Tag: family

Back to School: Tips for Creating a Morning Routine

“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 [...]

August 28 / 2012

Here’s to Barbecues…

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 [...]

May 01 / 2012

National No Housework Day

Ever spend a sunny Saturday stuck indoors cleaning every nook and cranny of your home, only to have it look a few days later like a gang of mischievous 4 year olds threw a party while you were away at work? We’ve all pretty much been there, so this Saturday, go ahead and lock that [...]

April 06 / 2012

Here’s to Kids

Through Tom Selleck’s voice on the new Coldwell Banker commercials, we are reminded just how important our children are in defining our homes. We share their joys, their disappointments and yes, let’s face it, age a little more each day when their playful moments together erupt into their inevitable fights. Family game nights, movie nights, homework at the kitchen table, bedtime rituals… it all happens in our home.

March 08 / 2012

5 Tips for Buying a Home with a Family

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.

June 28 / 2011
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What Makes a House a Home? Family

Everything changes when you become a parent. As a mother of two beautiful daughters, I can speak with first-hand experience. You begin looking through the world with a new lens on life, which affects many major decisions.  I remember looking for a home when I was pregnant with my first child, and I’ll never forget [...]

September 02 / 2010
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