Hit the open road with Kelsey Henry as she shares her RV life adventures of Growing Up Roadschooled from ages 11-17, and beyond! Hear a kid’s perspective of the full-time RV travel lifestyle, getting into college, and starting a career in the “real world”. This story is part travel memoir, schooling manifesto, songbook, personal growth journey, and embarrassing moments! It's full of bold displays of affection, teenage drama, RV mishaps, and a lot of stories about bugs.
Under the pressure of expectations to turn out “normal”, Kelsey becomes highly motivated to prove herself as she navigates into adulthood and struggles with the contrast of conforming to stationary life and honoring her inner roadschooled kid. With humor, positivity, and many lessons learned, she captures her journey through music lyrics and finds her way back to who she wants to be.
This book centers around the themes of:
- Roadschooling and RV family travel
- Music and songwriting
- Self-esteem, confidence, and positivity
- Internal and external expectations
- College and corporate career
- Location independence and solo travel
- Remote work and being a digital nomad
What people are saying about Growing Up Roadschooled:
"It makes me think all things are possible!"
"Reading this book is like having a cup of coffee with a friend. No matter what your life story is, there will be things you can relate to in this positively delightful memoir."
"Kelsey Henry is one of the most vibrant human beings, and it shines through in her writing. She has a way of vulnerably sharing her stories while incorporating humor and fun."
"If you are dreaming of travel, are on a personal journey to fill your life with more positivity and self-love, or can super relate to the highs and lows of being on the road, read this book!"
"There is something for everyone in this book!"
"Kelsey Henry's adventures on the road lay out the exciting possibilities that can await a young person traveling beyond the bounds of convention. It takes bravery in this day and time to be stay so rigorously positive."
"I can highly recommend this book for its honest and intimate portrayal of one young girl’s journey into adulthood while being roadschooled in her family’s RV. The author points out the ups as well as the downs, often with a dose of humor. It’s a well written book and an easy read."
"Amazing young woman. Fascinating life from such a young age onward into adulthood, with insights that exceed those of many adults I know. Her tenacity, fortitude, and positivity is a shining example for all."
"Kelsey has a way of authentically sharing her stories and lessons learned from the road while adding a healthy dose of humor. If you are dreaming up travel plans, love good stories, or are looking for some more positivity in your life, check this girl OUT!”
"Kelsey’s book on growing up roadschooled is of great value as a homeschooling parent. She describes with real life examples how the phases of school, homeschooling, unschooling, and college have shaped her."
"The broadening of a family’s horizon, while creating a closer bond is delightfully written, through Kelsey’s whimsical sense of humor.”