Build A Home with Your Family in Mind

We all remember our childhood homes. It was the place where we grew up, learned, laughed, and explored. Now, as a parent of young children of your own, you may desire to give your little one(s) a home that they too can explore and create fond memories in. Building a custom home for your growing family is a great way to create a space with your family in mind. With a custom-built home, you decide what is best for you and your family starting with your home’s location, down to its floor plan.

To build a family home that will last through the test of time as your family grows, here are a few factors you should consider.

The Location

The location of your home plays an important role in determining its longevity for your growing family. It is important to choose a location that is close to the schools you would want your children to attend and close enough to work so that the commute to and from school and work could be more convenient for you and your family. You may also want to consider your home’s proximity to grocery stores and other amenities such as a shopping center or daycare.


With little ones, safety always comes first. When customizing your home, you want to make sure that this priority is also implemented into the build of your home. As you create the floor plan of your custom home, be sure to layout your home in a way that would be ideal for the safety of your children, being that little ones can easily get into small spaces that could be a hazard to them.

The Layout

It can be easy to settle for a standard layout, but your home’s design is all in your hands, meaning that you can build a home with the layout you envision for your family home. As you imagine your ideal home, you should also factor in the functionality of each space. Children grow up, meaning that the nursery room will not always be in use. Consider designing rooms that could have different uses or could easily transform according to your child’s needs.

Building a custom home for your family is a worthy investment. Discover how you can build the home of your dreams for your growing family with Chris Mill Homes. We aim to build you a home that you can love for years to come.

Have questions or want to start building your dream home today? Connect with us at (229) 249-0901.