Relationships & Family

Ten Do’s and Don’ts When Decorating Your Baby’s Nursery

To celebrate the release of our new iPhone app Peaceful Nursery: Healthy, Green Tips for Your Baby’s Room and our eGuide Laura and Alison’s Guide to Creating a Healthy Green Baby Nursery, we wanted to share these ten tips for decorating your baby’s room. Creating a nursery is a special and exciting time. But when […]

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Tips for Promoting Harmony Among Siblings At Home

We were thrilled when Suze Yalof Schwartz posted our tips about how to promote harmony among quarreling siblings and how to improve your love life with Feng Shui on her fabulous blog Dwellers Without Decorators (check out her gorgeous blog for a daily dose of pure inspiration). As sisters (whose mother used to draw an imaginary […]

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Moving in Together: Sharing a Home and Life

While moving in with a partner is an exciting time, many couples find it is also a big adjustment that requires a lot of understanding, communication and compromise. Blending two personalities into one home can sometimes be a challenge. Many people not only have different taste and lifestyles, but also have different ideas of the […]

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Marrying Two Different Styles Under One Roof

It can be challenging to marry two different decorating styles under one roof when you and your spouse or partner have dissimilar taste. But in our experience, it’s worth the effort to decorate together. In the long run, allowing one person’s style to take over doesn’t serve the individuals or the relationship. Finding the balance—where […]

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Slowing Down With Our Children

I have noticed how easy it is to constantly rush my children. I’ve also realized how unfair, and probably unhealthy, it is to expect my children to live life at my pace. Children move at a different speed. A speed that I should probably try! Recently, I have made a conscious effort to slow down […]

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Ten Tips for Traveling With an Infant

… and bonus toddler tips! With the holidays approaching many of us will be taking to the roads, or the air, to see our families… There is no question making the journey with young children in tow can be challenging, but the more prepared you are the better chance your trip will be enjoyable. In […]

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The Power of Listening to Your Children

Sometimes we get so caught up worrying about how we will talk to our children that we forget to listen! Yet, listening can be very powerful. I think that children, like adults, have a very strong need to be truly heard. Not only heard for what they are saying on the surface, but for the […]

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