When you imagine your new life with your family in Nicaragua, what does it look like? More family harmony, more peace and adventure- more happiness? I remember envisioning all of these things before we left the States.
A parent’s dream to move to Nicaragua is often fueled by desires to create a different life for busy, maybe disconnected families who ponder what it would be like to slow down, grow closer together and possibly dedicate some freed-up hours to a meaningful volunteer experience.
To achieve that dream of a closer family life abroad will take some careful mental planning that starts before you get on the plane to Managua. Continue reading “Will I be a better parent in Nicaragua?”
Securing your first landing pad
Establishing a home away from home for your family is always a priority. If this is a move you are making with kids, I know that the primary concerns are for safety and comfort. You want them to have a unique experience traveling and yet not so extreme that their lives feel out of whack. When your home in Granada feels right there is a direct positive impact on your families well-being and the success of the trip overall.
Securing your accommodations in Granada is a relatively simple task compared to many areas around the world. Because the city is a tourism hub for travelers, the furnished home rental market took off years ago and has become more abundantly available every year. You can easily rent a beautiful, fully furnished and maintained home that will allow you to focus your energy on your stay and reconnecting with your family.
Considering everyone’s needs
When you fly into Nicaragua and you know that you have a comfortable home to welcome you, anxious members of your family can be reassured that this new adventure thousands of miles from home is going to be okay. This is particularly essential if you have kids that are aware that they are leaving their lives behind for an extended stay or permanently. It is important that the move doesn’t feel like a total downgrade from everything they are leaving behind in their home countries! This seems particularly important for kids over the age of six. Continue reading “House hunters Nicaragua! Finding your ideal kid-friendly home rental for your family in Granada.”