My husband and I just love travelling.
The desire to discover other horizons, to meet other cultures, to confront our certainties in other ways to understand the world…
This has motivated us for a long-time.
What if we know how to appreciate the luxury of a comfortable bed, a hot shower, a meal served in a restaurant; we also love the freedom to travel simply.
As if, freed from the comforts of everyday life, we were much more able to reconnect with what really matters.
That's it, for us, a better life.
that with emotions, with relief.
And then, we grew up… yes, you can say “grown up” as we've known each other since college… but the thirst for adventure has never dried up.
Far from it.
For us, loving the great outdoors and zero constraints, it is paradoxically during a backpack trip that the desire to have a child was born.
I saw these families discovering the world together, and sharing incredible memories, I saw these curious children, amazed by their discoveries, and good too.. and I understood that....
with a child life changes, let's not lie.
But can you do anything else?
Of course not.
We simply adapt.
The desire for a child yes, but not the desire to "settle down".
I wanted to share these magical moments with a family... with my family.I didn't see myself as a “mum”, with all the responsibilities that come with it, but I really wanted to become a “parent”, partner of my sweetheart. The nuance is very subtle, and yet it was the one that spoke to me very personally.
I needed to see "elsewhere" to build my parenthood "here'.It's a personal journey.
Some people don't (and never will) want children, for others, this is an accomplishment. I was in this grey area, wandering between two ideas.
And it was only when I realised that one had to follow their own way of functioning, that I freed myself from the constraints that I asked myself. So I kept my old car, no matter how small it was, because I didn't want to change everything in my life. I carried my son in a baby sling because I felt good like that. And then, above all, we continued to travel… differently. Well... nearly!
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