Growing up in Mexico and Central America


The Weary Family is a homeschooling family of four that wanted to experience expat life. So for nearly two years they’ve been driving throughout Mexico and Central America.

They’ve now visited each country, and have things they love about every place they have stayed including the food, the clear blue water and the animals they’ve encountered.Growing up around the world: A series

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Read the World: Latin America

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Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Hola! Shall we head to Latin America, friends?

Everything you need to have some fun and learn plenty, too, is included below.

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Come on, Latin America awaits:
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Growing up in the Philippines

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This post takes us to the Philippines with Tina’s family!

Tina’s crew hasn’t always made their home in Philippines – in fact their family has worked as missionaries – but today they are sharing with us why they LOVE calling the Philippines home, and a special reason why their kids enjoy life there.

So read on to learn a few common Tagalog phrases, get a few ideas for an authentic Filipino dinner, and gaze at Tina’s family’s beautiful beach photos!

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Read the World: Asia

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Written by Jamie C. Martin of Simple Homeschool

Here we go! We’re heading to Asia, and everything you need to eat, study, read and explore is listed below:

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If you’re just joining us: My new book, Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time, is your passport to reading around the world–now and all year long!
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Growing up in the United Arab Emirates


When Jennifer Hansen and her family wrote this piece for Middle East week just a little while ago, her family was settled and loving their life in Abu Dhabi.

But suddenly their circumstances changed.

Still, the Hansens have been kind enough to share gorgeous family photos taken in the Arabian desert as well as tons of wonderful information about the diversity of the United Arab Emirates.

So join us in wishing Jen and her family well in their next steps, and get ready to learn lots of facts about their time in a land of both exciting advancements and deep cultural history.

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