Avoid when traveling with kids

Places To Avoid When Traveling With Kids

When traveling with kids, we are firm believers that you can go and do pretty much everything you could do without kids. However, we definitely have a list of things we avoid or take a lot of time preparing and planning to keep the situation under control. Plus, we also set very different expectations on how …

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Fear

The #1 Thing that Stops People From Living Their Dreams

The #1 thing that stops people from living their dreams is FEAR. It almost stopped us from starting our Crazy Family Adventure. Several times. Where does fear come from? Fear stems from so many places which is why it is so hard to manage and overcome. Here are a few examples of our fears: Not …

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Parenting Is Hard

Living in an RV or in a house parenting is hard. Yup. As much as I wish it wasn’t the reality, it is. Everyone – including us – makes life with kids look so great and perfect on social media. But everyone with kids knows that there is rarely a day that goes by where there …

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Top 5 Family Travel Games

Vacations are a great time to explore new places, sit by the beach, swim in the pool, and just relax. They are also a great time to reconnect as a family and one of the simplest and least expensive ways to do that is by playing games together as a family. Over the years we’ve …

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Why You Should Put Your Kids In Charge For An Amazing Family Trip

Planning a family trip is not an easy thing to do. There are tons of different options out there, so how the heck to you choose? We have found that the best trips are the ones that include a good amount of down time along with exploring new places. Here are our tips to help …

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What One Year of Fulltime Family Travel Around the US Looks Like

In 2015 we travelled to 14 states and visited countless National Parks, Mounuments, Museums, and more! Below is a timeline in pictures of our journey over the last year. We had a great year and we are excited to see what 2016 brings! Thanks for being on this journey with us and if you have …

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The Magic Word To Deepen Your Family Bond

The number one word to use to strengthen your family bond is such an easy word, yet so hard to use at times. It is a word, but it is also a mindset. A mindset around valuing your children’s desires and supporting them. I am sure you are wondering what the word is. Here is …

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Living The Dream

I wrote this post about 9 months ago and now I feel comfortable publishing it. While going from working-dad to full-time-travel-dad hasn’t been easy, it’s been the best decision I’ve ever made. I’m sitting at the airport waiting to board a flight back to Wisconsin and I’m looking around at all the other people and families …

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The Hardest Thing About Life On The Road

We knew it when we talked about hitting the road, we cried about it, we questioned it, and it is more than true. The hardest thing about life on the road is leaving your family and friends behind back home and then leaving friends that we make while on the road when we move on …

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New School Dad

So. You’re a new dad. Or maybe an old dad. Or maybe not even a dad yet, but your wife told you to read this. Well, awesome. All are welcome, this is a judgement-free zone. I wanted to talk a little about the shift in paradigm that fathers are going through. Remember back in the …

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How We Got Over Our Money Anxiety

When we share with people that we travel full time their first question (even if they don’t ask it) is usually how do you afford to do that?! Are you rich?! Let me answer that question right away – NO. We are not rich and we never have been rich in the sense of money. …

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Family Picture Time

When we were back home in Wisconsin in August we had the opportunity to have the amazing and talented Netasha Ruffolo of Ruffolo photography take our family picture! She has taken them for us in the past and they are always beautiful. It was nice to clean ourselves up a little bit, put on nice …

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