Category Archives: Education

What Do I Do About My Children’s Education?

One of the most important factors contributing to our decision to move to Costa Rica was our children’s education.  Every time we would consider another country or city during our exploration process, the first thing I would do is look … Continue reading

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Attitudes About Homework

One of the biggest changes to which we have had to adjust is homework.  Kara and Tristan went to Montessori School of San Antonio which did not assign homework.  My colleagues were very jealous of me because I did not … Continue reading

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Summer Camp at Creativa

Why Creativa? Whenever I would tell people back in the USA that we were moving to Costa Rica as a family, one of the first questions I would get is where the kids were going to go to school…..once they … Continue reading

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Why We Chose Costa Rica, Part 2: Finances, Infrastructure, and Quality of Life

In the previous post, I mentioned that the top criteria I was looking for in our new country were a stable government, safety, Spanish-speaking locals, and the availability of a good school for our children.  These are the other features … Continue reading

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