Being a Distance Grandparent: A Book for ALL Generations (Distance Families)

Author: Helen Ellis M.A.

Language: English

Summary: Is your family geographically scattered? Has globalisation made your family a Distance Family? This book tells the candid story of how Distance Parents and Distance Grandparents struggle – and succeed – to adapt to their new reality. This isn’t family life as they had imagined it.If you are a Distance Parent or Distance Grandparent, all those how, why and what-if questions will find answers in these pages. You’ll realise, perhaps for the first time, that you’re not alone on your journey. Continue reading “Being a Distance Grandparent: A Book for ALL Generations (Distance Families)”

Il consolo

Author: Orsola Severini Language: Italiano Summary: Orsola ha trentaquattro anni, due figli piccoli, una bella casa ai Parioli, un lavoro part-time per stare dietro alla famiglia, un grosso cane e una vita apparentemente perfetta. Nonostante una ferrea educazione femminista e comunista, la sua realizzazione maggiore è essere madre, lo ha sognato sin da quando era bambina e le sono piaciute talmente tanto le sue due … Continue reading Il consolo

L’Anno dell’Alpaca

Author: Gianmarco Sicuro

Language: Italiano

Summary: L’anno dell’alpaca è il racconto del lungo viaggio di chi si ritrova, suo malgrado, dall’altra parte del pianeta quando l’Organizzazione mondiale della Sanità annuncia l’inizio di una pandemia. Mentre il mondo si chiude in casa, la cronaca personale di Giammarco Sicuro, inviato speciale della redazione Esteri del Tg2, fa conoscere al lettore le realtà e le vicende umane di tre continenti: dal Perù dei primi casi accertati, alla Spagna in lockdown. Dalla Corea del Sud divenuta un modello di gestione del virus, al dramma di Messico e Brasile. Continue reading “L’Anno dell’Alpaca”

Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages

Author: Gaston Dorren

Language: English

Summary: Welcome to Europe as you’ve never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects. Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston Dorren takes us on an intriguing tour of the continent, from Proto-Indo-European (the common ancestor of most European languages) to the rise and rise of English, via the complexities of Welsh plurals and Czech pronunciation.

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Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids: A Practical Guide to Preventive Care

Author: Lauren Wells Language: English Summary: If we could ensure that our TCKs would grow up healthy and resilient, we would do it in a heartbeat. In Raising up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids, Lauren Wells has gifted us with a gentle guide and a preventive health primer, unique in the field of third culture kid literature. This book is a goldmine of … Continue reading Raising Up a Generation of Healthy Third Culture Kids: A Practical Guide to Preventive Care

Raising global nomads: parenting abroad in an on-demand world

Author: Robin Pascoe

Language: English

Summary: A lot has changed since well-known Canadian author Robin Pascoe wrote Culture Shock! A Parent’s Guide. The world has become globalized, digitalized, and sadly, terrorized. That’s the big picture that Pascoe examines in Raising Global Nomads. In her own life, the author’s day job raising her two children has ended as her daughter begins a career as an environmental activist and her son heads to university. In her fifth book for expatriate families, the author recounts with honesty and trademark humour what worked for her family and shares the hard lessons learned. Parenting styles in general, and of third culture kids in particular, have changed dramatically, prompting this timely and comprehensive reexamination of the challenges of parenting abroad — Source: amazon.com

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