Canada is our third international move as a family but between us both, hubby and I have done about 50 moves...before we met, together, within countries and to new countries. That’s a lot of packing and unpacking! We made our first big move as a family in 2008 to the USA. Our daughter, Lauren, was … Continue reading Moving Countries? Calculate the Stress Load.
Moving Countries? Teenager in Turmoil
‘You are going to Chile to live with your Aunt’ The words were like a wave washing over me suddenly, leaving me drenched, confused and gasping for oxygen. Did I hear that correctly? I’m leaving Jamaica, my school and my friends...to go where? The decision had been made. My brother and I were heading to Santiago, … Continue reading Moving Countries? Teenager in Turmoil
I created this space to share my experiences of life on the move, living through change and the inevitable lessons along the journey. What it’s like to move when you are a teen, a young adult, a parent? I’ll share what makes it different as we peer through these various lenses, how to prepare for an international move, and how to adjust when you’ve landed. But first, here's my story in a nutshell and one of my greatest beliefs.