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18 Apr, 2018

3 Tricks for Creating a Low Maintenance Swing Set

 Every child deserves the best when it comes to backyard play equipment. Not only are swing sets a great way to get the kids out of the house and out from behind their screens now and then, they provide opportunities for active play and socialization. However, installing a swing set and maintaining it is often a chore that parents...

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13 Apr, 2018

Outdoor Play is critical for kids on the Autism Spectrum

 Parents of children with autism know that they face an uphill climb in helping them to manage their symptoms. People with autism suffer from under or oversensitivity to a wide variety of different stimuli. Most public spaces, especially schools, offer no accomodations for these needs, leaving kids forced to sit still in a brightly lit room with only aural...

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06 Apr, 2018

In 2018, Every Home Needs a Swing Set

 For many parents, getting kids to sit down to do their homework after a long day at school is an enormous challenge. Often it feels like our own older generations didn’t have so much trouble focusing in decades past. As it turns out, children today really can’t focus as well as their parents, and the issue isn’t their smartphones....

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20 Mar, 2018

Should you Build Your Own Swing?

 Building play equipment for your kids is a time-honored tradition in many families, to the point where dads hanging tire swings or building treehouses are common tropes in American culture. While most swing sets today are commercially built and assembled onsite by the customer or a professional assembly crew, many parents do still dream of building their kids’ play...

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