Category: TCK’s

The section is dedicated to the topic of Third Culture Kids (i.e. “A Third Culture Kid (TCK) is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents’ culture. The TCK frequently builds relationships to all of the cultures, while not having full ownership in any. Although elements from each culture may be assimilated into the TCK’s life experience, the sense of belonging is in relationship to others of similar background.” def. by David C. Pollock)
The life as a Third Culture Kid or a Adult Third Culture Kid has many advantages but also some disadvantages. In my posts in this section I try to point out the major aspects of this kind of lifestyle.

My multilingual journey

Some time ago I read an interesting article from a mum raising multilingual children in a multicultural environment. She told her multilingual mothering story in a very positive and encouraging way. I would like to encourage mothers, fathers, caregivers to not be afraid to speak several languages to […]

Expat definition maze

I was reading several blogs about expats, Third Culture Kids, Adult Third Culture Kids, Global Nomads and was wondering about the definitions of all these terms. An expat is “a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person’s upbringing”. The […]

My home are my languages

For my first post I took some inspiration from other blogs I’ve followed. A particular one caught my interest, which felt like having written it myself. – It was a post from Annabelle wondering what her daughter would consider to be her home and language when asked “Where are […]

International Day of Multilingualism

#multilingualisnormal - 27th March 2019

Language Migration Happiness

Welcome to the official website of the research project on language, migration, and well-being funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and hosted by the University of Duisburg-Essen.

Plurilingual Living

Living and raising children with multiple languages

Language on the Move

Multilingualism, Intercultural communication, Consumerism, Globalization, Gender & Identity, Migration & Social Justice, Language & Tourism

Bluejay Stories

Creative stories published every week.

drsharongalor

An expat psychologist living in Holland

Attila Ovari

Loving Life and Inspiring Others

Happy Sensitive Kids

For parents, carers & teachers of highly sensitive children and highly sensitive parents

3c5min

cultuur - culinair - curieus

The Museum Times

Bringing you the very best in museums globally

TCKDating

Third Culture Kid Dating; adults who have spent their developmental years outside their parent's culture

Wine and Cheese (Doodles)

Salty observations about life, love, and living abroad

MinimalismusFamilie

Einfach.Familie.Leben

Prepped & Loaded

College planning without the anxiety

Two Kids Plus Dad

A Blog about a father and his two kids

Introspectively Me

Introspection, musings on life, family and HR.

Find True Love

How to Meet the Love of your Dreams