Raise Kids with Hearts, Smarts
& GLOBAL Vision
Who we are:
We're Caroline & Dale, a husband and wife-led team eager to share our passion & experience living out a meaningful international life.
We mentor parents to raise their children as globally engaged citizens. We offer simple steps & tools to help you navigate this process, drawing from our own background as bridge-builders, communicators, educators, learners, parents & travelers.
We've created YourGlobalFamily for people-loving, curious minds eager to know the whole wide world through vibrant learning, community interaction, and immersive life experiences.
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You Can Travel the World Right at Home
What is the key to living out a truly global mindset at home? Can we expand our worldview when it seems our only view is a pile of diapers or bills?
5 Secrets to Marriage Success Across Divides
Two sets of German friends – each in a marriage across the former East-West Germany divide – share the challenges they face. Here's what we can learn.
How to Become a Natural at Crossing Cultures
Becoming a natural...when I wasn't at first – This is my story of becoming a cross-cultural ambassador in a way I didn't expect. And how you can, too!
"An inspiring and practical read for millennials thinking about how to make
their family (or future family) better global citizens."
– Laura Abbott • Linguist & Instructor (and a millenial)
"What happened in that year changed Caroline and her family forever.
It’ll change you, too. Get your copy. Read it. Do so etching big and bold.
Your best future is waiting!"
– Frank McKinley, Author & Blogger
"One of those books you carry with you everywhere in case you have 2 minutes to read.
It pulls you right in, and before one chapter ends, you are already planning
to read another one... and then another one... and another one, etc."
– Ewelina Kopera • Busy mom of two young boys (Polish, now living in the U.S.)
"We missed the opportunity to take our kids overseas.
However, after reading this book, we are ready to take on other
opportunities which are outside our comfort zone."
– Scott & Wendy Behm • New empty-nesters
"As someone who is originally from China, this book captured my attention from
the very first page! I could identify many of the scenes and things as a Chinese
and understand how Caroline felt as an outsider."
– Sierra Tan • Education Consultant, Teacher & new mom
"My daughter and her family are right now moving to Germany and I know
Jumping Out of the Mainstream is going to give her some helpful insights."
– Rick Bradford • Pastor, father & grandfather
Got a cross-cultural or intercultural story to share? Want to guest post? Eager to trade services for mutual benefit? Interested in being part of a team of collaborators? Contact us HERE.