OC Family chucks it all and moves to Belize to reconnect in "Freeways to Flip-Flops" book

What do you do when life in sunny Southern California starts to seem plastic, materialistic and just plain hellish? For Sonia and Duke Marsh, the answer was to sell their worldly goods and move to the Central American island of Belize.
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July 31, 2012 - PRLog -- Sonia hopes the move will bring her shattered family back together. Instead, things begin to go wrong immediately. As the days turn into months, Sonia finds herself questioning the family’s decision to move on a nearly daily basis.
Today, back in the United States after her family’s adventure in Belize, Sonia has chronicled her story in Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island. The book will be released on August 21st and launched on August 30th at Laguna Beach Books, 6pm-7:30pm, 1200 S. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, 92651.

Sonia also is a speaker who guides and motivates others to get out of their comfort zone, take a risk and pursue their gutsy dreams. She writes the Gutsy Living blog at http://www.soniamarsh.com and created the popular "My Gutsy Story" series, now an e-book that celebrates inspiring and life-changing experiences.
Sonia is available for interviews and speaking engagements on a variety of topics:
How a Year in Belize, Changed My Family: Life Lessons
How to Find Balance Within Your Family

Words of Praise for "Freeways to Flip-Flops"

"Sonia Marsh and her family give new meaning to the term “flipping out!”  Sombreros off to them for showing us the roads less traveled can often be the most rewarding -- even when our trips don’t go as planned."
-- Franz Wisner, New York Times bestselling author of Honeymoon with My Brother and How the World Makes Love

“I loved the story and Sonia's courage in telling it."
--Susan Pohlman, author of Halfway to Each Other: How a Year in Italy Brought our
Family Home

“Freeways to Flip-Flops is a memoir that reads like a novel.”
 --Lan Sluder (Easy Belize, Fodor’s Belize, Living Abroad in Belize)

“A book that reads like a breath of fresh air."
--Lynnete Brasfield, author of Nature Lessons

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