Fran Ellers and her family, longtime residents of Louisville, Ky., moved to Tijuana, Mexico, in October 2014. Fran’s husband, Mark Schaver, changed careers to become a diplomat with the Foreign Service of the U.S. State Department. Fran, a family therapist and social worker, hopes to continue her career abroad. The family’s next post will be in the Dominican Republic starting in February 2017. Fran and Mark have two children, Zoe, 20, a junior at the University of North Carolina, and Jack, 17, who is living with his parents in Tijuana while he finishes high school in San Diego.