The Impact of International Moves on Children

"Children that grow up in different countries can benefit hugely from the experience. They are often more adaptable and resilient, have greater confidence and unflappability than their peers. The list goes on - but there is a flip side. They may grow up to never feel like they truly belong anywhere, are never sure of their identity, and may carry a large weight of unresolved grief with them."This…

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#BreaktheBias – for Expat Women

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality. Collectively we can all #BreaktheBias. March 8 is International Women's Day and this year's theme is "Break the Bias". As a facilitator for I am Remarkable, I’ve read a lot of research about bias…

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Repatriation with Kids

Much has been written about repatriation, how difficult it can be and what we can do to ease the transition "back home". But most research and anecdotes is on adults. After watching our children struggle, adjust, settle a bit and struggle again I dug deeper into children's experiences of returning to their passport country. I wrote up the initial results, including suggestions for parents, in a guest blog for…

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