Affordable Happiness: useful tips from KidsLife

Regardless of whether you’re a first-time mum or dad or an experienced parent: parenting invariably involves a lot of expenses. What premiums are available? Are you entitled to any allowances? How to keep things affordable? These are all questions we would like to help you with. On this page you’ll find everything you need for affordable happiness. From concrete tips on how to save on children’s stuff to an overview of premiums.
Managing on a budget

Managing on a budget

Do you want to improve your quality of life, but are worried you won't be able to make ends meet? Or are you one of those many families for whom, despite having two incomes, the end of the month always comes too soon? Where does all the money go? And is there a way you can do more with less? 
Managing on a budget
Perinatal physiotherapy

Perinatal physiotherapy

Your body changes every day during your pregnancy. This can be accompanied by ailments and discomforts. Perinatal physiotherapy can help tremendously in such cases. Did you know you’re entitled to a refund for nine perinatal physiotherapy sessions? And that you can use them both before and after delivery? This means you get extra help before and after the birth of your child without all the extra costs.
Perinatal physiotherapy
Choosing affordable childcare: how to go about it?

Choosing affordable childcare: how to go about it?

One of the first things you need to arrange during your pregnancy is your baby’s future childcare. The waiting lists are still long, particularly for the most sought-after nurseries. Should you choose a childcare facility close to your home or work, a childminder or nursery? And how can you keep your childcare costs in check? This overview will help you get started.
Choosing affordable childcare: how to go about it?
How to keep summer (camp) affordable

How to keep summer (camp) affordable

Bridging a two-month holiday is a challenge for every family. Summer camp might seem like an ideal solution, but the costs can quickly mount up. Especially with several children in the family. So, how can you keep summer (camp) affordable? Our tips.
How to keep summer (camp) affordable
Everything you need to know about the NIP test

Everything you need to know about the NIP test

The NIP test, or NIPT for short, is a test that can be taken during pregnancy to determine whether your baby has Down's syndrome. There are numerous misconceptions surrounding this test. Is it safe? Does it provide 100 percent certainty? And how much does it cost? Six questions, six answers.
Everything you need to know about the NIP test
How pregnancy and ovulation tests work

How pregnancy and ovulation tests work

In order to become pregnant, you obviously need to have sex during your fertile period. But how can you tell if you are fertile? And how do you know if you are pregnant? We list the available tests and explain how they work and what they cost.
How pregnancy and ovulation tests work
Pregnant? Request maternity care without delay!

Pregnant? Request maternity care without delay!

A wonderful yet potentially overwhelming period is about to begin. Those first few days and weeks at home will involve seeking a new equilibrium. Fortunately, you’re not alone: indeed, once at home, you can make use of maternity care.
Pregnant? Request maternity care without delay!
Schoolbonus

Schoolbonus

Those living in Flanders are entitled to what we refer to as the School Bonus. Those living in Brussels or Wallonia are entitled to the School Premium. 
The School Premium or School Bonus has been available for quite some time and provides families with an additional boost at the start of the school year. This annual premium is paid in August, together with your Child Benefit for the month of July. The amounts vary from EUR 20.40 to EUR 61.20
Schoolbonus
Growth Package

Growth Package

Growth Package is the Child Benefit in Flanders. Find out all about it here.
Growth Package