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Raising Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship / Family / Personal

It’s exciting to see my kids learning important life skills at a much younger age than I did, and actually earning money with these skills! I suppose when I was around 14 years old, I did start doing random work for people, including typing documents, computer repair, or consulting people on computer purchases, just because there were people who insisted on paying me to do...

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How Fulfilling Are Your Relationships? Family / Friends / Goals / Personal / Spirituality / Travel

How connected do you feel to your partner or your kids? To extended family and friends? To a community? And how fulfilling are those connections for all involved? In our modern culture, we’re often taught the value of becoming self-reliant and independent. Sometimes as we “succeed” in this, it leads to a sense of isolation. Or we may shut ourselves off from deeper emotions in order to...

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2018 in Review Family / Personal / Travel

What a year this has been for our family! We’ve had our share of difficult times, but also many incredibly fulfilling moments. We look back in gratitude and awe that we have created an intentional life that is far from mundane, but rich in friendships, growth, and service. Here are some of the highlights of 2018 for our family: Travel As a family, we traveled...

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Highlights from 2017 Family / Friends / Personal / Travel

I love looking back at the past year as a whole because it gives me a chance to see at a glance all our combined activities and experiences, and feel gratitude for what we were able to do during the year. This year especially, I’m feeling some surprise and awe for all the incredible experiences we’ve had and the achievements we’ve realized. In this post,...

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Lessons Learned Family / Friends / Personal / Spirituality

Each Sunday, I write an email to everyone who has signed up for my Weekly NOW email series. Each week is completely different…I’ve written about our transition to setting down some roots in San Miguel De Allende and purchasing a house there, I’ve written about struggles and triumphs in my business, about what worldschooling looks like for our family, and about personal matters that I...

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Finding Home In San Miguel De Allende Family / Mexico / San Miguel

As you may have seen on Facebook, our traveling family of five recently purchased a home in beautiful San Miguel De Allende, Mexico! We fell in love with this place the first time we visited. We love the culture, the growing worldschooling community, the many opportunities for our girls to take classes at reasonable prices, the eternal spring climate, and of course, the low cost...

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12 Tips For Extended Travel With Children Education / Family / Personal / Travel

Traveling with our children for the past seven years has been more of a catalyst for learning than we ever imagined, and our expectations were quite high to begin with. We value learning together in new and unfamiliar territory, expanding our comfort zones, and exploring the wonders to be savored in foreign lands. The reality we identified with at the time we started our journey...

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Family / Personal / Travel

Is it safe to travel the world with your family? One question I hear over and over from people considering traveling with their family is, “How do I keep my family safe while traveling?” In this video, I share my own tips for traveling safely as a family, drawing from our family’s experience over the last seven years of travel.  I also share some common...

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A Scrumptious Hibernation in Nelson, New Zealand Education / Family / Food / Music / New Zealand / Personal / Travel

Believe it or not, we’re homebodies. It may seem paradoxical that we’re also long-term traveling, worldschooling adventurers. Those things don’t typically go together, do they? But for us, they seem to work out quite magically. I’m reminded of the hobbits in Lord of the Rings. They aren’t necessarily wired for adventures, but some find travel to be invaluably “precious” in their journey through life. We see worldschooling as a...

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A Reunion of Friends in Nelson, New Zealand Family / Friends / New Zealand / Photography

One of the most amazing things about traveling as a family is becoming friends with other traveling families. It is really fun to get together and play in different places around the world! We feel exceptionally fortunate that we had two of these wonderful families to adventure with during our stay. New Zealand was a first for all of us, and it was great to discover...

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