You wake up and it's everywhere. It's all over the yard, the driveway, the cars, some of it even got on the front porch, and the back one for that matter, It's that terrible, cold, nasty white fluffy stuff, snow. You got it, it snowed last night and you woke up way too late to have to be dealing with this right now. You are going to have to shovel and you know it. As you think to yourself "this must be why people have kids," remember that there are a few preemptive steps you can take before you charge out into the great white expanse that is currently your front yard and get yourself hurt.