Author: Jon Lowder

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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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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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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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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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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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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Drinking adult beverages is something we excel in.  We love the beers and boozy drinks, wine and food pairings, and for a lot of us of a certain age, its the only sin we have left! But being a responsible …

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Pilot Stephanie comes back to hang with Tim, Jon, and Paul, and we discuss gifts.  Having just come through the holidaze, this is a timely episode covering buying for those members of our families that just have everything.  Is it …

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It is our duty as parents to be an embarrassment to our offspring.  Somewhere in the dad code, we have to be our normal, goofy self to elicit that eyeroll of frustraition, just so we can create endearing memories down …

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Erin may be the second of Jon’s kids, but she is the first (and only) girl, so how fitting is it that she would be the first of the Beer Dad kids to come join us on the show. Erin …

Show 45: The First Second Kid. Erin joins us. Read More »

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