This quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is a telling one. We may describe our house as being of a certain architectural style or having a certain type of decor to it, but the truth of the matter is a home is defined by those who pass through its doorways.
Coming home. It’s a feeling we can all relate to. That phrase probably conjures up a specific moment or memory in your mind. Maybe it was coming home from college. Or maybe it was coming home from military service overseas. Or maybe it’s just coming home after being away for a while. Regardless of what it is, the fact of the matter is coming home is associated with joy.
“School Year’s Eve” can be a tough night for families. It is a rude awakening that another summer has passed and the countdown until summer vacation has been reset. Our best advice for a smooth transition…be a fan of the plan. Remove the chaos from getting ready for school each morning by creating a routine [...]
Forget April 1st, it seems as if Mother Nature usually likes to go an April Fool’s marathon that lasts the full 30 days. You’ll get an absolutely beautiful 70 degree weekend that’ll have you ready to toss your winter gear into the nearest garbage bin in exultation, only to be brought back to reality with [...]
For many people, finding a new home is more than a matter of personal taste and individual finance – it’s a family affair. I’ve bought a house as a newlywed couple and then again with a child, but buying one now with my three boys would certainly be a different experience. For those buying a new home to accommodate a growing family, it is an exciting step in one’s life, but it can also be a balancing act.