10 Unforgettable Fly Fishing Locations in the U.S.

by Jon Clark March 10, 2017

Lists aren’t easy. We know because it was hard setting a limit when we reviewed five of Alaska’s foremost rivers. It’s probably impossible to narrow down the country’s best fly fishing to just 10 locations, but we’re giving it our best shot. 1. Manistee River, Michigan Its 200-mile run through the northern regions of the […]

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An Insight into Fostering: The Myths and the Truths

by Alice Porter March 10, 2017

There are lots on uncertainties that circulate around foster parenting. It’s widely believed that marital status, age and personal experience are the deciding factors in whether you are allowed to foster a child. We spoke to Lorraine* to gain a better insight into the world of fostering and to have all of the common myths […]

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Outdoor activity, even napping, in winter leads to happier, healthier and more resilient kids…

by Richard Carmichael November 26, 2016

Well, its finally happening… The cool, crisp air of yet another onset of winter has finally arrived. While it would be easy to light the fireplace and snuggle up inside for another long, cold winter— rather than retreat inside, we should actually be spending more time outdoors. Walking, hiking, playing, skiing, snowboarding, learning, exploring discovering and […]

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Tips on Creating Inspirational Spaces for Kids

by Richard Carmichael November 24, 2016

It always seems that a good part of every weekend is spent working on some home improvement project. Either we’re replacing the leaky kitchen sink, fixing the upstairs toilet that keeps running, or the usual sort of stuff like cleaning the gutters and raking the yard. Sometimes we guys get lucky and can work on […]

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Kids, Residential Garage Doors and Home Security

by Rob Campbell April 4, 2016

Sometimes even the most agile Heads-Up Dads discover they can’t have nice things stored out in their garage anymore because with so many kids playing on the property, they can’t keep their storage areas locked and safe from thieves. Its a hard decision to tell kids they can’t play with the neighbors on the home […]

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Growing things together with your kids outdoors

by Jennifer Altrogg March 24, 2016

If you’re anything like me, I’m on some level always feeling that I’m not spending quality time with my kids like I want to. But at the same time, I’m also somewhat incapacitated. Between work, the stuff on the calendar, and meeting the kids’ basic needs, I often collapse at the end of the day […]

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