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Worldschooling, Roadschooling, and the Changing Face of Education

Is your family interested in alternative methods of education? Such as homeschooling? Until recently, leaping into remote learning felt intimidating. Of course, COVID-19 has changed many parental perspectives. More families than ever before are involved in homeschooling. They realize they can integrate this form of learning into their family dynamic, and their children are thriving.  Despite current travel restrictions, some...

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How to Talk to Kids About Race and Racism

Recent protests denouncing racism have taken place around the world. As parents, our initial reaction may be to shield our children from this news. But kids are sponges. They’ll pick up on conversations about racism and its relationship to current events. And they’ll have difficulty processing these conversations alone. Sheltering children from topics of race and racism can lead to...

Whole Planet Foundation & Global CommUnity: Making the World a Better Place

Struggling small business owners around the world need empowerment. They often include single mothers, trying to provide better lives for their families. Many face hunger and lack of adequate housing. Some combat stigmas associated with gender and widowhood. They all share financial hardships. In the US and Canada, 43 percent of single moms report periodic issues with affording enough food....

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2021 Travel for Families: 7 Destinations You Should Plan for Now

So much uncertainty continues to swirl around the coronavirus outbreak, especially when it comes to travel. Now is the perfect moment to start looking ahead to 2021 travel. I’m talking about trips that require between six months to a year to plan. These types of vacations include multiple destinations, private tours, and specialty experiences. They also encompass itineraries that require...

An Ode to Wanderlust: The American Road Trip

An Ode to Wanderlust: The American Road Trip. Nothing beats the exhilaration and freedom of hopping in the car and chasing a strip of asphalt past the horizon. The only goal? The promise of some distant place. That’s the allure of the road trip. And few things prove more distinctly American. Whether it’s the 19th century imperative to “Go West,...

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The 8 Best Family Vacation Destinations in the US

The 8 Best Family Vacation Destinations in the US. Summer is right around the corner. While we may be sticking closer to home this year, that doesn’t mean the adventures have to stop. Why not make this the summer that you and your family explore the wild, rugged beauty of America? From the hoodoos of Bryce to the slot canyons...

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18 Photos of Dream Vacation Spots for the Armchair Traveler

Ready for a little armchair travel? Let these 18 photos of dream vacation spots transport you. There’s nothing like gorgeous travel photos to fuel your wanderlust and inspire dreams about new destinations. Although COVID-19 has had a drastic and immediate effect on short-term travel plans, we can still dream big about the places we’ll go to once life begins to...

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Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel

Shaping the Future of Luxury Travel. The coronavirus has had a significant impact on the entire global travel industry. It’s been a stressful time for both consumers and companies. Nonetheless, the human race is resilient. The world’s most talented individuals and organizations are working overtime to make daily activities safe again. Such as going to the grocery store, attending a...

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Wild Wanderlust: 25 National Park Virtual Tours

Wild Wanderlust: 25 National Park Virtual Tours Lately, I’ve read a few articles comparing COVID-19 and the Spanish Flu. They’ve got me thinking about both pandemics and just how far we’ve come in 100 years. In 1918, virology was in its infancy. And as for staying in touch while social distancing? That required stamps and paper. Today, we enjoy superior...

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Best Foreign Films for Family Movie Night

Best Foreign Films for Family Movie Night. Do you have a family movie night tradition? If not, now’s a great time to start one. It gives family members something to look forward to each week and new topics to discuss around the dinner table. Whether scheduling a regular family flick night is new or something you’ve already got in place,...