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Father Daughter Lawn Care.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Father&Daughter Lawn care, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,851

    I admire people like you.
  2. woodie1

    woodie1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I am planing on starting a lawn care business this spring I have a 13 year old and a 2 year old daughter's. I think this would be a good bonding experience and teach something about work ethics and business to the oldest one. I really enjoyed this thread.:waving:
  3. tropical breeze

    tropical breeze LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    This is funny. I just talked to my 9 yr old the other day and said when I start to get busy I am going to need a really good helper and right away he said Dad I would be the best helper there is. That was so cool to hear that. Then we talked about salary now this was funny. I told him jocking of coarse well I think I might be able to pay you $ 5.00 a day only if you are the best helper around. Then we started talking about what he could do to help me. This is the cool stuff in life. Oh ya its been about a week since we talked about it and he already asked for a raise LOL love it.
  4. RHooper

    RHooper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    I think that's a great thing you've got going there, and I wish you the best !
  5. Father&Daughter Lawn care

    Father&Daughter Lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 433

    What other type of job can involve younger children. Not many. Use your head and remember they are only kids. Don't expect them to be top notch workers. Use the time for bonding and build some great memories.
  6. Craig3

    Craig3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 151

    Shift your thoughts to a future son in law. ;)
  7. Father&Daughter Lawn care

    Father&Daughter Lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 433

    Son In Laws can be great. Heck look at me. (LOL)
  8. sehitchman

    sehitchman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 879

    I think you and I had the same father. I told my kids, their only job was A's and B's. They both work the Lawn Care biz around their schedule.
  9. pararest

    pararest LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    That's a great story. My daughter is 6 now....... I know it will be a blink of an eye when she is 10........ and then the dreaded teen years:dizzy: :cry: I will take the advice of many of the post and make sure to spend lots of time with her........ even if that means bringing her to work with me.:) Thanks again for the glimpse into the future.

    Micah Owner
    Paradise Restored Landscaping
  10. Father&Daughter Lawn care

    Father&Daughter Lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 433

    Just added a picture of my equipment:

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