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Could Homeschooling be for you?

Hilarye Homeschooling 3 Comments

  I’ve only been doing this parent thing for 6 years. Wow, it feels like a lot longer than that. But one of the worst parts of everyday parenting I have come across to date is having to make life altering decisions that affect your children. It is terrifying!!! I constantly wonder- am I ruining them for life? Every thing …

American Girl Wellie Wishers Review

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  My oldest is obsessed with all things American Girl. I am serious, straight up obsessed. She spends hours and hours pouring over the American Girl magazines, reading the books and when she gets a chance watching American Girl YouTube videos. She would have her own doll, but I really wanted to wait until she was older (she’s 6 years …

Teaching Children About The World | Little Passports Homeschooling Review

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As you likely know by now I am passionate about teaching my kids about the world, usually from hands on travel experiences. It’s a gift that Reid and I are giving our children, really. A gift of understanding, acceptance and love. Even at a young age I want them to appreciate the beauty of different places and different cultures. We …

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Playschooling and a trip to the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga

Hilarye Family Travel Tips, Homeschooling 2 Comments

  We’ve all heard the terms homeschooling, road schooling and unschooling but in light of the recent NPR article that talks about how play is important essential to brain development and the fact that many schools are cutting recess down even further I’m coining the new term play schooling and am making sure my children get as much hands off …

5 ways to inspire the love of travel in your children

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The world is a beautiful place full of marvelous things, wonderful sights, kind and generous people, and so much more. Our biggest goal and dream is to travel the world, but not when our children are grown and gone but now, TOGETHER as a family. I can’t think of anything I would love more than to travel with the people …