Affordable Travel Series: Travel Dreams Are Coming True

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Reading Time: 7 minutes Affordable Travel? For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to go to Europe. Although I never really believed I’d ever be able to scrape up the money needed to get to such foreign and distant lands, my imagination ran wild. I dreamed about strolling casually down a cobblestone street in Paris. My … Read more

Travel With Purpose

Travel With Purpose

Reading Time: 12 minutes What Does it Mean to Travel with Purpose? I learned how to travel with purpose fairly recently. One year, for Christmas, we decided not to get presents. Instead, we’d gift our children a wonderfully relaxing, long-overdue family vacation. We searched the internet for fun family destinations. My husband loves the beach, and I’m always ready to sink … Read more

10 Reasons We Say “No” to School Field Trips

Just say no to school field trips

Reading Time: 14 minutes I’m sure you can think of more but let’s start by discussing the top 10 reasons we say “no” to our kids’ school field trips. Why waste hard-earned money sending kids on expensive, horror-filled jaunts when they can participate in productive, adequately supervised, safe learning routines?