Articles in the Global Citizenship Category
Family Travel, Global Citizenship, Inspiration, Unschooling, Videos »
The session will be a presentation by mother and son team, Lainie and Miro whom together, have been traveling and learning naturally for four consecutive years on the road. They share with you through their trial and error what keeps them engaged, learning naturally and committed as a supportive team. In their case, natural learning (or unschooling) partners with the surrounding environment, as the world has transformed into a classroom with infinite possibilities.
We’ve been asked this question quite often as of late, and I realize we’ve never written a post addressing this topic specifically. Unfortunately, we don’t have a magic formula and I’m going to be candid here, our income is patchwork, piecemeal and luck.
As someone who’s had experience running a business, the greatest lesson I had was to embrace my strengths, and get help for areas we are challenged in. When I ran my branding agency, I had a manger who took care of my books, did our billing and collections …
What is the point of traveling for us?
Cultural exchange. Learning. Growing. Experiencing. Connecting.
That’s why we travel. That’s why we couch surf.
Our first stop on our crazy six week trip before the conference, we were invited to couch surf with a family who lived in the quaint community of Lowell. We love couchsurfing with families and have done so many times throughout our travels in Latin America. But we’ve never couchsurfed in the United States, so I thought this would be not only a great reentry back into the US, but …
Inspiration, Redesigning Lifestyle, Unschooling, Videos »
Although the Life Rocks Unschooling Conference ended just a few days ago, the experience left Miro and I completely changed forever. We are both putting together our posts about our experiences, but for now, Miro and I are resting and trying to recover from the flu. But in the meantime, we wanted to share with you a video of our talk we gave at the Life Rocks Unschooling Conference in New Hampshire, on April 4th, 2013.
Together, Miro and I wrote our script for our talk. We rehearsed and practiced our presentation countless …
Couch Surfing, Family Travel, Gratitude, Living Life to the Fullest, Parenting, Project Unschool Peru »
We live on a budget. A small budget.
We travel on even a smaller budget. Our lives have changed drastically over the last 4 years, but that’s a choice we’ve made. Together, we’ve become comfortable with living with less, living frugal and the best part, working less. Our quality of life has gone up drastically, but our bank balance has gone down. Drastically.
So, when Miro and I were asked to present our story about life-learning, world-schooling and travel at the Life Rocks Conference in New Hampshire, we were so excited …
Two years later, I sat down with David of ProjectNuevoMundo.org, and the organizer of the 2010 Conscious Convergence in Guatemala that we attended in Guatemala. I speak with Dave about his ideas of intentional communities, eco-villages, sustainability, indigenous communities, plant medicines including ayahuasca, and holding a vision to create a new forms of energy exchange.
We featured Dave in a Podcast Episode #5 – Community, Sustainability & Alternate Forms of Energy Exchange
Exploring new models for sustainable living and creating a community of unity.
This episode includes Lainie & Miro’s experiences at the Conscious Convergence gathering July 17 & 18, honoring …