What the heck is a rookery, you ask? It’s a migrating group of penguins! So although choosing a blog name based on a word few people know breaks every rule in the book, once we stumbled across it, there was no turning back.
You see, penguins have long held a special meaning for our little family, so much so that they even made an appearance at Heidi and Fernando’s wedding.
And as Fernando pointed out, the name also played well on the fact that we were rookie parents who were also rookies at this whole moving-across-the-globe thing. Not to mention traveling with a baby.
Shortly after L was born, we decided to sell our condo in Seattle and move to Europe so that we could have a little adventure before it was time for him to start school. A year and a half later we’ve called two countries home and visited more than a dozen countries. Joining us on many of those trips has been the world’s cutest French bulldog (and reluctant world traveler), Bella.
Moving and traveling abroad both can be incredibly challenging, but also incredibly rewarding. And this is doubly true when you throw a small child in the mix. But they can be done and we hope that by sharing our stories we’ll inspire other families to take risks, travel, and actively create the lives that they want to live.
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