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

Show 44: A beautiful day in the neighborhood

**Confession**  I screwed up.  I forgot to post.  The dog ate my reminder.  There was a rip in space-time continuum.  Life got in the way.  Here is the post that was supposed to run last week, but now runs this

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Posted in Family, Friends, Neighborhood

Show 12: Kid Herding, or The Beer Dads show our grumpy side…

Fear not, loyal listeners, for your Beer Dads jumped off into some quite dangerous territory.  This weeks episode sprang from a festival that we attended together, complete with our better halves, and an assortment of Jon’s and Paul’s kids.  This

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Posted in Beer, Social Behavior

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 #7 – House Divided: When Parents Think Differently

This week, the Beer Dads tackle a road that is fraught with potholes, land mines, and the occasional semi-truck in the wrong lane coming at you.  What happens when you and your spouse/mother of your child disagree on anything related

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Posted in Daughters, Discipline, Parents, Sons