About Lyndsay Stradtner

Lyndsay Stradtner and I am a natural light photographer with 14 years experience. While home is Austin, Texas, my family and I are currently traveling the US in an RV full time. Yes, we sold our 2,400 square foot home for a 400 square foot RV and couldn’t be happier about it! While our initial goal was to travel full time for one year, that quickly turned in to (at least) 3 years. I am married to a really great guy named Jason. With 5 kids (Ty, Taryn, Jude, Jonah and Zachary) and 2 dogs (Maggie and Pepper), our lives are filled with laughter and chaos, and I wouldn’t have it any other way! Be sure to check us out on Etsy, Instagram and YouTube.

Goodpops morning and night

This morning when I got up I immediately noticed that Jonah looked really tired.  My mommy radar was going off and I asked if he was ok and resting well.  After a few minutes of asking him I got a confession out of Z.  These two have been getting up at 5 am to sneak a popsicle the last few mornings.  I’m glad they are bonding as new bunkmates but definitely not onboard with their new routine.  Evening popsicles though, I’m all in!  We love Goodpops!

2021-06-06T21:42:38-05:00June 6th, 2021|My Family, Jonah, RV Life, Zachary|


These two had a day of fun all on their own at Diggerland in New Jersey! The other kids have all had adventure days with just one parent and it was finally Z’s turn. He’s been pro-mommy lately to the extreme so a day of bonding is just what these two needed. And they had a blast! Jason filmed yesterday and I can’t wait to edit the video. When they got home last night Z immediately ran over to the big kids with big hugs and yelled “I’M BACK! I MISSED YOU!” 🥰

2021-06-01T20:22:20-05:00June 1st, 2021|My Family, Jason, RV Life, Zachary|

the last time

There are moments in motherhood when something happens for the last time and you know it’s the last time.  There are also moments when something happens for the last time and it just slips away, with no announcement or realization.  Like the last time your little one holds your hand when you cross the street, or calls you mommy instead of mom.  It just changes with no warning and you don’t know it’s the last in that moment.  Big kid things just slip in, quiet, unannounced, subtle little changes.  Sometimes, I am not sure which scenario is the most brutal in motherhood.  Probably because they both are?  Tonight, as we put Z to bed I was thankful to know about the change coming.  We’ve always co-slept with all of our babies and we’re finally moving the very last kid out of our bed.  It’s been an off and on journey for 24 years total!  Co-sleeping has been such an incredible gift for our family and I’m so thankful for the bonding, extra sleep in the newborn days and all the snuggles.  It’s not always easy, nor have we loved every second (feet in your face, ribs, back, anyone?), but we are sad to end this era of parenting forever.  It’s time, he is ready, we are ready.  We were hoping to make the transition when we move in to a new RV, but shopping is taking longer than planned, so we are diving in now.  He’s so excited about his new bed in the boys bunk room!  I know weaning is just around the corner too.  One more big step toward having only big kids and putting the baby days completely behind us…

2021-05-30T11:20:40-05:00May 30th, 2021|My Family, Lyndsay, Zachary|
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