Family of Five Car Search Series: Episode 6

HITTING THE RESET BUTTON The Armada changed things for our search. The two of us didn’t think that we needed that much space in a vehicle. But your stance changes when you’re able to comfortably put car seats in and out of a car without having to play Jenga in the process.  Cars taken off […]

Family of Five Car Car Search Series: Episode 5

THERE AIN’T NO ROOM FOR BORING, BUT THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE (Car seat In the back)   I love these commercials because I too ain’t got no room for boring. But The Muppets can’t put in another tether in the third row seating, which is only available in the middle seat of the back […]

Family of Five Car Search Series: Episode 4

THE PATH TO NOWHERE AND AN UNEXPECTED PLAYER The Pathfinder was the realistic leader of the pack coming into this search. After getting into it with three car seats and playing around with it, it is not a reasonable option for us.  Here are the pros. The Pathfinder does fit three car seats across. It […]

Family of Five Car Search Series: Episode 3

UNFORTUNATELY GOING WHERE PLENTY HAVE (Begrudgingly) GONE BEFORE Now when my wife and I were newly weds we made a pact. There was no blood taken or lambs sacrificed. We simply agreed that under no circumstance whatsoever would we ever, ever, ever ever ever ever ever, get a minivan. We were naive. Very naive. And we […]

Family of Five Car Search Series: Episode 2

THE PIZZAZZ-LESS COCKPIT  Our first stop of this journey towards comfort and capacity sent was the Honda Pilot. A very capable vehicle. My parents have an older model, I’d say around 2000. It runs nice. No major repairs. Interior has held up well. It’s big but drives small.  This edition appears that it will be […]

Family of Five Car Search Series: Episode 1

THE SEARCH FOR A NEW NULLA RATIONE (Mode of Transportation) We have searched high and low for a solution to our latest family dilemma. Now that we are expanding to three children, how in the world do we get all of those car seats comfortably into a vehicle that is NOT a minivan? Can we […]