¡Auxilio, mi hija no habla español!

En un ámbito tan lleno de cambios como lo es la transición migratoria, la única constante que encuentro en todas mis consultas es el temor y la queja constantes de los padres hispanohablantes que ven como sus retoños pierden el idioma español en frente de sus ojos y sin poder hacer nada. Y es queContinue reading “¡Auxilio, mi hija no habla español!”

G.R.A.C.I.A.S. Spanish Word to Experience this Thanksgiving

Living in the United States was one of the most enriching experiences of my life. I married in Fort Worth, Texas, my children were born there as well, I learned to speak English and found wonderful friends. The States were my home for twelve years and that means that I have spent most of myContinue reading “G.R.A.C.I.A.S. Spanish Word to Experience this Thanksgiving”

Kids and the 4 Stages of Transition

Transition is the only constant in life. Ever since we are born we have to deal with changes that somehow shape our personality. Nowadays, moving overseas is commonly found and encouraged by cross-cultural trainers, families and employers. The Global Expatriates Forecast for the Worldwide Market Report stated that there are roughly 58 million expats worldwideContinue reading “Kids and the 4 Stages of Transition”

Self-Reflections of my Son Eddie about his Life as a Latino TCK

Being a TCK (Third Culture Kid) can be quite the confusing experience, for others and myself. Especially in school, the name Eduardo Alejandro Garcia in Germany stands out amongst a sea of “Tims” and “Florians”. Most people immediately assume I’m from Spain and I have to clarify that I’m actually Venezuelan. Of course I alsoContinue reading “Self-Reflections of my Son Eddie about his Life as a Latino TCK”

La Mujer Latina en el Extranjero

“Soy una mujer, y yo soy una latina. Esas son las cosas que hacen que mi escritura sea distinta. Esas son las cosas que le dan poder a mis escritos.” Sandra Cisneros  Y es que en este recorrido que hacemos como viajeras permanentes, el escrito de nuestras vidas es fuerte, decidido y tenaz, como elContinue reading “La Mujer Latina en el Extranjero”

Reflections of an expat on Global Issues

Due to the latest events presented by the media around the world and the loads of nasty comments on media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram regarding human rights, immigration policies, refugees and globalization, I have felt the strong need to give my opinion and stand up to the intolerance of many. However, I encounterContinue reading “Reflections of an expat on Global Issues”

El Gran Paso

Has decidido dejar tu zona de confort y mudarte a otro país con los tuyos. Después de mucho pensar has comenzado a transitar el camino de las despedidas y la separación. ¡Qué de recuerdos! Escribir estas líneas me transporta a hace unos años cuando decidimos dejarlo todo y venirnos a Alemania con la idea deContinue reading “El Gran Paso”