Reflections

6 TCK Movies that happen to be my favorites

Last week we looked at some Kids movies that Third Culture Kids (TCKs) can relate to.  This week, have a look at 6 of MY favorite "Grown-Up" movies which I think TCKs will be able to relate well with.  Check them out! Note: Third Culture Kids is a term that describes those individuals that spend… Continue reading 6 TCK Movies that happen to be my favorites

Featured TCKs

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

Reflections

the start of school and unexpected reactions

I am in northern Thailand, beginning my year-position as a boarding home assistant. The dorm is really just a big house for the children of missionaries belonging to one-particular organization. There are 15 teens living in the dorm here, ages 13-18. I work with one other boarding home assistant in addition to the dorm parents.… Continue reading the start of school and unexpected reactions

Reflections

Patient Smiles

Hi everyone, For those of you who did not know, I am finally settled in my position as "dorm assistant" at a missionary kid boarding home.  I am still learning lots about missionary kids and about boarding school life.  I can't wait to share it with you, but for now, I'll just share a short… Continue reading Patient Smiles

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The Cheese Curl Princess

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

Featured TCKs

Featured TCK: Amanda

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

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Featured TCK: Evan

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

Featured TCKs

Featured TCK: Dorines

Our TCK (Third Culture Kid) this week is Dorines.  I met Dorines through this blog, and when I asked if she would be willing to share her experience as a TCK, she was gracious enough to agree. Dorines is a daughter of two missionaries and soon to be a Social Worker.  She is currently in her… Continue reading Featured TCK: Dorines