Moving abroad can be an unsettling, sometimes traumatic experience for children. Here are five excellent books from Summertime Publishing that can help them through the transition. I’m Moving | My Moving Booklet | Slurping Soup and Other Confusions | The Mission of Detective Mike | B at Home
Co-author of Slurping Soup and Other Confusions, Maryam Afnan Ahmad, talks to Culturs Magazine about being a mother to third culture kids (#TCK) and how her book aims to help children cope with the challenges of living internationally.
I wish Slurping Soup and Other Confusions had been available years ago when I was a child and our family moved around in Africa. This book is full of real life stories and activities to help third culture kids during transitions. Children related very differently to international moves than adults. This book helps parents get an… Read More Slurping Soup – a great book for expat parents to use with kids
Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Home Culture Roots Ruth Van Reken asserts, “The third culture kid builds relationships to all the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although elements from each are assimilated into the third culture kid’s life experience, the sense of belonging is in relationship to others of the… Read More Tips for Helping Your TCK Keep Their Culture Roots