Below are all of the resources I mentioned in my Families in Global Transition webinar, Moving With Children.
Helpful Tools (AnyList and Freedcamp)
AnyList is the best way to create and share a grocery shopping list. Available now on the App Store.
Moving is part of the package (no pun intended) of a third culture kid. Boxes, crates, suitcases, packing and unpacking were all fixtures of my childhood experience. By the time I was 13,our family had moved 9 times. Each place has special memories, each new home or apartment has its own stories.
Spring is here and For Sale signs are popping up as frequently as tulips. A quick search of local MLS listings reveals 10 homes for sale just in my little neighborhood. Many people look to make a move before the end of summer and start of the school year.
An Original TRAVELBREAK Post by Stephanie Be. Traveling is like a whimsical romance; exciting unpredictable, and passionate. But moving abroad, you strip the city an it’s local culture revealing its demons and angels. You become vulnerable, dependent, and invested. The lust of wander is compromised by its imperfections and challenges.
Admit it… You feel guilty. For the third time in 4 years, you have to move. For you, it might just be OK. But for your kids? They’re 6, 12 and 15 years old. The younger starts grade one, the second is heading to high school and the older one is right in the middle …
The Ultimate Family Moving Guide
Whether you’ve survived a family move before or this is your very first move, we have created this guide especially for you. Our aim is to help you to get you and your family from A to B in one piece, sanity intact.
My son was 7 when he went through his second international move. As he watched our house line up with boxes, he offered a glimpse into the turmoil that the move was causing him. “It feels like I am breaking apart my Lego spaceships that I spent all this time building,” he said, “just so I can build them again, from the beginning.”
Ruth van Reken Maryam Afnan Ahmad Lois Bushong Tracey Ellis Tina Quick Dr Jill Kristal Karen Wilmot Now on available on the Member Area, check out the Moving With Kids online summit, bringing together some of the most inspiring, engaging and expert voices in the world of cross cultural parenting.
The Resilience Doughnut is a model for building resilience in children and young people. This model is being used by practitioners all around Australia and the world.
If they haven’t done so already, ask your parents to read the tips for parents. Then, have them guess what the answer to the Love Language Mystery will be and secretly write down that guess on a piece of paper for later (no peeking). Each clue box has two comments that parents sometimes make to …
The Re-entry Relaunch Roadmap is a fun, unique, and thought-provoking workbook designed to help you navigate reverse culture shock and find your next global adventure after living, working, studying, volunteering or traveling abroad. Filled with fresh insights, creative activities, and actionable advice, the Relaunch Roadmap will help you process your complex emotions, articulate what you learned and experienced …
This article is for anyone who is thinking about moving abroad with children …. I’m sure most of you will have heard of the Real Estate 3 tips for a successful property purchase: Location 2. Location 3. Location On a similar note, my 3 tips for successfully moving abroad with children are: Timing 2.