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To take my dc traveling?

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YouWereRight Mon 08-Aug-16 19:45:25

They are 5 & 7, my friends are of the opinion that we've missed the window of them being easy to travel with, and that it'll be too hard for them to miss a year or so of school.

Aibu to think that it is possible to take dc traveling?

SenoritaViva Mon 08-Aug-16 19:46:27

Of course you haven't missed your window.

Welshrainbow Mon 08-Aug-16 20:56:03

Go. It's never to late and if anything i'd say they are they perfect age, old enough to remember it but young enough for it not to impact their education too much.

myownprivateidaho Mon 08-Aug-16 21:29:39

Er yes you can't take them out of school for a year unless you're going to commit to home educating them while on the move.

WorraLiberty Mon 08-Aug-16 21:40:35

It depends on how well you're going to be able to educate them.

AndNowItsSeven Mon 08-Aug-16 21:42:55

The only home educating you need to do whilst travelling is travel and read, maybe write a journal. Learn maths from the local currency.

milkysmum Mon 08-Aug-16 21:43:59

My DC are 5 and 7- it's my biggest regret that I have never been travelling and I thinking about taking them all the time- if I could afford to give up my job and go I would I really would! Where are you thinking of going? I'm excited for you!

Clutteredmess Mon 08-Aug-16 21:54:45

Go! I really regret not having the courage to do this when DC were young. Personally I would incorporate some reading, writing and maths (I'm a primary teacher) but an hour a day 1:2 would be sufficient

janey77 Mon 08-Aug-16 22:43:45

If this were an option for me I would do it in a heartbeat. They will learn more in a year of traveling than they would ever learn in school. Go for it!!

YouWereRight Tue 09-Aug-16 10:11:47

Yes, of course we would continue to educate the dc.

We're thinking of Central and South America.

Iloveowls2 Tue 09-Aug-16 10:15:51

Fantastic opportunity for them go or you'll regret it forever

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