Tag: discipline

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 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 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 42: The Pilots Part 1. Meet the women who keep us straight.

Meet the Pilots.  Our better halves.  The beautiful ladies who did not run out of the wedding ceremony screaming.  The women who serve as our concience, our partners, and our loves.  Stephanie, Celeste, and Susan come for a 2 part

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Show 39: Leverage, What to use when all the discipline runs out?

We all get to that point.  No amount of punishment, threats or actual, gets through to our progeny.  They continue on a path that we may not agree with, whether it is not performing well in school, or not following

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Show 31: Deadbeat and Aimless – Motivation in the Millennial Mind

These kids!  Where is the get up and go!  Why does my lazy sack of bones spawn not want to be the kid I envision her/him being?  There is no motivation to get out and do anything. Are these statements

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Show 27: Beer. Well you knew it would happen sometime!

Greetings listeners!  This week has a most interesting show (to us for sure)!  It is our first all Beer all the time show.  This week Jon, Tim, and Paul give you the reasons we like (love) beer, and why we

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Show 24: Grounded but Not Punished

Probably one of the things that dads, well parents in general, want of their kids are for them to be fine, upstanding and well-grounded humans. The Golden Rule is definitely apropos here: “Treat others as you’d want them to treat

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Show 17: Do As I Say. How to Talk to Your Kids About How You Were A Kid

We all heard that saying growing up: “Do as I say, not as I do.” Chances are we’ve said it to our kids at least once. It’s hard not to understand what their rationale is, we lived it. Does that

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Show 10: The dreaded “You should knock first! AKA What happens when you catch your kid masturbating.”

Warning! This week’s show deals with some topics best suited for Adult Ears.     Admit it.  It is the most dreaded thing a dad can do, walk in on your kid experimenting with what he was given as part

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