They loved parenting and planned for more kids, but they also didn’t want to lose sight of their priorities and passions as a couple. “We decided to sit down and have a serious discussion about what this might look like,” Megan explained. After a couple months of research and planning, they got to a place where they both felt comfortable and incredibly excited about the decision. “We believe that life is short and you should do everything in your power to maximize the experiences you enjoy. What better way to do that than with your husband, nine-month-old son, and a few too many bags?” Ultimately the decision was simple. They knew they’d regret it if they didn’t fulfill their dream. “We weren’t interested in that.”
Today, they’re on a months-long trip that will take them from Maui to the Mediterranean, with stops in countries like Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, England, Denmark, and more on the way. Charlie, who was nine months when the journey began, will soon have more stamps on his passport than many people get in their lifetime.