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Show 120: Preparing the Final Chapter

Age is a sick mistress. It’s unstoppable. It is true that age is just a number. However, its effects are undeniably inevitable and unless you’re a genetics freak, you have to deal with and live with its plans for you.

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Show 119: Hobbies

Hobbies are life. We all need something that will keep us entertained from childhood on through adulthood. Hobbies usually are inexpensive and easy to do, but they can certainly be the converse and cost you out the back end. Some

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Show 118: Regrets

Regrets.  We have all done something silly, or stupid, or misguided.  Yes, there may be some regret to those not so wise choices.  We have, however, come through them with some scars, a tale or three to tell, and some

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Show 116: What You Give is What You Get.

Through the miracle that is Skype, Jon is back in the saddle with us this week! As you all know, Jon is a true giver. He gives of himself for family, friends, work, and community.  The there is a limit though.  We

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Show 115: Co-Parenting

Kristen Daukas is back in the Lowder seat, and this time she and Tim discuss co-parenting with former spouses.  This can be a landmine filled journey but as both hosts can attest, keeping your wits about you, being rational, and

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Happy Father’s Day

We wouldn’t be “Dads” if we weren’t dads and we wouldn’t have a podcast that allows us to sit around talking about being a dad, either. Our kids are our world and without them, we’d just be dudes. We’d be

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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 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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