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A Tiny-House Family’s Big Adventure

It’s not often you hear of a family with a young child taking on the tiny-house lifestyle. But Micah and Jana Whitehead had been dreaming of living in a tiny home for years, and learning they were expecting a child didn’t shake their resolve.

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“Once we found out Silas was on the way, plans changed some, but we decided we could make it work,” Micah says. “And giving Silas a childhood full of big adventures was something we wanted despite the challenges of raising a family in a small space.”

Tiny house living also changed the way we communicate with each other. We talked more in one month than we probably do in our non-tiny house.


Growing in popularity over the last decade, tiny houses are popping up around the country as more people decide to downsize their lives.While the structures often measure less than 300 square feet, the tiny house movement isn’t necessarily about sacrifice.