How did you ...?

Ditching life in suburbia to hit the road with kids isn't for the faint-hearted, at least not if you want to survive with your sanity and family harmony intact or if you plan to resume your regular life back home at the end of the trip.  To help, here are guides to where we went, how we crossed borders with our vehicle, what stuff we used, what homeschooling looked liked, and how we spent our money.