Category: Motivation

Show 114: Live Without a Net

Sometimes, you talk and act, talk and react to the things your kids are doing. Yes, we try to help them learn and take personal responsibility but you can only do so much to actually guide them. At some point, they

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Show 99: Class Not Ass

Things don’t always go our way. We are sometimes indifferent, but sometimes really, really perturbed. And, that’s fine. We’re allowed. But, it’s how we react when those things don’t go our way, or heck, the way we act when things do

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Show 93: Sh!t. Fan. Fan. Sh!t.

What do you do when you’ve taken all you can away from your child and they still don’t/won’t do what you tell them to do? How about when they don’t do their schoolwork; even resorting to sitting in class and

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Show 76: Back to School

That’s right, it’s right around Labor Day which means all the little monst… um… young ones go back to school. Jon’s out of the water, pretty much. Or is he? He does have older kids that are in college, that’s different.

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Show 73: You Can’t Handle the Truth

We apologize that we were on hiatus last week. Well, maybe not apologize but we would hate it if you missed us. So, we’re back this week. Were you ever told, as a kid, that the truth shall set you

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Show 70: Money For Nothing

The struggle is real. Do we make the kids get a job? Do we make them do chores? Do we give them money for the heck of it or do we make them earn an allowance? Money is a real-world

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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 51: Leave ’em alone. When adults flee!

There comes a time when your wee offspring are too old for a babysitter.  You as parents agonize over leaving the kids unattended, even for a 30 minute trip to the store or for takeout.  You take the risk, it

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Show 50: That’s Crunchy, Yo!

For our 50th show, Michael Driver comes back for more with your erstwhile Beer Dads!  Tim, Jon, and Paul tease out of Michael why his daughter will have the best appreciation for music.  Seems that our friend had in the

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Show 36: Humans of Winston Salem, with Bo Gray IV

This week is round two with Bo Gray IV, financial guy, photographer, and man about town!  Bo’s passion for people and nature is revealed in his photography, which he discusses with Tim, Jon, and Paul.  Bo has a knack for

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