Written by: Lisa Toews-Daugherty
About eight years ago, the start-up my husband, Jay, was working for ran out of funding and shut down. I wasn’t working at the time, so our family income plummeted to zero. After more than 15 years of traveling at least 50% of his time, Jay desperately needed to recharge. We decided that if we tightened our belts, then we could use our savings to allow him to take some time off. The sabbatical that started out as three months in reality extended to closer to eighteen.