Canada Road Trip

I can’t explain how excited I am! Months ago, my husband and I requested that we take our three foster babies (soon to be ours) to Canada. I have to be honest, I thought the judge would say “NO”, but I was pleasantly surprised when my social worker said that he granted our request! What?!?!!?! After much figuring out, we finally got everything organized and started our long journey from California to Alberta, Canada. 

Canada Road Trip

Let’s just say, it started out HORRIBLY. I might have wrecked our car in a minor accident a few days before we had to leave. We got it all fixed up – so we thought. Turned out, there was more damage than originally told. We had to stop in Nevada for a three hour layover while our car tire and rim were replaced. It was a bit annoying, but we eventually got back on the road again!

Canada Road Trip

We finally got out of Nevada and made our way to Arizona when our tire pressure light flicked on. We pulled over, filled it with air and knew there was some sort of problem. Sure enough, 30 miles later it popped back on. Sadly, we pulled over again and made our way to a tire repair shop where we discovered there was a nail in our tire and had slowly been leaking. We got it patched up and we were FINALLY good to go! Not. Fun. 

Canada Road Trip

Road trip to Canada

From that moment on it was smooth sailing! Our kids did AMAZING that entire time! We are SO blessed to have such great little travelers. We enjoyed the scenery as I announced on Instagram every state we crossed (feel free to follow along)! It was so fun!

Canada Road Trip

When we finally got over the border, sheer excitement came over me! I have dreamt of bringing my babies to my home and native land for so long! It’s truly surreal. We have only been here for two days, but I am enjoying every second of it. 

Canada Road Trip

I can’t wait to take our kids to all our favorite places! Places I use to go when I was young and now we can make new memories together! So far, the kids are loving every second of it! Are you going on any travels this summer?

XOXO, Lidy 

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