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Rad Dad Project: standing desks for tots!

Our first blog of the new year (that started over 3 weeks ago – yikes!) is a Rad Dad Project that was inspired by one of the fastest growing trends of 2017 – standing desks! J wanted to build a standing desk for himself (that blog will come later this year), but like the sweet man that he is, he was more inspired to build the girls a fun and kid friendly standing desk first. The ultimate goal was to create a good learning and creative workspace with storage for supplies and materials as well as different modes/areas for learning and art. In one of his most creative designs yet, J incorporated a mutli-functional tabletop, a magnetic backboard, AND a...

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building teepee big kid beds! part 1

This will be a two part blog - this week I'll be sharing pics and notes on how J built the girls AWESOME big kid beds, and next week, I'll talk more about the process of getting them to actually sleep (and stay asleep) in them. New Year new big kid beds!  CONFESSION: We actually moved the … Continue reading "big kid beds! part 1"

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mini rogue rack: functional family fitness part 2

To kick off Part 2 of our Mini Rogue Rack: Functional Family Fitness blog, I thought I’d give you some details about the finishing touches of this rad rack. When all was said and done, J actually built this rack in a weekend, but it did take a little longer to finish with painting and … Continue reading "mini rogue rack: functional family fitness part 2"

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build-your-own Star Wars ships

http://www.scoutandindiana.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_7343.m4v   http://www.scoutandindiana.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_7344.m4v Today, on the opening day of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, I thought I'd take you back for a little #FBF to last year's epic Star Wars return.  We love Star Wars in this house - Jon and I grew up with it and so obviously last year we waited … Continue reading "Star Wars ships"

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