5 (Selfish) Reasons to Travel With Your Kids

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Forget the educational, social and longterm benefits of travel for children. Jenn Miller enumerates the immediate benefits for parents: Just imagine, a whole year off of Soccer Saturdays, kid’s parties, minivan life, and the judgement of fellow parents. Sign me up.

How a Family Packs for Long Term Travel

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Jenn Miller has been traveling with her four children for seven years straight, across five continents, through more than thirty countries, by bicycle, foot, ferry, bus, train, airplane and more. They’ve lived in tents for a year at a time and put their feet up at the Four Seasons. If you’re wondering what to pack and how to pack it for any sort of adventure with kids, she can help you.

Making the World Your Global Classroom

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If you travel to learn just as much as to get away, or if you are a traveling family looking to take your kids on the ultimate field trip, check out this boots on the ground class, Volcanology and Geothermal Energy 101.

Why You Should Hostel with Your Family

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Hosteling is not just for the young gap-year traveler anymore. Jennifer Miller shows families how to choose a hostel, what to pack, how to make the most of the experience, and maybe even score a private room. (Hint: have more kids!)

How Long-Term Travel Made Me a Better Parent

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Jenn Miller steps outside th Mommy Wars to share how travel has made her a better parent

Making the World Your Global Classroom

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Follow in the footsteps of ancient warriors. Peer out from the ramparts of their fortresses. Marvel at the sophistication of these by-gone civilizations. Stand in awe at their accomplishments in medicine and mathematics, art and engineering. Learning through first-hand experiences will offer you maximum retention…long after your final test grades…long after the writing on your class notes has faded.

Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip

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What happens when your big idea, your plan for a grand adventure, is met with a, “Meh,” attitude by your children. Or worse, what do you do when they absolutely declare that they won’t go, that you’re ruining their lives and that they’d rather live with Grandma instead? Jenn Miller unpacks her toolkit for helping kids, from littles to teens, get on board and contribute to the family dream!

You Can Travel After the Kids Are Gone

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Travel is for twenty-somethings and retirees. Kids don’t need the mind-expansion or exposure to things outside their little corner of the world. Keep them home; you can travel once they’re gone.

Sharing Travel With A New Generation

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A vocal advocate for the benefits of travel for young people, Jenni describes her top reasons for happily sharing her own travel experiences with “other people’s children.”

10 Tips for Traveling with Babies

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Are you staring down your first big trip with baby and shaking in your boots? Travel with infants can terrify even the most seasoned pre-kid travelers. Jenn Miller, mother and road warrior, shares her ten tips for success when traveling with young children, and a couple of horror stories as well.