Best place to learn the stories of Alabama and its history

Our goal when we visit a new city is to learn the stories of Alabama and its history. The Best place to learn these stories and its history of Alabama is the Alabama Department of Archives and History. The stories begin in the 1700s with native Indians and tell the story of struggles over the land, the rise of a cotton economy, the Civil War, industrialization, world wars, civil rights, and the race to the Continue reading

10 Kids Friendly things to do in New Orleans

We love New Orleans and its art, culture, museum, historic sites, zoos, exotic people and amazing food.  We have been to this one of kind city several times in our last two years of traveling.  We love the people, sweets and southern food, the atmosphere and diversity that the city has to offer. When you think of New Orleans you think of Mardi Gras and all of the streets you don’t want your kid to visit like Continue reading

Homeschool Kit for every subject for ages K – 9th grade

From time to time I like to give items for you a Homeschool Kit for every subject  that you can use in your homeschool classroom.  When your first starting out on your Unschool journey or if things are getting a little stale with the kids these items came in handy to get them on the right track.  No matter if you Unschool, homeschool or send your kids to “normal school” you can use these items to Continue reading

Best spots to explore in St. Louis if you only have one day

Put on your running shoes and explore St. Louis with us.  Lets say you only have one day to visit the “The Gateway to the West” and you want your kids to remember the city.  Where would you go? How can I save some money and make it fun for the whole family? The St. Louis Arch is the symbol that stands out in everyone mind when you think of St. Louis and it is a Continue reading

Roadside Fun: Name the fort that Custer road out on his ill-fated expedition

Ok we all learned the answer in school, right?  If you were listening, which most of the time I was a sleep or in LaLa land (it was a great place) then you may or may not remember this little part of the history lesson.  Believe it or not the girls first learned about Custer in the movie “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” and we discussed it when we visited Little Big Continue reading

Unschool Class at Yellowstone

The best thing about traveling fulltime is getting to see places like the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Disney. We love the adventure of getting their and stopping at all the roadside attractions along the way. Today adventure was Unschool class at Yellowstone. What could be more fun than driving around and looking at amazing views, looking for wild animals and watching people.  Today we didn’t follow a curriculum or plan out any activities but drove all Continue reading