Back to Basics

Episode 33: This modest podcast was lovingly cobbled together on foundational concepts surrounding TCKs (Third Culture Kids). For our 33rd episode we revisit the those concepts to see what's changed, what's stayed the same, what tents have expanded, what hallways are busy, and what not to take for granted in the exciting world of TCKs.  … Continue reading Back to Basics

Monster-Trucks: The TCK of Vehicles

Episode 32: Chris and Jerry enjoy being in the company of one of the best humans in the world, Josh Altmanshofer (who happens to be a long-time-listener, first-time-caller)! Together they meander through discussion on common misconceptions about TCKs, the pain of unexpected departures, and have some meta-deep reflections on the surprisingly monocultural nature of cross-cultural … Continue reading Monster-Trucks: The TCK of Vehicles

The Hand You’re Dealt

Episode 31: We accept one more Chris as a "walk-in" on the podcast where we delve into privilege, COVID's continuing effects on schools, talking with teens, and dealing with people as individuals... it's a lot to unpack and we're glad to have Dylan Malone of the "Movies & Chill with Zak and Dill" podcast to … Continue reading The Hand You’re Dealt

Cognitive Bias II

Episode 29: Fueled by the amazing cleaning power of Oxyclean, Diesel and Clooney take on even MORE cognitive biases! Scrubbing through everything from conspiracy theories and global queuing issues, we investigate being trapped in IKEA with Stockholm Syndrome, displaced surnames, and issue an apology to the nation of Spain. We'd love to hear from YOU! … Continue reading Cognitive Bias II

Cognitive Bias

Episode 28: Leaping skillfully from coffee aliases to airline frequent flyer programs, Diesel and Clooney unpack Cognitive Biases whilst addressing not so common sense, queue-jumping, and criticism sandwiches – ultimately striving to create our own named and recognized cognitive bias.  We'd love to hear from YOU! Send thoughts, reactions, or topics you'd like to have … Continue reading Cognitive Bias

Preventative Care and Research

Episode 27: So much to unpack, so little time! The phenomenal Lauren Wells and Tanya Crossman join Diesel and Clooney to discuss their newly released, incredibly impactful research into Third Culture Kids, childhood mobility, and “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” Being misunderstood, the city of Chattanooga, grief towers, and your car’s extended warranty also get thrown into … Continue reading Preventative Care and Research

Bringing in the expert: Dr. Anisha Abraham!

Episode 24: Taking this podcast up a notch, Chris & Jerry glean an abundance of wisdom on teens, mental health, future trends, and so much more from Dr. Anisha Abraham (, author of the insightful book, "Raising Global Teens", Acting Chief of Division of Adolescent Medicine and Children's National Hospital in Washington DC, inspiration for … Continue reading Bringing in the expert: Dr. Anisha Abraham!