Tag: transition & adjustment

  • Tantrums are Gifts
    Tantrums are Gifts

    Tantrums are a normal part of a child’s development. Galina shares her views on managing them by following a few steps when your child throws a tantrum. By Galina Kalinina   It might sound totally crazy, but I look at tantrums as gifts.  Tantrums are an important and necessary part of every child’s growth and […]

  • Looking Back at 2020
    Looking Back at 2020

    Sanam looks back at the lessons that she has learned from the year that was, and what gems of knowledge we can all bring with us moving forwards.  By Sanam Raisa Rahman  As the clock struck twelve on 31 December 2019, most people across the world were joyfully welcoming the new year. I, on the […]

  • Working Towards a Successful Divorce Process with Your Children
    Working Towards a Successful Divorce Process with Your Children

    Announcing separation to your children is difficult and Family Therapist and Counselor Piyachat Finney explains how to team up to support your children after a decision to divorce from your partner.   By Piyachat Finney   Whether it be falling out of love, transforming into another stage of life or wrong matching to begin with, […]

  • How Overcoming The Challenges of Living Abroad Has Shaped My Identity
    How Overcoming The Challenges of Living Abroad Has Shaped My Identity

    This is the story of an expat who has lived in Thailand for 11 years. She shares how her experiences abroad have taught her to overcome challenges and made her into the person she is proud to be. By Claudia Gomes; Photo by qimono on Pixabay After living in Thailand for more than 11 years, […]

  • Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?
    Can the Path to Motherhood Crush Creativity?

    Midwife Emma McNerlin reflects on the phenomenon of “baby brain” in pregnant and new mothers and explores it’s reported effects on creativity.    By Emma McNerlin   Pregnancy gets some very bad press when it comes to the effect it has on the mother’s brain. Add this to the nausea, painful joints, swollen breasts and […]

  • Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 
    Feelings of Loss As An Expat Mom 

    This is Mareike’s personal account on how she empathized with her daughter losing a friend who’s relocating and how she dealt with it.   By Mareike Schoenig   Being an expat is all about meeting all kinds of people. We meet them, get to know them, enjoy every moment together, and eventually create a bond […]