For families living internationally, access to books can be a real challenge. Filling a suitcase with books isn’t so practical, and libraries in your new location may not exist (or don’t offer books in your native language). A great reading app on a mobile device may be the solution your family needs.
Any web page can be viewed in nearly 100 different languages by using the Google Translate extension.
A subset of families living internationally are those involved in Christian service. These families have a unique cross-cultural lifestyle and are typically involved in sharing with others about their faith or in service ministries such as education, healthcare, social justice, literacy, or economic development.
There are several great book selling sites that offer delivery internationally, sometimes even FREE delivery anywhere in the world.
Numerous web portals can help your family find the right university.
Finding a supportive community is vital to a good experience living in a new culture. It will provide social opportunities for both parents and children and allow you to exchange ideas and advice.
Numerous free educational resources are available online, and the list below includes some of the best free sites for those living in another culture.
If you are experiencing a major transition as an internationally mobile family, a seminar or coaching session may be helpful.
Not everyone needs to learn a new language when they move to a new culture. But it certainly can help with feeling more at home.
Sometimes families need to reach out for help. Whether you’re dealing with a crisis or facing the challenging aspects of living in another culture, counseling or coaching is a good option to support your family.
Explore more about the experience of living in another culture and find resources to help with transitions, stress, and culture shock.
Books are a great way to open up your child’s imagination to what life will be like in another culture and what it means to be a cross-cultural kid.
Take some practical steps to protect your family while living internationally. These worksheets help you identify and discuss your family's vulnerabilities.