Don’t put your dreams of far-off places on hold because of your children… πŸŒβœ”οΈIntegrate them into those dreamsπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦βœˆοΈπŸš‰πŸš’πŸŽ‰

If this isn’t a Sprintingwiththeshaps motto I don’t know what is. The author in the following blog post also ends with “I believe one of the best things you can give your child is an adventurous life with exposure to various cultures.”

Kusadasi, Turkey when the girls were 2 and 4

If I was given a penny for every person that said I was crazy for traveling to all the awesome places with my kids 🏝 or for the times someone has poopooed the thought of taking their kids to Europe because of their lack of appreciation πŸ™πŸ½or for the amount of times someone said they would wait till their kids are older I would be a very rich personπŸ’°.

Sunrise hike up Diamond Head in Honolulu

Putting cost aside if you can afford it why wouldn’t you want to show your kids the world? 🌍 Wouldn’t you love to take them on a priceless adventure?

Living on the edge…moped ride around Block Island!

Why wouldn’t you want them to see how other cultures live and to hear foreign tongues? Since you can’t predict what will happen tomorrow love for today!

See what’s to be found in Tallin, Estonia

If you’re gonna change crappy diapers and soothe tantrumming toddlers why not at least do it at a cool destination and get some benefit for yourself and maybe for little Johnny?

Reaching the top of the Acropolis in Athens on a 95 degree day

Just this past May when we got back from our trip to Europe it was extremely fulfilling when Dylan came home and told me she painted that Picasso painting🎨 with a hand holding flowers. She made the “connection” from Picasso museum. Loved it.

Seeing The David for ourselves!

Or when we were once in the toy store picking out a new puzzle to do and we stopped to look at a puzzle of the beautiful view of Santorini and Hailey said “Mommy isn’t that the place in Greece we went to when we rode the donkey up the mountain?🐴” Yes Hailey, yes we did, and your sister was just a baby… diapers, pacifier and all making the trek up with Daddy. Success.

Santorini in all her glory…

Yes traveling with kids is hard but it’s so worth it to see the world. 😁It is so doable. It’s one of life’s biggest adventures! It takes an open mind, some flexibility and adaptability and some courage…but you will be rewarded with beautiful memories and pictures of course and hopefully some new lessons learned!

The Colliseum in Rome

If you need some inspiration, ideas or some motivation I can help you!πŸ™‹πŸ½When I read the below blog post I couldn’t agree more and had to write about the topic πŸ“

Traveling with a baby: about my trip to Machu Picchu with my 4-month-old

Ps- as always I must share my favorite traveling to Europe picture that will inspire even the most stubborn… Come on now doesn’t this look fun??πŸ˜³πŸ˜±πŸ’Ό

Oh that was just that oneeee time where we had 18 pieces of luggage to move from point A (taxi cab) to point b (Milan train platform heading to Rome). Not a biggie!!!

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