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Show 50: That’s Crunchy, Yo!

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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Posted in Beer, Dad, Daughters, Education, Money, Motivation, Work

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

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

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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Posted in Education, Motivation, Parents

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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Posted in College, Daughters, Education, Parents, School, Sons

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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Posted in Daughters, Education, Sons