Boatschooling: What’s it Really Like?

We’ve had many people ask us questions about homeschooling on a boat.  Now that we have over five months under our belt, I feel I can answer the questions with more confidence and knowledge.  But ask me again in six months and I may answer these questions differently.  There is definitely a learning and patience curve…

5 Month Interview

As part of homeschooling today, I decided to interview the kids and get their feedback on living on a boat for the last 5 months.  Additionally, Jen and I answered the questions.  Below is a  picture of their handwritten responses to work on their handwriting, and then I typed them into this blog.  Camden is taking after his…

Camden: Bahamas Bound

This is our last day in the US for awile.  I am very exided about The Bahamas.  I’m stil hoping to see a shark.  And catch fish. We have had fun in Miami and Biscayne Bay.  2 days ago I caht this crab in Elliott Key.  I named him CJ (Cam and Joellen).  He did…

Patience is a Virtue

So true indeed and one that I am continuing to work on.  As we continue with our journey, we are finding that we are waiting a lot these days…….. Waiting for the weather Currently, we are in Biscayne Bay south of Miami and just north of the Keys while we wait for a weather window…

How to Stock Up for 4 Months

Provisioning.  It’s a subject that liveaboard cruisers discuss often, along with subjects like anchors and the head.  Last month I went to a seminar at the Miami Boat Show called “Cruising for Women”.  We discussed everything from docking to doing laundry by hand to provisioning.  The provisioning advice that was given was take what you like to…

Bienvenido a Miami!

Yes we are alive!  And we are in Miami!  I always pictured myself one day going to Miami and it being like the Will Smith video “Welcome to Miami”.  You know, driving down the street in a convertible, hitting South Beach and salsa dancing till the wee hours of the morning.  Reality check…we drove down…