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Jan
2015
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I Met an Expat . . . (part 2)

Information from http://www.internations.org/expat-insider/2014/expat-types Have you ever had a long conversation with an Expat? Do you know why or what brought this expat abroad?  Did they share the reason they are an expat?       The Globetrotter Expat I have tons of friends that fall into this group of expats. Most are teachers but to be...
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Jan
2015
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I Met an Expat . . . (part 1)

Information from http://www.internations.org/expat-insider/2014/expat-types After reading this report, it made me think about all the expats I have run across during my trips around the world. It is interesting to see these segmented populations – do you relate? Have you had a dream job? Did you move country to get that dream job?     Traveling Spouse...
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21
Dec
2014
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Celebrating the Universal Spirit of Christmas: What I Learned From My Global Life

Celebrating Christmas abroad can be a once-in-a-lifetime treat! Here are my 12 favorite ways we have celebrated Christmas. 1. With my friends from Brazil – they shared the myth of the animals discussion about the birth of Christ. Then their children acted out a rooster crowing “Christ is born”, an Ox saying “Where” and the sheep...
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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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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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3
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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