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Default Millennial Dads Have Pathetic DIY Skills Compared To Baby Boomers

On 6/14/2019 12:29 PM, Leroy N. Soetoro wrote:

Millennial dads are less likely than their boomer counterparts to be able
to change a car tire on the side of the road, unblock a toilet or sink,
reset a tripped circuit breaker or even open a stuck pickle jar with their

The new survey, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Alarm.com, found that
modern dads’ toolkits have declined too.

Many millennial dads reported not owning a cordless drill (46%), a
stepladder (49%), a set of screwdrivers (38%) or even a hammer (32
percent) — an item owned by 93% of boomer dads.

Thank the democrat education system.

I have said many times that is a failure I had as a father, I didn't
teach my son all the handyman skills that I either learned from my
father or developed on my own. (I a boomer he's a millennial)
My dad was a carpenter, and I didn't know it but I was learning
as I was raised. When I was a kid, dad added on two rooms to our house
did all the building, framing, drywall, plumbing, roofing, excavation,
painting, window and door installing. He dug a septic system for the
home. I just picked it up, can't say I'm an expert, but, I wouldn't hire
most small repairs it out. I've repaired the washer and the dryer,
replaced water heaters, removed toilets, roto rooted the drain system,
built storage sheds, playgrounds for the kids, and decks on the house.
All stuff that was done when my son was busy playing video games.
I wish now I had yanked him of the games and made him help me, it
would have been good for him and might even have got him through college
sooner. I expect in a term or two he will graduate with a degree in
chemical engineering, I have my fingers crossed that pays off for him.


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