 2023

 Trust your instincts. I know, I know. You are pregnant now and wondering wherethese instincts are going to magically appear from. Don’t fret. Once that’s babyis in your arms you are going to have a mama bear sixth sense like you’ve neverimagined. Do not let any expert convince you they know your baby better thanyou. […]

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The Story of a Broken Arm

June 18, 2023

Adri has written us another guest post on her first experience with the Hungarian Children’s Emergency room. It was Mother’s Day, and we’d just been to Eddie’s beautiful show at his kindergarten. The extended family was having drinks at a lovely nearby restaurant with outdoor seating and a small playground. Eddie and his sister Eija […]

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Budapest with kids – Parks (part 3) Buda Hills

June 9, 2023

Buda Hills/ Janos-hegy, Normafa/ Children’s railway I try to get up to the Buda hills a couple of times a year, it always has so much to offer whatever the season.  If you seriously want to get away from the smoke and the noise of the city, whether you wanna do some serious walking, hiking […]

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