January is about building because Dads build. Not all dads, and not all the time, but it is one of the activities most of us most strongly associate with dads, right along with the related activity of repairing. Whether it’s a model one of you received for Christmas (whatever year, or decade, that might have been), a tree fort, a Pinewood Derby car, or a new lamp, this is the month we tackle it.

Cardboard Castles for Kids and Cats

Cardboard boxes. In our home, they are like some kind of fungus that reproduces and spreads everywhere when no one is looking. The adults try to recycle them as fast as possible but the kids and cats want to keep them. What’s a parent to do? Turn them into cardboard castles! If you have large Read More