The Dad Chronicle | Stories of Fatherhood
TDC 74: The Philosophy of Fun - Dr. Michael Rucker’s Story

TDC 74: The Philosophy of Fun - Dr. Michael Rucker’s Story

July 17, 2019

Alex interviews Michael Rucker, Ph.D. who is writing a book about fun. They talk about the ways you can bring fun and joy into your parenting and how to be in the moment when spending time with your kids. Michael also recounts some of the struggles he's had in life, from his marriage, not being able to run again, and the death of his brother, he's been dealt some tough cards. But Michael comes out on the other end stronger because of it.

 

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TDC 73: Be Yourself - Brian Ibbott’s Story (Coverville)

TDC 73: Be Yourself - Brian Ibbott’s Story (Coverville)

July 10, 2019

Alex interviews veteran podcaster and music aficionado, Brian Ibbott. Brian brings a lot of great wisdom and thoughts on how you can connect with your kids in a genuine way. He and Alex also talk about the exciting plans for Season 2 of America's Next Top Podcaster.

 

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Coverville: http://coverville.com

America's Next Top Podcaster: http://americasnexttoppodcaster.com

The Morning Stream: https://www.frogpants.com/tms

Soundography: http://www.soundography.com

 

 

TDC 72: Finding Balance - Stephen Schleicher’s Story (Major Spoilers)

TDC 72: Finding Balance - Stephen Schleicher’s Story (Major Spoilers)

July 3, 2019

Stephen Schleicher of Major Spoilers (www.majorspoilers.com) joins the conversation to talk about his perspective on fatherhood! They talk about why Stephen withholds certain information about his family from his public audience, how he embraces what his kids are into, and how he finds balance in his workday to spend time with his family.

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TDC 71: Birth & Postpartum (ft. Mari Smith of Arrow Birth)

TDC 71: Birth & Postpartum (ft. Mari Smith of Arrow Birth)

June 26, 2019

On today’s episode, Alex speaks with Mari Smith. Mari was a doula who has started her own online birth education business, Arrow Birth. They talk about how to prepare for the birth of your child, what to expect postpartum, and how to always trust your instinct as a parent.

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TDC 70: The Cartoonist - Scott Johnson’s Story (Frogpants)

TDC 70: The Cartoonist - Scott Johnson’s Story (Frogpants)

June 12, 2019

Alex has cartoonist, illustrator, and podcaster, Scott Johnson on the show to talk about fatherhood. Scott brings wonderful wisdom on how to be a supportive father to children who are interested in pursuing art or creative ventures; similar to the support his own late father showed him, which inspired him to become a full time podcaster and cartoonist. Scott shares his journey from becoming a father to now being a grandfather to his new grandson.

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TDC 69: The Power of Therapy (ft. Wendi Dunford)

TDC 69: The Power of Therapy (ft. Wendi Dunford)

June 5, 2019

Alex invites therapist Wendi Dunford on the show to talk about de-stygmatizing therapy. She provides some wonderful insight into how therapy can be extremely beneficial to your children and family life in general. Wendi also shares some important information on how partners can support their wives through postpartum depression.

Check out Wendi's article on "The Mental Load": https://therapythursdays.com/the-mental-load/

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TDC 68: Let Them Be Kids - Dan Patriss’ Story (GeekJockBlog)

TDC 68: Let Them Be Kids - Dan Patriss’ Story (GeekJockBlog)

May 29, 2019

Dan Patriss (GeekJockBlog) joins Alex to talk about fatherhood! He brings a really fun story about how he met his wife, how they face their daughter's diagnosis of Turner Syndrome, and how he promotes a healthy balance of work and play when it comes to his son's enjoyment of hockey. The guys also talk about great board games to play with younger kids.

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TDC 67: A Necessary Mess - Hammond Chamberlain’s Story

TDC 67: A Necessary Mess - Hammond Chamberlain’s Story

May 22, 2019

Alex is joined by podcaster, producer, and music enthusiast, Hammond Chamberlain. Hammond shares the struggles he faced when he was a new father and how he managed to find his ability to manage time well between fatherhood and his work. 

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TDC 66: The Magician - Brian Brushwood’s Story

TDC 66: The Magician - Brian Brushwood’s Story

May 15, 2019

Alex invites, comedian, podcaster, and magician Brian Brushwood on the show to talk about his experience as a father. Brian talks about his start as a magician and entrepreneur and how he transitioned to the life of a father once his kids were born. He also talks about his perspective on bringing creativity and positivity into his parenting style.

Check out everything that Brian has going on by visiting http://www.brianbrushwood.com

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TDC 65: The Good Doctor - Dr Gerry Tolbert’s Story

TDC 65: The Good Doctor - Dr Gerry Tolbert’s Story

May 8, 2019

Alex invites another former contestant from America's Next Top Podcaster, Dr Gerry Tolbert, to discuss life as a family practitioner, medical professional, and father. He has a lot to balance, and provides a lot of wisdom on how he does it and important medical-related suggestions.

Alex and Gerry also discuss the controversial topic of vaccinations and what it means for the world at large.

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