Hidden Immigrants at School, Babble

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Today I’m writing at Babble about sending Third Culture Kids to school in their passport countries. Another way to describe them is as ‘hidden immigrants.’ They look like everyone else but they don’t think like everyone else. This causes their particular struggles to often fall between the cracks. They look like they should fit in, should know what to do, should understand the culture. But they don’t. What is a parent to do?

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We sent our TCKs to school for one year in the US while my husband studied at the University of Minnesota and in this piece I offer some tips based on the things we learned. We had a great year but it wasn’t all smooth sailing.

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*image via unsplash by S. Zolkin