How an expat child experiences life in their home country

Carole Hallett MobbsChallenges & difficulties, Expat Kids, Preparing kids, Repatriation, Reverse culture shock, Well-being & health1 Comment

Expat child layers of life influence Spinning Tornado

In response to the articles about of self-harm in TCKs and expat teens, Rianne wrote the succinct and perceptive comment on the subject that I published here. In her comment she referenced a paper she wrote on the subject of expat child traumas. She has kindly given me permission to … Read More

The seduction of relocation

Carole Hallett MobbsWell-being & health4 Comments

Two gold Wedding rings Living overseas is like a marriage

“Will you relocate with me?” Being offered an international relocation is much like a marriage proposal. Initially, it’s glamorous and you’re starry eyed thinking of the travel possibilities, the incredible schooling opportunities, the chance to shed your former life much like a butterfly emerging from a cocoon, even if only … Read More