Tag Archives: TCKs

Transient Traditions

 Soup and Spa Receipts – New Thanksgiving Tradition? So Thanksgiving weekend came and went, and, with all the activity, I couldn’t help thinking about another reality for Third Culture Kids. Often the celebrations of global families are a lot less traditional (long standing and handed down from generation to generation) and a lot more transient …

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Homecoming

Welcome home, and to the pages of my blog, to my oldest daughter who recently completed her first year of college.  I thought it might be informative for her to provide some insights into her experience as a Third Culture Kid returning from a successful year of college to the world she left behind. And …

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Creative Connections

So here I am, down to the wire, trying to meet a self-made deadline of one post a month to my TCK Talk Blog.  The bad news is, I don’t have much time. The good news is, I have spent much of my time this month on something that is quite important to Third Culture …

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RAFTing Time for TCKs

The end of the year is here and the pace is picking up: exams, awards ceremonies, field trips, field days, concerts, and more.  Add to that the pomp and circumstance of a graduation this year, and I’m watching the calendar fill up as time seems to warp into hyper-speed. Working in an international school setting, …

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A TCK Talk with the Experts: Transitioning “Home” and to College

I recently wrote my College Time for TCKs post from a parent’s perspective as I readied and tried to prepare my daughter for the transition to her “home” country for college.  As I was writing about reading a book together on the best ways to prepare, I realized I would love to hear from some …

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Hello world!

Welcome to TCK TALK.  As this forum is designed for Third Culture Kids, it seems the best place to start is with a definition of what exactly this term means.  Here is the official definition: A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years …

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