Tag: School

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 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 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 32: Guy Tips. Where we talk about our own Life Hacks.

Life.  We live it.  We modify it (when the wives are not looking) and we try to make the most of every situation.  This week’s show deviates a little from our norm, and we roll out a new part of

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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 30: Dropping off Baby, or Back to School Blues

So you have kids.  You have school.  Kids go to school and college and we parents have to shoo them off, whether all scrubbed up for that magical first day, or the teary eyed realization that your little one is

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Show 22: 4 Hens and a Rooster, The Rooster Chronicles

Hello Beer Dads followers!  This week’s show brings to our guest chair Steve Daukas, The Rooster from Four Hens and a Rooster fame!  If that all sounds familiar, you should recognize it as the home blog for Kristen Daukas, a

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Show #8: Homework, or, How To Go From 0-Whinety in Six Seconds Flat

Homework, the dreaded bane of parent and student alike or practice makes perfect?  Tim, Jon, and Paul weigh in on this topic and how to cope with the I don’t want to and the OMG there is so much!!  Does

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Show #6, School Choice: Figuring out how your child learns

School choice is a luxury we have in the local system here, where you are not tied to your neighborhood school.  If you can make the case, you can go to a magnet school or a different school in your

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