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Initial reflections of #FIGT17NL from Tanya Crossman

Summertime author, Tanya Crossman, reflects on the 2017 Family in Global Transitions Conference at the Hague. Attending the Families In Global Transition 2017 conference in The Hague (Netherlands) a few weeks ago reminded me that supporting TCKs and expatriate families is what I really care about, the field I want to work in.  More from Tanya |… Read More Initial reflections of #FIGT17NL from Tanya Crossman

TCK Resources

Families in Global Transition Conference 2017 (#FIGT18NL)

March 8-10, 2018 “Diverse voices celebrating the past, present, and future of globally mobile lives.” From the intimate round tables at Ruth Van Reken’s kitchen,  the annual FIGT conference has become a highly-anticipated “reunion of strangers” who gather in far-away locales to celebrate the beauty of our unique tribe. To properly honour this milestone, FIGT… Read More Families in Global Transition Conference 2017 (#FIGT18NL)

Author Interviews

Dounia Bertuccelli in conversation with Summertime author, Ruth Van Reken

FIGT had very humble beginnings in the Midwest USA. While trying to adjust to life in suburban Indiana after living overseas, Ruth realized that not enough help was being given to relocated families. Although relocation packages included nice benefits and practical information, they lacked support in other areas. “Topics such as transition, TCKs or spousal… Read More Dounia Bertuccelli in conversation with Summertime author, Ruth Van Reken