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Dec
2014
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“The Worlds Within” Released In Time To Bring Home For The Holidays

Our local reporter wrote an article about my son. I am unsure of when it will go live but wanted to share it. Author Grant Leif Simens Examines Life Between Cultures Incline Village, NV, NOV 21, 2014 – “My Grandma’s house is warm like a hug.” So begins ‘Visit to Grandma’s House’, a work he wrote...
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12
Nov
2014
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Are Celebrations Like THANKSGIVING Good For Us?

What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory? Why are these memories important? I am often asked “How can we identify risk factors for our children so potential problems are minimized?” My Top Three: Family is the key Knowing your ‘emotions’ is essential Family memories and family traditions build strong kids Do emotions help us make more...
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Nov
2014
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Min’s Move – The beginning of a TCK’s life

This story is for you to read to your child as you prepare together for moving to live in another country. (Words I love to hear or see whenever I review a book) – Julia Simens, 2014 Min’s Book written with the help of four child psychologists is a great one for your family to get. There are...
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19
Oct
2014
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Three Things You Should Never “Think” About in an International Move

This weekend I spend time in Washington D.C. with the board members of  Families in Global Transition. We were lucky enough to debrief with a wonderful painting session.  In my mind, my painting was a reflection of my world. (note this is not my artistic outcome) but this is what at one time my mind...
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Sep
2014
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Lost in the Lingo, but loving the knowledge

I was recently asked if I still saw the BRIC countries as my key focus group. I am honest enough to say “What?” and hope the conversation gets back to one I can understand. I am talking to a global relocation agent. He went on to explain that the BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia,India and China) were among the...
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