Exploring the D-Day sites of Normandy with kids

“La douleur m’a brisée, la fraternité m’a relevée, de ma blessure a jailli un fleuve de liberté” “Pain broke me, brotherhood uplifted me, from my wounds sprang a river of liberty” -Paul Doret When we saw that our France road trip would take us all the way to the Atlantic coast, there was no question … Read more

Reflections on 2017: An amazing and crazy year

2017 has been a most unusual and extraordinary year for our family. We rang in the year in California’s desert with our favorite people in the world, a welcome weekend getaway from our comfortable but hectic life in Los Angeles. We’ll celebrate the end of the year in Christchurch, New Zealand as a semi-nomadic family … Read more

Choosing Wings: Our family gap year and trip around the world

We love so many things about our family’s life in LA. We are surrounded by an amazing network of family, we have wonderful friends, we are deeply involved in a religious community that we love, the weather is usually amazing and the list of activities is never-ending. But as you might imagine, life in the … Read more