Families & Homes
Place, community, and the people we love.
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.
The World’s First Living Buildings
by Eden Brukmanposted Nov 22, 2010
- Once deemed too ambitious, the next generation of green building is now a reality.
You Are Who You Eat With
by Katherine Gustafsonposted Nov 21, 2010
- Why hectic times call for a return to the family meal.
A Sit-In Success Story
by Micah Uetrichtposted Nov 18, 2010
- Parents in a low-income Chicago neighborhood endured a 43-day sit-in to get a library for their children.
Photo Essay: A Mother's Love Behind Bars
by Cheryl Hanna-Truscottposted Nov 15, 2010
- A unique program in Washington state allows mothers incarcerated for nonviolence crimes to care for their newborns.