If Change Were a Person

August 16, 2017 blog 0

  The word “change” used to make me cringe. In counseling when I was 14 years old, I remember completing a form and that word filled in nearly every blank. What is your biggest fear? Change.  What do you dislike the most? Change.  What has been the hardest experience in your life thus far? Change.  What… 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

Why We Shouldn’t Call them “Little Missionaries”

March 15, 2017 blog 2

Missionary kids are often referred to as “little missionaries.”  The term makes me cringe and here’s why: 1.We need to let kids be kids. Missionary kids are often held on a pedestal. They are presented to the world on the stages of churches and in monthly newsletters. They know that their job is to look… Read more