Tag Archive: travel with children

Jul
04

Oh the Freedom!

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The sale of our house closed without a hitch last week. We are living in our motorhome and are now officially debt free.  Oh, how good it feels to type these words! I feel like there has been yet another shift in our reality.  It’s the feeling of freedom, of knowing that we are untethered. …

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Mar
14

Advice for the Aspiring Traveling Family

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There are so many amazing families out there who are living their dreams of long term travel.  I have asked a few of them to help me pool their collective wisdom to give our family, and other families who are aspiring travellers, some advice. Here is what they had to say: Don’t Pack Too Much! …

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Oct
17

Five Ways to Prepare Kids to Travel

It is so important to us to prepare our children for our upcoming travels.  We want them to be engaged and excited about our planning and our trip.  Here are five things we do to help keep up their level of excitement. 1. Tell stories If you have traveled in the past before you had …

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Aug
08

Feels Like Home

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Mike and I have traveled to the Kootenay region of British Columbia many times before.  I have many relatives out there and it is one of our favorite places to camp in BC.  But on our recent trip there for the first time we started to consider living there.  I am not sure if it …

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Aug
05

Unschooling Doesn’t Stop For Summer Vacation

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The best way to travel with children is to travel slowly.  We like to break up our journeys into manageable sections with breaks every hour or two.  This way we limit the requisite “Are we there yet?” whining from the back seat.  We love to stop at places of interest and so we can all …

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Aug
01

Decide. Commit.

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It is not the decision you make that is most important, it is the degree of commitment with which you make the decision –Bo Barllett The first and most important step in achieving any goal is making the commitment to it.  That is how every big thing in my life has been accomplished.  I made …

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Jul
19

And What About Retirement?

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We’ve all heard this kind of story before and many of us know someone something like this has happened to: (Wo)man works all their lives, slaving away for a paycheck with the dream of one day being able to retire and finally live their dreams.  Six weeks after retirement they drop dead from a heart …

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Jul
06

Interview – With 2 Kids in Tow

With 2 Kids in Tow is another one of my favorite family travel blogs.  What I love about this blog is that they don’t let having children in tow stop them from having adventures like  hiking rice terraces, checking out hanging coffins, and getting off of the beaten track  AND they do it on a …

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Jun
20

The Four Walls That Trap Us

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I believe in the power of positive thinking, but I have got to tell you I am starting to get a little depressed. I honestly thought our house would be sold by now, that by summer we would be gallivanting through China.  But here we are still, trapped by these four walls. We can’t leave …

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Jun
06

30 Traveling Families Share Their Best Educational Experiences

One of my biggest reasons for wanting to travel with my children is to give them a global education. An education that is not about memorization but is about learning through living. No matter what their educational philosophy,  be it unschooling, traditional homeschooling, or immersion in public or private schools, traveling families will all agree …

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