www.eastidahonews.com

This video, originally posted on the Morse family’s YouTube channel, Morses Go Mobile, shows the family saying goodbyes to friends and relatives before embarking on their yearlong RV trip across the country. | BY MORSES GO MOBILE MERIDIAN ( Idaho Statesman ) – The stress of everyday life was already weighing on the Morse family before the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the United States. Amber Morse said she had been feeling like “the pace of life was just running kids to and from every activity and kind of getting absorbed” in the rush. So when it became clear that the ongoing pandemic would upend any normalcy as their kids returned to school in the fall, the family of six decided to hit the road. “With having three older children in school, I think it started bringing kind of an angst in me about what that was going to look like, and being a working mom,” Amber said in a video call with the Statesman. “Knowing that there was a possibility of kids being in and out of school (we thought) ‘How are we going to manage that with two working parents?’” The Morses — Amber, her husband Brandon, 15-year-old daughter Jadyn, 10-year-old twins Hudson and Brittan and 3-year-old son Koen — decided to leave their Meridian home to travel the country in an RV for a year. “I was kind of just getting burnout,” said Brandon, who worked as a pastor in Meridian. “I took an extended period of […]