Mom, I'm Fine: Jonathan Kubben Travels the World & Assures His Mom He’s Safe! Watch This! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

4 years ago

"No matter how busy you may be ... there's always time to put your worried family at ease." On Jonathan Kubben’s 27th birthday, he quit his job, sold his car and bought a one-way ticket to travel around the world. His mother always encouraged his passion for adventure, but like most moms, she has a tendency to worry. 

To alleviate her fears, Jonathan sent her messages throughout his travels, letting her know he was safe. You’ll have to see the video to see what we mean. 

This video is longer than 30 seconds, but we think it's worth it.

Donna John
Love this!! Lucky mom and lucky young man. Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
I know! I can't get enough of this video, Donna John ! I hope my boys grow up to be as thoughtful and as adventurous as Jonathan!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Incredibly awesome! Love that he took off to explore the world, and always kept his mom reassured. So creative and adventurous! Thank you for sharing, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead !
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Me too! I just love this story!
Tiffany Zook
Thanks for sharing AM !!
Katie Sloan
This is fantastic! I was lucky to able to call my parents every 2-3 weeks when I did my European travels in the early 90s.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
I know! When I studied in England we had weekly calls at the same day and time each week. I remember Thanksgiving being an exception. :)
Dieter Schmitz
Thanks Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead for a beautiful story. I used to send postcards to my parents all the time from my years studying and backpacking abroad.
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
I bet they treasured those postcards, Dieter Schmitz !
Heather Murphy-Fritz
I love this guy. I hope my boy is just like him. I used calling cards the few times I traveled!
Sheri B Doyle
This is so funny. I love the creativity!

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