Expat Bookshop has teamed up with TCKID and TCK, Dounia Bertuccelli to create a comprehensive list of TCK and CCK blogs and websites.
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RACHEL E. TIMMONS, Ed.D.
A Rubric for Transition Among Cultures
Dr. Rachel E. Timmons has devoted her professional life to education and spent 25 years living abroad, where she taught in international schools and raised four children. Since returning to the USA and taking up post as a professor of education, Dr. Timmons has developed her ground-breaking Reacculturation Rubric, a guidance tool for transitions based on the 430 years’ combined experience of “fellow sojourners.
RAISING TCKS: ONE MOTHER’S JOURNEY…
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”.
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.
SEA CHANGE MENTORING
Their vision is to “provide short-term guidance and professional mentors to third culture, global nomad and expat students in high school and university.”
STUDY ABROAD BLOG, THE
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 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.
TAYLOR JOY MURRAY
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.
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
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.
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 LITERATURE
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
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.
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.
VALÉRIE BESANCENEY: A TCK MOTHER TEACHER AUTHOR
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 the Expat Bookshop.
Find Part 1 (A-M) HERE.