FAWCO Alumnae USA (FAUSA): an association of individuals who share the common experience of having lived abroad and have returned to North America, many of whom were members of clubs that belonged to the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO). The FAUSA website is designed to assist with the repatriation experience of its members by serving as a resource for information, facilitating international ties, and providing a local social network.
InterNations: an online magazine and community for expatriates worldwide – present in over 300 cities and 180 countries around the globe.
Expat Exchange – Repatriation: offers up-to-date articles about repatriating and a ‘Returning Home Forum’ for networking with other repats.
I Am a Triangle: A community for those who have lived in various cultures and countries, whether as children, teens or adults.
Families in Global Transition: The global leader in cross-cultural education and training to support the entire expat family.
Beyond Mommying: FAUSA Member and young mother, Melissa Roy, shares her life after repatriating from Dublin to South Florida with her husband and children.
The Ultimate Checklist for Returning US Expats - CNN Travel, 21 February 2012
Families in Transition: Abroad and Home Again. Presented at the FAWCO Conference in Bern, Switzerland, March 2013.
The Art of Coming Home, by Craig Storti (1997) - A more academic approach to the challenges of repatriation. Renowned interculturalist Storti dissects the challenges for the reassigned employee, spouse and children and provides useful tips and suggestions for all.
Homeward Bound: A Spouse's Guide to Repatriation, by Robin Pascoe (2000) - A solid, touching and humorous look at the real problems of repatriation by Ms. Pascoe, who is often referred to as the “Seinfeld of the relocation business."
Mixed Blessings: A Guide to Multicultural and Multiethnic Relationships, by Rhoda Berlin and Harriet Cannon (2013) - There are both upsides and challenges to the multicultural life. Through twelve couples' stories, Mixed Blessings gives readers new ideas and tips on how to make multicultural relationships work. Visit the authors’ website at http://www.mixed-blessings.com/home.html to learn of services they provide for expatriots.
Strangers at Home: Essays on the Effects of Living Overseas and Coming "Home" to a Strange Land, by C D Smith (1996) - Military brats, global nomads, missionary kids, and others who have spent some years overseas--whether in childhood or as adults--will be interested in this collection of essays by authors who have lived overseas and/or raised children in other cultures.
"Neither Here Nor There," by film director/producer/editor, Emma Ryan Yamazaki