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Travel with Teens and Tweens
9 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
033 Your Parenting is Important
Your work as a parent is vital to your kids and to the world. Listen to get a spring in your step to keep doing your good work. Uplifting and supportive.
25 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
032 Summer Book List for Read Aloud to Older Kids
Want fun, engaging book ideas? Summer (or anytime) is a great time to read aloud to your older kids. Not about travel, just great support for time with your kids. This book list includes my family’s favorites. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/032-summer-book-list-for-read-aloud-to-older-kids/
26 minutes | May 17, 2020
031 Read Aloud Books for Homeschool Unit Study
Want book titles for homeschooling older kids? Now is a great time to start planning a unit or a theme. Listen for my family’s favorite books for Early American History, Native Culture, American Government, Roman history, Middle Ages history, and more. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/031-read-aloud-books-for-homeschool-unit-study/
28 minutes | May 5, 2020
030 6 Part Checklist for Smooth Homeschooling During Coronavirus
These 6 simple steps will make a smoother homeschool life! A feast for your kids, yet lower stress for you! Vibrant learning and fun times. You’ll stay centered and avoid overwhelm. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/030-6-part-checklist-for-smooth-homeschooling-during-coronavirus/
20 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
029 How to Homeschool Using a Chapter Book
Want a rich learning environment at home? Engage your family by using one topic (a book) and still cover the individual skills each of your kids need. I’ll illustrate how to do this using the classic book, Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome. You can take a topic (like a book) and use it to teach all (or some) of your kids’ academics. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/029-how-to-homeschool-using-a-chapter-book/
25 minutes | Apr 13, 2020
028 Best Book to Read Aloud to Your Family
Gather your family and read aloud one of MY family’s favorite books! Plus, while you’re enjoying this book together, you’ll be buoyed knowing other families are reading it, too! Join us for the Great Family Read Aloud.
28 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
027 Favorite Books to Read Aloud to Older Kids
Discover book ideas to read aloud with your older kids. I share my family’s favorite books for teens and tweens. Shakespeare, Boys in the Boat, the Martian, or Jane Austen! Reading is a great way to spend time! Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/027-favorite-books-to-read-aloud-to-older-kids/
17 minutes | Mar 27, 2020
26B Help for You Homeschooling During Coronavirus
Get immediate help homeschooling your older kids. Schedules, book list, and academic ideas are all covered in this episode.
19 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
026 Healthy Homeschool Schedule during Coronavirus COVID-19
Step-by-step directions to make a healthy homeschool schedule now and anytime. Start with the basic rhythm and add what your family needs for a smooth day. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/026-healthy-homeschool-schedule-during-coronavirus-covid-19/
21 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
025 Where to Sleep on Your Family Trip
How to choose where to sleep on learning-centered family travel. Nerdy traveler and parent, Margot Worthy, shares 5 tips for booking the best accommodations for your family. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/025-where-to-sleep-on-your-family-trip/
18 minutes | Mar 7, 2020
024B Coronavirus: Family Travel, Staycation, or Camping Trip?
Practical travel advice during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Learn where to get information, how to make your decision, and some possible safer travel plans. Plan a Staycation or a camping trip. Birdwatch, read loud, or learn the constellations: so many family activities!
26 minutes | Mar 2, 2020
024 How to Plan a Trip With Your Family
4 tips to plan a trip that is learning-centered. Plan a trip that is meaningful to your family and fun. Get ideas for planning the logistics. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/024-how-to-plan-a-trip-with-your-family/
31 minutes | Feb 17, 2020
023 Ways to Make Progress Planning Your Family Trip
Not enough time, money, or know-how slowing progress on your family trip-planning? Finding it hard to stay organized? Hear specific strategies to leap over these hurdles (and sidestep around them with some mindset shifts). Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/023-ways-to-make-progress-planning-your-family-trip/
22 minutes | Feb 3, 2020
022 How to Design Your Best Family Trip
Explore your destination at home with your family using these 4 practical ideas. You will have engaged travelers on your trip, if you do these (fun) simple actions at home in the months prior to departure, whether you homeschool or not. Create extraordinary learning-centered travel with your kids: your best trip ever! Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/022-how-to-design-your-best-family-trip/
25 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
021 How to Choose Travel Your Family Will Love
Want to design custom travel for your family? I walk you through a pre-travel activity, helpful whether you’re just starting to plan or if you are far along in your planning. Your family will benefit from the time you spend doing the thinking in this episode. You’ll get concrete, practical steps to build a learning-centered trip that bridges your family from who they are now into their amazing future selves. Show notes, free activity packet, and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/021-how-to-choose-travel-your-family-will-love/
24 minutes | Jan 6, 2020
020 How to Make Your Trip Happen
Use these 2 tools to reach your family travel goals. Whether your kids homeschool or whether your kids attend school, you can use these strategies to create learning-centered travel. This year you will create phenomenal travel (and have fun)!
22 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
019 Top Travel Topics
Get the best strategies and tips, as voted by parents! 2 family-travel topics proved to be the most downloaded this year, so today I dive deeper into both topics: money and learning! MAIN TOPIC: How to pay for your trip and how to learn together at home before travel were the two most chewed on topics this year!
25 minutes | Dec 2, 2019
018 Parents Like You Found These Highly Valuable
I share the top episodes of the year, while at the same time I shine additional light on each topic. Find ways to create family travel, whether your kids attend school or whether your kids homeschool. Local or international trips. MAIN TOPIC: The number of times that episodes are downloaded reveal the topics that are most important to parents. Find out which episodes were top this year, plus take your learning deeper. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/podcast/
33 minutes | Nov 18, 2019
017 From My House to Yours: 7 Clear Examples of Pre-Travel Learning
Hear 7 examples from my house of ways you can learn together in the months before departure. Learning together is a powerful way to add meaning to your family’s travel experience! The 7 vibrant ways are “sprinkle-able” into any family. Don’t miss downloading the companion guide for this episode. See the green box in the show notes. MAIN TOPIC: Clear examples of 7 ways to learn together before you travel together—examples from my house. QUESTION AT THE END: “I feel overwhelmed by my family all doing different things at home! How can I reduce the overwhelm?” CHEWY TIDBIT AT THE VERY END: Hear from a mom who traveled with her kids, stepping out of her comfort zone. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/podcast/
28 minutes | Nov 4, 2019
016 What does your house look like?
Enjoy learning together with your kids in the months before travel. Your home life will be remembered for being enriching and full of love. Listen for an imaginative rendition of what your home might look like prior to travel. From inspirational trip ideas to simple learning-at-home strategies, this episode will light your fire. MAIN TOPIC: An imaginative narrative of what your learning-centered home might look like in the months leading up to your custom-designed family trip. QUESTION AT THE END: Money—how to make it stretch. CHEWY TIDBIT AT THE VERY END: A snapshot into Margot’s life and home. Show notes and more available at: https://dreamconnecttravel.com/podcast/
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