How Do Norwegian and U.S. Kindergartens Differ?
Year after year, we hear that Norway tops the charts in the World Happiness Reports. There is a cultural narrative about how the Norwegians got there. When I meet my friends form the United States, they tell me that it is because Norwegians have oil money. Or because Norwegians have the magical untranslatable word koselig. Since moving to Norway, I have learned that the secret to happy Norwegian life begins in kindergarten. More here.