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This article explores the joys and challenges of raising a third culture kid in a mixed race family.

Raising a Third Culture Kid in a Mixed Race Family

That first day when I realised my third culture kid was global both in heritage and in mindset was when she was three. My mum and I were talking at the kitchen table, and the subject of China came up in conversation. My firstborn piped up, “Mama, did we fly over China to get to […]

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Explaining Columbus Day to My Daughter

Source: Sebastiano del Piombo[Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Next Monday it is the national holiday, Columbus Day, in the United States. It is a day that gives me mixed feelings especially when explaining it to my daughter. Now I live outside of Boston, where their is a beautiful waterfront park named after Christopher Columbus. I

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