Wednesday, May 28, 2014

moving abroad with older kids: where's the road map?

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I'm honored to have joined the writing team at A Life Overseas. My first post for them went up today and is about moving abroad with older kids. Here's an excerpt:

What I didn’t expect was how hard I would take it all as the parent. We had prayed and talked through everything about our move and decided that putting our kids into a Peruvian school was important to us. We just didn’t realize what we were asking of our kids. The day I rode in a taxi and dropped my 5 year old off for his first day of kindergarten in a language he didn’t understand at all about broke my heart. This wasn’t the kindergarten experience that I had dreamed of for him.

You can read the rest here!

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