PODCASTS

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The Lego Movie

The awesome LEGO MOVIE and some awesome news for LEGO fans, we also discuss awesome STAR WARS toys and not-so-awesome SLEEP-OVERS and meet an awesome GRAND-DAD & an awesome AUSSIE. You’ll be full of awe… Links from the show You can find CHARLIE SEYMOUR, JR. and watch his cool vids at his wonderful website Lessons…

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

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Tips from our experts on how to make EVERY day Valentine’s Day without chocolates and flowers and jewelry. We also explore parent-teacher meetings, and uncomfortable moments for Bryan with a very small stalker. You know, because we do those videos for Disney Junior. Links from the show Steve Cooper, co-founder and editor-in-chief of HitchedMag, an…

SAHD vs. MAD

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We get the inside story on the parenting skills of Robert DeNiro, Pamela Anderson, Steven Spielberg and other celebs from a clown who sometimes wears a Winnie-the-Pooh costume. “Peekaboo, Bobby!” We also interview a mommy blogger who’s ignited a firestorm of controversy over her comments about stay-at-home-dads. Actually, it’s all pretty crazy. Links from the…

THE SHOCKING SHOW

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It all starts off innocently enough with chats about parenting techniques and minivans, but things take a turn for the gut-wrenchingly uncomfortable when a Chicago dad brings-up the recess hobby of some of his daughter’s fellow students. Mark’s still recovering, Bryan’s still chuckling. Links from the show Buy CHRISTINE KOH’s book on Minimalist Parenting If…

GAY DADS

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What can gay dads teach us about parenting? We speak with superblogger Mommy Man JERRY MAHONEY & ‘Tori & Dean’ Guncle SCOUT MASTERSON. Links from the show A great article JERRY’s site, The 5 People You Meet as a Gay Dad Check out the great work at Meet the Guncles

TEENAGERS!

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Forget zombies, vampires and mothers-in-law… The thing every dad is terrified of most is when their sweet child turns into a bloody teenager. Great guests to guide us through the hormonal minefield — superbloggers NICOLE KNEPPER and SHANNEN YOUNGER and courageous author KIRK MILLSON. Links from the show Follow Shannen on Twitter @tween_us and read…

MOMMY WARS

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Two of the biggest mommy bloggers break parenting’s Golden Rule and go head-to-head about swearing and snacks. Amongst other things, regular guest David Wallach calls them silly. Mark & Bryan warn about the ultimate Gateway Pets, Humpy and Rumpy. Links from the show Follow Bad Playdate on Twitter @badplaydate Wealthy Single Mommy’s twitter handle is…

HAPPY FAMILIES

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What’s the secret to having a happy family life? Author of ‘Commando Dad’ NEIL SINCLAIR says it’s organization, and super-bloggers DAVID WALLACH & JULIE from RANTS FROM MOMMYLAND have their own advice… Links from the show Check out NEIL’s book and other parenting tips on Commando Dad Follow Dad All Day‘s DAVID on Twitter @paceofchicago…

“TO TRAIN UP A CHILD”

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A podcast you must hear… This controversial book on parenting and discipline “To Train Up A Child” has been linked to several children’s deaths. We discuss it with two mothers who’ve had first-hand experience with ‘TTUAC’ — bloggers ALICIA BAYER & ANNE BASSO. We also discuss fatherhood with dad of autistic son, RYAN HAMILTON. Links…

BOOBS & BALLS

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We tackle breastfeeding and wonder whether SAHDs have lost their balls when they do the laundry. With guests — superbloggers DAVID WALLACH  and BETH WOOLSEY. DEAN JOHNSON also updates his GADGETARIUM with cool tech stuff every dad needs. Links from the show You can follow DAVID @paceofchicago and check out his Dad All Day blog…