Hey Y’alllll … Welcome to my BLOG

My name is Karen and I am the face behind The MOM TrotterBlack Kids DO Travel & Memory Making Getaways.

I work full time in the Clinical Research field. I love my job, because it is for a good cause and it genuinely makes a difference in the world.

I am a Mom to a beautiful and strong spirited super star of a Son – Aiden, Wife to an amazing husband – Sylvester, and a Big Sis to a sweet but stubborn teenager – Ells.

People think that after kids, travel has to stop, but hey I am proof that it doesn’t. My passion is to help and empower parents and to show them that travel with kids is possible and doable while working a full time job and on a budget.

I strive to encourage all parents, especially parents with children of color, to travel with their children and show them the world. I’m also passionate about letting children follow their interests, hence why you’ll see me blog about our travels, which are 99% of the time dictated by the kids, as well as my sons industry work. He loves modeling and acting and I wholeheartedly support him.

I live by the philosophy “The World is Your Classroom” – because it really is. There is so much to learn about the world that can’t be learned in a classroom. I learn something new every time I travel.

I believe in attachment parenting, homeschooling / worldschooling, traveling the world, letting children follow their dreams, and most of all, living my life to the fullest. Life is too short, so enjoy it now while you can. Do the things you love to do and spend time with the people you love. Simply because, no one knows tomorrow.

I dream of running an organization to help fund travels for less privileged children. I believe in my dreams, and I know that I shall see them come to light someday.

I love all things coffee & chocolate. And oh, I love blogging and I hope you love reading 💗



Travel – Everything family travel and travel with kids because it’s one of the best things you’ll ever do for your kids.

Model & Talent – My son is in the industry. He is a model and actor and I love writing about each job he books.

Lifestyle – My take on parenting, the ups and downs, and everything in between.

Home/World-schooling – My son is home-schooled/world-schooled and I’ll be sharing about why we choose this route.



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