Our Big Lappers!
If you have followed Caravanning with Kids since the very beginning you will know that we are not big lappers! As much as the idea plays around in our heads, we are simply a family that LOVES weekends away, short family getaways and extended school holidays…
…..this doesn’t stop us dreaming! What is the next best thing? Following other families who have jumped…taken the leap, packed up and are experiencing life on the road FULL TIME!
Our Big Lappers! was born…. Join us, as we follow their journey, cheer them on, support them and love every second of their adventure…
Our Big Lap have completed 5 months on the road and as they leave WA and head east, their thoughts are turning to home. What will it be like when they get there in a couple of short months? How will they cope? My stomach churns thinking about what this feeling must...read more
Say a big hello to The Blonde Nomads - Rob, Tracy, Marli & Ziggy - they are only weeks away from hitting the road again...but this time with their two young children!! Embarking on an adventure that will take them all over Australia in a new Jayco. We met them...read more
If you are currently travelling Australia with kids or thinking about it...then please consider Lone Scouts! What is a Lone Scout? I had no idea, I had never heard of it...so when Noela from Lost and Loving It posted in our Facebook Group "Aussie Big Lappers" about...read more
I have to admit that I had a little tear reading this honest and transparent story from Our Big Lap, especially the closing comments from Our Big Lap Dad, Lloyd - A reflection on how life on the road is changing his family, their relationships and their hopes for the...read more
Following Bec, Lloyd, Ava and Finn from OUR BIG LAP has been such a JOY! We hope you have loved seeing their adventures as well. They have had another incredible month and Bec shares a few highlights with us below...including some more very amusing observations... So...read more
Our Big Lap have just finished their 2nd month on the road and are having an amazing adventure! Bec has shared some amusing observations that I found myself having a giggle and nodding my head in agreement...ENJOY! Two months of OUR BIG LAP are now done and dusted. In...read more
Do you Free Camp? A few years ago I had mixed feelings about Free Camping. Going off the grid, in the middle of nowhere, with the kids, I have to admit, it wasn't sounding very appealing for me (remembering that I was a five star luxury girl before I discovered...read more
I met Jeannie at one of the Caravan Shows we attended a couple of years ago and was instantly drawn to her gorgeous nature. She fondly and passionately chatted about her time on the road with her own family and when we were gathering stories about road schooling, we...read more
"How do you educate your kids when you are on the road?" "The thought of homeschooling makes me want to vomit!" "Will I hate the kids trying to be their mum and teacher?" So many things to think about when you take the kidlets out of school for an extended adventure....read more
Our Big Lappers - Bec, Lloyd, Ava & Finn (Our Big Lap) are one month into their Big Lap adventure and they are jam packing in so much fun up the East coast...Thanks so much Bec for your honest account of your families first 4 weeks on the road... "I realised this...read more