Tags » Cultural Transition

FIGT: The Most Important Thing to Take With You When You Move Overseas

(Part 5)

“What is the most important thing to take with you when you move overseas?” My attention was immediately drawn. I sat in a small group at this year’s Families in Global Transition Conference, listening intently. 649 more words


Wanted: An Intercultural Perspective

Five years ago when I started my Master’s in Intercultural Relations, I was especially interested in the experiences of multicultural families, primarily because I’m in one but also because it seemed like one of the most complex terrains where intercultural relations take place. 2,223 more words

Multicultural Family

From Nepal to Akron: Refugee’s journey brings new opportunity (Article and Video)

Sagar Timsina’s home in North Hill is vastly different
from Nepal, where his childhood home had no access
to electricity or running water. (Photo: Dale Dong) 1,793 more words

The Ex-pat life of a 3 year old

We brought our daughter to Nepal when she was 17 months old, and she has turned 3! So… she has lived the most of her life in Nepal. 362 more words


Crayon Box, 11

Not Colouring White

It says in the Book of Revelation

that I will wear a white robe.

So that was a reason not to like… 96 more words

French West Africa

Cultural Transformation through the transition of Languages

Although my family is of a Chinese descent, our primary language as the generation grew in Thailand is Thai, the first language I learned to speak.   436 more words


Should Parents/caregivers encourage dangerous activities?

There is a raging debate out there about the way Americans currently parent. Cultural critics both expert and armchair like to complain that parents of my generation “overprotect” our kids. 315 more words