Is Your Weirdness Your Crutch?

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A TCK contributed this article anonymously to my blog. Coming from someone who grew up abroad, it means so much more than if I had written it. Does it resonate with you? >>> Continue reading

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What Every TCK Needs: A Faithful Friend

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I am still new to this country and culture.  For the first two years that I lived here, Desire, my neighbor-friend, held my hand.

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7 Essentials for Your Homeschooled Highschooler

Today I sent off Lilly’s school records to the homeschool group that I belong to in the States.  This is my seventh time to sail the waters of high school homeschooling abroad.  It is a different ballgame from elementary school.  Here is some of the things I have learned through the years.

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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