The hardest parenting lesson

We made it! We finally made it!

A national truck driver’s strike that blocked roads throughout Costa Rica waylaid us from reaching our destination for a few hours.

But it didn’t dim our excitement once we checked into our little beach bungalow, our home for the next month. We were smack dab in the middle of the rainforest, in Playa Chiquita, just a few miles south of the Carribbean town of Puerto Viejo.