Articles related to aging parents

Monday, August 19, 2019

How expat families go back to school

Did you grow up near your grandparents? It's less and less common for kids to live near their grandparents. As the new school year is starting many expat kids are saying their goodbyes to the family they rarely see. These are some of the difficulties of being a long-distance family. Fewer and fewer people live around the corner from their parents and grandparents. As a parent, the loss of a child to expatriation can feel like a kind of bereavement, but only if you let it be.

Topics: familyaging parentslong-distance familyexpats

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Monday, July 1, 2019

No nation generation

Insights into the trends that enable the lifestyle of the digital nomads, expats - the No Nation Generation. We live in an increasingly globalized World with a growing international population. These are some of the trends that enable more and more of us to easily pack up and move to new countries or cities. But the same difficulties that have existed since the first immigrants, still remain.

Topics: familyaging parentsexpatslong-distance family

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Mother's Day Special - Growing new roots

Mawuena has a very distributed family and know's firsthand the difficulty of maintaining the family bond across time zones and continents. With herself living in on the US West Coast and her family living in Germany, Austria, France, and even Toga.

Topics: familyaging parentsexpatslong-distance family

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Monday, May 6, 2019

One way ticket

How much of ourselves should we give to those we love and how much must we betray them to grow up? I've lived in a different country than my parents for nearly 15 years. Having moved away for studies, I continued for work and have yet to return.

Topics: long-distance familyaging parentsfamilyexpats

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