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Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

                    Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town: The comprehensive manual that includes firsthand experiences, extensive research, vast know-how, sound advice and local contacts. Whether you’re moving to Cape Town or already living there as an expat, this comprehensive e-guide offers all you need to know to make the most of your expat experience in the Mother City. The Guide to Cape Town is like having a relocation guide in your pocket. Depending on your needs, you may prefer to purchase a) e-guide only or b) e-guide with personal...

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The Worlds Within – A Must Read

The Worlds Within – A Must Read

‘This book is a must read for any parent who is about to change countries to help understand what their children are experiencing.’ Review by Donna-lane Nelson of The Worlds Within. More…        

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Jodi Harris, The Expat Activity Book

Jodi Harris, The Expat Activity Book

                  The Expat Activity Book: 20 Personal Development Activities for Gaining Insight and Maximizing Your Potential Wherever You Are Whether you’re a diplomat, a military family member, a recently returned volunteer, missionary, study abroad student or intern, The Expat Activity Book (CreateSpace, July 2014) is designed to give you new tools and insight for personal growth. Written in an accessible, conversational style, The Expat Activity Book draws on author Jodi Harris’s years of experience as an expat, social worker and life...

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Marilyn Gardner, Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging

Marilyn Gardner, Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging

    Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging In the hall of an old inn by the ocean is a sign that reads ‘Home is Where Our Story Begins.’ But if home is where our story begins, what happens when we can’t go back? Marilyn Gardner was raised in Pakistan and went on to raise her own five children in Pakistan and Egypt before moving to small town New England. Between Worlds (Doorlight Publications) will resonate with those who have lived outside of their passport country, as well as those who have not. These essays explore the rootlessness and grief as well as the unexpected...

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Valérie Besanceney, My Moving Booklet

Valérie Besanceney, My Moving Booklet

                        My Moving Booklet  My Moving Booklet is designed to help children through the initial stages of an upcoming move. Moving usually means going through quite a roller coaster of feelings. It can be exciting and terrifying at the same time. It can be very sad to say goodbye, but it can also be incredibly fun to experience new things and meet new people. Everybody experiences a move differently, but it is very important that you are able to say goodbye properly. This will allow children to truly welcome the...

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Parfitt, Mannering, Bertuccelli & Dean [Eds.], Insights and Interviews from the 2014 FIGT Conference

Parfitt, Mannering, Bertuccelli & Dean [Eds.], Insights and Interviews from the 2014 FIGT Conference

                  Insights and Interviews from the 2014 Families in Global Transition (FIGT) Conference: The Global Family Redefined Almost 20 years ago, four women sat round an Indianapolis kitchen table and had a dream. They dreamed of creating a conference that would inspire, support, inform and encourage families living overseas. 2015 marks the 17th Families in Global Transition conference which currently takes place in Washington, DC, attended by people from every sector: corporate, missions, military and education. Researchers, teachers,...

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Books

Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

                    Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town: The comprehensive manual that includes firsthand experiences,...

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Jodi Harris, The Expat Activity Book

Jodi Harris, The Expat Activity Book

                  The Expat Activity Book: 20 Personal...

 
 
Marilyn Gardner, Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging

Marilyn Gardner, Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging

    Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging In the hall of an old inn by the...

 
 
Valérie Besanceney, My Moving Booklet

Valérie Besanceney, My Moving Booklet

                        My Moving...

 
 
Parfitt, Mannering, Bertuccelli & Dean [Eds.], Insights and Interviews from the 2014 FIGT Conference

Parfitt, Mannering, Bertuccelli & Dean [Eds.], Insights and Interviews from the 2014 FIGT Conference

                  Insights and Interviews from the...

 
 
Jo Parfitt & Eva László-Herbert [Eds.], The Worlds Within TCK Anthology

Jo Parfitt & Eva László-Herbert [Eds.], The Worlds Within TCK Anthology

Worlds Within Anthology: An Anthology of TCK Art and Writing – Young, Global and Between Cultures Your...

 
 
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Book reviews

Review of Douglas Ota’s Safe Passage

Review of Douglas Ota’s Safe Passage

This book holds wisdom not only for international schools, but for all organizations that assist families with international transitions. Doug’s well-balanced...

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Book Review: The Global Nomad’s Guide to University Transition

Book Review: The Global Nomad’s Guide to University Transition

This book will benefit any teenager transitioning out of one culture and into another for university,...

 
 
The Worlds Within – A Must Read

The Worlds Within – A Must Read

‘This book is a must read for any parent who is about to change countries to help understand what...

 
 

Review of “Mixed Blessings”: The nuances of multicultural relationships

What does it mean to have a foot in multiple cultures? And what effect does that have on your relationship...

 
 
[book review] Specialist in expat counselling chats about emotional resilience

[book review] Specialist in expat counselling chats about emotional resilience

Vivian Chiona, psychologist and founder of online counselling services Expat Nest, recently picked...

 
 
“The Emotionally Resilient Expat” reminds expat author to choose to be optimistic

“The Emotionally Resilient Expat” reminds expat author to choose to be optimistic

It’s always interesting from both a professional and personal perspective for one expat author...

 
 
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Review of Douglas Ota’s Safe Passage

This book holds wisdom not only for international schools, but for all organizations that assist families with international transitions. Doug’s well-balanced advice and structured guidelines are applicable across countries. I would recommend this book to anyone involved in education or counseling of globally-mobile families, or anyone with children impacted by mobility. More…

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Ten Things Every Global Nomad Needs to Know Before Leaving for University

The transition to college or university is a tough one. It’s tough for students who have grown up in the same culture all of their lives. How much more so for the global nomad/ third culture kid (TCK) who has been exposed to many cultural traditions while growing up? This double transition needs to be […]

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Renata Harper, Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town

“Expat-Living.info Guide to Cape Town” by Renata Harper provides you with all you need to know to prepare and move to Cape Town, South Africa, as well as settle in easily.

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Book Review: The Global Nomad’s Guide to University Transition

This book will benefit any teenager transitioning out of one culture and into another for university, as well as parents looking for advice on how to help their children enter this new phase of their life. Though there is no way to completely eliminate the challenges that a TCK will face, having this knowledge beforehand […]

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The Four ‘Pearls’ of Expat Student Repatriation

Why is it so hard to go back home? Why do students who grow up abroad – third culture kids (TCKs) – have such a difficult time when they return to a place they have grown up calling ‘home?’ David Pollock and Ruth Van Reken explain in their book, Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among […]

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300 copies sold in 8 weeks!

Nell Smith’s’s book was published just before Christmas. She’s no ‘silver surfer’, doesn’t blog, tweet or do Facebook, so how did she sell so many books? Read more…

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The Worlds Within – A Must Read

‘This book is a must read for any parent who is about to change countries to help understand what their children are experiencing.’ Review by Donna-lane Nelson of The Worlds Within. More…        

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Jodi Harris, The Expat Activity Book

Whether you’re a diplomat, missionary or study abroad student, “The Expat Activity Book” (CreateSpace, 2014) will give you new tools and insight for personal growth.

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Marilyn Gardner, Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging

“Between Worlds: Essays on Culture and Belonging” (Doorlight Publications) by Marilyn Gardner charts a journey between the cultures of East and West.

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Valérie Besanceney, My Moving Booklet

Through creative and fun exercises, Valérie Besanceney’s “My Moving Booklet” (Summertime 2015) helps young children negotiate a relocation.

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