Hey there readers! I have another Boarding School post for you, but I promise we will be moving on to other subjects in June. Anyway, for one of our wrap-up posts on boarding, let's get some more feedback from others. Since we have asked parents about their decision choosing boarding school for their kids, I… Continue reading Featured TCKs: What’s Boarding School like?
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?
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
I met Chu-En very randomly at a young adult gathering at my church. Within the first minute, we learned that I had lived in Thailand while he had lived in Taiwan. We laughed at the fact that Chu-En is often mistaken as being Thai, not Taiwanese, while people often confuse me ...
Hey friends, Meet Joel! Joel has a Dutch passport, was born in England, grew up in a couple of places in East Asia, and now is a senior Business major here in the States. I met Joel about a year ago as I was connecting with international students in our organization. He shared this spoken… Continue reading Featured TCK: Meet the poet!
I apologize for the lack of pictures... I had 2 pictures I was going to show, but every time i try to download a picture, wordpress says "error". Any ideas? Quick recap: I've been writing about missionary toddlers here in Thailand and how cute they are and how their lives are a bit different than… Continue reading The Cheese Curl Princess
Last week, I told you a little bit about a little German/Swiss toddler, Simba, who I got to know a little bit while living here in Thailand. I am fascinated by the toddlers I see being raised here in Thailand, a country that is different than their nationality. Today, I want to tell you about… Continue reading Ferocious with a heart…
It is my 4th week here in Thailand, and I am still learning so much. Sometimes, after language lessons, I will go and visit the small childcare room where 2 Thai women babysit the children of the missionaries who are studying language. I go because I love seeing the kids (3 missionary kids, and 1… Continue reading The little lion…
So far, I have introduced you to 5 different missionary kids who have shared their experiences growing up abroad in various Asian countries (Nate, Melody, Dorines, Paul, and Evan...click on their name to read their story). Today, I am excited to share Amanda's interview because she offers the perspective of a Third Culture Kid who is not… Continue reading Featured TCK: Amanda
Welcome back readers! I've got another Third Culture Kid for you all to hear from. Remember Paul from last week? Well, Evan is Paul's big brother. As I mentioned in my last post, Paul and his brother Evan were in the same dorm as my sister Melody and me. I've included a picture of all the… Continue reading Featured TCK: Evan