Adventures of Christmas Eve

The family fun of Christmas begins on Christmas Eve! Compared with last year, Owen was a more willing participant, so it was an even more fun and crazy experience!

Christmas in MD 2017

It’s always a delight to get the family together to celebrate the holidays, and this year was no different. With Owen decidedly in the mix of seven boys on the Tucker side, the chaos was palpable. Here are some of the calmer moments…

Glamour Shots 2017

About once a year the family captures a small sliver of life with professional photos. Once again, the wonderful Melissa Pinto photographed the family – this time on the streets of Old Town Alexandria.

Two-Kid Santa Victory

It was a rough visit for some, but both boys got some quality time with Santa at the Pentagon City mall. Colin had his list in photos on the phone, so was all set, but Owen was more worried about getting out of there quick!

Trains and Santa!

For the third year, we enjoyed a breakfast among Santa and the trains at B & O Railroad Museum. This time Owen was a full participant, and Colin showed him all the ropes!

On the Move!!

Well, it finally happened! After weeks of standing and the occasional step, Owen finally figured out how to put one foot in front of the other. Heaven help us!

Picking Out a Tree

After a fun few days, it was off to begin the holiday season in full force by picking out a Christmas tree! We headed again to Ticonderoga Farm to enjoy a beautiful morning in the country. And, of course, we came home with a tree! The crew shakes out the tree then packages up for…

Post-Thanksgiving Lights

Another year, another trip to Zoolights! This was Owen’s first trip, taking in the animals, the carousel and the many lights under the stars!