Personal Growth

  • Uncareering- Paving a New Road…

    Unschooling + Uncareering The unschooling and alternative education movements will not reach critical mass until something changes dramatically in the…

    by Guest
  • Year in Review -2013 – Oh what a year…..

    Highlights & lowlights of 2013 – Year in review Didn’t want to write a long laborious post about the year,…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Remembering my Freedom- A short story by Lainie Liberti

    “Geh fort.” Those were the last words I heard my father speak. Now, at 53, those two words are etched…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Read the Label- Traveler or Expat?

    Miro and I are often asked to define our journey through words such as “travelers”, “nomads”, “gypsies” or “expats”. Each…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Edvard Munch’s The Scream’ was Inspired by a Peruvian Mummy

    Archaeology Inspiring Art Edvard Munch and archaeology aren’t two names you’d normally find side-by-side in an article. Right now, the…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Finding community. Dealing with teen isolation- Unschooling & Travel

    Something wasn't right. My normally close teenage son was checking out, snapping at me, being unhelpful and bordering on being…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Breaking the Cycle – The American Dream, Unschooling and Other Choices

    Miro and I receive personal emails from our readers weekly, many with questions about our lives, sometimes with questions that…

    by Guest
  • Getting old(er) – revisited

    I just began my 47th trip around the sun. Are you frickin’ kidding me?????????? The number itself feels much denser…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • And so the not-so-pretty truth about what I’m feeling: STRESS SUCKS

    Self-Sabotaging thoughts are worse. If you are an avid reader of our blog, you may have noticed I haven’t written…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Returning, but not going back.

    Home. A place or a feeling? Our 50+ hour bus ride was guided by our memory of a place we…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Travel as an alternative form of Education – Life Learning on the Road [VIDEO]

    The session will be a presentation by mother and son team, Lainie and Miro whom together, have been traveling and…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Learning Through Travel – 16 Reasons to Combine Unschooling & Travel

    Worldschooling Lessons This post is dedicated to parents struggling with making the best educational choices for your child(ren). I urge…

    by Lainie Liberti
  • Exhausted, lazy, tired, tired, tired.

    ex·haust·ed /igˈzôstid/ Adjective Drained of one’s physical or mental resources; very tired. (of resources or reserves) Completely used up. I…

    by Lainie Liberti