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

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

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Posted in Dad, Daughters, Emotions, Friends, Holidays, Parenting Fails, Social Behavior, Sons, Uncategorized

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 40: Be Careful What You Wish For, with Abbie Gale!

Abbie Gale of the blog All That Makes You joins us this week for our 40th show!  Abbie is a writer, story weaver,  and blogger who lives life out loud. She graciously joined Tim, Jon, and Paul to talk this week

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Posted in Family, 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 31: Deadbeat and Aimless – Motivation in the Millennial Mind

These kids!  Where is the get up and go!  Why does my lazy sack of bones spawn not want to be the kid I envision her/him being?  There is no motivation to get out and do anything. Are these statements

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Posted in Daughters, Motivation, Parents, Sons

Show 28: Schedule snafu, so here is a best (worst?) of!

This week brought our first real schedule mess.  Thanks to our fearless producer, host, and all around superb media guy Tim, he has cut what might be known as the Beer Dads Podcast Shiny Moments.  Be they pearls of wisdom

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Posted in Beer, Blog, Daughters, Parents, Sons

Show 26: Change, or Routine is awesome, let’s screw it up!

~ People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones. ~ Charles F. Kettering Change is a rough beast sometimes.  On this week’s show, your erstwhile talking Beer Dads take on what it

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Posted in Beer, Emotions