Oh 2019. Where did you go? Are you like me and struggling to wrap your head around the fact that we are in December already? It’s been quite a year. Although the headlines and realities have often been challenging and confronting in 2019, Globally Grounded has been blessed to have its best year yet…with the … Continue reading Globally Grounded 2019 Round Up
When visiting The Hague, I had the privilege of sitting under the teaching of Kristin Duncombe, one of my global mobility heroes. You'll see why when you read on. Kristin is highly qualified to talk about raising global and mobile children. Her passport says she is American but her life story would beg to differ. … Continue reading Raising Global and Mobile Children – Challenges and Solutions for International Families
As the world celebrates Women everywhere, I’d like to celebrate the Women who are prepared to move anywhere. Today is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is ‘Be Bold for Change’ and, in my opinion, defines Globally Mobile Women across the world. Boldness and Change – two words that are synonymous with living abroad. Globally … Continue reading In Celebration of Globally Mobile Women
Amid the constant departures and arrivals of an international school, let's consider one group of students that is often forgotten. The front door flew open, the school bag dropped to the floor, and fast, furious footsteps stormed up the stairs. The bedroom door slammed. Silence. We had been living in Singapore less than four months … Continue reading 6 Steps Towards Being a Successful Stayer in an International School
Writing over at the International School Magazine, I take a look through the eyes of a globally mobile student to investigate mobility’s impact on learning – and what schools can offer in support. Educators, parents and students in an international school community, please read this article and forward it onto your colleagues, your children's teachers and … Continue reading What I Wish My (International School) Teacher Knew About Me
2 days until I speak to Expat Parents in Singapore about supporting their Third Culture Kids (TCK) through the the challenges of change that permeate the globally mobile life. We have put aside some tickets for entry at the door so it's not too late to block out your calendar and join me.