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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 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 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 42: The Pilots Part 1. Meet the women who keep us straight.

Meet the Pilots.  Our better halves.  The beautiful ladies who did not run out of the wedding ceremony screaming.  The women who serve as our concience, our partners, and our loves.  Stephanie, Celeste, and Susan come for a 2 part

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Posted in Bride, Dating, Family, Wives

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 22: 4 Hens and a Rooster, The Rooster Chronicles

Hello Beer Dads followers!  This week’s show brings to our guest chair Steve Daukas, The Rooster from Four Hens and a Rooster fame!  If that all sounds familiar, you should recognize it as the home blog for Kristen Daukas, a

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Posted in Beer, Daughters, Parents, Uncategorized

Show 13: Censorship, What in the world are you watching/listening to?

Censorship.  Evil word sometimes, but in the wilds of parenting, it is needed.  Or is it?  Our kids are going to absorb information of any type in more ways that we ever would have dreamed of when we were that

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Posted in Beer, Daughters, Internet, Parents, Social Behavior, Sons