Written by Charity Hawkins, author of The Homeschool Experiment: A Novel.
This past spring our family embarked upon a trip that had always been a dream of mine. We spent a week in the Washington D.C. area, four weeks in the United Kingdom, and ten days in France. It was a huge challenge and adventure.
The scariest part for me was that for three weeks in the U.K. I was with our three children, ages 10, 8, and 5, on my own. Driving on the left side of the road. With the car making weird sounds at me.
“Mommy screamed a lot,” is how my kids describe my driving. My husband met us in Bath for the rest of the trip.
Here are my life-changing takeaways: