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Show 53: Random Shite; Fred Williams Redux

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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Posted in Charity, Dad, Discipline, Emotions, Friends, Motivation, Social Behavior, Travel, Uncategorized

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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Posted in Beer, Dad, Dating, Daughters, Discipline, Emotions, Family, Fatherhood, Parents, Social Behavior, Sons

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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Posted in Beer, Daughters, Discipline, Family, Fatherhood, Friends, Holidays, Motivation, Neighborhood, Parents, Sex, Social Behavior, Sons, Teen Driver, Travel, Wives

Show 48: To Drink or Not To Drink

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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Posted in Beer, Dad, Daughters, Discipline, Fatherhood, Parents, Social Behavior, Sons

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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Posted in Discipline, Fatherhood, Parents

Show 24: Grounded but Not Punished

Probably one of the things that dads, well parents in general, want of their kids are for them to be fine, upstanding and well-grounded humans. The Golden Rule is definitely apropos here: “Treat others as you’d want them to treat

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Posted in Beer, Discipline, Motivation, Parents, Social Behavior

Show 17: Do As I Say. How to Talk to Your Kids About How You Were A Kid

We all heard that saying growing up: “Do as I say, not as I do.” Chances are we’ve said it to our kids at least once. It’s hard not to understand what their rationale is, we lived it. Does that

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