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TCK to future TCK: Advice about Successful International Moves
December 1, 2010

You’ve heard that expression, “Out of the mouths of babes comes the truth.” Well, when talking to the students at the Anglo-American School of Sofia (AAS-Sofia), I certainly heard a lot of true and common sense statements! I was recently invited by the Parent Teacher Organization to speak to students and parents at the AAS-Sofia,…

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Where are You From?
April 13, 2010

Ask a *Third Culture Kid (TCK) where he/she is from, and watch most of them stumble over the answer. The TCK wonders, do you mean where I was born? The country of my passport? Where I live now? Where I used to live? Where my parents live? The place where I feel I most belong?…

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Teaching Locally, Thinking Globally: Helping School Educators Think about TCKs
March 7, 2010

Perhaps one of the highlights of the conference for me was the presentation by Ruth Van Reken, who co-authored the book, Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds, with the late David Pollock. This is the defining book for all who are interested in the lives of Third Culture Kids. (The newest revised edition just…

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TCKs and Transition to University – Pre-Conference session at Families in Global Transition Conference
March 5, 2010

Day one of the Families in Global Transitions conference was as great as I expected it to be! Some of the “rock stars” in the world of working with expat families are here, and it’s wonderful to hear their insights and wisdom. Yesterday morning I attended a fantastic 3 hour presentation on TCKs and transition…

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