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November 13, 2014
Worldschooling-art

Worldschooling: the World as Classroom and Teacher

A growing number of parent-educators are world schooling: traveling for the purpose of educating globally-minded children. Worldschoolers use international travel as the classroom, and its varied […]
November 6, 2014
Children Birding

Birding with Children: Every child can be a backyard birder

Birding is something all children in the world can enjoy. It can be done without cost. Birding can be done in the middle of the city, […]
November 3, 2014
Día de Muertos

Día de Muertos: Looking Death in the Face, as a Family

Visiting the Manzanillo square, the flicker of hundreds of votive candles ushered in the first night of the Día de Muertos, the Day of the Dead, […]
October 30, 2014
National Park picture

Volunteering with Children at National Parks in Exchange for Free Camping

Volunteering in the National Parks of the United States has been one of the most enjoyable ways we have funded our U.S. travel and worldschooled our children. […]
October 23, 2014
Girl baby

Government Hospital in Belize: a horrific birth story

Stacey-jean assists Veronica (not her real name) as she labors in horrific conditions at a government hospital in Belize. Prelude The below story is graphic and […]
October 22, 2014
Driving Safely in Mexico

Driving in Mexico: Five Must-Know Survival Strategies

The thought of driving in Mexico can be intimidating, unless you become familiar with these five strategies for safety. 1. The Glorieta: Going in Circles Traffic […]
October 16, 2014
Eating With Your Hands

Filipino Eating Etiquette, Kamayan Style: the proper way to eat with your hands

Filipino Eating Etiquette: meeting the Filipino in-laws I was meeting my soon-to-be-fiance’s parents for the first time. Brent is a first-generation American, raised by Filipino parents. […]
October 14, 2014
Belize Green Iguana

Belize’s Iguana Project: A Royally Wild Experience

Belize’s Iguana Project will get you as close to an iguana as you ever wanted to be.  Located at San Ignacio Resort Hotel, it’s the area´s […]