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TCINTN

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Posted: 12/22/19 07:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Looking for some help for a young couple I attend church with. They are in the beginning stage of going fulltime with two small children which they homeschool. The husband works at home and can do it anywhere he is at. They are looking at fifth wheels for this adventure. What I am in need of is there any blogs which they can review of others who are doing the same that would help them in this planning stage.Or any blog that would help. I am helping the best I can but being a trout fishing,truck camper older person I can only do so much. Thanks for any help. This is one awesome young couple.


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Posted: 12/22/19 07:46pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Is full timing in the best interest of those children?
If a 5er interests them, do they have or can they purchase an adequate tow vehicle?
Are they contemplating moving often or seldom?


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Posted: 12/22/19 10:25pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Xcapers is a community within the Escapees RV club aimed at younger families with children:

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The guy who did this conversion is on this forum. Goes by the name ependydad. Probably would be an outstanding source of information


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We can assist, though the crew is older and we aren't quite full timers (I won't post our site). There's also a group called full time families, and a variety of blogs written to generate income. One of the better ones is Crazy family adventure. Honestly, much of the useful information for us came from here, we just didn't know it when we read it- but realized it as we ran into those situations. Experience isn't obsolete yet.


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patperry2766 wrote:

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The guy who did this conversion is on this forum. Goes by the name ependydad. Probably would be an outstanding source of information


X2, I know him thru a few forum boards and have met him in person as well, he has a lot of first hand knowledge both good and bad but he is honest and very truthful.


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Posted: 12/23/19 06:51am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Did you tell them about this forum?


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Posted: 12/23/19 07:30am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Veebyes on the forum does this as well. I'm sure he'd be willing to help.


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Full time family blogs


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Posted: 12/23/19 11:02am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Hey, thanks all for mentioning me. Yes, I absolutely am an open book and will share the good and bad of fulltiming as a family. My wife and I have been on the road for 4.5 years now with our 2 kids. My son was 3 and daughter was 11 when we launched; they're now 7 and 16.

The recommendation for Fulltime Families is a great one. We have absolutely found our supportive friends and community with them. If your friends are Facebook users, Fulltime Families has great groups there.

I have friends with blogs, YouTube channels, and everything in between.

A few months back, I did an "ask me anything" on Reddit and answers questions of all sorts about our lifestyles:
https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/d........dad_of_a_family_of_4_dad_mom_daughter15/

Please let me know how I can help.


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