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The Big Purple Blob PODCAST

Mar 29, 2023

Many parents face a child who may say "I want to die."  How do we handle something like that?  Especially when the path for support isn't exactly clear.  Is it a rant and offhand remark similar to "you're ruining my life!"?   Or, does this indicate emotional distress which I need to address? How can I address...

Mar 23, 2023


Trailing spouse life is not always easy.  Join us to get ideas.  Please connect with us on the challenges you are facing to be featured on an upcoming episode of the Big Purple Blob.

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Mar 15, 2023

"If I seek help for my own health struggle, I worry that it could affect (or limit) my medical clearance and ability to work." 

Have you or someone you know had this worry while working overseas? 

Join the Purple Blob for a light discussion with Susie & Angi to acknowledge the fears that many people in the diplo...

Mar 8, 2023

How do we keep spiritual growth or faith consistant as we move around the world?  This episode focuses on raising kids with faith.

  • Our experiences exercising our religious faith traditions and passing them onto our families in the context of being an Expat.
  • How did we pass on (or choose not to pass on) our faith...

Mar 1, 2023

Katie shares the resources and questions to research when figuring out the best fit international school for your child with special needs.  As an expert in teaching and specializing in supporting kids with special needs around the world, Katie knows what she's talking about.  
This episode is full of specific steps to...