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

Kid Friendly fun in the French Quarter

French Market

Most people have the general idea that New Orleans is mainly for adults and there is nothing to do for kids.  They are wrong, we have found loads of kid friendly fun in the French Quarter. You do need to steer clear of Bourbon Street though for some reason we ended up going down it and used it as a lesson.  You also have to be careful of the alleys you turn down and some Continue reading

Unschool history in Louisiana

Unschool history in Louisiana

How do we Unschool history in Louisiana? While in New Orleans we learned about the history of the state and the city by going to some of the museums around town, looking for historical markers and taking a walking tour. The first place we found was the Louisiana state museum. Adults are only $6 a piece and kids under 12 are free.  The two state museums offer Louisiana history, predating European history all the way Continue reading

French Quarter beignets are sweet and delicious

sweet beignets

French Quarter beignets are sweet and delicious and one thing you must eat if you ever visit New Orleans.  The  one thing the girls wanted to do while in Louisiana was make sure they had authentic beignets, like the ones Tiana made in the movie “The Princes and the Frog“. Homeschooling or road schooling has allowed us to visit many cities, learn history and the best part (in my opinion) try authentic food from each and Continue reading