DIY Projects

Entertaining Your Kids on the Cheap

Entertaining Your Kids on the Cheap

Right now my son has three loves in his life: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, chicken nuggets and The Avengers. While I can’t do anything when it comes to the chicken nuggets, like any good father, I can help him pretend to be Captain America. The process for making the mask and shield are same: Now […]

6 Tools Every Dad Needs To Start His Shop

6 Tools Every Dad Needs To Start His Shop

Home ownership is hard. When things break, there’s no landlord to call and no security deposit to get back. It’s just you, responsible for everything. Which means you need stuff. Dads need stuff. It’s kinda who we are. Every dad should have his own set of tools. It’s kinda like a right of passage, a […]

DIY Kitchen Toddler Tower For Your Little Helper

DIY Kitchen Toddler Tower For Your Little Helper

A few weeks ago we reviewed the Little Partners Learning Tower for those who are looking for some help for their toddler in the kitchen. We got a lot of great feedback on the post but some were interested in a ‘hack’ or DIY version. So without further ado, here’s a version you can build […]

Creating the Ultimate ‘Man Cave’

Creating the Ultimate ‘Man Cave’

This is a guest post from Dane O’Leary and our good friends at Modernize.   Everyone deserves their own space, somewhere to retreat after a long and stressful day. This is a fact of life, just as true for men as for anyone else. The “man cave” is the male equivalent to a day spa […]

6 Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe Around Tools

6 Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe Around Tools

One of the great joys of fatherhood is passing down knowledge. Whether it’s useless lifetime stats about your favorite sports team, a detailed description of every component of a classic car engine, or history lessons about a bygone era. All of it comes as a benefit of being a dad – the automatic right to dispense […]

Be a Parenting Hero With DIY Snow Globes

Be a Parenting Hero With DIY Snow Globes

Once a person becomes a parent they quickly learn to find little projects that can entertain a child on a rainy Saturday afternoon; this is a perfect example of that kind of project. These DIY snow globes would be perfect for a lazy summer day or even a children’s birthday party. You’ll need: 1 Canning […]

This simple DIY iPad Holder Saves You Big Bucks

This simple DIY iPad Holder Saves You Big Bucks

When my son was first born my wife and I stated that we wouldn’t be one of those parents who let their kid watch an iPad every time we traveled just to make our life easier. This life affirming statement only stayed said true until we took our first trip. Now that my child is […]

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