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On Welcoming the Third Culture Kid

The last week in August is upon us, and lamentations of “how quickly the summer has gone” can be heard all around.

It’s the time of year when college towns begin to see old students return and many new ones come in. 792 more words

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Terrific Summertime Intercultural Movie: McFarland USA

Preparing to waste some time watching an in-flight movie as I flew to Europe from Mexico, I perked up considerably as soon as Los Tigres del Norte’s… 650 more words

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A Life Overseas - Offending and Mending

Readers, would you join me today at A Life Overseas? I’ve retooled an old piece!

Of all the difficult things we do in cross-cultural moves, finding places to live is near the top.

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Cultural Competency - Tools for the Trade

If you have not read the previous posts on Cultural Competency, you are welcome to take a look! Today is the last in my 3-part series on Cultural Competency. 1,405 more words

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Cultural Competency - How Does it Help?

Four years ago, the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) conducted a raid on a mosque in Miami, Florida. What could have been a disastrous, public relations nightmare for both the Muslim community and the FBI was carried out so well and so carefully that most of us had no idea the raid took place. 777 more words

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You Know You Married a TCK When.....

All of you long suffering spouses and partners of TCK’s – this one’s for you:

You know you married a TCK when…..

1. You’re listening to National Public Radio (NPR)  and she shouts – “I know that reporter”. 366 more words

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A Displaced Decorating Style

I love this piece by Robynn! I will explain more fully in the comments but if you are one that mixes samovars with reindeer, white lights with Egyptian perfume bottles, and Turkish bowls with books — in other words, if you mix all the cultures you love and feel a part of in the decorating of your home –  then this post is for you! 1,089 more words

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