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Finding Your Niche at #FIGT17NL

In 2014, I hosted a blog series called “Finding Your Niche: Using a Multicultural Past to Create a Meaningful Present.” The result was a set of essays from adult third culture kids, each different and each exploring what it was to find a niche as an adult. 899 more words

Life

The 4 Stages of Cross Cultural Adjustment, Part 4: Integration

This is the last part of my four part series on the cycle of cross cultural adjustment. Make sure to catch up on part ONE… 403 more words

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The 4 Stages of Cross Cultural Adjustment, Part 3: Adjustment

This is part three of my four part series on the cycle of cross cultural adjustment. Make sure to catch up on part ONE and  453 more words

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The 4 Stages of Cross Cultural Adjustment, Part 2: Culture Shock

This is part two of my four part series on the cycle of cross cultural adjustment. Make sure to catch up on part one HERE… 449 more words

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The 4 Stages of Cross Cultural Adjustment, Part 1: The Honeymoon

I first heard the term cross cultural adjustment when I studied abroad in college. Sitting in a pre-departure seminar the words flashed across the screen paired with a squiggly graphic, a la the one I designed below, that outlined the “cycle”. 455 more words

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Hospitable Me

One of the sweet daily habits of our marriage is that Lowell makes the bed. When we first got married and he was still dew eyed and love drunk he asked me what the one household task that I least liked was. 1,094 more words

Faith