We’re grateful to have the chance to share our experiences and help others to think about living differently! Here’s a collection of outside perspectives, looking in on our life afloat:


  • Coming soon: Almost Fearless’ magazine!
  • Coming soon: Business Insider video interviews!
  • Contributed to Ditching Suburbia‘s reflections on Richer Education, one of their pillars of the alt-living away from the ‘burbs.
  • Alt/tiny-living journalist talks about our crew going on 11 years cruising in The Wayward Home.
  • We’re in Spinsheet! Article about our Cruising Coaching services, in the April issue of Chesapeake Bay’s premier boating magazine.
  • A birthday welcome to Florida: greeted at the dock in Jacksonville by the Florida Times-Union. Matt’s article captures our family perfectly, and Will took some great pictures of life on board.
  • Fantastic article in Quartz media that reflects on our experiences in eight+ years of sailing around the world as a family: why we chose the cruising life, how it’s affected us as people.
  • Huffington Post blogger we met by chance in Mystic wrote about Not Back to School for the Totem kids.
  • VIDEO: Vlogging/podcasting family from Keep Your Daydream hung out on board in Larchmont, NY, testing out trading their RV for a boat!
  • Totem is featured in “Inside Travelers Walls” on Goodie Goodie Gumdrop, a series that looks at ways full-time traveling families nurture a sense of home… while not necessarily being at home.
  • Reflections on eight years cruising (and some lovely photographs) in an article from The Westerly Sun, from an interview on board during our summer of 2016 respite in the Mystic River, Connecticut.
  • VIDEO: Featured in a series of eight videos with SV Delos, talking about voyaging with kids.
  • VIDEO: a beautiful, short film by Aline Escalon about our family: everyday life, why we do what we do. Filmed in beautiful locations around the Indian Ocean


interview on the boat

filming for ‘American Dream’ in early 2008 on the relatively unfinished Totem. photo: Manuel Maqueda

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