Author name: Esther

Esther is an Adult Third Culture Kid, who loves to run, to see her three young kids caring for each other and to chat with a friend under the vines. Recently, she's been writing all about cross-cultural marriage, raising bridge-builders, and her family’s intentional move from city life in the USA to a rural French village. You can read more of her articles on www.ThirdCultureMama.com

DIY for Cross-Cultural Families: 8 Lightweight Gifts

There are so many clever DIY gifts out there on the internet, but I’ve been on the lookout for DIY, lightweight (weigh less than 100 grams), and upcycled gifts you’d actually be happy to receive. Bonus points for gifts that don’t take too long to make. I don’t know about you, but I sure hate […]

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When Cross-Cultural Kids Are Rejected by Their Own Family

My cross-cultural children’s English is starting to sound more international these days. Just recently, a close friend visiting laughed after my son enunciated all the words in: The wa-ter is near the comp-u-ter instead of using the more natural flapped American wader and compuder. The friend’s giggle was spontaneous and light-hearted. But it keeps happening.

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