TDC 57: Dads with Daughters (Round Table Discussion)

February 13, 2019

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Alex has former guests Jamie and Ken on to talk about what it's like as fathers who are raising daughters. They talk about society's expectations of raising daughters and how there are more opportunities now than ever for women and how that makes them excited and proud to be fathers of daughters.

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TDC 56: Overcoming Hardships - Brandon’s Story

February 6, 2019

Alex has an old friend of his, Brandon Flanigin, join the show to talk about leaving his life brewing beer to becoming a stay at home dad due to his youngest son's illness. Brandon shares some of the ways he's been able to successfully make the transition to being a stay at home dad as well as how to overcome some of the anxiety of having a newborn with a rare disease.


TDC 55: From Bachelor to Stepfather - Geoff’s Story

January 30, 2019

Alex is back with an old friend of his, Geoff Blough, who shares what it was like to go from bachelor to getting married and having 2 stepsons. He and Alex talk about some of the struggles of that dynamic and how, at the end of the day, it's all worth it.

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TDC 54.5: Exciting Update!

January 25, 2019

Alex shares some news as to why he hasn't been able to publish a new episode over the last couple of weeks. Listen in for the news!


TDC 54: Being The Provider - Ken’s Story

January 9, 2019

Happy New Year! Alex is back to share his brother-in-law's story of fatherhood. Ken talks about how some of the men in his life have influenced his hard work and ethics towards being a provider to his family. They also talk about what it's like for Ken as he and his wife, Katie (Alex's sister), are expecting their second child.

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TDC 53: Reflecting Back On 2018

December 19, 2018

Alex wraps up 2018 with a look back at what fatherhood has been like and what sorts of conversations he's had on this show. He also shares what he's looking forward to in 2019. Thanks to everyone who has supported the show!

The song at the end of the show is titled "Tangible Divide", by Eric Vitoff. Head to to hear more of his awesome music.


TDC 52: Actual Disney Magic

December 12, 2018

Alex invites Jamie Sweetland back to recount their recent trips to Disney World. Alex shares some of the highlights of watching his daughter experience Disney for the first time. Want to contribute to the conversation? Email


TDC 51: Baby Bascopé Part 2

November 28, 2018

Chris Bascopé joins Alex again to discuss the latest on expecting his first child. He shares the news about the gender and name of his child and what he and Nicole are doing in preparation of the baby coming in a couple months. Alex and Chris reflect on how important it is to surround yourself with a support system when you're a first time parent.


TDC 50: Take Your Kids Places

November 21, 2018

Alex invites his wife, Deanna, to join him on the show to celebrate 50 episodes. They talk about what it's like to take a toddler out and survive temper tantrums and how rewarding it was to travel with their daughter for the first time on a flight. They also reflect back on some of their favorite moments recently on The Dad Chronicle.

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TDC 49: Carving Your Own Path - Brian’s Story

November 7, 2018

Alex joins Deanna's cousin, Brian, live in Massachusetts to talk about fatherhood. His daughter, Leigh, is just a few months younger than Alex's daughter, Aria. The two reminisce about what it was like for Brian to grow up in a military household and how he is carving his own path in life; all while taking some lessons from others before him on ways to approach fatherhood and values to instill in his daughter.