“Don’t you ever think about the children?” - is a frequently asked question to many family travel bloggers. Quite a few people seem to think that the desire to wander round the world, traveling almost indefinite, is solely a thing driven by selfcentered parents, and that they really do not care about the consequences of ripping their children out of their comfort zones with school, daycare, friends and football games. They seem to believe that those children are suffering almost unbearable neglect and that they will get permanent psychological damage - eventually even becoming a burden to society.

Well, well, this notion is perfectly allowed, but let me just try to shed some light on what exactly it is that makes “people like us” force our families into madness, playing Russian roulette with the mental state of our children. Let us talk about what kind of life we want to live and which values we want to teach our children…

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