To the Momma of TCKs

May 26, 2017 blog 1

  Dear Momma of TCKs, In response to my post, “Dear Mom and Dad, Thank You for Following Him in Spite of Me”, I received several emails from moms like you who are deep in the trenches of parenting overseas and hope that one day, their children will have the same response to their overseas upbringing that… Read more

6 Ways You Can Prepare your TCKs for Home Assignment

May 18, 2017 blog 0

  This time of year tends to be a “mass exodus” as many overseas workers return to their passport country on furlough or “home assignment”. This can be an exciting time as you and your children anticipate seeing old friends, visiting grandparents and other family members, going on mini vacations, and more. But, it can… Read more

5 Strategic Ways to Learn a New Culture as a Family

May 11, 2017 blog 0

  Many businesses and organizations provide training for the adults that they send to live overseas. Some even offer children’s and teens’ programs to prepare the kids for the transition. However, there is often a bit of a gap between the training the adults receive and the training the children receive. After all, the family… Read more

When Your TCK Isn’t Patriotic

May 3, 2017 blog 2

  A family is back in the United States on furlough for a year. The 6 year old girl and her parents attend her school’s beginning of the school year assembly. The assembly starts and everyone stands up to say the Pledge of Allegiance. The girl looks up at her parents and asks, “Mommy, what are… Read more