A child’s (and parents) range of emotions

He was stoked to get there...then realized he missed us terribly...but once the sun comes back up, he'll be living the dream. Nolan's off to Martha's Vineyard to spend a few days by himself before the rest of our crew joins him next Wednesday.


Summer Vacationing

This is the first summer where all three boys can partake in the enjoyment of a family vacation, and it's been AWESOME! We planned three week-long trips over the course of three months - one trip a month - and after summer vacationing is complete, Nolan begins first grade while Graham will embark on his … Continue reading Summer Vacationing

Thomas Land at Edaville USA

If you've got kids, chances are you've at least heard of Thomas & Friends. Maybe not even the friends, but probably Thomas the Tank Engine. And if your kids love Thomas, and even if they don't, and you live within a few hour drive of Carver, Massachusetts, treat your kids to an awesome day at … Continue reading Thomas Land at Edaville USA

Obligatory Thanksgiving Post

It's been quite a while gallivanting here and there throughout the northeast and Nolan enjoyed all of it, from the traffic heading to Long Island at 10:00 pm on a Tuesday night to a ferry ride on Sunday night. Thanksgiving seemed to last forever but it was a good time - lots of family, food, … Continue reading Obligatory Thanksgiving Post

So It’s Been 7 Days?!?

It's been quite a while since I contributed to SAHFA but it comes with good reason--family time. We (Lindsay, Nolan and I) went to Delaware (as you know) and spent the better part of last week on Martha's Vineyard. I do have the iPhone WordPress app but thing it's too time-consuming editing and re-editing words because … Continue reading So It’s Been 7 Days?!?

Road Trip Nation: I-95

Following an awesome weekend celebrating Lindsay's 30th birthday in Portsmouth, NH, we solemnly arrived back home in Connecticut. We were sad to leave Portsmouth--it's an awesome place to visit with great restaurants, a lively bar scene and an atmosphere that is about as locally sourced as I've ever seen. Every restaurant bases their menu on … Continue reading Road Trip Nation: I-95