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Get up to speed on TCK’s


Want the inside information on what you can do to help your global nomad, why it matters and how it impacts their life, work and relationships?
Read these six posts and get up-to-speed.

Six Concepts about Global Nomads You Need To Know

  1. Family is important so think about how you spend your child’s holidays.  Summer Vacations can be great with TCKs.  The real truth about your family vacations.
  2. The Formula that Expat Families can do to help them thrive – here.
  3. Real Data on global families and relocation are essential – here.
  4. The benefits of understand TCKs and their identity: Empowering parents – here.
  5. Our kids filtering and connecting will be hard to do in their lifetime – here.
  6. Updating

Read these posts and get up-to-speed if you found out you repatriation is in your future.

Repatriation to Australia — Top 10 Tips for Repatriation to Australia

By Kay Barney

Kay Barney offers a great list of to-dos before and during a repatriation to Australia. Her advice is universal and helpful for anyone repatriating.

Repatriating to India — Boston Ave to Devarabeesanahalli

By Anamika Majumder

Anamika Majumder was a newlywed Indian expat living in Boston who attended graduate school, entered the business world and raised two young children. She and her husband ultimately decided to repatriate to India to raise their children in their home country. She describes their return to Bangalore and how she decided to start a Bangalore based non-profit charitable trust called One Billion Literates Foundation.

Repatriation — One Woman’s Story

By Katie Dotson

Just returning from a two-year stint in Belgium, Dotson is working on reassimilating into American culture and finding a sense of normalcy back “home.”

Abrupt Repatriation — Minimizing Schooling Challenges

By Elizabeth Perelstein

Due to the recession, some families are being moved home earlier than had been planned or transferred to local status. How does an abrupt repatriation affect your kids? How will it affect their schooling and emotional well-being?

Repatriating — When Home Feels Foreign

By Dina Zavrski-Makaric

Most people are prepared to experience some effects of culture shock when moving abroad, but less are prepared to experience reverse culture shock when they repatriate.

Going Home — Choosing the Right Schools

By Elizabeth Perelstein, President, School Choice International, Inc.
Going Home — Repatriation Checklist

By Alexandra Tanski

You adjusted to expat life and survived the phases of culture shock. Going home will be easy, right? Wrong. Many former expats describe repatriation as incredibly challenging. This checklist gives great advice for preparing to go home starting a year before your move.

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