Category Archives: Bring Learn Grow 101

5 Tricks To Keep Kids Healthy For Travel

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After all the planning and excitement that goes into planning a family vacation the last thing you want is a sick child.  Booking flights, reserving rooms and making a packing list are important when planning a trip.  But making sure your family is healthy for travel (and stays

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3 Travel Strategies Cultivating Kids Curiosity

Thailand, Mekong River, Curious Kids

Imagine cruising down the Mekong River in a bright red and blue long boat through the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. You’ve got Thai huts sitting on stilts over the water (looking like they might collapse at any moment) on your right and the most elaborately ornate Buddhist temples

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Europe – A Family Dream Vacation

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As a young man I had the opportunity to live in a small German town called Schwäbisch Gmünd in the heart of Bavaria Germany, while serving in the military during the Cold War. I have the fondest memories of Germany and also traveling and backpacking around Europe by

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Servcation™ – Serving on a Family Vacation

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Have you ever wanted to do something completely different on a family vacation? Have you ever wished you could teach your kids how fortunate they are and how much abundance they have? Have you ever wanted your family to experience the gift compassion by giving back and serving

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History Worth Repeating – Highlight the Bright Side of Humanity

USS Stewart, Galveston

As Parents we have a strong desire to inspire, teach, and shape our kids. Whatever path they choose in life, we want them to be motivated by goodness and justice and compassion. We can preach to our kids all day long about the difference they can make for

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3 Ways to Make Travel Meaningful For Kids

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When I plan to Bring kids on a family vacation I want them to Learn and Grow from the experience. I always provide an opportunity for them to serve and grow their character and compassion. But I also want them to learn about the culture, geography, and history

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Trading First Impressions for True Impressions – Bequia Servcation™

Bequia Mission, servcation, family travel , family serving

We have traveled to many different islands and countries off the beaten path with our two children. I should have been more prepared. Yet, when we arrived in Bequia, a little piece of paradise, I had an uncomfortable unsettled feeling in my gut. We walked from our small,

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Staying Connected While Traveling Abroad

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Today just about everyone uses a smartphone for voice, texting, keeping in touch with social media, using maps for navigation, and other Internet data. Many people also use tablets for reading, doing work, social media, etc. Tablets are great for traveling because you can bring along all your

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