Kids

Introducing our newest venture: Mamachic Co.

March 25, 2015

Photo by dirty sugar In my freshman year of college, I dated a boy named Shane. For a week. Like many of my Duke relationships, it started fire-y and fizzled out just as fast. Still a novice to all the “proper” etiquette to dating, I just did what seemed easiest. I stopped returning his calls. [...]

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Detour: Aladdin and Violet on Broadway

October 7, 2014

Yeah, you saw this coming a million miles away: Max is a show-biz kid. This happens, of course, spending almost three years on the road with his actor Dad.  Watching The Lion King dress rehearsals countless times has made him an afficionado of the show, and last Halloween he even got to be the sinister [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Montreal

September 7, 2014

Max and Mike in front of the Notre-Dame Basilica in Old Montreal. Ladies and gentleman — or should I say, mesdames et messieurs — welcome to our very kid-friendly home in Montreal, Quebec. It’s with a huge sigh of relief to come to our Canadian abode after spending over two months in a very sophisticated [...]

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Eva-lution: Eva Ling’s Photo Journey

August 18, 2014

What can we tell you about our little rapscallion? After one year of knowing her, we can say with confidence that she: Has zero teeth Gorges on watermelon (like her mama did while pregnant) Walks drunkenly around with much bravado (like her mama did while in college) Gives the best snuggles and hugs, but will [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Washington, DC

August 4, 2014

Hot, muggy Washington, DC is our home for nine whole weeks this summer — it’s the longest we’ve been stationed in one spot so far on this Lion King tour, and it’s nice to stay a while. Even if it’s supremely swampy. Our view of the Capitol Building from our neighborhood perch in Capitol Hill/Southeast. [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Toronto

June 7, 2014

At Tavern by Trevor, on Spadina & Richmond Oh, Canada! The Hollicks have gone international. That’s right — we broke out our passports and traversed north of the border into Canadian territory, for almost two months of downtown Toronto city living. We left Atlanta on our first-ever drive-through-the-night expedition, in the hopes that Eva would [...]

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Constructing a Disney Mini-Villain

May 22, 2014

When Max was 2, he told me he wanted to be The Lion King’s “Scar” for Halloween. Not just a sinister lion from the movie — no, that would be too easy. He wanted the Broadway version of Scar, “just like your costume, Dada.” Uhhhhh. Okay.  Of course, he told me this about 1 week [...]

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Vegas, Babies! Top Kid-Friendly Activities in Sin City

February 7, 2014

This post is a joint venture between Angela Tsai and Kendra Thornton, the former Director of Communications at Orbitz and mother of three from Chicago. Find Kendra’s top kid-friendly Vegas picks down below as well as her travel tips on Twitter at @kendrathornton. It’s no shocker that Vegas gets a bum rap, kid-wise. It’s a [...]

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Eva-lution: 13 thru 27 weeks

February 6, 2014

Ohmigosh, the babe is becoming a little gal! Feast your eyes on Miss Eva Ling Hollick. We start this photo sequence below at roughly three months old. Is she turning into something else or what? A few fun quirks that have emerged now that she’s almost seven months: She loves her brother, but he barely [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Honolulu, HI

February 3, 2014

There’s nice … and then there’s niiiiiiiice. We’ve arrived on the island of Oahu, Hawaii with The Lion King for two months. If that sheer fact wasn’t enough, we booked The Gingerbread House in Honolulu — a historic residence in the posh neighborhood of Kahala. And yeah… it’s niiiiiiice. There’s a pool in the lush [...]

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