What becomes of wanderlust once baby makes two, three, four or more? Are those strong desires to boldly traipse the world packed away – sealed in a box labeled ‘before the kids’ along with your weekly nail salon appointments and stiletto heels? Despite the popular expectation that a passion for travel should be extinguished or at least repressed once you become a parent, legions of families remain committed to regular departures from everyday life. And their journeys are creating extraordinary learning experiences – unleashing new levels of creativity and fostering personal growth.
Nicole Grimes, a self-professed travel maniac and founder of the popular travel blog Geek Trek says, “when I am away, I am eager to consume everything around me. I refuse to spend one waking moment seated in a hotel room or lobby, passing [the] valuable time.”