The Top 5 Good, Bad, and Ugly Things of Our Trip in Guatemala

Family trips to new countries are never what you anticipate them to be, and our trip to Guatemala was no different. Here’s my Top 5 list of the good, the bad, and the ugly things from our trip in Guatemala: The Good: 1. Buenos Dias: Everywhere we walked, we couldn’t go without passing someone and getting […]

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How to Find Time to Go on Extended Travel With Your Family

For most parents, finding the time away from work or businesses and syncing that up with their kids schedules is the hardest part of going all in for extended foreign travel. Most parents are stuck in jobs that are 9-5 with “slow” times around the holidays (i.e. July 4th and Christmas). Organizing a week or […]

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How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

“You’re taking your family?!” My colleague was in disbelief that almost four weeks in Nicaragua with two daughters (three years old and six months old) would be possible. “That’s the whole point of it.” I answered. “Is it safe there?” “Yeah. It’s actually one of the safest countries in Central and South America.” “I couldn’t […]

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Why We Live Family Travel

“Cliff, do you want to cut the cord?” asked our doctor. I didn’t hear her as I focused on our small, slimy baby that had just been born. I was mesmerized, relieved, and exhausted as I watched our first daughter finally come into this world. “Do you want to cut the cord?” she asked again, […]

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