The Modern Dads Podcast

The Modern Dads Podcast
We’re telling the stories of modern dads that are redefining what it means to be a good father and man in the 21st century.

#91: Bobby Barzi on Fathers Changing the World
Jun 28 • 36 min
Philanthropist and Fodada founder Bobby Barzi talks his work to recognize fatherhood as an opportunity to create a better world for our children by investing in communities and efforts that inspire positive change.
#90: Jonathan Oliver on Marriage, At-Home Fatherhood, and Learning with ADHD & Dyslexia
Jun 13 • 44 min
Author Jonathan Oliver joins to talk about marriage, at-home fatherhood, and his new book, To the Little Boy in Me: Learning with Dyslexia & ADHD. We discuss the partnership he and his wife have created, the importance of mentorship and community, and the…
#89: Dr. Michael Reichert on How to Raise Connected Boys
May 30 • 31 min
Dr. Michael Reichert talks about his new book, How to Raise a Boy: The Power of Connection to Build Good Men. He suggests that we rethink our understanding of boys and recognize that strong relationships with parents, coaches, and teachers help them…
#88: Leaders, Icons and Legendary Dads
May 16 • 30 min
Art Eddy and Jon Finkel talk about their new book, The Life of Dad: Reflections on Fatherhood from Today’s Leaders, Icons, and Legendary Dads including highlights and advice from featured dads Mark Cuban, Mark Hamill, and Alfonso Ribeiro.
#87: Mike Adamick on Raising Empowered Daughters
May 2 • 32 min
Author Mike Adamick joins to discuss his new book, Raising Empowered Daughters: A Dad-to-Dad Guide, and his effort to meet dads where they are to discuss equality, representation, and feminism. NOTE: This show includes discussions of some challenging…
#86: Mike Dorsey on Building Community for Active and Engaged Black Fathers
Apr 18 • 33 min
Author, Podcaster, and Community Organizer Mike Dorsey talks about his book, Dynamic Black Fatherhood Manifesto. We talk about Mike’s motivation to create a community for active and engaged black fathers and the impact of his work within and outside the…
#85: Brett Grayson Finds the Funny in the Dark Moments of Parenting
Mar 28 • 23 min
Author Brett Grayson talks about his new book, What Could Go Wrong?: My Mostly Comedic Journey Through Marriage, Parenting and Depression. He discusses his effort to bring humor to stories related to his own mental health and why he thinks it is important…
#84: Clint Edwards is Sorry
Jun 26, 2018 • 26 min
Author Clint Edwards discusses his new book, I’m Sorry—Love, Your Husband, a collection of humorous and heartfelt apologies written from his viewpoint as husband and father. Impacted by the absence of his own father, Edwards confronts his own lack of a…
#83: Maverick: A Supportive Social Network for Teens and Tweens
Jun 12, 2018 • 31 min
City Dads Group Contributor Whit Honea speaks with former Disney Interactive Editor In Chief Catherine Connors about her new startup, Maverick, a video and photo-driven social network for tweens and teens that encourages and rewards creativity,…
#82: KJ Dell’Antonia on How To Be a Happier Parent
May 24, 2018 • 37 min
We’re noticing that parents, especially parents of young children, are unhappy. We all desperately want to enjoy this time with our children, but it is easy to get bogged down in late night feedings, trying to get our kids to eat a vegetable, or worrying…
#81: Dads of Daughters, Put Down Your Guns
May 10, 2018 • 20 min
We often see dads threatening their daughters’ boyfriends with bodily harm. Recently, it was former NFL kicker Jay Feely holding a gun by his side as he wished his daughter and her date a good time at prom. The Internet blew up with the usual debates…
#80: On #MeToo
Apr 5, 2018 • 52 min
A parent’s place in #MeToo
#79: The Dangerous Book for Boys
Mar 22, 2018 • 20 min
The Dangerous Book for Boys was required reading in City Dads contributor Whit Honea’s house when his sons were younger, and the new Amazon Prime series by Bryan Cranston and Greg Mottola is now must-watch TV. Whit speaks with one of the…
#78: Dr. Sheryl Ziegler on Avoiding Parental Burnout
Mar 1, 2018 • 37 min
Psychologist, Author, and Mom of 3 Dr. Sheryl Ziegler talks about her new book Mommy Burnout, How to Reclaim Your Life and Raise Healthier Children in the Process. We discuss strategies for both moms and dads can avoid burnout as we navigate between work,…
#77: Paid Family Leave Works with Dina Bakst
Feb 8, 2018 • 38 min
A Better Balance Co-Founder and Co-President Dina Bakst talks about her work to help women and men across the economic spectrum care for their loved ones without risking their jobs. Whit and Tricia Honea join at the end of the show to talk about the…
#76: Heather and Mike Spohr - Surviving the Terrible Twos (and Threes)
Jan 25, 2018 • 29 min
Los Angeles parents and bloggers Heather and Mike Spohr share humorous, but practical tips from their new book, The Toddler Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Whiny Unfed. They talk about the non-judgmental advice they have for surviving the…
#75: Anya Kamenetz - Enjoy Screens, Not Too Much, Mostly With Others
Jan 11, 2018 • 37 min
NPR Digital Education Correspondent and Author Anya Kamenetz talks about her new book, The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media & Real Life. Anya shares her realistic, research-based approach to enjoying screen time with our…
#74: Drew Daywalt - Drawing on Life to Write for Children (and Adults)
Dec 21, 2017 • 26 min
Bestselling author and dad of two Drew Daywalt talks about his popular books The Day the Crayons Quit, The Day the Crayons Came Home, The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, and Star Wars BB-8 on the Run. We talk about his creative process as a writer, why he…
#73: Celebrating the ADHD Brain with Peter Shankman
Dec 7, 2017 • 28 min
Dad, author, and entrepreneur Peter Shankman talks about his new book, Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success With the Secrets of the ADHD Mind. We talk about the success that he attributes to living with ADHD….
#72: Best Toys of 2017 with Christopher Byrne
Nov 22, 2017 • 24 min
TTPM Content Director and Toy Time! author Christopher Byrne reveals the hot toys and games for toddlers to teens this holiday season. The Parents Phrase Book author Whit Honea tells us how to encourage our kids to think about more than the gifts they…
#71: The Ongoing Conversation About Race and Difference with Doyin Richards
Nov 10, 2017 • 32 min
Author and father of 2 Doyin Richards joins Whit Honea and Josh Kross to discuss his latest book, What’s the Difference: Being Different is Amazing and the continuing national conversation about bias, privilege, and how to talk to our kids about race…
#70: Who is a Real American with Julie Lythcott Haims
Oct 24, 2017 • 43 min
New York Times bestselling author Julie Lythcott-Haims talks about her new book, Real Americans, a memoir of her experience as a biracial black girl, woman, daughter, and mother raising two biracial children in modern America. We talk about the steps…
#69: Parenting Through a Zombie Apocalypse
Oct 10, 2017 • 26 min
Whit Honea talks to dad of 4, Twitter celebrity, and author James Breakwell (aka Exploding Unicorn) about his new book: Only Dead on the Inside: A Parent’s Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.
#68: Fatherhood is Leadership with Devon Bandison
Sep 26, 2017 • 25 min
Author, speaker, coach, and father of 3, Devon Bandison talks about his new book, Fatherhood is Leadership: Your Playbook for Success, Self-Leadership, and a Richer Life. Devon shares how he has used his own life experience to create a set of tools…
#67: Music to Watch Kids By
Jun 20, 2017 • 21 min
City Dads across the reflect on the music that inspires and informs their parenting. The Parents Phrase Book author Whit Honea reveals the Ray Charles song that he uses to get his kids going in the morning. #FatherhoodIsLit blogger…
#66: Supporting Parents’ Return to Work After Baby
May 9, 2017 • 36 min
Lauren Smith Brody talks about her new book, The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, & Big Success After Baby. We discuss the ways families can plan for a parent’s return to work and how dads can support their working…
#65: Zag Zig Parenting
Apr 25, 2017 • 39 min
Kori Reed and Mike Becker talk about their new book, Zag Zig Parenting: (Mis)Adventures of a Career-Driven Mom and a Stay-at-Home Dad. We also talk about how their family arrangement started and how it has evolved over 20 years and four kids.
#64: Life of a Trans Dad
Apr 11, 2017 • 34 min
Speaker, author, and Boston Dads Group Co-Organizer Robbie Samuels talks about networking with parents and his experience as a trans dad. We also discuss our mutual appreciation for the adjustments that people and organizations are making to embrace…
#63: The Happiest Pediatrician on the Block, Dr. Harvey Karp
Mar 28, 2017 • 31 min
Happiest Baby on the Block author Dr. Harvey Karp joins to talk about the development of his approach to calming crying babies and the crucial role dads play. We also discuss Dr. Karp’s groundbreaking Snoo Smart Sleeper that took him five…
#62: Dads on Raising Teens and Tweens
Mar 14, 2017 • 30 min
Dads from our City Dads Group community share their stories of raising tweens and teens. Author Whit Honea talks through the struggles he had with his 11-year old son and the teacher that gave too much homework. Teacher and writer…
#61: Talking To Your Kids About Money with Beth Kobliner
Feb 28, 2017 • 29 min
Journalist and Author Beth Kobliner talks about her new book, Make Your Child a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not). We talk through some of the age-appropriate money concepts including the neutral value of allowance and why paying for chores…
#60: Raising a Secure Child with Dr. Kent Hoffman
Feb 14, 2017 • 37 min
Dr. Kent Hoffman talks about his new book, Raising a Secure Child. We discuss the “Circle of Security” that helps parents be nurturing and protective while still encouraging children’s independence. We also talk about the difference between…
#59: Dad 2.0 Summit 2017
Jan 31, 2017 • 38 min
Dad 2.0 Summit Co-Founders Doug French and John Pacini join to preview this year’s conference, the 6th annual chance for dad influencers, marketers, and the media to connect. We discuss how the conversation has evolved over the years, and the…
#58: Writing the At-Home Dad
Jan 24, 2017 • 32 min
At-home dad and author Brian Craig joins to talk about his new book, Lone Pair of Blue Jeans In A Sea of Yoga Pants. We talk about writing the life of an at-home dad and how he writes “funny” without making dads look like doofuses. Brian also…
#57: Helping Children Face Their Fears
Jan 10, 2017 • 29 min
Children’s book author Jake Gosselin talks about The Pinkaboos, the series he is writing with his wife that helps children face their fears. We talk about the inspiration for the series and a more evolved approach to writing for and about girls.
#56: Fatherhood in 40 years of Star Wars
Dec 27, 2016 • 32 min
Episode LVI: City Dads Chad MacDonald and Lorne Jaffe and Chad MacDonald analyze the fathers of Star Wars through 40 years and eight movies. They dig deep into the decisions various fathers and father figures make and the evolution of dads…
#55: Creating a Culture of Consent
Dec 13, 2016 • 45 min
Author and Founder of the DATE SAFE Project Michael Domitrz joins to talk about his new book, Can I Kiss You? We talk about building a culture of sexual consent and how to have age-appropriate conversations with our children about…
#54: Movember 2016
Nov 22, 2016 • 38 min
It’s Movember, and City Dads Group has once again joined forces with Life of Dad, Dad 2.0, and the National At-Home Dad Network to grow mustaches and raise money and awareness for men’s health. Movember Foundation Director of Development JJ Owens…
#53: Election 2016: What Do We Tell Our Kids?
Nov 10, 2016 • 24 min
Modern Dads Podcast producer Josh Kross and contributor Whit Honea share their raw feelings about the Presidential election, and what it means for their families. They also brainstorm the conversations they might be having with their children in the…
#52: Dads in America 2016
Oct 25, 2016 • 56 min
State of America’s Fathers report author Brian Heilman joins to talk about the status of American dads in 2016. We discuss the differing challenges white collar, college educated dads are facing compared to less educated, lower income fathers. We…
#51: Meredith Sinclair and Your Family’s Playful Spirit
Sep 27, 2016 • 35 min
Author and play advocate Meredith Sinclair talks about her new book, Well Played: The Ultimate Guide to Awakening Your Family’s Playful Spirit. We talk about the joys of jumping in with your kids to play, and when we as parents need to step…
#50: City Dads Group at 50 (episodes)
Jun 28, 2016 • 37 min
To celebrate our 50th episode, we asked New York Family Magazine Editor Eric Messinger to turn the tables by interviewing us about the future of fatherhood and the future of City Dads Group. We talk about the changing expectations of dads, the growth…
#49: On Loss
May 24, 2016 • 17 min
We tackle a conversation that is hard for us as adults, but even harder to approach with our children. Josh Kross was dealing with the loss of his father and struggling with the best way to talk about it with his three young children. He asked four of…
#48: The Game Theory of Parenting with Paul Rauburn
May 10, 2016 • 36 min
Paul Raeburn discusses his new book, The Game Theorist’s Guide to Parenting: How the Science if Strategic Thinking Can Help You Deal with the Toughest Negotiators You Know—Your Kids. We talk about practical win-win methods that teach kids…
#47: What to Feed Your Baby with Dr. Tanya Altman
Apr 12, 2016 • 39 min
Dr. Tanya Altmann talks about her new book, What to Feed Your Baby, a Pediatrician’s Guide to the 11 Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No-Fuss, Healthy Eating Kids. We talk about the importance of introducing healthy foods early on,…
#46: Parent Hacks with Asha Dornfest
Mar 29, 2016 • 36 min
Author Asha Dornfest joins to to talk about her latest book, Parent Hacks, 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids. We talk about the #ParentHacks community and the clever ideas that moms and dads around the world have contributed. The Parents…
#45: Writing the Adventurous Girl with Mike Adamick
Mar 15, 2016 • 32 min
Author Mike Adamick joins us to talk about his new tween action book series, The Adventures of Crash Adams. We talk about the evolution of his clever and resourceful main character as a role model for boys and girls. We also talk about the new Star…
#44 Dad 2.0 Summit Preview
Feb 16, 2016 • 29 min
Our community of dads is once again anticipating the Dad 2.0 Summit. This is the fifth year of what has become the can’t miss conference for everyone interested in the changing role of dads, and it’s impact on both the marketplace and society…
#43: Dads for the Win
Dec 22, 2015 • 28 min
We end the year by celebrating Oren Miller and two efforts that are inspired by his work. Philly Dads Group Co-Organizer Jeff Bogle joins to talk about the scholarship program that will allow 17 dads to attend the upcoming Dad 2.0 Summit. PDX Dads…
#42: Dads 4 Change on #Giving Tuesday
Dec 1, 2015 • 30 min
It’s #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving back, and Whit Honea and Carter Gaddis join us to talk about Dads 4 Change, a site they started to highlight causes and organizations that dads are championing around the country. We discuss the…
#41: Reaching Men Considering Suicide
Nov 19, 2015 • 27 min
It’s Movember, and we are once again supporting the campaign to bring awareness and funding to men’s health related research and treatment along with our friends at The National At-Home Dad Network, Life of Dad, and Dad 2.0 Summit. In this…
#40: How To Raise an Adult with Julie Lythcott-Haims
Nov 4, 2015 • 42 min
Author and former Stanford University dean Julie Lythcott-Haims joins us to talk about her new book, How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success. Julie’s message is a welcome wake-up call to…
#39: Inside the Mind of a Child Psychotherapist
Oct 20, 2015 • 42 min
Have you wondered whether your child needs therapy? Do you understand the process and your contribution to successful treatment? Psychotherapist and You and Your Child’s Therapy author Michel Weiner takes us inside his practice to shed light on…
#38: The Gift of Failure with author Jessica Lahey
Oct 6, 2015 • 45 min
Do you rush your son’s lunch to school when he forgets it? Have you called your daughter’s teacher to urge her teacher to raise a B to an A? This is a message that many parents have been secretly waiting to hear— we need to stop protecting our kids…
#37: This Is My Brave
Sep 22, 2015 • 29 min
This is My Brave is an innovative non-profit with a mission of igniting and actively promoting a positive and supportive national conversation about mental illness. We talk to This is My Brave Co-Founder Jennifer Marshall and NYC Dads Group…
#36: Finding Dad Through Poetry
Jun 16, 2015 • 47 min
Ninth graders at Capital High School in Santa Fe, New Mexico had the opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking poetry program sponsored by Reel Fathers, an organization that engages with the community to build stronger relationships through…
#35: Creativity with Kids
May 26, 2015 • 43 min
Every dad has a creative muscle that is aching to get flexed. For this episode of the Modern Dads Podcast, we hope you will be inspired by these dads that are sharing their love of art, music, cooking, science and more with their children. Author Mike…
#34: The Modern Dad’s Juggle
May 12, 2015 • 62 min
More than ever, fathers are caring for their children, tending to domestic chores, and providing for their family financially. In this episode of The Modern Dads Podcast, we feature a recent webinar City Dads Group organized with our friends at A…
#33: Dads on Black-ish
Apr 28, 2015 • 42 min
Lorne Jaffe and Christopher Persley discuss the portrayal of dads on the hit ABC comedy, Black-ish. They talk about race, the use of satire, and comparisons to other TV shows featuring black families including The Cosby Show, 227, and The Jeffersons….
#32: Work, Love, Play with Author Brigid Schulte
Apr 14, 2015 • 47 min
Washington Post journalist and author Brigid Schulte joins the Modern Dads Podcast to discuss her new book, Overwhelmed, How To Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time. We dive into her research on changing workplaces and relationships…
#31: Pursuing a Parenting Partnership
Mar 23, 2015 • 51 min
A 92|Y Parenting Conference Panel Discussion
#30: The New Science of Fatherhood
Mar 10, 2015 • 46 min
A 92|Y Parenting Conference Panel Discussion
#29: A New Definition of Modern Masculinity with Author Mark Greene
Feb 24, 2015 • 49 min
The Good Men Project Executive Editor Mark Greene talks to Modern Dads Podcast co-hosts Matt Schneider and Ron Mattocks about his new book Remaking Manhood: The Modern Masculinity Movement, Stories From the Front Lines of Change. We discuss…
#28: Avoid Raising A Spoiled Child: Interview with Author Ron Lieber
Feb 3, 2015 • 47 min
New York Times personal finance columnist and author Ron Lieber talks to the Modern Dads Podcast about his book, The Opposite of Spoiled, Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money. We talk about what is…
#27: Dad 2.0 2015 Summit Preview
Jan 20, 2015 • 40 min
Dad 2.0 Summit Co-Founders Doug French and John Pacini join us to preview this year’s event in San Francisco. We talk about the purpose of the conference and reflect on the impact the experience has had on dads, media, and the decision-makers…
#26: Go the F**k to Sleep author Adam Mansbach Talks New Book and Twitter Critics
Dec 16, 2014 • 28 min
Dad and author Adam Mansbach joins us to talk about his latest book, You Have to F*****g Eat, the long awaited sequel to his fake children’s book for adults, Go the F**k to Sleep. We discuss his critics and the Twitter exchange he had…
#25: Giving Back on #GivingTuesday with Katherine Snider and Chrysula Winegar
Dec 2, 2014 • 41 min
This is the season of giving and we are talking to two moms that have dedicated their careers to supporting those in need. #GivingTuesday Community Manager Chrysula Winegar joins us to talk about this global day dedicated to giving back. Baby Buggy…
#24: Depressed Dads: Parenting Through the Darkness
Nov 18, 2014 • 46 min
It’s our second annual Movember episode, and we once again focus on men’s health, and more specifically men’s mental health. Three of our favorite dads, Ryan Hamilton, Lorne Jaffe, and Ron Mattocks join us to talk about their individual experiences…
#23: Dads Raising Daughters with Jeff Bogle and Mike Reynolds
Nov 4, 2014 • 38 min
Two of our favorite dads and online voices Jeff Bogle and Mike Reynolds join us to talk raising daughters. We talk about the uphill climb our daughters still face in the 21st century and the role that we as dads can play in challenging the long-held…
#22: Engaging Moms to Evolve Fatherhood with Doyin Richards
Oct 14, 2014 • 34 min
Father of 2, blogger, and Daddy Doin’ Work author Doyin Richards joins us to discuss his mission to engage moms in evolution of fatherhood. We talk about the inspiration and perspective he has gained from his online community and his message…
#21: Time for Work, Family, and Play with Jessica DeGroot
Sep 30, 2014 • 43 min
ThirdPath Institute Founder Jessica Degroot joins us to talk about making time for work, family, and play. We discuss “The New Normal” where dads AND moms are thinking creatively to find ways to be successful in our careers, to be the…
#20: Middle School Makeover with Michelle Icard
Sep 16, 2014 • 37 min
Author Michelle Icard joins us to talk about a time in our kids’ lives that many parents dread, middle school. She tells us that these years can be fun and exciting if we leave the baggage from our own middle school years at the door and…
#19: Summer With Our Favorite Dads Jim Higley, Mike Adamick, and Whit Honea
Aug 5, 2014 • 36 min
Summer is our favorite time of the year and what better way to celebrate the final weeks than with some inspiration from our favorite dads. Jim Higley joins us as he prepares for life as an empty-nester and his new role at Camp Kesem, an…
#18: Good Talk, Dad with Bill and Willie Geist
Jun 10, 2014 • 35 min
Blooming onions, beat-up red Jeeps, and baseball lineups are all part of our conversation with father and son Bill and Willie Geist, TV personalities and authors of the new book, Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees…and Other Conversations We…
#17: Dads Behaving Dadly with Al Watts, Jason Greene, and Lorne Jaffe
May 27, 2014 • 36 min
Dads (and friends) Al Watts, Jason Greene, and Lorne Jaffe join us to talk about the upcoming book, Dads Behaving Dadly - 67 Truths, Tears and Triumphs of Modern Fatherhood, featuring stories from dads of all stripes candidly describing their…
#16: The New Science of Fatherhood with Paul Raeburn
May 13, 2014 • 42 min
Father of five, author, and journalist Paul Raeburn joins us to talk about his new book, Do Fathers Matter, What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked. Paul talks about some of the landmines he encountered as he researched the book…
#15: Help your Toddler Thrive with Dr. Tovah Klein
Apr 29, 2014 • 42 min
Child psychologist and author Dr. Tovah Klein joins us to talk about her new book, How Toddlers Thrive, What Parents Can do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success. Dr. Klein suggests that we consider our perspective…
#14: Refuel your Manhood with Dr. John La Puma
Apr 10, 2014 • 38 min
Bestselling author Dr. John La Puma joins us to talk about men’s health and the latest medical fad created by drug companies, a diagnosis of “Low T” or low testosterone to treat common symptoms of aging. Dr. La Puma also talks about his new…
#13: A Community for Gay Dads: The Handsome Father
Mar 25, 2014 • 46 min
Andy Miller and Brian Stephens join us to talk about their decision to adopt their 6-year old son, the challenges they faced, and why they think it’s important for gay dads to serve as role models for young gay men. They also talk about their latest…
#12: Clown Around with Guest Bello Nock
Mar 11, 2014 • 34 min
Father and celebrated clown Bello Nock discusses his boyhood growing up as a touring circus/theatre daredevil, finding work/life balance when your whole family is part of your business, and strategies for watching your children do dangerous…
#11: Go the F*#! to Sleep Author Adam Mansbach
Feb 25, 2014 • 37 min
Father and Go the F*#! to Sleep Author Adam Mansbach talks to us about his children’s book for adults and why it has struck such a chord. We also talk about his other works of literary fiction and the path that led him to his life…
#10: The Parents Phrase Book with Guest: Whit Honea
Jan 28, 2014 • 33 min
Dad and Author of The Parents Phrase Book Whit Honea talks us through his advice for handling tough questions and conversations with kids of every age. We also to talk to Whit about the recent loss of his mom and the relationship they built…
#9: Extreme Adventure Parenting with Guest: Charles R. Scott
Dec 17, 2013 • 33 min
Father, author, and speaker Charles R. Scott takes adventure with his kids to the extreme. Starting with a 67-day, 2500 mile bike ride through Japan with his then 8-year old son, Charles has spent the last four summers biking the world with…
#8: A New Focus on Men’s Mental Health with Guest: Dr. Jed Diamond
Nov 26, 2013 • 32 min
MenAlive Founder and Author Dr. Jed Diamond shares the latest research about men’s experience with stress, anxiety, and depression and the new symptoms men should look for as they consider whether they need help. We also talk about Movember,…
#7: Baby Bust, Millennials Opting-Out of Parenthood with Guest: Stew Friedman
Oct 29, 2013 • 28 min
Stew Friedman, Wharton Professor and author of Baby Bust: New Choices for Men and Women in Work and Family reveals the astounding discovery that only 42% of 2012 college graduates plan to have children—half the percentage who took the same…
#6: Parenting and Education Myths with Guest: Alfie Kohn
Sep 24, 2013 • 34 min
In this episode, renowned education critic Alfie Kohn urges parents to question the prevailing assumptions driving U.S. education policy including the value of standardized tests, the Common Core Standards, the meaning of international…
#5: Raising Digital Families for Dummies, Guest: Amy Lupold Bair
Aug 27, 2013 • 22 min
In this episode, we continue our discussion about raising children in the digital age with our guest, Amy Lupold Bair, founder of Resourceful Mommy Media and author of Raising Digital Families for Dummies. Amy shares ideas for proactive…
#4: Kids and Technology with Guest, Clay Nichols
Jul 22, 2013 • 26 min
In this episode, we talk about a subject that is keeping parents up at night, kids and technology. We talk to technology expert, entrepreneur, and Dad Labs Co-Founder, Clay Nichols about a realistic approach to kids using technology and…
#3: Summer with Kids, Guests: Kristin Chase, Mike Adamick
Jun 25, 2013 • 33 min
It’s summer time! We talk to Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects author Mike Adamick and Cool Mom Picks Founder Kristin Chase about some low-tech projects and high-tech apps that will set us up for a fun, creative, and relaxed summer…
#2: Minimalist Parenting, Guest: Asha Dornfest
May 28, 2013 • 30 min
In this episode, we talk to super blogger and author Asha Dornfest about her latest book, Minimalist Parenting, Enjoy Life More By Doing Less. We talk about several tools and strategies for managing time, de-cluttering our…
#1: Lean In, Dads, Guest: Jim Higley
Apr 20, 2013 • 40 min
In this episode, we talk about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In. The book has been widely seen as a call to action for women, but we discuss the lessons for men and dads. We’re joined by award-winning author, speaker, and TV…