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Raising children in a country not your own has some unique challenges. While parenting can be a challenge in and of itself, our focus here will be dealing with issues that pertain more to families who are serving in a country that is different from their "home" or passport country.
Parenting overseas while doing full-time ministry has its challenges. How do you balance having ministry and tending the needs of your family?
Technology has become more and more a part of our lives. As a parent, how does one know the advantages and pitfalls of the internet and all the devices that access it?
Parenting of children has its challenges even without adding the extra aspect of raising TCKs. Our aim is to put resources here that can help you be successful in this task.
Living overseas sometimes presents more of an opportunity to raise children who are fluent in more than one language, sometimes because children become fluent in the host-culture language and sometimes because the parents speak two different languages.