As recommended by Expatability “Raising children in a globally nomadic lifestyle is hard work, full of hidden pitfalls and often stressful – but it’s rewarding too. You’re giving your child an edge like no other – cultural understanding, multilingual communication and an open mindedness that surpasses the norm for their age groups. Here are our… Read More Five Books for Raising Expat Kids
“I am still amazed at how well the author captures life in the Dominican Republic and how she is able to bring it to life. When I try to explain this book to the people around me, some believe it has to be fiction as so many adventures happen to the author that it could… Read More Brings Living in the Dominican Republic to Life
Congratulations to Summertime and Springtime author, Ruth Van Reken, on her honorary degree — a Doctor of Letters — from Wheaton College for her lifelong and visionary advocacy for third culture kids. Ruth seeks to help cross-cultural sojourners navigate their own paradoxical stories of pilgrimage, including the challenges of multiple cycles of separation and loss,… Read More Honorary Degree for Ruth Van Reken
“I was struck by how many parents feel guilty and are afraid that they are doing the wrong thing to their kids. My advice to parents is: Make the best choices you can with the information you have. If home is a safe space and you love your kids, that in itself will be a… Read More Tanya Crossman, Author of Misunderstood, Interviewed by Beijing Kids Magazine
Catch up with Jo Parfitt’s September Inspirer including: The Power of Writing a Journal The Connecting Bit Parting Piece The Life Story Jar Programme What’s On in September 2020 Writing Holidays led by Jo Find out more HERE
“The book is a very personal account, with complete transparency on her own multicultural childhood, how she came to meet her husband, then subsequently start a family of their own over three continents in four languages. Mariam draws heavily on expert opinions as well as a Global Mobility Survey conducted in 2018 in this well… Read More Making Sense of Your Messy Mobile Life
Pick up your copy of Jack Scott’s Perking the Pansies and Turkey Street on Kindle for only £2.99 each! Just imagine the absurdity of two openly gay, recently ‘married’ middle aged, middle class men escaping the liberal sanctuary of anonymous London to relocate to a Muslim country. viewauthor.at/JackScott
Do you remember my Monthly Inspirer? For ten years, from 2002-2012 I sent out a monthly newsletter by email to up to 3,000 people. It was a simple formula: I wrote an inspiring column about writing, running a home-based business or living abroad. That’s The Inspiring Bit. I added some connections to some cool websites,… Read More Jo Parfitt’s Monthly Inspirer is Back!