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Filled with stress management tools, a TCK Comfort Kit is a personalized kit for a child to use during times of transitions and stress. In 2006, I moved to the Gulf Coast of Mississippi to work with families affected by Hurricane Katrina. Many of them had lost everything: their homes, their pets, even friends and family who had been scattered to new places.  As you can imagine, it was an extremely …

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Easing the Transition In my last post we talked about what to expect when moving with kids. Now let’s talk about how to make these transitions easier on your kids. I sent a survey to US Foreign Service families and I got some great responses on what has helped get kids through these time periods. While the physical aspects of a move might not take that much time, the planning, …

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What to Expect A while back, I sent a survey out to US Foreign Services families about transitions and moving with kids. I asked how their children responded to moving and major transitions in the past. I got a lot of great feedback from 60 respondents, much of which is in line with my research. Of the 60 respondents, 11 responded that their children had no problems with moves in …

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I don’t know about you, but my family hates being so far away from my kids and my kids miss their grandparents, cousins and aunts and uncles terribly. Visiting often is just not an option for us. So Skyping/Facetime has become the next best thing. I am so grateful for this technology but it does at times create it’s own challenges. My 3 year old for example will ask to …

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