raising a traveling tribe

We had just thrown our luggage in our rental apartment and gone out in search of some dinner on our first night in New York City.  As parents we assumed that everyone would want to go straight to bed (or was that just wishful thinking after a long drive?) but instead our kids were ready [...]

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There is something very strange that happens to us every time we make our way back to our hometown.  Inevitably we spend time looking through old photos, driving around pointing out the school that we grew up in and the baseball fields where we used to smack our cheeks on Big League Chew.  There are stories [...]


I have been avoiding this post for quite some time and I think I am finally ready to write it.  Four weeks from today we will be on an airplane and leaving Denmark for six months, a fact which most people find to be exciting, but one that has really thrown me for a loop. [...]


Hello, everyone!  We are back from Spain and getting settled back into our routine here in Copenhagen.  Our trip to Spain was a mix of business and pleasure, and while the business side went great, on the night before we were suppose to leave for a couple days of vacation, our son came down with [...]


On Friday, while we were bustling around trying to pack for our trip to Spain, we told our kids to get some things ready for their carry ons.  We didn’t expect them to have much interest in the chore, but two out of the three really went for it. Here is what happens when our [...]