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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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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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.
How much time your kid spends with technology is always a touchy topic with some parents, but Keith and Alex have a great discussion about how you can use technology responsibly to educate your kids while still embracing more conventional forms of education and entertainment like reading.
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Alex invites a fellow member of The Tadpool to join in on the conversation around fatherhood. Jim shares his experience on how to manage time with 3 kids, a crazy work schedule, and ensuring you're there to experience the best of your kids' lives.
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Alex invites Andy to join him again on The Dad Chronicle. Andy shares news about the latest addition to his family: his daughter, Ava. We also get an update on how his son, Josh, is taking to his new little sister. Andy also shares some of the complications he and his wife faced during Ava's birth and the strength his wife showed, and continues to show, in the face of tremendous challenges.
Alex invites his cousin, Chris, to join the show, whose daughter is close to Alex's daughter's age. They reminisce about growing up, how you should slow down every once in a while, and pay homage to those who have left before us and the impact they've made on the way they raise their children.
Alex conducts another round table discussion with two previous guests, Jamal and Joe. The 3 recall some funny stories from their past and also dive into some fairly serious topics around politics and how it affects their parenting.
Alex invites his co-hosts of Joystick and Mouse to participate in a new concept: The Dad Round Table. This is an opportunity for dads to get together and talk about a specific topic. What better topic to talk about with Don and Tim than video games? The 3 discuss what it means to be a responsible parent who games with their children and how raise responsible gamers.