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.


TDC 48: Technology & Kids - Keith’s Story

October 24, 2018

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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TDC 47: Time Management - Jim’s Story

October 16, 2018

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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TDC 46: Strength and Perseverance

October 10, 2018

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.


TDC 45: Cousins Becoming Fathers - Chris’ Story

October 3, 2018

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.