One week and Ten years

In just one week’s time we will be arriving on American soil. One week. Seven days. A number which is both exciting and a bit distressing, given that everything we own is still in boxes. There is so much to think about and so many small details left. Like yesterday, I unpacked winter overalls for the kids and hung them by the door. Not so useful in August, maybe, but needed as soon as we Continue Reading →

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Pause.

Three weeks from tomorrow, very very early in the morning, we will be heading to the airport and beginning this amazing adventure. Three weeks! There is so much to be done before then. Not the least of which is finishing our move, which has been in progress for a few weeks already. It has been easy to get overwhelmed. The stress is mounting, the hours of sleep decreasing. We’ve been getting increasingly tired and impatient with each Continue Reading →

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The Window

Travel Route

We are so often asked about how we can have the time to take a trip like this. I think what’s often behind the question is a longing to do the same. Not exactly the same- let’s face it, not everyone thinks a 3 month road trip with toddlers sounds like a great time – but “the same” as in  deciding to go out and do something you’ve always dreamed of doing. Really, there’s nothing Continue Reading →

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10,000 miles in 90 days with 2 toddlers?

Travel Route

Yes, that’s right. We’ll be on the road for 90 days. We plan to travel approximately 10,000 miles on a coast-to-coast tour of the United States. And yes, we have two toddlers. Well, the youngest isn’t quite “toddling” yet, but he will be soon. Maybe even on this trip! Our daughter will turn 3 just before we leave, and our son will celebrate his first birthday while we’re on the road. Why are we doing Continue Reading →

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