Third Culture Parenting – Parenting Outside Your Own Culture
I wrote this guest blog post for Amanda van Mulligen’s blog about her expat life in The Netherlands but I wanted to announce it here as well because I think it’s so relevant to my own blog about parenting in Britain. Please click through to Amanda’s blog to read the whole post. And take a look around her blog – she is a fabulous writer and is having some interesting experiences herself!
Raising children can be difficult at the best of times. The way we parent is determined by many factors and our cultural environment and heritage are definitely important. I am an American mother raising my three children in the UK with a British husband. Because my children were born in England, I haven’t had the experience of bringing them up in the USA so it wasn’t until I visited my parents in my home country that I realised just how ‘English’ a mother I am……..
PLEASE CONTINUE TO READ THIS HERE http://lifewithadoublebuggy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/third-culture-parenting-parenting.html