how to deal with all aspects of family life, our primal, our current, and our larger tribe.

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Midlife Love

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Listen What joke is this, what cosmic joke that you become…

Baby blues

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When love’s bright light is dimmed like sun obscured by clouds. Like tapestry worn thin, a whisper not a shout.

Held hostage for the sake of the children

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When international relationships end, one partner can end…

A day by the seaside

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Now as the heat waves over us, after weeks of cloud and rain. With happy faces, one by one, we climb aboard the train.

The helplessness of parenthood

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We want to hold our children close and protect them forever,…

Small sparks of Life

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Small sparks of Life That burned so briefly Small sparks of Life Were loved so fiercely

Not the only lonely expat

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Even when we don’t move around the globe, being happy all the time is not a normal human condition. Life can be really tough sometimes, but when our need to grieve, to be angry, or to experience failure is inhibited we add insult to injury.

World peace and Third Culture Kids

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There is a paradigm shift between the generations that reinforces this, as even today’s mono-cultural children are increasingly influenced by other cultures, and interact via the internet as easily with children from one part of the world as from another.