BeTactical Tactical Tiedown

#BeTacticalTactical Tiedown™ is a wonderful new product that replaces clunky tie-down ratchet systems with a simple and elegant solution from Hitt Brands, now available at Walmart stores nationally! Everyone is familiar with the “Chinese finger trap” — when you pull on each end, it tightens to an unrelenting grip. That’s how the patent-pending Tactical Tiedown works! Simply pull Tactical Tiedown feed rope one way to tighten to a grip that solidly holds up to 700 lbs. (with an amazing break strength of 2,100 lbs!). To release, pull the rope in the other direction. NO ratchets, NO clamps, and NO knot tying for incredibly secure tie-down with NO hassle. Perfect for lawn equipment, camping gear, truck bed hauling, motorcycle transport, boat applications and so much more.

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

 

In a world where saying “no” is usually a lot easier than saying “yes,” it is important to bring up children who don’t feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddo years and years after you’ve said them, so we should choose to use phrases that will make them feel good about themselves inside and out, things that will stick with them as words that got them through tough times.Whether you want to tell them how great they were at their soccer game, or how much you love spending time with them, here are 66 positive and encouraging things to say to your child on a daily basis.

I’m grateful for you.
You make me proud.
Your words are meaningful.
You have great ideas.
I love being your parent.
You don’t have to be perfect to be great.
Your opinions matter.
You are important.
You are loved.
I believe you.
I believe in you.
This family wouldn’t be the same without you.
You are valuable.
You can say no.
You can say yes.
I know you did your best.
You were right.
I accept who you are.
We can try your way.
You are helpful.
You are worth it.
You make me happy.
I love your creativity.
Being around you is fun.
I can’t wait to hear about it.
Don’t be afraid to be you.
You’re making a difference.
I’m excited to spend time with you.
You are interesting.
I love seeing the world your way.
It’s good to be curious.
I love the way you tell stories.
What you did was awesome.
I admire you.
That’s a great question.
Your friends are lucky to have you.
I trust you.
That was a really good choice.
Seeing you happy makes me happy.
Being your parent is my favorite job.
I learn new things from you every day.
You make me better.
You are a good boy/girl.
Thank you for being you.
I’m so glad you’re here.
You look great.
I understand you.
Watching you grow up is the best.
That was really brave.
I forgive you.
I appreciate you.
We all make mistakes.
Yes, me too.
You are very good at that!
You can try again tomorrow.
Nobody is perfect.
I love how you said that.
Not everyone will like you, and that’s OK.
You did that so well.
I’m listening.
That’s a very fair point.
You are beautiful inside and out.
I love you.
I could never stop loving you.
You are enough.
You make my heart full.
What will you say to your child today?

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10 Best National Parks for Fall Trips

 

Colorful forest in Rocky Mountain National Park in fall with snow and mountains in background, Colorado, USA; Shutterstock ID 143431792; Project/Title: Best Natl Park Trips for Fall; Downloader: Melanie Marin

Whether you prefer to drive through or hike through, these parks will prove unforgettable.

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Come autumn, many of America’s national parks are at their most visually stunning. It’s not only the fall foliage that amplifies their beauty, but also the waning light casting the landscape in an almost magical iridescence. And after the heat of summer, the crisp air offers a welcome reprieve. Whether you prefer to drive through or hike through, these parks will prove unforgettable. Check out our picks for the ten must-visit national parks in the fall, with tips on what makes these places so special this time of year, from wildlife activity to fewer crowds.

By Jayme Moye