Thanks to experience with numerous hurricanes, we were prepared for the Texas power outage and no one slept in the cold at our house. When you are prepared, three days is not that bad.
With smart planning and sound decisions, Americans are choosing to build resilient lives—piece by piece, layering in components, until they are ready to adapt to any challenge.
Writing thoughts helps us avoid going in unproductive circles of anxiety, which can further reduce the negative effects of stress.
After she and her colleagues battle COVID-19 during the day, Rachel comes home and sews surgical masks at night. Dwindling supplies are prompting these desperate measures.
The ideal time to prepare for the coronavirus has passed. Still, this thing is a long way from over, and if you’re wondering if anything can still be done now, the answer is ‘yes.’
Conservatives proclaim the important of the Permanent Things. We should also, in a throwaway culture of plastic and particle board, value permanent things.
None of these crafts are expensive or elaborate, but they have the potential to allow your children to cultivate their humanity at Christmas time.
While the return to the craft of domesticity can help a homemaker’s sense of fulfillment, ultimately undervaluing motherhood is the more persistent issue.
Over at Ask Men, Ian Stobber wrote a list of what he considers obsolete man skills, and suggestions for replacing them. They’re ridiculous.
The more I watched, the more I became convinced that Marie Kondo is the hero we need to declutter the giant, oppressive mess we’ve made of the U.S. government.
It’s that time to commit to a new year’s resolution. Rather than resort to the go-to pledges of years past, such as dieting and working out, here are 58 fresh ideas.
New Year’s resolutions are a polite conversation piece while at a party with friends and family. It is a bunch of worthless empty talk, and the worst sort of virtue signaling possible.
I am the most disorganized person alive. Of all of the personal organization methods I’ve tried out, the bullet journal works best for me.
The quintessential Thanksgiving image of friends and family gathered around a beautifully set table represents something that many no longer experience regularly yet still deeply crave.
Here’s what I learned from my mom, the garage sale queen. She knows how to find beauty in things that others no longer want.
As long as we continue to stigmatize household labor such as cleaning and child care, we stigmatize those to whom it falls by unavoidable extension.
It’s not that I believe plungers are more important than people, but I do think keeping a clean house best serves the mortals—big and small—that I love.
I have learned a particularly effective strategy that many therapists also use to help clients work through their emotional and relationship struggles.
With a few simple household items, you have at your tongue-tip a never-ending response to the ‘I’m bored’ refrain. After all, necessity is the mother of invention.
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