Listen to my conversation with friend and film editor Celia Beasley about her recent 11 month-long trip from Madagascar to Columbia with her two children and husband. She shares some powerful insights around giving kids more latitude, using empathy to limit whining, and why riding on a scooter in Sri Lanka is the perfect time to discuss the birds and the bees. Celia is dynamic and thoughtful and makes me feel like a big wimp.

Celia Beasley is a film editor based in Seattle her recent credits include SADIE, directed by Megan Griffiths and OUTSIDE IN, directed by Lynn Shelton. Her website is To learn more about Celia’s trip you can find her blog including posts and videos from her kids at

Episode 16: Celia Beasley