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Proper Tire Care And Maintenance

All tires lose air, so check your tires monthly. Always use the same tire pressure gauge and check the air pressure first thing in the morning, not after you’ve driven on them or they’ve been sitting in the hot sun.

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Finished garden box with chicken wire

A Squirrel Proof Garden Box

So, this year we decided to build garden boxes and fully enclose them with chicken wire (technical term is Poultry Netting) to ensure the squirrels can’t access our food. There are some other distinct advantages of garden boxes.

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Has Fatherhood Complacency Set In?

Complacency doesn’t happen over night. One day you don’t go from being an awesome and patient father to having a short temper and no compassion for feelings. It happens a little bit at a time, day after day, month after month. One day we lose patience and the next day it is easier to lose […]

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The Pallet Fence Project

So, about 2 hours with a friend on a Saturday behind a warehouse and we were able to knock apart enough wood from pallets to fill up the Forester. This was the most difficult work of the entire project. A good crowbar helped but be warned this isn’t fun.

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How to Build a Toy Box

I’m not generally a very handy guy but I recently decided that I wanted to build something for my daughter. Since she needed a toy box anyone and a square cube sounded like something I could deal with I moved forward with the toy box plan.

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Family Fun

The Power of Family Fun and Games

Children’s brains develop rapidly during their early years. Children are constantly learning about the world around them and their brains are making important connections that will help them be successful as they grow older. Preschoolers are expanding their skills and abilities by trying new things, testing boundaries and asking questions about everything! They are developing […]

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Happy Halloween Safety Tips

Be Smart About Family Halloween Safety

Did you know that children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year? According to Smart911 a company dedicated to home, personal, and pet safety recommends 5 halloween safety tips to prevent tragedy this Halloween season. 1. Take a digital photo […]

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Discover and Leverage Your Child’s Strengths

The most successful people in our society tend to be REALLY good at a few core things. Even the most successful companies tend to only be REALLY good at a few core things. If we want to prepare our children to find a high level of success we need to help them strengthen their strengths […]

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