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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 38: The Old Man and The Cargo Shorts

Cargo shorts.  Ugly perhaps, but quite functional.  Better than carrying a murse I say!  The Beer Dads were subjected to Paul ranting about cargo shorts/pants this week.  There were compelling arguments for all sorts of styles, cargo and plain, but

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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 15: Food, glorious food. Our second simulcast, this time with Tart & Tangy Triad!

Food.  We need it, love it, and obsess over it.  Plus, in some houses, Dad even has to make it!  Yet over the years, the stereotypical bumbling father in the kitchen has faded, and now more and more meals are plated

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Show 14: Mother’s and Mother’s Day. Co-Broadcast with Ten To Twenty Parenting!

This week’s show is very special.  We have a co-broadcast with our friend Kristen Daukas from Ten To Twenty Parenting!  Kristen has a podcast that runs the gamut of topics for all parents.  We gathered her up, made her sit

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Show 13: Censorship, What in the world are you watching/listening to?

Censorship.  Evil word sometimes, but in the wilds of parenting, it is needed.  Or is it?  Our kids are going to absorb information of any type in more ways that we ever would have dreamed of when we were that

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Show 11: Positive Motivation, How to nudge your kids along, with a smile instead of a frown.

It’s true, our kids can drive us to distraction, and create wails of misery, however, that is only sometimes.  Usually, if we think about it, most of what we do is positive motivation.  Give them the carrot if they earned

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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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Show #9: Dating… or Girls Are Not Just Lumpy Boys

Yes, that statement in the title was some of my late father’s advice to me.  We Three Dads are in the various stages of counseling our dear kids through the trials, tribulations, and total fun of dating and hanging out

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