Tag Archives: Kids

The Student(s) and the Teacher(s)

Last Christmas my daughter received a Youtube gift package from me. Well, me and her two favorite Youtubers: Bob Claggett and April Wilkerson. It had stickers and pencils along with a really cool note from Bob. This meant she needed … Continue reading

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Summer Seating Dilemma

A few months after moving into our house in Cleveland, I had to take a two-week trip to Europe for work. This was the first time I’d been away from my wife and daughter for such an extended period. Time zone … Continue reading

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From the Heart

Both my wife and I work full time. Therefore, we have to figure out who will take care of our children when we can’t. This is a deeply personal family decision. The relationships you build with your child’s caregivers are … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Be Jolly

I love that my oldest is so interested in making things. She’s in kindergarten and is constantly crafting this or that in school and at home. My youngest also loves to come in the shop and play with her toys … Continue reading

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Stand Up!

Last month I saw a post from Bill Schenher at Billy’s Little Bench about getting kids in the shop. His daughter is a year or two older than my oldest. I was intrigued by the stool she was standing on … Continue reading

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Films About Ghosts

More progress this week on the Toy Chest. Serious work was completed on the the dresser  as well, but more on that in a different post. I put the disassembled panels on the MFT and squared up the haggard miters … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Butterfly

If you’ve ever read the The Very Hungry Caterpillar to a child, you might understand the title of this post. The metaphor is quite fitting seeing as though I started this journey several weeks ago in a semi-cocoon of inlay ignorance and … Continue reading

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Signed. Sealed. Delivered.

My little girl’s birthday was today (Monday) but on Sunday she opened presents because Daddy left for business travel on Monday afternoon. Fortunately, we had a daddy/daughter breakfast date together before I hit the road. Simply put…the Fridge was a … Continue reading

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Tutorial On Door Installation

Last night I finished up the Fridge and decided to snap some pics of the door installation.This is the first time I’ve done this but the process seemed to make sense. I thought I’d capture it to help someone else … Continue reading

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Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

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Here’s a quick update on birthday gifts. I have one week left before my daughter’s birthday. Thanks to some help from my beautiful wife and Megan Fitzpatrick I should be done with the small kid’s fridge in time for the … Continue reading

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