Archive Category: Australia

How did you end up doing that?

My family has been in Japan with OMF since December 2000. When we arrived, we had a one-year-old son. My husband, David, felt called to

Third Culture Kids: Transition

Three vignettes describing the unique experience of having to transition across countries as a child. “Everybody says ‘come back’… for me it was ‘going’ ”

Third Culture Kids: Moments

Interesting moments in the lives of some third culture kids. ” ‘What did you say?’ … I realised I hadn’t spoken to him in English”

Third Culture Kids: Fitting In

How do third culture kids feel about fitting in? “I look like I should fit right?… but I don’t really” Different third culture kids from

Third Culture Kids: Moving

How does moving countries affect a third culture kid? “I didn’t know anybody… and all they could do was make fun of my funny accent”

Third Culture Kids: Questions

What questions do third culture kids like? hate? “Everyone knows you and you don’t know them cos they’re all your parents’ friends…” Different third culture

Third Culture Kids: Home

Where is “home” for someone who has moved countries as a child? “That longing reminds you that we’ve actually got a home to come, a

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