When I was a young man I used to imagine myself someday becoming one of two things… Continue reading
Friday the 13th we arrived and successfully backed into our beautiful site at Cedar Hill National Park in Texas. I breathed a sigh of relief as we reached our destination safely and could now relax. Continue reading
Is it general knowledge and experience, hands-on skills, business savvy or the ability to utilize technology? What is it that makes it possible for some families to successfully live a nomadic lifestyle? Continue reading
On the drive to Atlanta it occurred to me that I never had the opportunity to talk with my kids about their uncle being gay. They don’t see him often and when they do, he is usually alone. It was a passing thought in the car and I dismissed it because I wasn’t sure what to think of it. Continue reading
It’s time to purge and think like a minimalist.
Today was the first of the bigger items to go. The outdoor climber and club house and Little Tike roller coaster were picked up and taken away to a new home. The yard looks empty and reality is setting in. Continue reading
Geez, I have heard this over and over. Quite honestly, this comment bugs me! It’s usually the older passerby in a store or sometimes an older relative. With 4 kids within 6yrs, I have been in survival mode for the last three years. I don’t need someone to remind me that I don’t always enjoy it! Continue reading
So, you think the name Growing Rootless has a negative ring to it?
People are always talking about the importance of being well rooted and stable. We’ve all heard that consistency for children is imperative and having a connection to community is crucial. So I can understand an initial negative response to the idea of someone wanting their family to be “rootless”. Continue reading