Families & Homes
Place, community, and the people we love.
5 Questions to Awaken Your Functional Family
by John McKnight and Peter Blockposted Dec 22, 2010
- The path to restoring function to the family in a citizen society, not a consumer society, is quite simple. It begins with five questions.
YES! Recommends: Tell Me Your Stories
posted Dec 22, 2010
- Tell Me Your Stories connects young and older people through oral history interviews. Curriculum, interview templates, and other tools guide students through the interview process.
Walking Gently on the Earth
by Rev. Wendy Bellposted Dec 19, 2010
- Making faithful choices about food, energy, shelter, and more.
People We Love: Jordan Howard
by Tiffany Ranposted Dec 19, 2010
- Organizing a Green Prom
The Tiny House Movement
posted Dec 17, 2010
- Video: David Brancaccio learns about extreme downsizing with residents of tiny houses.
YES! But How? Gift(bag) Your Calendar
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Dec 13, 2010
- Easy steps for turning your old calendars into holiday gift bags.
All in the Ohana
by Puanani Burgess, as told to Doug Pibelposted Dec 13, 2010
- How Hawaiians embrace the land, its abundance, and their responsibility to each other.
by Shannon Hayesposted Dec 10, 2010
- Caught in the consumer trap? Radical Homemaker Shannon Hayes discovered that producing what she needs at home lets her live on a fraction of what she thought she needed.
by Puanani Burgessposted Dec 05, 2010
- How Hawaiian tradition sorts out family disputes.
Freer, Messier, Happier
by Jeremy Adam Smithposted Dec 02, 2010
- These days, moms, dads, kids, grandmas—even neighbors—are sharing the work of family.
by Allison Greenposted Dec 02, 2010
- We must claim the families we choose, especially when they go beyond blood.
Sex Without Jealousy, Love Without Ownership
by Jen Angelposted Dec 02, 2010
- Exploring open relationships can change our assumptions about intimacy and empowerment.
Returning Grandpa’s Love
by Kristy Leissleposted Dec 02, 2010
- A family economy that doesn't outsource care—at either end of life.
The Child We Never Had
by Wendy Callposted Dec 02, 2010
- Co-parenting lets friends and community share the load and rewards of raising children.
Did I Ever Tell You the Story?
by Tomas Monizposted Dec 02, 2010
- As our families grow older, it's the stories we share that bind us together.