Worlds apart: The challenges of global parenting

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 28 2013 10:31 a.m. MDT

"They love the fact that when someone talks vaguely about Asia, they have the dust of the place under their nails. It’s a visceral experience for them. It’s sensorial. They know what it smells like, they know what it tastes like," Dalton-Bradford said. "When someone says the exotic word Singapore, they know what the humidity feels like. They are grateful for it."

And despite the lack of continuity and what could end up being a seventh language under their belt, this international family sticks together.

Because they are Bradfords, and this is what they do.

Emmilie Buchanan-Whitlock is an intern for the Deseret News with Mormon Times. She recently graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Contact her by email: or on Twitter: emmiliewhitlock

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