Erin Austen Abbott

Session Title:

family field trip

Session Description: Author Erin Austen Abbott gives pointers on how one can support exploration in food, art, nature, design and culture whilst traveling or at home!

What You Can Expect:

  • Understand the immense educational value that exploration can provide
  • Learn about what you, as a parent, need to cultivate in yourself in order to better encourage learning in your children
  • Learn how to make worldschooling work with any educational approach

Erin Austen Abbott

Erin Austen Abbott is a freelance writer and photographer, that has worked with such publications and brands as, Esquire, Bon Appétit, Visit Baton Rouge, Invitation Magazine, Country Roads, Liquor {dot} com, Abrams Books, Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Bitter Southerner, Teen Vogue, Alternative Press, LA Times, Uppercase, West Elm, Aigle, Lo & Sons, Article, Topps, Community Coffee, Benjamin Moore, Whole Foods, School House Electric, Graduate Hotels, State Bags, and Southern Spaces. She is a writer for the blog Design* Sponge. 

She has her BS in Early Childhood Education and her Masters of Photography from the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle, WA. Erin taught Montessori school for several years before working as a travel nanny, which took her all around the world. She published her first book,  How To Make It, on Chronicle Books, in the spring of 2017 and her second book is coming out in April of 2020, called Family Field Trip. Erin lives in Water Valley, Mississippi with her husband and son.

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Family Field Trip

With more than 40 family-friendly cultural activities and adventures, Family Field Trip makes it easy to incorporate moments of learning and exploration into life with kids.

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