Getting out of your comfort zone

Real Life

Out of Time.

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When All Your Reasons Have Run Out. I have no more excuses. None. The summer treated us with divine gifts. A series of golden moments with family, friends, as a couple, and on our own. We embraced new interests and reconnected with old passions. We sat silently on the dock, and took time to find a deeper gratitude and appreciation for the country we live in.  We even found a place to live and a place to work. Well, Chris did. Now it's my turn. Big Girl Underpants When we decided to come home, we made a conscious choice to give
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How Will You Tell This Story?

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Our WHY Behind Travelling the World Every story has a back story and it's not always pretty. I never really considered ourselves storytellers until this trip. Sure, Chris and I like to talk in stories. It's fun and entertaining and most importantly gets people laughing by the end. Something for us that is ultimately the end goal. Now my grandmother. She's a storyteller. In fact, she was the best storyteller of us all. My grandmother was most indeed the matriarch of our family. The older sister and the "second mom" to a large family growing up in the prairies. She was given the job
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Finding the Edge of Comfortable

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When everything feels icky & squirmy & totally uncertain Mom Says: I was a bulging, sweating, 8 months pregnant hot mess in the middle of one of the hottest heat waves we have ever experienced. My husband will recount to you tales of woe and suffering as he endured the words "I'M UNCOMFORTABLE!!" more times than I care to remember. It has become a standing joke between us, one that is typically accompanied with boohoos and mockery to indicate said Uncomfortablist is being entirely unreasonable. On a happier pregnant day at the cottage The word comfort has been an enemy in so many ways throughout my
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How Did We Get Here?

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How we made the choice to travel the world with our kids.  Mom Says: We have a kind of quirky approach to getting shit done. For days/weeks/months we noodle. We say things like "yeahhhhh, we should do that" or " we are going to have to get that done soon".  We discuss, we let it roll around our tongues, we check out how it feels. Then one day, without any prompts we JUST DO IT. Not in an organized, excel spreadsheet, plan of action kind of way (wouldn't that be amazing). No, we just go and let the day takes us where
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