The New Domesticity: Healthy Family Habits

The New Domesticity: Healthy Family Habits


October has a wonderful settledness to it. Autumn rhythms have generally fallen into place, school schedules are more familiar, and children respond to the reassuring nature of ordered days. It is during these times that we can strategically look around our homes and assess what might be introduced or improved in order to more fully give our children life­giving environments.

This month we look specifically at our family’s health. But this encompasses much more than tossing some extra leafy greens onto the dinner table. Our children crave health in other areas, too. Let us consider how we might develop healthy habits in our children this month through making changes or introducing routines that will address their physical, emotional, and mental needs.

To read more, pick up a copy of the October 2016 issue at any of these locations, or view the digital archive copy here.

Julianna Lawson and her husband, Jamie, make their home in Vancouver with their four children, ages 14 to 22.

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