Travel, Unschooling and Freedom.

Travel, Unschooling and Freedom.

If you are a fan of this blog than you know we are choosing to live our lives differently than the typical American Dream. We have talked a lot in the past about our unconventional patchwork income approach. There are many reasons why we have chosen to live the way we do and why we choose to forgo many of the modern comforts so many others think are essential but when it comes down to it, we want freedom;  no debt, no “job,” nobody else dictating our schedule. While we aren’t completely there yet, we do have a great deal of flexibility in our life. A few months ago Clark and I were having a conversation about our life and goals and mostly about our kids education. We realized that while we did have a lot of freedom, we weren’t really taking advantage of it. From this conversation a trip was born. We decided to take the off-season in Tahoe, the fall, and take a 6 week trip to  Central America. After All…What good is it to have freedom and not use it.  If we could work from anywhere, why stay at home? If we had the freedom to teach our kids in any manner we thought best, why copy a school model we think is outdated. Why not teach our kids Spanish by spending time amongst Spanish speakers? If we wanted to learn to surf, why wait until summer and brave the cold Pacific California coast?  Why not go to warm waters and great waves? If our kids were interested in volcanos, tropical animals, and ocean creatures, why read...
Best of 2011

Best of 2011

The New Year always causes us to reflect on the year past and in doing so I realized that many of our readers may have not ever read some of our best content.
Here is some of the best of Family Trek 2011.

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