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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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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 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 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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Show 46: The Embarassed Child

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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Show 41: This Goofy Life, with very special guest Abbie Gale.

Friend of the show Abbie Gale joins us once again for this week’s Beer Dad’s Podcast.  Abbie switches gears with us this week to talk about how life twists and turns, and her ability to laugh and find humor in

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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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