Traveling Has Forever Ruined Me

All across social media I see pictures of kids going off to their first day of school. Some of these kids I remember when they were heading off to Kindergarten and now they are heading off to their first day of High school. I catch myself feeling nostalgic and even a little sad with each […]

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Shared Accommodations: A Single Mother House Sharing Experience in Merida, Mexico

Single Mom House Share In Mexico If you would have told me even six months ago that I would be sharing a home with up to three other single mom families at a time while living in Merida, Mexico, I would have said you were absolutely and undeniably nuts. Yet, here I am, only a […]

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Exploring The Cenote Cuzama With Kids: Cenotes In Merida

The rickety mining cart rattles fiercely down the track as the horse gallops down the gravel trail towards the first of the three Cuzama cenotes right outside of the small town of Cuzama, Yucatan. I hold my toddler tight wondering what the heck I was thinking as the cart screeches and turns around sharp corners […]

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Opening Up A Co-op House For Single Moms: Living In Merida, Mexico

We’ve almost reached the 2nd-month mark of living in Merida, Mexico, and this past week I did something I have been dreaming about for a while now. I signed a three-year lease on a single mom guest co-op house right here in Merida, Mexico. Let me explain more. I found a beautiful 8 bedroom/ 4 […]

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Our First Week Living In Merida, Mexico

Living in Merida

Living In Merida, Mexico On April 2nd, 2019 we stepped off the plane in Merida, Mexico. Instantly, the heat greeted us. Merida, Mexico is known to be the hottest city in Mexico so it was no surprise. We arrived with three backpacks, one small suitcase, one large suitcase, and a car seat. My emotions were […]

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We Are Moving To Merida (Trip Recap)

Best places for single moms to live in the world

We Are Moving To Merida. Here Is Why. If you have been following us on Instagram and Facebook,  then you know we had such an amazing time in Merida. Mexico last week. From the moment we stepped out of the airport and the hot tropical weather greeted us, I knew we had found our new […]

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Moving To Mexico: Moving Abroad As A Single Mom

How to survive financially as a single mom

I can hear the fireworks now going off in celebration for no other reason than celebrating life. The taste of chilaquiles plays with my memory as I mentally map out all of the girls and I’s favorite restaurants in Guanajuato City, Mexico. I can already taste the brownie with the vanilla gelato from our favorite […]

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Airbnb Mexico Nightmare

Airbnb Mexico Nightmare This was not our first rodeo. As full-time travelers, we have used Airbnb a bazillion times. In all honesty, I knew better. When it came to this Airbnb Mexico Nightmare, there were HUGE red flags that I ignored. I was looking for something in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico that was cheap, downtown, […]

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Headed To Playa Del Carmen

We are so excited to be headed to Playa Del Carmen, Mexico! On April 3rd we hop on a flight to Cancun. From there we head to our Airbnb rental in Playa Del Carmen. Playa Del Carmen is a small tourist city with a large expat community located along the Carribean Sea. Even with recent […]

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Is Mexico Safe For Single Moms?- Trippin’ Momma

Is Mexico Safe For Single Moms Before coming to Mexico, I heard all the things you’ve probably heard. It is unsafe, the cartels will kidnap and murder you, you will be mugged, and don’t drink the water (for the most part that is true). That was a big reason why I decided to fly last […]

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