I still remember my first day of 6th grade, after just moving to a new school when my mom remarried: I was so shy, so scared, and so incredibly insecure. I wanted to carry my books, instead of wearing a backpack, because I thought that would make me look cool. And scanning the room as I walked in, looking for an empty seat, trying desperately to mask the panic I was feeling inside, is still so vivid in my memory. Moving is hard on kids, and moving to a place where you don't k
Before we move on to posts about our move and how things fair in Hawaii, I want to make sure I finish sharing all the fun we had this summer! If you're new to the blog, check back HERE to see how this crazy adventure began. So picking up from where I left off... Before we left Johnson City, we unhitched Bettye the Camper and locked her up safe and sound in the ASP parking lot, which is a very cool non-profit that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair to thos
This trip has been about so many things for us, but the greatest reason for leaving our jobs behind and taking our kids on the road is simple: family. Not only have the 5 of us been needing extra special time together, but there are so many family members back east that we rarely get to see. Flying a family of 5 is so crazy expensive, and to drive so far takes so much vacation time from work, that the time we would actually have to spend with family is less than the days trav
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