What’s a Third Culture Kid?

The terms Third Culture Kid (TCK) and Cross Culture Kid (CCK) are commonly used among expats and expat coaches. I have collected some resources and definitions to clarify what I mean when I use the terms. This is a broad brush overview of the terms and their common use. Please see links at the end if you wish to dive deeper, for further reading and research into more complex…

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How to stay close to grandparents when you’re far apart?

(Note: I use the term grandparents here but it's representative of all distance relations, anyone that wants to stay close to the children living abroad and build & maintain connections with them.)Do you miss visiting your family as much as I do? Do you feel the intense pain and grief of not being able to give your dad a hug? Of missing the anticipation and joy of going…

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