Travel Really Does Enhance Your Child’s Education

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To wrap up 2012, I wanted to share my 10 most popular posts of the year.  The 3rd most popular post came about after a conference with my daughter's teacher last year.

Originally published November 17, 2011, I take on the topic of children missing school to travel and how traveling helps your child's education.

Since publishing that article I have begun homeschooling- and roadschooling- my girls.  The reasons are numerous, but we have experienced more in the latter half of 2012 than we did in all of 2011!

 

At the top of Bunratty Castle
Brenna at the top of Bunratty Castle

In the past few months conversations have churned through the online travel world.  Two distinct sides: for and against travel with children.  I, of course, fall on the “for” side.  Arguments on the “against” side include statements like, “Your kids won’t remember it” and “Kids don’t learn anything when they are that young”.  While I’ve always disagreed with those statements, they were personal opinions.  But today I have proof.

Today I sat down with Brenna’s first grade teacher.  We had a terrific conversation and a few key points really made an impact on me and helped me realize that traveling with our kids is one of the best decisions we have made.

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