Expat Resources, TCK Resources

Directory of TCK & CCK Blogs & Websites (N to Z)

Expat Bookshop has teamed up with TCKID and TCK, Dounia Bertuccelli to create a comprehensive list of TCK and CCK blogs and websites.

Have we missed anything?

Let Jack know at jack@summertimepublishing.com.

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NEXT STOP: MUSINGS OF A TCK

www.tcknextstop.wordpress.com

Dounia Bertuccelli is a TCK who grew up in Cyprus, USA, Mexico, Philippines, Australia and France. Her blog focuses on her experiences as an Adult Third Culture Kid and growing up as a TCK. Next Stop is an eclectic collection of non-fiction prose, poetry, book reviews and photography.

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RAISING TCKS: ONE MOTHER’S JOURNEY…

www.raisingtcks.com

Originally from the US, MaDonna Maurer and her husband (a German adult TCK) currently live in Asia. She describes her family as the “Fusion Family, for we seem to be fused together by culture, race, and disabilities”.

REBEKAH LAWLER

Born in Ireland and raised in England, Rebekah met her Cornish husband in Catalonia. They now live in the Dutch suburbia in the Netherlands with their two differently wired, small kids. Rebekah spends her days parenting, writing and being amazed at all the Dutchness around her.

www.writenowrebekah.com

RNG INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS (BLOG)

www.rnginternational.com/our-blog

RNG offers a wide range of educational consulting, from assisting international students with US college admissions to finding the right learning environment for those with learning disabilities. The RNG blog often covers TCK- and CCK-related topics.

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SEA CHANGE MENTORING

www.seachangementoring.com

Their vision is to “provide short-term guidance and professional mentors to third culture, global nomad and expat students in high school and university.”

SILVANA MONDO

www.silvanamondo.com

As a TCK Silvana travelled between Germany, Italy, Thailand and Yugoslavia and finally to America. Her website concentrates on travel between these countries, often relating personal stories but also style, politics and film/arts.

STUDY ABROAD BLOG, THE

www.thestudyabroadblog.com/

This comprehensive resource includes real-life study abroad stories as well as plenty of support on studying abroad, travelling as a student on a budget, learning a language, and more.

SUMMERTIME PUBLISHING

www.summertimepublishing.com/

Summertime Publishing specialises in publishing and republishing books by and for people living abroad with a particular emphasis on third culture kids and issues affecting the global family.

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TAYLOR JOY MURRAY

www.taylorjoymurray.com/

Author of Hidden in My Heart: A TCK’s Journey through Cultural Transition, Taylor Murray has a passion for writing and supporting third culture kids. A TCK herself, Taylor desires to give voice to the unheard life stories of those living abroad and the people who impact them. She lives in Hiroshima, Japan.

TCKID

www.tckid.com/

The TCKid Community is a free forum where you can connect and communicate with TCKids around the world. This active global community also has an educational TV/radio station for TCKs.

TCK ON A MISSION – TAYO ROCKSON

www.tayorockson.com/blog/

Tayo Rockson is a TCK using his difference to make a difference – and encouraging others to do the same. Includes articles from other TCKs and regular podcasts with TCKs around the globe. Tayo is also the creator of Use Your Difference Media.

TCK TRAINING

www.tcktraining.com/

Practical advice for parenting overseas together with the personal reflections of a TCK and Adult TCK. A resource for both parents and those who work with TCKs.

THIRD CULTURE KID LIFE

www.thirdculturekidlife.com

A series of reflections on life as a TCK from content developer, SEO specialist, author, and TCK public speaker James R. Mitchener. Born in England, James has lived in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and France, spending multiple stints in Hong Kong and America.

THIRD CULTURE LITERATURE

www.thirdcultureliterature.blogspot.com/

This blog defines third culture literature; describes what is distinctive and interesting about it; and discusses third culture authors. Audience: TCKs, CCKs, people who like to read; also literary academics new to third culture studies.

THIRD CULTURE MAMA

www.thirdculturemama.com

Antjie writes about parenting and life as an adult TCK. Antjie was born in Switzerland, has lived most of her life in France, but has also lived in Germany, the UK, Switzerland, China and the United States.

THIRD CULTURE TEACHER

www.thirdcultureteacher.com

Musings on TCK and expat life from an adult TCK turned international teacher of Humanities. Includes posts aimed at teacher and parents too.

THIS.IS.KATHA

www.thisiskatha.com/

Captures Katharina’s general thoughts as well as reflections on the TCK experience and happenings in the TCK world. At the time of publishing, Katharina is a college student who spent a few years in Uganda and South Africa and is now based in Germany.

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VALÉRIE BESANCENEY: A TCK MOTHER TEACHER AUTHOR

www.valeriebesanceney.com

Valérie Besanceney is a quintessential Third Culture Kid (TCK). Originally Dutch, she grew up changing schools and countries four times by the time she had graduated high school. As an adult, she has lived and worked in 10 different countries before finally settling down in Switzerland with her American husband and two young TCK daughters. She hopes to reach out to educators of TCKs, parents of TCKs and TCKs themselves. Valérie is also the author of B at Home, a story about the experiences of a young girl and her teddy bear who have to move (once again).

Read more about the book, B at Home: Emma Moves Again (Summertime Publishing) here on Expat Bookshop.

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