Category Archives: parenting

Parents love cohousing but everyone else may hate the parents

One of the most attractive things about cohousing is to raise your children.  That was a hook for me. I could watch my children and talk to adults. It would be the opposite of the loneliness I felt when raising … Continue reading

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Trailer Park Etiquette

I hate stereotypes about trailers and people who live in trailers. I’ve lived in one, twice.  I have friends who live in trailers.  I once heard a white male talk about “trailer trash” and I just wanted to scream –  … Continue reading

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Not Ok for children

I was just looking through my emails and found one from when COVID began. My son loved game night at the cohousing. Well, both sons liked it and suddenly it turned to online games. My 15 year old who is … Continue reading

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Raising Children in Cohousing words of wisdom

I asked others about cohousing and raising kids and this is what they said… “We don’t have any hard and fast rules about kid behavior. Most issues are dealt with as they come up. As people move and new people … Continue reading

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I’m free, unlike others in sister wives (polygamous marriages) or cohousing intentional communities

I’m still going through my binge watching of Sister Wives. I totally see how I got my desire – I lived the same way they are (well except the sex with the same man which I still want to know … Continue reading

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Raising Children in Cohousing

I just had a wonderful conversation with Ted J. Rau. He has been raising his five children in cohousing and agreed to be my first podcast interviewee. I have to learn more about the technology but I hope it will … Continue reading

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