How to Teach Your Kids the Basic Rules of Hunting

If you feel that your child is ready to learn how to hunt, you will need to start with the basics. Teaching a child to hunt can be extremely rewarding for both of you as you bond over such a tradition. Creating memories is important, but being safe and having a few basic rules will also last them a lifetime. Continue reading How to Teach Your Kids the Basic Rules of Hunting

Autumn in Florida. Time to Save Energy.

Well, Hurricane Irma gave us a run for our money here in Florida. Hurricanes come with the territory here as we wrap up the Summer and get into Fall. Know what also comes with Florida Falls? Cool weather and beautiful multi-colored leaves. Just kidding, it’s still 90 degrees and any trees that Irma didn’t blow down are bright green. Continue reading Autumn in Florida. Time to Save Energy.

Frugal Parent: 6 Apps To Use To Save Some Money

The joy of having a little one is immeasurable. They teach you to love more than you ever have and through them, you find purpose and inspiration. While having a family can be one of life’s greatest gifts, it can also be life’s greatest expense. A report done by The Department of Agriculture found that it costs $233,610 to raise a child from birth to 17, not including college expenses. This astronomical amount starts with car seats and bibs and goes all the way to toys, clothes and a double umbrella stroller (when the second child arrives). Continue reading Frugal Parent: 6 Apps To Use To Save Some Money

How to Create a Cleaning Schedule for the Entire Family

Maintaining a clean family home is incredibly important. Cleaner homes are healthier homes, both physically and mentally. The physical benefits are more obvious as regular cleaning eliminates the dust, germs and allergens that wear us down and make us sick. The mental impact should not be ignored, however, as a cluttered environment has been linked to higher stress levels and lower productivity. We probably do not have to convince you that a cleaner home is a happier home. Unfortunately, with hectic schedules and messy kids and pets, keeping the house clean is usually easier said than done. Continue reading How to Create a Cleaning Schedule for the Entire Family

How to Save Your Cold, Hard Cash When It’s Crazy Hot Outside

If you’re like everyone else I’ve ever met in my life, you like to save money whenever you can. That’s easier said than done, though, when the hot dog-days of summer drive up the energy costs in your home. Fortunately, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) has some great tips for ways you can noticeably cut back on your energy bill. Continue reading How to Save Your Cold, Hard Cash When It’s Crazy Hot Outside

The Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Dad of 5