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TDC 86: Swim Kids (ft Krissy Bartlett)

TDC 86: Swim Kids (ft Krissy Bartlett)

October 18, 2019

Alex speaks with Krissy Bartlett of Swim Kids, a Northern Virginia based organization that teaches water safety and swimming skills. Krissy brings a lot of knowledge to the conversation about the importance of learning to swim, including some of the powerful ways learning to swim at a young age helps with a child's development. Give this episode a listen, and be sure to check out Swim Kids if you are in the Northern Virginia area and are looking for an awesome place for your kids to learn how to swim!

 

Swim Kids: www.swimkids.us

Stop Drowning Now: https://www.stopdrowningnow.org/who-we-are/what-is-safer-3-message/

Hope Floats Foundation: https://www.hopefloats.foundation

World Aquatic Conferences: https://www.nspf.org/wahc

 

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TDC 85: A Fresh Perspective - Kyle Fergusson’s Story

TDC 85: A Fresh Perspective - Kyle Fergusson’s Story

October 11, 2019

Alex invites content creator, podcaster, and video game coach, Kyle Fergusson, to the show to talk about his new experience as a father! Kyle talks about the long and arduous experience his wife, Kristen, went through during labor. He also talks about how gaming has changed since becoming a father. And finally, he shares his hopes for his son, Flynn, as he gets older.

www.kylefergusson.com

www.amove.tv

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TDC 84: Separated from Family - Drew’s Story

TDC 84: Separated from Family - Drew’s Story

October 4, 2019

Alex invites a contestant from Season 2 of America's Next Top Podcaster, Drew, to share his experience as a father of 2 young children. He and drew have a lively conversation about the way he avoids bringing up his children's names on the internet, the interesting way he found out he was going to be a father, and a rather tumultuous time when he had to be separated from his family for several weeks.

 

https://americasnexttoppodcaster.com

http://www.themoreyounerd.com/blog/

https://www.cosmiccrit.com

TDC 83: The Wood Whisperer - Marc Spagnuolo’s Story

TDC 83: The Wood Whisperer - Marc Spagnuolo’s Story

September 27, 2019

Alex invites Marc Spagnuolo of The Wood Whisperer to share his story. Marc is a full time content creator, video producer, and wood worker. He's also a dad who has a lot of great wisdom to share! They talk about the power of being an entrepreneur and being able to put your business on pause to spend time with family, how he dealt with the traumatic birth of his 2 children, and how he's mending wounds from his own upbringing.

 

Check out Marc's content: www.thewoodwhisperer.com

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TDC 82: Raising Teens (ft. Wendi Dunford)

TDC 82: Raising Teens (ft. Wendi Dunford)

September 20, 2019

Alex invites Wendi Dunford back to the show. Wendi is a licensed therapist and drops a lot of great knowledge on what is going on in the mind of a teen and how parents can connect with their teens... Something a lot of parents are looking for guidance on!

 

ForKeepsBags: https://www.forkeepsbags.com

www.actforyouth.net

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TDC 81: The Foster Dad - Kevin Williams’ Story

TDC 81: The Foster Dad - Kevin Williams’ Story

September 13, 2019

Alex speaks with a former co-worker of his who has experience as a foster parent. He talks about the highs and lows of this experience. He also shares how being a foster parent could bring so much joy and change a child's life.

 

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TDC 80: Reflecting on What I’ve Learned

TDC 80: Reflecting on What I’ve Learned

September 6, 2019

This episode is a very special reflection of what Alex has learned so far in the past 80 episodes of The Dad Chronicle. He brings a special guest on to help him tell this story.

 

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TDC 79: Embrace Social Outcasts - Gary Fisher’s Story

TDC 79: Embrace Social Outcasts - Gary Fisher’s Story

August 30, 2019

Alex invites a fellow member of the podcasting group known as The Tadpool to join him on this week's episode. Gary talks about his daughter's diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome, how he might be on the spectrum himself, and what it means to embrace people like him who feel that they are social outcasts.

 

Adventures in Social Anxiety: https://open.spotify.com/show/5JpxCb5rpUSek7v01QMJnp

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TDC 78: Medicine and Your Kids (Round Table Discussion ft Dan Patriss & Gerry Tolbert)

TDC 78: Medicine and Your Kids (Round Table Discussion ft Dan Patriss & Gerry Tolbert)

August 16, 2019

Alex invites 2 former guests and doctors, Dan Patriss and Gerry Tolbert to a round table discussion about medicine and kids. They talk about how you can avoid getting your kids sick, when it's okay for your kids to be sick, and the role that vaccines play in society overall.

 

Dan and Gerry have a new podcast they're doing! Check it out over at http://pairodocspodcast.libsyn.com

 

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TDC 77: Responsibility & Content Creation - Brian Dunaway’s Story

TDC 77: Responsibility & Content Creation - Brian Dunaway’s Story

August 7, 2019

Alex invites fellow content creator and podcaster, Brian Dunaway, on to talk about his journey from parent of 3 to an almost empty nester. He also shares some important bits of information about how you can engage with your kids about the video games they're into and help them cope with the inevitability of online bullying. And, of course, since Brian Dunaway is on the show, he and Alex get a little nostalgic about video games.

 

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