Costa Rica Surf Camp Adventure

In early March before the Coronavirus took over, Shep and I took a mother son adventure trip to Costa Rica. Shep’s top priority while we were there was learning to surf, but this would be our first time learning so I did a lot of research about a good/safe place for beginners. I came acrossContinue reading “Costa Rica Surf Camp Adventure”

Mother – Son Adventure in Costa Rica

Back in November 2019 our youngest, Shep (11), was having a really tough time finding anything to put on his Christmas list. Pretty unusual, right? He finally said he just wanted to go on a road trip. Loved that idea! John and I talked it over and he was all for it. I had soContinue reading “Mother – Son Adventure in Costa Rica”

Adventure on the Big Island

After spending 2 weeks in Maui we took a short hopper flight over to Hilo for some adventure on the Big Island. We had one week to explore this huge place and we had plans to see as much of it as we could. Rowan turned 16 the day we flew to the Big IslandContinue reading “Adventure on the Big Island”

Family Sailing Adventure in BVI

Dream Trip It’s no surprise that our family likes to adventure and try new things. Our oldest, Rowan, has really taken to building his sailing skills. He first learned basic skills through Boy Scouts summer camp and we have looked for a variety of ways to give him further opportunities. A big focus of ourContinue reading “Family Sailing Adventure in BVI”

Philadelphia: City of Brotherly Love

Go family adventure takes on the city of Philadelphia and lives up the adventure with a city vibe. On one of our trips to Washington DC, we decided to add on some time and took the train to Philadelphia. In John’s previous job, he spent more of his life in Philly than he did atContinue reading “Philadelphia: City of Brotherly Love”

Family Adventure in Our Nation’s Capital

Our nation’s capital is a beautiful city with a landscape full of monuments and memorials perfect for a family adventure. Just walking around this city instills a sense of pride; not a pride that America has done all things perfect, but a pride that our nation has worked within the framework of democracy to itsContinue reading “Family Adventure in Our Nation’s Capital”

Boston: Beantown, America’s Walking City

There IS a first time for everything This trip, for our family, was the first time we did our own thing. For years we latched on to what grandparents wanted to do. It was the first time I found an incredible deal on airline tickets and couldn’t pass it up. It was the first tripContinue reading “Boston: Beantown, America’s Walking City”

The 10 Year Old Adventure

The Inspiration Many years ago I read a book called Love Does by Bob Goff where he talks about how his family found a way to celebrate each child individually. John and I were both so challenged by how we would communicate to each of our children how special they are. In the book theContinue reading “The 10 Year Old Adventure”

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