Emergencies in Quintana Roo

It happens...When you have children, sooner or later you need a hospital while traveling! We recently had the opportunity to try out the medical system while staying in Akumal, Mexico when Baby A took a nose dive (while strapped into his stroller) onto a concrete parking lot, from a raised sidewalk. When I picked him [...]

What’s in That Diaper Bag?!

As we travel the Mexican Riviera, we have edited the diaper bag several times. "Strolling around" has a different meaning here than in the US, where the roads can be rough and banos even rougher. When day tripping with small children, my goal is to keep us safe and comfy, but also pack light so [...]

Location Teaser…

We have been traveling around, staying in different towns for a week or two at a time, exploring the areas we knew we would enjoy (but hadn't spent enough time to know if we should live there). A lucky wrong turn while looking for a restaurant landed the kids and me at El Capitan, where [...]

At the airport

On our extended layover before continuing onto our new homeland, I thought I would post this video from the airport. Once we got all our bags packed tight into our car, we pulled into the parking ramp at the airport and realized we had no idea how to get all those bags to the gate. [...]

Packing for Moving Overseas

For many years of my adult life I have experienced nightmares in which the house is on fire, and I had to get things out of the house before the fire caught up with me...or that I was moving, and only had one day to get my things out of a full house-- always making [...]