Special Announcement



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.

What is the Families in Global Transition...

What is the Families in Global Transition Conference
Author : Alex Alba
Date: August 15, 2019
What is the Families in Global Transition Conference and How Can It Be Useful to You?

Entertaining Kids on a Plane Trip

Entertaining Kids on a Plane Trip
Date: July 11, 2019
Flying with a baby?  A toddler? A five-year old? Long flights often make kids cranky, crazy and generally difficult to handle

More Than Organizing: Traveling and Relocating...

More Than Organizing: Traveling and Relocating with Four Children
Author : Alex Alba
Date: July 01, 2019
Find out how Hely takes road trips with a large family.

Launching the Disabilities Program for the WBG...

Disability Program
Author : Alex Alba
Date: June 01, 2019
Do you have a family member with a disability? The WBFN launched the Disabilities Program in May. Find out how the launch went, and what our team is working on.

Relocating with Teenagers

Relocating with Teenagers
Author : Alex Alba
Date: May 30, 2019
Scott and his spouse, who are Australian, relocated to Bangkok in 2018 with two teenagers. Their son is sixteen and their daughter is thirteen. Prior to this move they raised their children in Washington DC for twelve years...

The Art of Raising Citizens of the World: a How-...

The Art of Raising Citizens of the World: a How-To Guide
Date: May 01, 2019
Parenting is hard; but parenting multicultural children in a country you don’t know well adds another layer of difficulty. Raising children in a culture different than your own while helping them develop their own identity is immensely rewarding but also quite tough.

My Volunteering Story (with some singing)

Date: April 01, 2019
I have been a volunteer of World Bank Family Network for the past six years working to strengthen its mission supporting the families of WBG staff.

Ghadir—Regional Champion at the WBFN

Author : Alex Alba
Date: April 01, 2019
Ghadir is one of four regional champions at the WBFN. A native of Sudan, she currently lives in New Delhi, where her husband is a staff member at the WBG’s country office. 

Aline Builds a Community after Relocation

Aline and her husband with baby Bia
Author : Alex Alba
Date: March 01, 2019
How do we connect with people in a new country? What are some of the ways that we can make friends and start to build a community?