5 Reasons Why the Minivan is COOL

October 5, 2013

Wake up, America! The minivan is COOL! Mike “Pimp My Ride” Hollick Holla! I mean, I get it. It’s not a sports car. It was created with “the family” in mind. Sure, you won’t see a minivan in a rap video or a James Bond film, unless it’s being run off the road in the [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Pittsburgh, PA

September 24, 2013

Homecoming, sweet homecoming! I point out the Pittsburgh skyline to Max from our rooftop deck in Mount Washington. ____________________ It’s September, and we are now a family of four on tour! It’s pretty perfect that Ang, Max and Eva’s first city back with The Lion King after a summer off would be a place that’s [...]

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Go Eva, It’s Your Birth Day

September 19, 2013

Photo by Bellies to Babies.   I’ll admit it. Part of me secretly hoped Mike would show up for baby girl’s delivery heaving with sweat in his Pumbaa costume, perhaps with Nick (in Timon greenery, of course) in tow for good measure, with some backup singing, lamaze coaching, and general hilarity. Just for fairness sake! [...]

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September 13, 2013

An important note from the Hollick brood — now 4 of us! We done did it. We became 4. As if you couldn’t tell already — we are switching our blog name from 3 for the Road to 4 for the Road, and consequently our domain name to 4fortheroad.com. However, I’m not sure if I [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Annville, PA

September 13, 2013

Sorry folks, this title is waaaay misleading. Our summer home was neither instant nor a challenge for us. Instead, it was a beautifully restored, rustic Revolutionary War-era dwelling with actual 250-year-old log construction details, nestled in the lush, bucolic countryside outside of Hershey, PA. It was a home that was sweetly prepared to welcome our [...]

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(Baby) Showering Us with Love

August 13, 2013

Often, people are incredulous that we travel full-time, as a family, on tour with The Lion King. What a logistical nightmare, they say. Where do you live? How do the kids go to school? Where do you call home? Does it ever get lonely? No, we say. We travel with plenty of people who are [...]

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And baby makes four

July 23, 2013

Let’s give a warm round of applause to Eva Ling Hollick, born July 13, 2013 at 8:10 pm in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She already has us wrapped around her little finger. More details to come… Photo by Jackie Price, Bellies to Babies Birth Services. You might also like:18 weeks pregnant: Pickles and Parking in DetroitThe Insta-Home [...]

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Building the baby belly, week by week

June 26, 2013

Whooo-hooozzzzzzzz. That’s the sound of me rounding into the home stretch of pregnancy — excited but exhausted. Friends, I’m at 36 weeks now and Baby Girl’s still inside! High five! Now I have to lie down. In order to avoid another premature birth plus theatrics during labor and delivery (as comical as that was for [...]

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On Father’s Day, to the big guy I call Dada

June 16, 2013

From Angela: Here is what I think Max would say to Mike on this Father’s Day 2013. Just a mother’s interpretation, mind you, and probably one of the last times I can get away with speaking for my already very verbal kid. So I must grab it!   Hi Dada! For Father’s Day, I wanted [...]

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The Insta-Home Challenge: Tulsa, OK

June 9, 2013

Life seems to be moving at light speed now.  I guess that’s what happens when you have kids — every day becomes so chock full of responsibilities, activities and moments to savor, that you have no time to be bored, and scarce time for introspection.  I can honestly say I don’t remember the last time [...]

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