I wrote an article for GreenSpotBlue with some parental advice for finding a first house. Here is the intro to it:
We all want our child to grow up next door to Mr. Rogers.
And for those of us who have grown up in rural communities, we want our children to have the same streets to bike on and the same trails and paths to explore. But many times when looking at a first home, new homeowners can see the world through hazy eyes, shrouded in memories of their own childhood, as compared to the actual reality in front of them. Continue reading