Category Archives: General principles

This is not my home

I am at home everywhere. I am at home no where. I am probably most comfortable on a airplane. I am a TCK. Third Culture Kids are at home no where and everywhere all at the same time. I love … Continue reading

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5 years

FIVE years. FIVE years. Oh. my. lands. This year we celebrate 5 years in the good ol’ USA. Five years ago we landed to my brother, David, and my brother-in-law, Evan, picking us up in the freezing cold and dark … Continue reading

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Summer

It has been a long good summer, BUT I am ready for a schedule and a routine; and in just 7 days school starts again. I have enjoyed lazy days by the pool (in FL and IN) and reading books, … Continue reading

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Culture shock and magnifying glass

I have been thinking about culture shock again the last couple weeks for a variety of reasons and here is the conclusion I came to….when you experience culture shock it is like experiencing your emotions through a magnifying glass! Everything … Continue reading

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Nanny Dot

I have spent my life, from the age of 10, living overseas from family members. Obviously, at the age of 10 I was with my parents and siblings, but everyone else was overseas. Today it is my husband’s family who … Continue reading

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Eating is a cultural habit

Each culture views eating and meals times differently. This graph scares the living day-lights out of me for many, many reasons                           The blog link can be found … Continue reading

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Took my eye off the prize

A week or so ago I posted something real and from the heart. I was scared for my daughter and I took my eye off the prize. The prize is eternity. The prize is life forever through Jesus Christ. I … Continue reading

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Blessing in Big Houses

When I first thought about blogging about our house I was going to title it ‘This house is to big’  (and in many ways I still want to say that!), but I have decided to maintain my mantra ‘choose happiness’! … Continue reading

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What is a TCK

  Love this video about what it means to be a TCK. I have had a few problems uploading videos, so I hope this works!

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The next generation and our attitude

I have been following a blog for some time called Leading and Loving It. It has been an incredible source of strength and encouragement for me and today Jessica Cornelius posted something that just goes hand in hand with my … Continue reading

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