Letters from Boarding School

Letters from Boarding School: Please bring Candy

Want a look into the thoughts of kids at boarding school?  Welcome to "Letters from Boarding School":  a series of posts that reveal the contents of real letters written by myself, by my parents, by my dorm parents, and hopefully by others who are willing to share their experiences too! From: Harmony (Chiang Mai, Thailand) To:… Continue reading Letters from Boarding School: Please bring Candy

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Featured Parents: Why boarding school?

Ever wonder why some missionary parents opt for boarding school? Who better to ask than the parents themselves? Below are responses from 5 parents I know who chose to send their children to boarding school when they were serving as missionaries in East Asia. Note: This post is not meant to suggest one method of schooling… Continue reading Featured Parents: Why boarding school?

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Featured TCK: Shan Shan

I wish you could meet our next guest in person.  I worked as a dorm assistant in the same boarding home in Thailand where Shan Shan was staying.  If you were to meet Shan Shan, you would quickly learn how gifted she is as an artist and a musician.  You’ll find her instagram account (Shanshan.akamu https://www.instagram.com/shanshan.akamu/?hl=en… Continue reading Featured TCK: Shan Shan


Choosing to Care

Commitment issues... I usually nod sympathetically when someone tell me about difficult breakups due to the other person having commitment issues.  What I don't tell them is that, even though I feel terrible about a friend being hurt by a broken relationship, I tend to identify more to the un-committed (You can read a bit about this… Continue reading Choosing to Care