Category: Sons

The Super Bowl just ended. A brutal year in a brutal sport that left some with bad injuries. Some to the legs, arms and ribs. Others, to the brain. Football is a dangerous and gruesome sport; yet we love it. …

Show 97: Tackling the Sportsball Read More »

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How do you handle things you can’t solve with a shot? What kind of shot? You take your pick. How do you handle when your kids are injured or when their hearts are broken? Parenting sucks, but it’s also rewarding. …

Show 92: Uninvited Consequences Read More »

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Paden and Stacy Verner are back in the Test Pattern Studios! Being that Paden is a pilot/aviator, we couldn’t resist the urge to ask a lot of aviation questions that we have always been curious about. He’s a good sport …

Show 89: Who the Heck is Paden Verner? Read More »

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After a little holiday hiatus, we’re back! Paden and Stacy Verner are in the Test Pattern Studios. Paden, an aviator (read: pilot), is on the “road” a lot and that means he has to call home, quite often. It’s not …

Show 88: Road Dad Read More »

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So, we played a little game this time around. Tim threw out a show number and name and Jon, Paul and he all updated, recapped or disputed what we had originally talked about. That’s partially true. Really, The Dads were …

Show 75: Diamonds are NOT Forever: the Recap Read More »

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Stacy Verner and Tanya Rivera return, this time to talk about what Tanya does and kids in media. The Dads ask a lot of questions about the television news business and some behind the scenes things, nothing too personal, just …

Show 72: Who the Heck are Tanya and Stacy? Read More »

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As our kids get older, our focus, when it comes to our kids, shifts. When you go from diapers to potty training; elementary school to middle school; middle to high school; college to the workforce. All are just examples of …

Show 60: The Parenting Pivot Read More »

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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 …

Show 54: Birthday parties, memory maker or chance to show off? Read More »

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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 …

Show 52: Helicopter Parents, how to not get caught in the rotor wash Read More »

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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 …

Show 51: Leave ’em alone. When adults flee! Read More »

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