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Disciplining Children

get frsutrated with parents who do not train their children. It is not a matter of cruel discipline as a few would have you think. It is a matter of setting proper, firm boundaries. One type of bad example are parents in a store who buy their kids a toy …
I have learned a lot about raising well behaved children from watching others, watching the families of my childhood friends, watching people in the grocery store, personal experi… http://hstuff.net/blog/disciplining-children/

CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue

My children Really enjoy a short movie with a few of our friends in NM. The movie, about 8 minutes long, is entitled CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue.
My children Really enjoy a short movie made by and with a few of our friends in NM. The movie, about 8 minutes long, is entitled CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue. In the movie, a b… http://hstuff.net/blog/ctr-chocolateto-rescue/

CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue

CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue... a basket carried by a young girl (red-riding hood motif) is stolen by a lady wearing a wolf custom. The girl starts to chase but needs help. She activates her green CTR ring. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, the rings on the h…
My children Really enjoy a short movie with a few of our friends in NM. The movie, about 8 minutes long, is entitled CTR: Chocolate to the Rescue. In the movie, a basket carried b… http://hstuff.net/blog/ctr-chocolate-to-the-rescue/

Mis-fireworks

I am impressed with Utah's new fireworks law. It allows people to use a lot of different fun fireworks. We lit off a bunch of high flying as part of our Independence Day celebration. It was great to hear fireworks going off all over town for a better part…
I am impressed with Utah's new fireworks law. It allows people to use a lot of different fun fireworks. We lit off a bunch of high flying as part of our Independence Day celebrati… http://hstuff.net/blog/mis-fireworks/

Dry Canyon

We ahve been in eastern Utah the last couple days on vacation. We went on a tour of some Native American rock art at a place called Dry Canyon. I was impressed. There were so many pictures carved in the rock faces. Amazing. My kids were not so easily amaz…
We ahve been in eastern Utah the last couple days on vacation. We went on a tour of some Native American rock art at a place called Dry Canyon. I was impressed. There were so many… http://hstuff.net/blog/dry-canyon/

Funny sites

The county where we live is peculiar. There are more than a few oddities. Here are three that we saw today. First we took a load to the county landfill and encountered this sign telling us where to dump "clean dirt". Then there were these trees at a l…
The county where we live is peculiar. There are more than a few oddities. Here are three that we saw today. First we took a load to the county landfill and encountered this sig… http://hstuff.net/blog/funny-sites/

Restaurant eticate

Last night we went to a restaurant. This is something we do not do very often and was a special treat. We went to Los Potrillos in Santa Fe, the address is 1947 Cerillos Rd. For those familiar with the area it is on the northwest side of Cerillos Rd abou…
Last night we went to a restaurant. This is something we do not do very often and was a special treat. We went to Los Potrillos in Santa Fe, the address is 1947 Cerillos Rd. Fo… http://hstuff.net/blog/restaurant-eticate/

Roadside Assistance

Today as I was doing some things around the house I realized I needed a few things to finish the task at hand. Where we live, most things you need are 30 miles away. So, I mentioned this to my wife who said she needed a few things and wanted to make a qui…
Today as I was doing some things around the house I realized I needed a few things to finish the task at hand. Where we live, most things you need are 30 miles away. So, I mention… http://hstuff.net/blog/roadside-assistance/

Muzzle Loaders

So my oldest two children got to shoot some muzzle loaded rifles tonight. There was a lot of cold wind which meant cold fingers. The two smaller rifles had not been cleaned well and the springs jammed preventing the firing of the cap, thus not discharg…
So my oldest two children got to shoot some muzzle loaded rifles tonight. There was a lot of cold wind which meant cold fingers. The two smaller rifles had not been cleaned well… http://hstuff.net/blog/muzzle-loaders/

Appeasement

I often see parents give in to their kids, just to shut them up. This happens in the grocery store and the kid gets a piece of candy or some of the sort. Or maybe this happens when the parent is trying to talk with another adult. Are we encouraging this b…
I often see parents give in to their kids, just to shut the kid up. This happens in the grocery store and the kid gets a piece of candy or some of the sort. Or maybe this happens … http://hstuff.net/blog/appeasement/

Memorial Day

For Memorial Day we were about to visit our local Veteran's Cemetary to honor, with flowers, the memory of those who have physically protected us and our freedoms when we stumbled upon an old, small cemetery. This was somewhat dilapidated and very unkempt…
For Memorial Day we were about to visit our local Veteran's Cemetary to honor, with flowers, the memory of those who have physically protected us and our freedoms when we stumbled… http://hstuff.net/blog/memorial-day1/