Speed Racer slow down how to earn FTF Explorer Badge

We are earning our Caretaker FTF Explorer Badge with our very fast baby turtle. He really is not that fast compared to a puppy but for baby turtle standards he is a super fast turtle.  Speedy is so fast that we have dropped him a couple of times but luckily there is no brain damage (I promise we would never hurt an animal – just kidding). To earn our FTF Explorer Caretaker Badge the child must Continue reading

Geocaching fun free things to do with your kids

Have you ever been geocaching or unsure what it is?  It is actually a really fun thing you can do with your kids or by yourself for free.  Believe it or not it is something you can do all over the world and you really only need to bring a few basic tools with you.  All you need is an Android or iPhone, some good walking shoes and toy that you can trade. How does geocaching Continue reading

Five Ways to Save on your Grocery Bill and Roadschool or Unschool Lesson Ideas

Saving money while you travel is very important, and it is a very good lesson for the kids.  We all know it is getting more expensive to live and eat, so saving money anywhere you can help out greatly.  Another problem we Roadschoolers have is that we all live in a home on wheels that is about the size of a New York apartment or maybe your first studio apartment when you attended college (about 300 Continue reading

Leprechaun Trap Challenge for FTF Explorer Badge

St. Patrick Day is one of our favorite holidays. Our hometown, Savannah, Ga has one of the biggest celebration and with our last name, McIntyre we love everything Irish. This week Huggs and Munchy started working on their Fulltime Families Explorer Badges.  These badges are a cross between Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and Guides but with out the  tedious parts taken out and designed for kids traveling full-time. The FtF Explorer Program is a family centered program intended to support leadership, Continue reading

Update: How to Set Up an Aquaponics Kit and Rock Candy

We wanted to let you know how great our Aquaponics Kit and our fish, Mr. Bubbles, is doing.  One month has passed since we set up our kit, and the plants have gotten so big that we had to put them in ponytails so they wouldn’t go everywhere. Mr. Bubbles is waiting to be fed every morning and every evening and seems to really like his new home.  We have added the Tidy Tank water to the bowl Continue reading

A typical Unschoolers Week: All the Boring Stuff Behind the Scene

This is a little introduction to our somewhat exciting life of a Unschooler.  I normally try to post tips on Unschooling, Frequently Asked Questions, and projects that you can do with your kids. Today I wanted to talk about behind the scene stuff and well, honestly, it is a little boring.  These are things we do every day or every week, A typical Unschoolers week, that I just don’t write about because I fear you would Continue reading