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March 22, 2016
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Stability on the Road

Question: How can a family have a normal family life and stability/consistency on the road? If you want to have stability, normally culture tells you to […]
February 21, 2016
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Travel: My Spouse Doesn’t Want to Go

So, you want to travel! You’ve done your research, read other travel blogs, and your imagination is on fire. You can’t wait to get started… but […]
July 1, 2015
Coming of Age: Making the 13th Birthday Psecial on the Road

Coming of Age: Making the 13th Birthday Special on the Road

Our family’s birthday traditions spring from our cross-cultural experiences as singles. As a teenager, I took a mission trip to Jamaica, visiting and holding meetings in […]
June 13, 2015
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Child Labor in Mexico: A Working Solution

We recently came face-to-face with the heartbreaking reality of unrelenting child labor in Mexico: child field workers. Philosophically, we wrestle with the abuse we saw. Even […]
June 5, 2015
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A Traveler’s Thanksgiving Tradition: Wherever, Whenever

Our Spanish villa is abuzz with excited energy. Josiah is sweeping our glazed terracotta veranda. Hannah is wiping up the table and clearing breakfast dishes. Jeremiah […]
April 30, 2015
FREEDOM to be POOR

Freedom to be Poor: traveling from conformity to contentment

When you travel within developing nations, you will discover that there is freedom to being poor. I am not talking about the gross oppression of many […]
November 21, 2014
Lake Catemaco

Lake Catemaco–Bring the Family to the Best Lake in Veracruz.

Lake Catemaco (Laguna de Catemaco in Spanish) is a picturesque freshwater lake in south central Veracruz. Our planned one night camping stop turned into a restful […]
November 13, 2014
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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 […]