Julie Suratt'S latest stories

Seven Rules of Highly Resilient Marriages

Learn how to make it work.

Spoiled Rotten

Parents are lavishing their kids with unwarranted gifts and praise. Where have we gone wrong?

Greener Pastures

A family of expats leaves the rat race behind to buy a dairy farm.

Suburban Awe

Interior designer Lindsay Bentis levels a dated ranch house in Newton—and builds a bigger, more functional ranch in its stead.

Would You Let This Boy Play Football?

With all the news about concussions and football, I assumed I’d never let my kids play. But when they finally asked, saying no was harder than I’d thought.

Beacon Hill Transformed

An architect-designer duo helps turn a dark and gloomy Beacon Hill home into a bright and airy European-style abode.

Timeless Beauty

A turn-of-the-century Victorian gets a gracefully modern makeover.

Second Time Around

A Newton couple tap into the West Coast aesthetic to guide the redo of their Cape Cod home.

Mean Moms

The terrifyingly nasty, backstabbing, and altogether miserable world of suburban motherhood.