Olga Mecking Olga Mecking is a freelance writer and editor based in the Netherlands. Highlights: * Contributor to Multicultural Kid Blogs * Blogger, writer and social media manager for The European Mama (digital publication in the Netherlands) * Freelance writer published in Real Simple, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The BBC, and others About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.