Blog Posts, Articles & Stories tagged #family

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Roadschooling for Elementary-Aged Children

Actual lessons and curriculum, ideas and more for how to teach young children while traveling full-time or otherwise. [read it!]

two young boys working on junior ranger badges in Florida

Vandwelling in Europe: Interview with Here Today Vanagon Tomorrow

The exploits of a Canadian family who shipped their Vanagon Stormie to Europe to travel, find themselves and live a closer life. [read it!]

a 1987 Vanagon Syncro in a field of yellow flowers

A Brief Recollection of a Year in Mexico, or Four Seasons with Five People in a VW Bus

We thought we'd go to Baja for a couple of months. A year later, we're in Quintana Roo. Where to next? [read it!]

Young Men on the Road

Tristan is flying internationally by himself for the first time. He’s 15 and couldn’t be more excited for his arrival in Pittsburgh, PA, just before Thanksgiving. Snow and all, there is absolutely nowhere he’d rather be come tomorrow night. He packs his bag full of clothes made for a long year in the eternal summer [read it!]

Our Family’s Traveling Timeline

What in the brick and mortar is a full-time traveler anyway? [read it!]

Leaving Civilization to Find Family

How leaving civilization behind has brought our family closer. [read it!]

A young family hiking a desert mountain trail

Raising Babies on the Road

The youngest sleeps soundly in his Pack n’ Play. At recently 2 years old he’s crossed the nation and back, calling two vans, a Volkswagen Bus, various vacation houses, cabins and hotels home here and there, on and off. Born in the Smokey Mountains, he’ll have no recollection of his hometown other than what future [read it!]

Back in the Bus

We're living out of our Volkswagen Bus again. :) [read it!]

Family Without Borders

Meet Thomas and Anna, their two daughters conceived and reared as they travel the world. Our best interview yet, and it was easy; this family is as genuine as leather and as beautiful as silk. [read it!]

a father and daughters feet dangling from the roof of a minivan, as seen by a mother first thing in the morning from inside looking through the back

Telling Your Friends & Family You’ll be Leaving for a Life of Full-time Travel

The best advice we can give you on how to break the news to friends and family that you'll be leaving for a life on the road. [read it!]

an old brass doorknob on an old wooden door

Traveling Children and Making Friends

Quick thoughts on children growing up on the road, making friendships, and keeping them. [read it!]

our traveling son Tristan mixed in a crowd of kids on a soccer team

Eat Your Young

Most animals are set in their ways, particularly when it comes to child rearing. For some, the father leaves the mother after mating, long before the babies ever arrive. For many, the father would kill his own children out of fear they may one day rise up and replace him. In other cases, dad sticks [read it!]

A Typical Day in this Traveling Life

Morning doesn’t come with an alarm clock. 7am or so typically finds itself ringing in via the sounds of my boisterous youngest son, Wylder. He’s a morning smiler and eager to crawl into our bed, a handmade contraption built by my dad in the back of our Ford van. A master bedroom if you will. [read it!]

Raising a Family on the Road, Tips, Tricks and Truths

When I first began roadtripping, back in the days when I’d save my three weeks of vacation up for one long go around the country or jaunt to Europe, traveling was something altogether different from what it has become. Back then, “accommodations” meant the back of a car or a tent or maybe a $15 [read it!]

Interview with Sara Janssen

We talk with Sara Janssen about making a living on the road, stopping to make babies and settling down in Longmont, Colorado. [read it!]