Home Base

Here is another answer from a TCK regarding the very important question:

What helped you most coming back to your home country?

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Busy Soldiers

Dwight Eisenhower said, “Busy soldiers are happy soldiers.”  I read this quote in my early years with six children running around. Summer time always brought the I’m-bored attitude around to harass me as a busy mom.

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Suitcases, Airlines, Airports

Every TCK is an expert traveler!

You just have to sit in on a conversation among them when the subject of travel comes up.

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Help Your TCK Celebrate the 4th of July

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In a few days our country will celebrate its birthday.  Since my circle of American friends is pretty small, here is how I have decided to celebrate the 4th this year.

Of course it will start with cooking outside on our tiny little grill.  It will include red/white/blue decorations.  And that would end it there since we can’t do fireworks – we really can’t sing God Bless America (because we can’t sing) – and getting together with family is a dream. Continue reading

Home Assignment: Priorities

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To me priorities and lists go together.  I know some of you are facing a time of being back in your home country for a few weeks to a few months to a year!  This pre-leaving time was a good time for our family. Continue reading