Leaving California — a state where 11.2% of the U.S. population lives and 37% of the welfare recipients reside — on paper was an easy decision, but with my entire family there, it was actually one of the most difficult decisions my wife and I have ever made.
We were both born and raised in Southern California. Our parents, siblings, grandparents, and everyone we loved was within a 45 minute drive. Weekly trips to grandma’s house for the kids, plenty of date-night babysitters and, of course, the weekend BBQ’s or birthday parties with loved ones. Most of our friends had children Read More