27 Observances from Our Public School Experience (Through the Eyes of an Expat)

We have started a new Instagram project called The Traveling Academy.  We have folks posting regularly who are schooling kids from toddlers to high school while living abroad.  Please come on a follow along and tag your friends who may be interested, too.   When we were in the States last fall we did the unexpected … Read more…

Public School Pros & Cons While on Home Assignment

We have started a new Instagram project called The Traveling Academy. We have folks posting regularly who are schooling kids from toddlers to high school. Please come on a follow along and tag your friends who may be interested, too. We’ve homeschooled from day one…actually, more by default than anything else.  It’s the only option … Read more…

Moving Abroad: Choosing Schools Overseas

If you’re just joining us for this series, be sure to start with “Getting Mentally Prepared”. And don’t forget to share this series with anyone you know that is preparing to move abroad! When we planned our move overseas, the school question wasn’t even a question. I was going to homeschool our two preschoolers. I’d home-preschooled … Read more…

5 Steps to Raising Readers in a Non-English Setting

Raising children who read well, read often, and read enthusiastically has been a huge goal of mine! Partly because of my own love of reading, but also because of the way a good book opens doors in the heart and mind that our limited daily experiences are just incapable of.  By the time my daughter … Read more…