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Third Culture Kid Blogs:

  • TCKids – TCKid is a active global community of Third Culture Kid (TCK) adults and youth across geographical boundaries.
  • UYD Media– UYD Media is a youth media and digital content creation platform by the Third Culture Kid, Global Nomad, and Millennial community and those who love them. They create and distribute authentic content across all genres and platforms that informs, entertains, and celebrates UYDers who are “using their difference to make a difference” in today’s increasingly interconnected and globally-oriented world
  • Home Keeps Moving – Blog for the book Home Keeps Moving. “Heidi Sand-Hart’s “Home Keeps Moving” authenticates the TCK experience. Her personal stories demonstrate the tangible reality of the TCK theories we have been reading and hearing about for years.” – Tina L Quick, author of The Global Nomad’s Guide to University Transition
  • DrieCulturen – All about kids growing up in other cultures. Third culture kids. Expat kids. Refugee kids. Immigrant kids
  • Libby Stephens – Libby has worked with the internationally mobile community since 1985. After working with Third Culture Kids (TCKs) at an international boarding school in Germany for 17 years, Libby returned to the United States in 2002 and became Director of  TCK Services with Interaction International, Inc. working alongside her long-time mentor, the late Dr. David C. Pollock.Today Libby is a Third Culture Kid consultant, conducting Transition Training, Pre-departure Training, and Third Culture Kid Seminars all around the world.
  • Expatsincebirth – A blog by an expat-since-birth multilingual mum living in the Netherlands. Great articles and resources.
  • Elizabeth and Jonathan Trotter – This dynamic duo is living and working in Cambodia and raising TCKS. Elizabeth is also an Adult TCK. Their writing alternates between contemplative, deeply challenging, and fun.
  • Gathering Mustard Seeds – a blog by a college student raised in Japan, Australia, and Romania. Great writing and reflections.
  • Nomad Trails and Tales – by Jenni Gate, a global nomad who was born in Africa and raised throughout Africa and Asia.
  • TCK Next Stop – Musings of a Third Culture Kid by Dounia. After living overseas most of her life in 7 different countries she is currently in the U.S. Dounia can tell you more about FIGT’s annual conference as she attended this past year.
  • Third Culture Kid Life – Thoughtful and insightful musings of a TCK by James R. Mitchener. “Being a TCK means so much more than words, it holds so much more weight than a metaphor, and it’s so much deeper than the definitions created by psychologists to describe it. It’s simply something you are, thanks to a lifetime of having culture after culture poured into your own and shaken all up until you’ve become something so supremely different that you can hardly recognize yourself.”
  • Communicating Across Boundaries – If you’re reading this post, you are here! Join me and Robynn as we talk about TCKs, cross-cultural interactions, world events, and faith.
  • Velvet Ashes – Velvet Ashes is an online community of women serving overseas. Many of them are parents or adopted aunties of TCKs. They have some excellent essays that speak to both to the head and the heart about TCKs.
  • A Life Overseas – While this site is for adults that live overseas, primarily in mission work, there are also great resources for TCKs.

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  1. My name is Ronan Collver I am a graduate student under the direction of Eric Van Duzer at Humboldt State University. If you know of anyone besides yourself that would be wiling to assist with my research, can you please pass this along as well?
    I have three surveys; one for TCK, ones for their parents and one for educators.

    The purpose of this study is to describe the cultural disconnect Third Culture Kids experience upon their return to the United States and evaluate best practices for educators who have these students in class.

    I would appreciate a few minutes of your time to complete the following survey. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.


    TCK Survey:

    Educators of TCK:

    Parents of TCK:

    Ronan Collver


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