THE FAMILY HOME

Summer, the Dreaming Season
We have fully flung ourselves into summer over here, giving ourselves to the day’s whim, swimsuits, frizzy hair, and all. What a contrasting rhythm from the other months in the year! Without our typical homeschool
Sleep Rhythms + the Impact of Blue Light
Evening routines have become tricky with teenagers in the home. As fatigue sets in and I crave my bedroom space, they seem to move in the opposite direction, refueled after dinner and ready to settle
Shabbat + Sabbath | Q+A on Our Family Practice
Although our family began a formal practice of Shabbat and Sabbath four years ago, we had struggled with it for the two years previous, wanting to make it a family practice yet not understanding how
Resolution.
Everything in my life has brought me here. ––Rainer Maria Rilke Each new year, like many of you, I toss the figurative pieces of my life in the air to reimagine myself, our home, our work,
A New Mattress + Other Tips to Create a Bedroom Retreat
Like many family homes, each room within our own serves more than one purpose. We work, play, create, sleep, eat, and read, together or individually all within the same few shared rooms of our home.
DIY Flower Bouquet for Mother’s Day
Flowers are one of my favorite ways to infuse life and beauty into our home. While I hope to grow a picking garden of my own some day, more practically in this part of life,
Our Pantry | A Renovation + Organization Project
This post is sponsored by Bed Bath & Beyond.     On the day we purchased this old house nearly four years ago, Mark fell through the pantry floor. Read: he landed in the crawl space
Managing Technology in the Family Home
Liam turned 14 last fall, and he is currently the only one of his peers without a cell phone. This isn’t a statement for or against it, just the reality. With Burke turning 13 in
Seven Ways to Nurture the Creative Spirit in Your Home
I have been in a creative slump the last few months, which may not be a surprise considering the recent season of withering. Lack of vision, clarity, or inspiration in one area of life often