Are Cruises Safe? A Cruise Safety Guide For Parents

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More than 11 million US passengers went on a cruise in 2014 but generated only 34 reported incidents. And this trend seems to stay stable year after year.

Five Reasons Parents Should Travel With Their Kids

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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!

A Mother Finds Courage On a Zip-Line in Boise

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A mother finds her courage on a Zipline in Boise with her son.

Educational Travel: How to Get Permission and Justify the Experience to Your Local School

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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!

Long Term Travel As Education

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Have you ever wondered what long term traveling families “do about keeping up with school” for their kids? Perhaps you’re asking the wrong question. Jenn Miller, world schooling mother of four, teacher by trade, discusses world schooling as a viable educational alternative.

Slow Down!

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With your map unrolled on the dining room table, it’s tempting to keep adding dots to your itinerary. After all, you don’t want to miss anything! Grab a glass of wine and sit down with Jenn Miller as she explains why they’ve learned to travel slower, and see the benefits of a less hectic pace for long-term travel.

One Family’s Journey to Full Time Travel

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Seven years into open-ended world travel, Jenn Miller shares a secret: She never meant to travel long-term. Jenn shares the plans, hard work, and serendipities that transformed their one year journey into an epic adventure of a lifetime.

5 Road Schooling Ideas

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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.

Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Families

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A relaxing, independently-planned family vacation is often just a question of finding the right destination. For Jane Graham and her family, that destination was Croatia and its islands – here’s why.

Challenging Cultural Norms Through Travel

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There are some commonalities that I’ve noticed among young people who are encouraged to flap their wings as early as they possibly can. There is something about the experience of having to take responsibility for yourself in the real world, struggle through hard things, and get way outside your comfort zone that causes an otherwise ordinary teen to do extraordinary things. So, what qualities do these kids share?