Home Decor: Creative Kids Bedrooms
Fun Bedroom Ideas for Your Kids
Decorating your child’s bedroom can be a great way to give kids a fun and imaginative world to live in while also providing parents with a place to spend time with the family and relieve stress.
Below are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 23, 2015 in Home and Family
A Guide to Childproofing Your Home
Ensuring Safety at Home: How to Child-proof Your House
The safest place for your child should be your home. However your home can pose a lot of threats to your littles, especially during their youngest years. Whether you’re new parents or just ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 6, 2015 in Home and Family
Making Music: Where Indy Kids Shine
As we all know, music is a great way to help children grow, develop, and express themselves in a creative way. Getting kids excited about music at an early age can really unlock their potential and help their creative side grow. Whether you come ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 21, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
Beyond Blue or Pink: Creative Nursery Paint Ideas from Pinterest
Oftentimes, families that we serve here at Home to Indy are looking to upsize their home because they're expanding their family, which means they're usually looking to add a few bedrooms. Even as we tour potential houses, couples will comment about ...
Posted by Paula Henry on September 25, 2014 in Home and Family
How to Choose Children's Extracurricular Activities
We proudly serve a lot of families here at Home to Indy. Parents often ask us to recommend local extracurricular activities for their children. But with so many amazing options (from theater to sports to music), how is a parent to choose?
There are ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 14, 2014 in Home and Family
What You Need to Know About the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center
The Indianapolis Zoo is one of the highlights of our fair city and one of the first attractions we recommend to families new to the area. The zoo has a convenient downtown location, beautiful grounds, tons of interesting animals, and a ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 10, 2014 in Indianapolis Things to Do
5 Fun Back to School Ideas from Pinterest
It's hard to believe, but it's back to school time here in Indiana. Backpacks have been filled with new supplies; new tennis shoes have been purchased; and #2 pencils have been sharpened in preparation for the big day.
Here at Home to Indy, we ...
Posted by Paula Henry on August 3, 2014 in Home and Family
Not Worth the Money: 6 Baby Products You (Probably) Don't Need
We serve (and love) a lot of young families. Oftentimes, they are upgrading to a bigger home because their family is expanding. It's our joy to help them purchase their first (or sometimes second or third) home and watch their precious families grow....
Posted by Paula Henry on July 24, 2014 in Home and Family
Top Little League Programs in Indianapolis
It's summer time, which means that it's prime baseball season! Parents everywhere are spending hours at the ball fields cheering on their little ones' teams. What's not to love? Kids get to learn camraderie and sportsmanship while parents revel in ...
Posted by Paula Henry on July 13, 2014 in Home and Family
Father's Day in Indianapolis - Treat Your Dad
Make Father’s Day Extra Special in Indianapolis
With Father’s Day fast approaching, I’m sure a lot of you are thinking about what to get dad this year. While it’s easy to get him another gift like a tie or a shirt, why not ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 27, 2014 in Home and Family
Celebrating Mother's Day in Indianapolis
She is the most beautiful person in the world. The one who makes us feel most loved despite our faults and shortcomings. A woman who has the ability to touch our hearts like nobody else can. Who am I talking about? Mom, of course. Mother’s ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 9, 2014 in Home and Family
How to Choose the Right Pediatrician for Your Children
If you've moved to a new city recently (or are planning to in the near future), then you've likely thought of all the new things you get to experience. Some - like new restaurants and zoos - are exciting! Others - like choosing new doctors - can be ...
Posted by Paula Henry on May 4, 2014 in Home and Family
How to budget for a new baby
One of the most common reasons to start looking for a new home is the expectation of a growing family. Having a baby can be one of life’s greatest joys. It can also be one of the most expensive.
Budgeting for a new baby and a new ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 19, 2014 in Home and Family
Best Hospitals in Indianapolis to Have a Baby
Giving birth is a life-changing event, so you’ll want to choose a hospital that’s right for you and your growing family. But with so many local options, how is a very pregnant mother to choose? That’s why we’ve put together ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 22, 2013 in Home and Family
Common Vision Problems in Infants, Toddlers, and Children (Interview With a Pediatric Optometrist in Carmel)
As part of our "Moving to Indianapolis" series, I wanted to reach out to a prominent children's optometrist in the Indianapolis area. Dr. Katherine Schuetz in Carmel, Indiana came highly recommended and she was gracious enough to answer some of my ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 8, 2013 in Home and Family
Top 5 Free 'Must See' Events in Indianapolis
There really are so many fun, free things to do in Indianapolis but it is especially true around the holidays. We've compiled a short list of the top 5 free events in Indianapolis that you don't want to miss.
1. Children's Museum of ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 17, 2013 in Indianapolis Things to Do
How to find and hire a great babysitter in Indianapolis
Many of our Indianapolis clients who are first-time homebuyers are starting a family. There are so many things to consider when you have a growing family--preschools and childcare facilities, school systems, parks and playgrounds and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 3, 2013 in Home and Family
How to keep your child's teeth healthy (interview with a pediatric dentist)
Moving to Indianapolis for a new job or relocating just across town to a new community comeswith a long list of changes, especially for parents with young children. Finding your way around schools, choosing new doctors, and looking for your favorite ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 13, 2013 in Home and Family