Living the life of a TCK infers that there is transition between cultures. The resources and articles below have been put together to help understand transition and to help make the transitions in life go more smoothly.

Articles

Transitions: A Lifelong Process by Lyn Shingledecker-Wheeler
What are the phases of transition and how can I help my children (and myself) move successfully through transitions being experienced?

Dealing with Transitions
How does mobility, with the transitions TCKs experience as a result, impact who they are?

Creating Smooth Transitions — RAFT
Description of a useful tool to for parents to use to facilitate a smooth transition for their family.

Mobility
Most TCKs have high mobility in their lives. This aspect of mobility is another piece to understanding TCKs.

High School Graduates: Transitioning to North America by Lynée Ward
Suggestions, reflections and comments from previous graduates returning to North America.

Resources

Books on Transition for Adults

Books on Transition for Children and Youth

Online Transition Resources

Transitions Resources
On this page you will find a variety of resources to help you work with your children through transitions.