Granny Says: Best Private Education Is. . . Road Trip with Granny!

26 09 2006

I was the oldest grandchild on both sides of our family. When I was 12 or 13, I was whisked off on a Caribbean cruise with my mother’s mother, just the two of us, for four days and three nights of unsurpassed adventure.

It was a VERY big deal, and I was the only kid that lucky I knew then, back in the 60s — now it’s an established trend, with specific age guidelines and institutional providers, and everything? 🙂

It occurs to me that this is a marvelous frame for connecting to something that most ordinary people understand for themselves, how natural and timeless this kind of learning through life experience with family (aka home education) really is, and that we’re ALL FOR it! JJ

September 10, 2006
Bonding on Family Trips (Without the Parents)

“This is the best private education out there,” said Helena Koenig, who started Washington-based Grandtravel; 20 years ago after becoming a grandmother herself. . .



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