#WORLD SCHOOLING

Contributed by Crystal Esteves and her world schooling family, The Culture Trotters. I have always loved planning out unit studies. The idea of taking something as simple as an apple and sucking…


There are all sorts of educational benefits to learning about animals by handling and playing with them directly, but really, it’s just a lot a fun. We love watching the kids’ faces light…


“You’re such a good Mom.” I can feel that little shot of dopamine hit my brain as I read the latest comment on a photo of my adorable daughter sipping tea in a café with (apparent) perfect…


Guest post by Crystal Esteves, worldschooling mom. Quite often we avoid doing a thing because we believe it has to be done a certain way. We fear the experience will be lesser, and therefore…


Guest post by Crystal Esteves from the Culture Trotters. A year ago, I was preparing for Christmas just as millions of Americans are right now. I was all caught up in my first world problems,…


Hi, I'm Crystal, mom in a world schooling family of four! Like everyone else, we started this year out with a lot of plans. I will pause till you are done laughing... I think it’s…


You don't have to be a full-on crunchy nature-lover to recognize the value of getting kids outdoors. Researchers worldwide have touted the benefits of outdoor play and learning in nature as antidotes…


Guest post by the Culture Trotters. Spoiler alert: we found paradise. Not the "too-good-to-be-true" tropical beach that makes fabulous postcards but a lousy home. We found the "perfect…


Sponsored by The Culture Trotters. Last we shared with you we were in Akumal, Mexico riding out the shutdown with the cutest little troop of spider monkeys. Since then, a lot has changed.  Mexico…


Sponsored by Culture Trotters. As homeschooling families, we all are already on the road less traveled. As world schoolers I feel like we are now out in the jungle with a machete forging our…