Travel with Kids Travel Articles

Family travel in this century doesn’t necessarily mean Disney World and Florida beaches. Learn why and how you might want to take your family on a round the world trip, making the world your kids’ classroom while going on the best field trip ever.

 


Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel
Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How 'bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?
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Preparing Young Children To Fly
Preparing Young Children To Fly Jenn Miller has been traveling with kids for nineteen years across six continents and nearly nearly 40 countries. She has a master's degree in toddler travel, having ridden that merry-go-round five times over a ten year span. She weighs in on airplane etiquette for children, how to prepare at home, and structure for success.
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21 Reasons to Travel Around the World with Kids…From Those Who Have Done It
21 Reasons to Travel Around the World with Kids…From Those Who Have Done It People often say that they want to travel while they're young because once they have kids, it'll be too late. Adam Seper talks to several families who are doing long-term travel with kids to find out just how false that misconception is and how rewarding it is to explore the world as a family.
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Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico
Ignore the Myths and Take The Kids to Mexico If you follow conventional wisdom, you'll keep yourself (and your kids) far away from "dangerous" Mexico. Rachel Denning reveals that the orthodoxy is nothing more than urban legend that should be ignored, resulting in a fabulous family travel adventure.
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Traveling With Kids: 5 Tips for Staying Safe
Traveling With Kids: 5 Tips for Staying Safe Traveling with kids is different than traveling alone, or as a couple. Jenn Miller has spent two decades adventuring with children, on all continents. She shares five tips for making it safer, no matter whether you're headed across the state to Grandma's, or around the world to the edge of the world.
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Family Health and Safety on a RTW Trip
Family Health and Safety on a RTW Trip If you're taking off on an adventure with your family, then health and safety are going to be two of your biggest concerns. Take some time and carefully think through your plans for keeping people healthy and safe on the road! Jenn Miller will walk you through the basics!
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What Travel Has Meant to My Education
What Travel Has Meant to My Education Travel has long been accepted as a vital part of a well-rounded education. Having traveled full-time from the age of eleven, Hannah Miller shares insight on what seven years of travel on five continents have meant to her education.
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5 Road Schooling Ideas
5 Road Schooling Ideas One important aspect of long term travel with kids that must be considered is education. Jenn Miller has home schooled her kids since birth and is in her eighth year of road schooling them as they adventure. Read along and think through your philosophy, curriculum options, and hands on ideas for how to make it happen as you hit the road.
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Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School
Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School Have you ever been tempted to just take your kids out of school and hit the road? Maybe you worried about getting permission or how to demonstrate what your child would learn while traveling. Jennifer Miller skipped most of third and eighth grade because her family was traveling. Those were the best two years of her "schooling," and she went on to become a teacher herself! She will show you how to craft a pitch to your school administrators and how to quantify the learning for your child, and perhaps even benefit every child in your kid's class!
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Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids
Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids Many families debate whether or not traveling with their kids is a worthwhile or healthy thing to do. Hannah Miller, a teen who's traveled all over the world, shares a few of the reasons family travel is not only a good thing, but a highly beneficial way of life for both parents and children!
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