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Episode 27: The Expat Family Edit: Third Culture Kids: The Worldly Advantages Part II

May 27, 2024 Episode 27
Episode 27: The Expat Family Edit: Third Culture Kids: The Worldly Advantages Part II
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Episode 27: The Expat Family Edit: Third Culture Kids: The Worldly Advantages Part II
May 27, 2024 Episode 27

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In this episode of the 'Truly Expat Podcast', Third Culture Kids (TCKs) is explored with guests Maria, Laila, and Umila sharing their experiences and insights. The discussion covers the unique opportunities TCKs have, such as increased open-mindedness and resilience from living in multiple countries, and the challenges they face, like dealing with school transitions and the feeling of not belonging to a single culture.

The guests also discuss their personal strategies for helping their children adapt to new environments and the importance of maintaining a sense of home, showcasing the complex yet enriching experience of raising TCKs.

If you want to email Sophie Dunstan, Clinical Psychologist from part one of this two-part series, you can contact her here:
info@marianstreetpsychology.com 

Books mentioned in the episode about Third Culture Kids:

Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among World  by David Pollock

The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience  by Martin Seligman


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Disclaimer:

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the nature of expat experiences can evolve. We encourage listeners to verify details independently. For inquiries or guidance, reach out to us at podcast@trulyexpat.com. Your questions are essential, and we're here to help you navigate expat life effectively.

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In this episode of the 'Truly Expat Podcast', Third Culture Kids (TCKs) is explored with guests Maria, Laila, and Umila sharing their experiences and insights. The discussion covers the unique opportunities TCKs have, such as increased open-mindedness and resilience from living in multiple countries, and the challenges they face, like dealing with school transitions and the feeling of not belonging to a single culture.

The guests also discuss their personal strategies for helping their children adapt to new environments and the importance of maintaining a sense of home, showcasing the complex yet enriching experience of raising TCKs.

If you want to email Sophie Dunstan, Clinical Psychologist from part one of this two-part series, you can contact her here:
info@marianstreetpsychology.com 

Books mentioned in the episode about Third Culture Kids:

Third Culture Kids: The Experience of Growing Up Among World  by David Pollock

The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against Depression and Build Lifelong Resilience  by Martin Seligman


 Remember, the conversation doesn't end here. Join us on our social media platforms to share your thoughts and continue the dialogue:

Disclaimer:

While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, the nature of expat experiences can evolve. We encourage listeners to verify details independently. For inquiries or guidance, reach out to us at podcast@trulyexpat.com. Your questions are essential, and we're here to help you navigate expat life effectively.

How Truly Expat categorises it's series!

Thanks for tuning in to our latest episode. Subscribe for more valuable insights and information for expats in Singapore and beyond.