Travel Journal: Coming Home to Chicago 
Pictured: Jack cheering at the site of the CTA as we made our way into Chicago after months away.  We came home to Chicago almost eight weeks ago for a scheduled stop, and as I write this our trip is coming to an end and we are packing up... Read more
Travel Journal: Hot Springs National Park

I don’t know what I was expecting from Hot Spring National Park, but it wasn’t what I laid eyes on when we first arrived.

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10 Audiobooks for Family Road Trips

Audiobooks are a great way to pass travel days or long car rides together as a family. Check out our list of audiobooks to add to your family’s reading list.

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The Gulf Coast Road Trip Part 3: Pensacola, Florida

The Pensacola area has so much for anyone in the family. Beaches, wildlife, water sports, historic sites, and modern military muscle…especially for the veteran, it’s a must-visit, and the perfect culmination to our Gulf Coast adventure.

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New Orleans with Kids. Our Budget Friendly Must-Do List

Think New Orleans is only for the grown-ups? Think again! Check out our list of kid-friendly, budget friendly places to visit in The Big Easy.

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The Gulf Coast Road Trip Part 2: The Mississippi Coast

From New Orleans, we started to make our way east, first for two nights at Buccaneer State Park in Waveland, Mississippi, near Bay St. Louis.

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The Gulf Coast Road Trip Part 1: New Orleans
Our whole life is a road trip, that’s kind of the point of what we’re doing, but this last month we journeyed along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico in an epic adventure that felt like it had its own beginning, middle, and end. Originally our plan... Read more
Wander Bus and Her Family Ride Again (Well, Soon We’ll Ride Again)

It’s been a long time since I last sat down to chat about our family. Life, often, gets incredibly busy and overwhelming around here, and Jason and I have to hunker down and get the work finished before we can see through the trees again.

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Accidental Unschooling
We’ve been in Wander Bus for 5 weeks and in that time I gave us permission to take a break from homeschooling and just be. It’s been a wild adjustment, especially those early days (something I chronicled in my last post, Urban Life to Skoolie Life), but what I... Read more
From Urban Life to Skoolie Life
Our first bedtime in Bussie that felt familiar and encorporates parts of our routine. We’ve been away from the blog for awhile. Almost 2 months, actually. I’ve tried a few times to sit down and update but its felt incredibly overwhelming to describe chaos as you are living in the... Read more