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March

2018

When the Cultural/Social Value Outweighs the Academic Value

EDUCATION

Education is a part of life for all of us. We all have educational goals for ourselves and our children. For many WorldTowners, it is a driving force for entering this lifestyle, and assessing your educational, cultural and social goals factors into how you structure your WorldTowning journey and what hometown destinations you choose. For […]

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March

2018

How We Handle Technology and Kids

EDUCATION

Hello everyone! As Worldtowners we are often asked how much technology our kids use for school and entertainment. Among the circles we travel in, we see families who use every device and online resource they can get their hands on and others who completely shun it. We definitely fall towards the later, but are not absolute […]

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September

2017

Merging Education and Socialization While Slow Traveling

CULTURE, EDUCATION

Socialization While Slow Traveling Me: …We live in (insert country). Other person: So, what do you do about school? Me: One of our kids is in a traditional school and the other is worldschooled. Other person: Really? Are you worried about socialization? Me: For which child? There is sometimes an assumption that children who are […]

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May

2017

The WorldTowning way: Encouraging young travelers

EDUCATION, TRAVEL

Bonjour friends. Today, I am remembering a post from one of my FB friends. She was at Buckingham palace in London, watching the changing of the guard. A young lady approached her and what was happening and if it was important. Apparently, the 20-something was unaware of the significance of this event. My FB friend […]

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April

2017

Can You Ruin Childhood by Traveling?

CULTURE, EDUCATION, FAMILY, TRAVEL

I was once asked if I thought it was possible to ruin childhood by traveling. Of course, my gut reaction was to give a smart-ass response and toss the question back in the questioner’s court by saying, “Do you think you are ruining your kids’ childhood by staying in one spot?” But of course I didn’t because I don’t believe a childhood is messed […]

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March

2017

What is WorldTowning?

COMMUNITY, CULTURE, DIGITAL NOMAD, EDUCATION, FAMILY, TRAVEL

Bonjour friends! Welcome to our new adventure! We have put our heart, soul, passion and experience into WorldTowning. We are now open for business and ready to bring your travel dreams to fruition. Let us help you create your epic life! What is WorldTowning? I wish I had an elevator pitch, but frankly this business is multifaceted, […]

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March

2017

What Is Worldschooling, Anyway?

EDUCATION

Bonjour friends! Happy Thursday! In anticipation of the WorldTowning launch (we are almost there folks) I will be sharing oldies, but goodies from the past several years of blogging. I can’t wait to share our new adventure with you. If you want to get a jump on the WorldTowning launch you can sign up for […]

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February

2017

Worldschooling and Socialization: What about it?

COMMUNITY, CULTURE, EDUCATION

Bonjour friends! Happy Tuesday! In anticipation of the WorldTowning launch (we are almost there folks) I will be sharing oldies, but goodies from the past several years of blogging. I can’t wait to share our new adventure with you. If you want to get a jump on the WorldTowning launch you can sign up for […]

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February

2017

Culture and Language Immersion IS Possible!

Ecuador, EDUCATION

Bonjour friends! Happy Monday! In anticipation of the WorldTowning launch (we are almost there folks) I will be sharing oldies, but goodies from the past several years of blogging. I can’t wait to share our new adventure with you. If you want to get a jump on the WorldTowning launch you can sign up for […]

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January

2017

New Year’s Resolutions: Goodbye 2016. Hello 2017!

EDUCATION

Bonjour, friends! Where oh where do I start? 2016 had its ups and downs. I don’t want to dwell on the downs because they truly showed us how strong we are, how we are growing each day as a family and how we have reached a point in this journey where there is no going back […]



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