Adjusting to family life abroad How does parenting as an expat differ from parenting at home? Just as the three rules of real estate are location, location and
The emotional impact of a move abroad for kids At the age of seven I moved to Nigeria with my parents. Looking back, this move and the many
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
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.
Advice for parents of teens who self harm What helps us as parents live through a teen trauma and crisis journey? Here’s what I learned: 1. Don’t isolate
Self-harm is a coping strategy, not the problem itself Another comment on the TCK Problems article was very insightful and could be of use to others experiencing mental
TCK problems – a response As I mentioned previously, I had numerous responses to an anonymous article I published on behalf of the mother of a self-harming expat