Dear Mom and Dad, Thank You for Following HIM in Spite of Me

April 25, 2017 blog 7

Dear Mom and Dad, I can’t imagine how hard the decision must have been for you to move overseas with a 10 and 13 year old. I know that you wanted to go while we were younger and when that didn’t work out, it seems it would have been easier for you to wait until… Read more

The “Change Your Words Chart”: A Tool for Helping Your TCKs Develop Positive Thought Patterns

April 19, 2017 blog 0

“Plasticity is greatest in the first few years of life because it is during this time that the brain is ‘wiring’ itself, working out which connections (or synapses) within the brain should be strengthened and which should be pruned.”   -Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry During the first few days of our Inside the… Read more

Practical Tips for Helping Your Child Process the Grief of Moving Overseas (Part 2): The Post-Grieving Child

April 12, 2017 blog 0

“Some people grieve in advance of a loss-they see it coming and feel sad. They look around and realise, “I will never do this again.” Others grieve after the change occurs. It is at this point the post-griever realises, “I will never do this again”. –Tanya Crossman, Misunderstood (2016) The post-grieving child will experience the… Read more