TDC 26: Tribute to Papa

November 2, 2017

This episode is dedicated to my wife's grandfather, who we lovingly refer to as "Papa".


TDC 25: Life is About Compromise - Allen’s Story

October 12, 2017

Fellow geek and gamer, Allen Brasch, joins Alex to discuss balancing your passions with being a father. They also share some of the geeky things they look forward to sharing with their kids.


TDC 24: Harness the Energy - Anthony’s Story

September 28, 2017

Alex's old friend and former neighbor, Anthony, joins him on the show to discuss his choice to separate from the Marine Corps to focus on his family life and overcoming the challenges of not having his father in his life.  He also talks about his two boys and how to harness the energy of an energetic child.


TDC 23: The Power of Music

September 21, 2017

Alex invites his friend, Jamie, back on the show to discuss the impact music has had on their lives and how they want to share their love of music with their children.  Jamie is also the host of a podcast called The Reading List, which you can listen to by visiting


TDC 22: Slow Down and Have Fun - Adam’s Story

September 7, 2017

Alex has his wife's coworker, Adam, join the show to talk about how important it is to slow down and enjoy your time with your children.  He also explains why his son loves "The Wobble" so much.


TDC 21: Autism Awareness - Steve’s Story

August 31, 2017

Steve is the father of 3 children, 2 of which are autistic.  He shares his inspiring story with Alex as well as great advice on how to overcome challenges in marriage and fatherhood.


TDC 20: Recovering from the Loss of a Child - Andy’s Story

August 24, 2017

The death of a child is one of the worst things that can ever happen to a parent. Andy shares the story of his first son, Jordan, who passed away too early, and what it means to be a father to his second son, Joshua.


TDC 19: Inspiration of a Father and Teacher - Justin’s Story

August 17, 2017

Alex's gamer friend, Justin, stops by to share his perspective on fatherhood.  Justin is also a teacher, which gives him a unique perspective on how to be supportive of young kids.  He shares great wisdom on how to prioritize your life to put your kids and family first.


TDC 18: A Stepfather’s Impact - Tim’s Story

August 10, 2017

Tim joins the show to talk about his son, Will, and how he makes an impact as his stepfather.  Tim shares his love of geek culture, which has been an important aspect of his and Will's relationship. He also provides great insight into his approach as a stepfather and how to be a positive influence in your child's life.


TDC 17: Baby is Swimming

August 3, 2017

Alex shares an update on the latest events in the Albisu household.  Aria has been baptized and is also taking swim lessons.  He's also looking for input from parents on how they've overcome the challenges of going back to work after paternity/maternity leave.  Feel free to provide your feedback by emailing