Wacky Wanderers

exploring on the road as a family

FullTime Families Rally in the US

I took a little break from blogging because frankly, I was feeling pretty miserable and overwhelmed with the new needs our family had to be a functional, loving and supportive family with a kiddo with a broken leg.  Every time I sat down to write I only had negative words pouring from my fingertips so I decided to take a hiatus until our family got to a more positive place.  

The Fulltime Families Rally of 23 other families was a bit overwhelming to say the least.  This was our first rally so we didn’t really know what to expect.  I knew before we arrived that they had some kids crafts and games scheduled as well as parent discussion group times and group potlucks.  I was looking forward to some structure with someone else planning activities.  I love creating crafts for the girls but the escalated needs of the family as a whole had increased recently and I was ready for a break.

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Quartsite BLM camping near RV show

Quartsite was our new camping location.  Many of the full-time families were continuing onto another meet-up at the Bash in Lake Havasu.  However, not only did we not have tickets for this event, we also were ready to move onto a quieter setting for a bit.  Meeting up with lots of other families is nice but also overwhelming and tiring.  

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Since we were going to be on the road for Christmas, one of our good friends’ Mom, who lives in Colorado, so very graciously invited us to spend Christmas with the whole family (including our dear dear friends from Portland of course). We knew this was going to add a lot of long driving days to our trip but also couldn’t bear to be so close to them and not spend the holiday with them.

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