Starting a family
During these last few years, I noticed an influx of guests who are visiting a loved daughter or son as they welcome a new baby. The daughter or son live in the neighborhood therefore a place that offers week or longer stays are perfect choice.
Observing the creation of new life and family reminds me of my own family and how privileged I feel being a father to 3 ladies and one boy. When my older daughter was born, my father and mother would come visit. At the time the only choice for them while visiting was lodging at either a hotel or cramming into our tiny apartment. The first choice was expensive and the second would transform a wonderful occasion such as being together, into stress. There was no other choice. Short term furnished apartment did not exist in the form and affordability as they do today.
It is nice to have mom and dad visit, but it can add stress if housing is the living room couch and a midnight feeding cry of a newborn. I am happy we help new families.