Buying a house is a huge milestone in any person’s life–having a baby, an even bigger. What about doing both of those things at the same time? Whether you’re a first-time parent with a newborn or you’re expecting the arrival of your baby soon, there is a lot to consider when moving into your first home with your new family. Here are three important things you should know.Read more
Planning your first move with the family requires a lot of planning and coordination. From packing up all of your belongings to hiring professional movers, it can be much easier to get lost in the entire process.
Since preparing for this transition can be more challenging to your family, here are some of the best moving tips to help you handle the relocation as smooth as possible.Read more
Safety is a significant concern in homes as half of the emergency hospitals cases result from home accidents. Falls are notorious as they account for 75 percent of the cases. The number of people who suffer from fatal falls inside homes is high.
The risk of electrocution is also high. Kids are at risk of all manner of safety concerns including suffocation, tripping, burns, and many other threats. Surprisingly, you can do a few things to make the home environment safe for you and your loved ones.Read more
Buying or leasing your first home is a milestone. Whether it’s a small apartment or a large house, it’s your residence. Yet it takes more than your signature on the paperwork to make that space feel like home. The bare walls and empty rooms of which you’ve taken ownership likely will need a lot of work before you can feel truly comfortable there.Read more
H2H’s resident reader, Linda recently completed Outer Order Inner Calm By Gretchen Rubin and shares her thoughts on the book.Read more
Small space living is all the rage, and why not? By confining yourself to a small square footage, you’re forced to limit your consumption, which means you save money, live an eco-friendlier life, and have a lot less cleaning to do. But, whether you live in a compact urban apartment, a tightly packed camper van, or a charming tiny house off the grid, adjusting to life in tight quarters can be a challenge if you’re used to wide open spaces. The solution is three-fold: Optimize, Organize, and Omit. Here are the specifics.Read more
Making your home eco-friendly is something that all homeowners should strive for. Not only does it save you money in the long run, but it helps create a more healthful earthly environment for everyone around you. There are several ways that you can make your home eco-friendly — some you may not have even thought of. Here are some of those ways:Read more