Monthly Archives: September 2021

Car Parenting 101

Car Parenting 101

Most of us don't view our vehicles as family, but it's still important to treat them as such if we want them to last. Caring for your car is a lot like caring for your children. Don't feed them junk food, keep them clean so the neighbors don't complain, and patch up their bumps and bruises when they get a little too rowdy. Once you learn how to parent your car or truck, you'll both be on your way to happier and healthier lives.   If Only Children Included Operating Manuals... At least our vehicles come with books that explain everything we need to know. Inside your owner's manual, you will find everything from safety features and fluids specifications, to what each little button does and how to set the clock (seriously, why does setting a clock have to be so difficult?!). Your recommended maintenance schedules can also be found in the owner's manual, usually with some blank lined pages to use as a maintenance log. So while there is no manual t ... read more