Causes of Expat Child Syndrome

Expat Child Syndrome – know the causes so you can help your child In my previous post about Expat Child Syndrome, I introduced you to the condition, which

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Expat Child Syndrome

What is Expat Child Syndrome? Expat Child Syndrome, which is commonly shortened to ECS, is a term that is used to describe the emotional stress some children experience

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What you need to know about maternity cover

Maternity cover and health insurance Did you know that maternity cover cannot be purchased after you have become pregnant? Too many expectant mothers only discover this when they

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Avoid the Empty Nest Syndrome

Why does Empty Nest Syndrome exist? [pullquote cite=”Psychology Today” type=”right”]Empty Nest Syndrome refers to feelings of depression, sadness, and/or grief experienced by parents and caregivers after children come

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Be prepared for emergencies

What to do as soon as you arrive in a new country As an expat arriving in a new country there are so many new things to learn

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Expat child – a gift or a curse?

The emotional impact of a move abroad for kids [x_pullquote type=”left”]It was difficult for me to settle down and make friends. I secluded myself from everything and everyone.[/x_pullquote]At

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Protect your relationship as an expat

Pressures on your relationship and how to avoid them When you move abroad you don’t just leave your country, you leave behind your entire world. This lack of

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An expat child has many layers of influence

Bronfenbrenner’s ecological systems theory This was mentioned in Rianne Cornelisse’s paper about how expat children adapt when returning home. What is the theory of Bronfenbrenner all about? Model

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How an expat child experiences life in their home country

Moving home after living overseas as a child In response to the articles about of self-harm in TCKs and expat teens, Rianne Cornelisse wrote the succinct and perceptive

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An expat teen in trauma

A mother’s love This is for all expatriates who are struggling as they parent a teen in trauma. It doesn’t matter that statistics quote 25% of teenagers self-harm.

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