Category: Emotions

Show 54: Birthday parties, memory maker or chance to show off?

Birthday parties.  We have all been through them, from the cute 1st year party that means adult drinks and hovering over a cake smashing kid (fun) to the house full of other peoples kids and the nefarious goodie bags.  As

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Show 53: Random Shite; Fred Williams Redux

Fred Williams comes back to join the guys this week.  We had no agenda, so we pestered Fred into giving us a look into the annual Solar Bears ride across parts of NC.  This group gathers annually for a 3

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Show 52: Helicopter Parents, how to not get caught in the rotor wash

You know them.  They hover like the Seal Team 6,  swooping in for the swift run, shoving their progeny out of way and go in guns blazing to rectify whatever issue tweaks them.  They must protect the poor fragile children, who

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Show 49: The Storm, She’s-a-comin’

Tweenhood.  That time when the first hormonal bubbles start rising up and infecting our dear children.  Michael Driver joins us to discuss his life with a 10-year-old daughter and how dad is now Super Hero, but as his dear Pilot

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Show 46: The Embarassed Child

It is our duty as parents to be an embarrassment to our offspring.  Somewhere in the dad code, we have to be our normal, goofy self to elicit that eyeroll of frustraition, just so we can create endearing memories down

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Show 35: 1, 2, 3, 4! Plus Marrying one off with Bo Gray IV

This week we have a special guest, known to many around our fair city of Winston Salem!   By day, he is in the stock brokerage business, but it is his free time that we wanted to hear about!  Our

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Show 33: Fender Bender, or The Accident

The call came as I (Paul) was almost to my office in Greensboro.  It was the Pilot, and when she starts out, “Everyone is ok, just shaken up.” you know the rest of the call is not good news.  The

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Show 26: Change, or Routine is awesome, let’s screw it up!

~ People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. ~ Charles F. Kettering Change is a rough beast sometimes.  On this week’s show, your erstwhile talking Beer Dads take on what it

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Show 20: Father’s Day! Celebrating the best guys we know, Dads!

Greetings dear listeners of our little round table discussion on all things Dad!  This week we were the guests of the lovely and gracious Kristen Daukas on her podcast / website 10 to 20 Parenting!  Kristen is a familiar voice

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Show 16: Grief. We know it has to happen, so how do we deal with it?

Grieving.  That emotion that is sometimes sequestered into a dark corner, out of public view.  Death is the only real constant in life, because you know it is going to happen, just not when.  This week, your erstwhile trio takes

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