The Stay Home Dad

The Stay Home Dad

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Life from the perspective of a 36 year old, Dutch, Stay-Home-Dad with 2 kids. Being Dutch, I tell it as I see it. I talk about anything from changing diapers, parenting tips, life as an expat in my own country, learning how to ride bikes and dealing with stereotypes and misconceptions about what it means to be a father, husband, chauffeur, cook, entrepreneur, butler, cleaner and allround handyman.


#27 Teaching English to international kids with Jessica
Jan 31 • 38 min
In this episode of the Stay Home Dad podcast, Peter sits down with Jessica, who is an English teacher at an international primary school. She teaches to kids that already have a good level of English, but also to kids that have to start from scratch.…
#26 Everything about Chiropractors and health with dr Naomi from TopChiro
Jan 24 • 35 min
In this episode, I sit down with dr Naomi van Veen CEO of TopChiro and currently working with peter on some adjustments on himself. We talk about anything that a chiropractor can do for you, why you should take responsibility for your own health and of…
#25 Diaper Free life!
Jan 14 • 17 min
In this episode Peter reflects on having his youngest son fully potty trained, the victory that it is for a little man to grow up and the change in lifestyle and life phase it means for him as a parent Join the conversation on the Stay Home Dad Facebook…
# 24 First Episode of 2020, happy new year!!
Jan 7 • 12 min
Happy 2020 and welcome to the first episode of the new year! In this short first podcasts I discuss the holidays, some small personal goals and overall excitement for a new year full of challenges, and ambitions! We want to hear from YOU, the listener!…
#23 Hanneke Hermans on [email protected]
Dec 9, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode i sit down with the principle of the new [email protected] school, Hanneke Hermans. We talk about why there is such a big need for international education, what it means for future students and why she is so proud to be part of this project. More…
#22 The challenges of moving abroad with Elif from Roots and Wings Academy
Dec 2, 2019 • 41 min
in this episode we analyse the cycle that an expat family goes through when moving abroad. Elif from Roots and Wings academy shares how she helps families deal with the struggles of arriving in a new culture and new environment and how to overcome the…
#21 Raising Multilingual Kids with Elif from Roots and Wings Academy
Nov 30, 2019 • 37 min
in this episode we have an awesome returning guest in Elif from Roots and Wings Academy. Elif is a psychologist who helps international families deal with the challenges of a new environment. We talk about what it takes to raise kids in multiple…
#20 Living life with 3 kids and all its challenges. With Elja
Nov 25, 2019 • 48 min
in this episode we hear from Elja, mother of 3 on what the challenges are of a house full of kids, 2 jobs, a new business venture and life in general. Make sure to also check out episode 19 about Elja’s professional life as an Audiologist —- Send in a…
#19 An Audiologists perspective on sound, learning and language, with Elja
Nov 25, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode we have the pleasure of hearing from Elja, who has been working as an Audiologist for 14 years and is now starting a new business working with kids, sound, education, language and development. We get a peek into the the world of audio,…
#18 - Food. How and what we eat at home
Nov 1, 2019 • 24 min
This is the first, but certainly not the last episode about food. I talk about how we eat here at home, and why we do things a certain way. I have very strong opinions about food, how to prep it, what to eat and how to involve the kids in that process, so…
#17 Development Phases
Oct 9, 2019 • 15 min
in this episode i share a personal story how my youngest son Jack (2,5) had a period of several weeks where he was clearly not himself, but popped out on the other side with a fresh set of skills We love to hear your side of the story and welcome you to…
#16 Traveling with kids
Sep 24, 2019 • 16 min
in this episode a short rundown on how we approach traveling with our two boys (2,5 and 5,5) if you have travelhacks for people with kids, DO reach out to us to share your tips and of course Join the conversation on our facebook page and of course you can…
#15 Having 3 kids, with Bianca
Sep 19, 2019 • 39 min
In this episode my good friend Bianca talks about life with 3 kids, all the ups and downs, challenges and happyness that it brings. Join the conversation on our facebook page Find bianca’s personal blog BeeingAround here (in dutch): follow peter on…
#14 TV and Screentime
Sep 17, 2019 • 19 min
in this episode i discuss the sometimes sensitive topic of screentime and why I dont own a TV and of course how I handle screentime around my own kids. Join the conversation on our Facebook Page or reach out to peter on Instagram via @peterdoes —- Send in…
#14 Starting Highschool with Alexandra
Sep 16, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode of the Stay Home Dad podcast, we talk with Alexandra, who is 12 and started highschool this semester. We talk about motivation, what’s its like to start all over again in a new school and what its like to move from Bulgaria to NL. We love…
#13 Setting boundaries with Elif from Roots and Wings Academy
Sep 13, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode of the Stay Home Dad Podcast i sit down with my friend Elif Psychologist @ Roots and Wings Academy that focusses on child psychology especially in Expat environments. We discuss why kids need boundaries, how to best set those and how to…
#12 Child psychology in an expat environment with Elif from Roots and Wings Academy
Sep 9, 2019 • 44 min
IN this 12th episode of the podcast i talk about child psychology in an expat environment with my good friend Elif, who you already heard in a previous episode, telling her own personal expat story. We touch on the challenges families and kids in…
#11 A Turkish/Indian family living in NL with Elif
Sep 8, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode i talk about a turkish / indian family living in the Netherlands with my good friend Elif. Elif has a husband from India, but they met in NL and after a stint in Turkey, decided to come back to the country where they met and live there…
#10 pushing vs letting go, with Diana
Sep 2, 2019 • 32 min
in episode 10 i once again talk with my friend Diana from Bulgaria. We touch on our different parenting styles in pushing the kids to do things vs letting go and have them figure things out by themselves. Hope you enjoy this podcast! Diana and I did…
#9 from Bulgaria to NL with 2 kids, with Diana
Aug 30, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode im joined by my dear friend Diana, who moved to NL 4 years ago with her husband and 2 daughters. We talk about cultural differences, parenting, kids and what the future holds Join the conversation on our Facebook page, reach out through…
#8 Raising kids trilingual
Aug 28, 2019 • 21 min
In this 8th episode of the Stay Home Dad Podcast, i shed some light on how we manage to raise our kids tri-lingual (Dutch, English, German) how it impacts them and how we got to be this way Feel free to reach out with any feedback on the podcast either…
#7 Birthdayparty stress with Gemma
Aug 24, 2019 • 28 min
in this episode me and my good friend Gemma talk about birthdayparties and how they differ between the UK (where Gemma is from) and here in the Netherlands. Any feedback is very much appreciated as always, but keep it positive please :) you can reach me…
#6 Managing my time
Aug 23, 2019 • 21 min
in this episode i talk about how i schedule my time throughout the week to make sure everything here runs as smoothly as possible with 2 kids, school, daycare, playdates, dinners etc Any feedback is very much appreciated as always, but keep it positive…
#5 How to handle a Teenager, with Gemma
Aug 22, 2019 • 49 min
in this 5th episode of the podcast we talk about how to deal with a 12 year old teenage boy, together with my good friend Gemma who you’ve heard before in our talk about becoming an expat and moving abroad with your whole fam and starting over (Episode…
#4 Expat life as a parent with Gemma
Aug 19, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode i am joined by my good friend Gemma who moved to the Netherlands 8 months ago together with her husband and 2 kids. We discuss what challenges she faced and how she and her family are dealing with the changes, the excitement, the barriers…
#3 what’s it like to have twins? with Lucy
Aug 14, 2019 • 46 min
For this episode 3 of the Stay-Home-Dad podcast, im joined by one of my best friends; Lucy who happens to be the mother of two beautiful identical twin girls. Lucy tells us about anything from pregnancy to dealing with two developing personalities that…
#2 How I became a Stay-Home-Dad
Aug 13, 2019 • 19 min
In episode 2, i tell you my personal story on how i became a stay-home-dad. From a job in Amsterdam through 3 countries and nearly 5 years to our life in Eindhoven as it is today. If you have any ideas, comments, suggestions or just wanna say hi, please…
#1 Welcome to the Stay-Home-Dad Podcast
Aug 12, 2019 • 8 min
this is the very first episode of the Stay-Home-Dad podcast, so things are pretty exciting. Ill tell you a little bit about myself, why im a stay-home-dad, why im starting this podcast and of course a bit about what you can expect in the hopefully many…