30 Best Places to Raise Children

22. Luxembourg

This small European nation, bordered by Belgium, Germany and France, is another great place to raise a family. The food is delicious, wages are good and there are lots of great things to do with little ones, such as theme parks, zoos and playgrounds.

Early education is available in Luxembourg starting from the age of three. This is great for expats because it will allow the little ones to become familiar with the language and culture at a young age.

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23. Singapore

Kids don’t seem to have many problems fitting in after moving to Singapore. According to Channel NewsAsia, 56% of expats in Singapore said that it was easy for their kids to integrate into their new community and 65% said their kids had no difficulty making friends.

Singapore is a wealthy country with excellent infrastructure, a good education system and a safe environment for children. Plus, it’s a cheap flight hub for many fantastic Southeast Asian destinations. Family holiday on a beach in Thailand, perhaps?

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24. Ireland

In Ireland, not only will you enjoy lovely green countryside and friendly people, but you can also take advantage of a great environment for raising a family.

In Ireland, there are a lot of benefits and programs that support families, including the Child and Family Agency which offers educational welfare services, early years’ services and community support. There are affordable childcare programs for families on lower incomes, and breastfeeding mothers even get one hour off per day in an eight-hour working day in order to express milk or breastfeed.

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