Our Story

WHATS UP VAN CLAN! In case you didn't know here's a bit about us! The van clan all started with just two teenagers; a boy and a girl who fell in love, even when the odds were against them. Life had its ups and downs but we always had each other. Learning to grow and become adults, dealing with life's everyday struggles made our love grow stronger than ever before. That love made our first baby boy (Wilder). The love only grew bigger and deeper now that we had this little perfect human being to care for. But life wasn't so perfect.. The struggles got harder. I, (Garick) had to work twice as much while Zoe stayed home with the baby. We didn't get to see each other as much and it was hard to find time for each other.. But over time we formed a routine and a schedule that worked for us. Fast forward a little over a year and Zoe was pregnant again with her second! So then came more pregnancy sickness and food aversions. (if you've been through it you know it kind of sucked for both of us LOL, but more for Zoe. OBVIOUSLY). The transition from 1 to 2 kids wasn't easy.. (Hazel) but again we did what he had to and we learned to form a new routine. There were struggles and setbacks along the way, but somehow by the grace of God & our love, we managed to make it through. Over the next year life started to take a turn for the better. Opportunities started coming our way that we never dreamed could happen. We've been to some amazing places,  made connections & great friends along the way. Jumping forward to just a few months ago we had our third little angel (Venture). And the transition from 2 to 3 somehow wasn't as bad. Forming a routine for the three of them just seemed natural. Now that we are a family of 5, I couldn't imagine a life without them. Something about having kids that truly brings out the best version of yourself. We are blessed in so many ways and thankful that we are happy, healthy, and have each other. The Van Clan started as a way for us to document our kids lives so we can look back and reminisce on the "good ole days" when our kids are all grown up..(that hurt to write...) We thank you all for the constant support and positivity that you all have for us, it means everything! Its humbling and heartwarming to know how much a simple video can have an effect on someone. A lot of you have changed our lives too! Thanks again for supporting us through our merch!

 The Van Clan Forever <3