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Mosaic was the printed version of WBFN monthly pubication sent to all members; it was discontinued in 2014. Should you be interested pdf versions are made available to our members in our Mosaic Archives.

Meet Laurence Telson—Coordinator for DAPP

An Interview with Laurence Telson—the Coordinator for DAPP
Date: October 15, 2021
I am honored to continue the legacy of the DAPP. My role as DAPP Coordinator is the cumulative of the experienced I have acquired professionally and in quasi-professional moments. 

Over The Transom - When the Door Closes, a...

Over The Transom -  When the Door Closes, a Window Opens
Date: October 01, 2021
A regular day at the WBGFN office: English classes in session, conversations and interactions; only, it was eighteen months ago. Little did anybody know that we were about to venture into the unknown world of online teaching... 

A Different Sort of Homecoming

A Different Sort of Homecoming
Date: September 15, 2021
Two WBGFN members share with us the personal stories of meeting their families after the confinement. As globally mobile families, we are getting “used to” being away from our families for extended periods of time. But the recent pandemic brought another dimension that we had to accept and live with: lack of control.

Working as a Team Even When One is Away

Working as a Team
Date: August 15, 2021
No decision to move away from family, friends, career is ever taken lightly. However, the reality of our choices often feels like it’s more than we bargained for...

Traveling with Children During the COVID-19...

traveling with kids during covid
Date: July 15, 2021
After living couped up inside for two months with a toddler and a baby, my husband and I decided to travel to our home-country to be closer to family while braving the COVID-19 Pandemic...

Celebrating the Non-traditional Fathers

Ashik and his children
Date: June 18, 2021
Human lives are shaped by rules about how men and women are supposed to be: our ideas, choices, preferences, and behaviors....

Making a New Place Home

Making a new place home
Date: June 01, 2021
About 36,000 feet somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean, my tears began to flow. I wasn’t surprised....

Does being a third culture kid better equip you...

Does being a third culture kid better equip you for events like COVID 19
Date: May 15, 2021
An interesting question has come out of Covid times: Are third culture kids (TCKs)—children who accompany parents into another culture due to a parent’s job—better able to cope with the interrupted life situations we have all faced during Covid?

Fact Meets Fiction: WBGFN Member Transforms Life...

Fact Meets Fiction: WBFN Member Transforms Life as an Expat Spouse into Literary Hit
Date: May 01, 2021
Members of the WBGFN often find themselves at a career crossroads when they accompany their partner to a new posting far from home. For Gina Wilkinson this experience was key to forging a new path as a novelist.