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DaddyCast 212 - Detachment Parenting

2012-05-13 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 212

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

It has been a while - sorry.

Athletic Inspirations realized - my oldest preps for his 5k with his Aunt.

Our pet project - keeping fish alive!!

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Blossom wants to tell you about attachment parenting - does it go too far? What about raising independent kids - is that detachment parenting??

What have we been up to? Lots of running, riding, and trying to keep fit!

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DaddyCast 211 - Ban the phone, bring back the booster

2012-01-04 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 211

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

It has been a while and for some reason I decided to take what could be considered a controversial stance on a few topics.

The National Transportation Safety Board wants to block cell phones in cars (see the CNN Article) - what is next, ban kids in cars because they cause a distraction?

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California mandates car seats for kids up to 8 years old (from the old requirement of 6 years old, see the ABC Coverage), at least they consider height and not just weight in determining if the child fits properly in a normal car seat. Shouldn't the parent be able to decide?

The Pocket IQ Test and my realization that I can fall into the self-esteem trap (almost). And our 2011 wrap up, a year full of physical activity goals (but unfortunately not a lot of podcasting).

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DaddyCast 210 - Serenity Now!!

2011-04-25 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 210

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Serenity Parenting - a concept by Bryan Caplan regarding studies on twins and how you may be putting too much into your parenting, especially if you expect to get a lot out of it.

Summer Camps and ways we are packing the Summer full of activity.

10 (actually 12) things they don't teach kids in school but they should, from JaneGoodwin.net.

Help me reach my fundrasing goal for MS Research as I set out to ride 150 miles in June!! Check out My MS150 Page.

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DaddyCast 209 - Mindful Parenting

2011-04-08 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 209

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

A special show where we have a chance to discuss mindful parenting with Dr Joshua Aaron Ginzler. We talk family, psychology and learning how to breathe.

References from our discussion:
The Greater Good Science Center in UC Berkeley. http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/. Click on "Raising Happiness" and find the parenting section of the site, including the director, Christine Carter, and her new book "Raising Happiness".

The Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UC San Francisco. http://www.osher.ucsf.edu/public/index.html Look for the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction page or the Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting page.

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DaddyCast 208 - Spring Training

2011-03-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 208

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

An update on what we have been doing for the past couple of months (not just slacking off) and a look at athletic events coming up this Spring.

Study results show that working moms need not worry about how their kids turn out, things will be just fine. Article from Time.com

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DaddyCast 207 - Holiday Housekeeping

2010-12-13 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 207

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Don't let your kids off the hook - more on how self esteem building can hurt our kids- Article by Dr. John Rosemond

Growing up - enjoy them at every stage. Check out the "Mom Unplugged", Lori Amirshahi, article for yourself.

What is bullying (at least in modern terms)? What does it mean to you? That is your homework.

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DaddyCast #206 - Self-Esteem vs. Confidence

2010-11-10 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 206

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

A recurring topic, from some new angles. It is Self-Esteem, or perhaps we go the Confidence route- you choose what works for you.

Articles Referenced: article by Jen Lemen on how to build self-esteem AskDeSears.com article on Discipline and Behavior

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DaddyCast #205 - Back to School and Tardy already

2010-10-10 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 205

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Back to school is back to hectic routines with homework, projects, soccer and all the other things that fill our schedule. We need to make time where we can, cutting down on TV is a good place to start, especially with commercials like the one Dads Inc. saw.

Healthy Back to School Routines from The National Fatherhood Initiative

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It seems I can no longer get the boys to come along to Tae Kwon Do, but it also seems I am not the only one who has trouble getting the kids to come quietly- check out this post by Backpacking Dad

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DaddyCast #204 - The ADDebate

2010-08-31 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 204

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

The ADDebate - have nearly a million kids been misdiagnosed with ADD just because they were the youngest in their class? The USA Today Article and more details from Science Daily
Point - Counter Point
Health Central - Just Diagnosed.

What is ADD and what are the causes?
The ADDA Site
Health Central's take
Real World Examples from Yahoo

What are the drugs doing to our kids?
Slate Magaizine - a week on Adderal
Drugs and your mind

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DaddyCast #203 - Combat Fear with Freedom

2010-08-08 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 203

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Combat Fear with Freedom - how a little independence can go a long way. With some tips on Raising an Independent Kid from Fatherhood.org.

Temper your temper - how to keep you cool when you really want to lose it. Tips from AllProDad.com.

Help to overcome obstacles. No, not you, teaching your kids. Tips once again from AllProDad.com.

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DaddyCast #202 - Newborn Tips

2010-08-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 202

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Tips for parents with newborns - your tired, it is all new, it can be scary. Here are some tips from the experst online and from the trenches. Even some from me, from the hip.

Links used in the show:
- 5 Tips from essortment.com
- Notes for Moms and Dads from the New York state Health Department
- Newborn Tips from ParentConnect.com

Thanks to Bill from work for sharing his experiences from the trenches.

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DaddyCast #201 - Summer Safety

2010-07-05 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 201

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Listner and Supporter Andy sent along some information regarding "Shallow Water Blackout"- a serious but fairly unknown issue with swimmers, divers and techniques used for staying under water longer. To read it for yourself, check out the document I review on the show at http://www.nzunderwater.org.nz/pdf/me.swblackout.pdf.

The Backyard Campout - we had to wait a week for better (ie more comfortable) weather but we setup our tent and slept in the wild of the backyard. It was a lot of fun and I feel we will be doing it again soon (perhaps in the Fall when this crazy heat dies down a bit).

Camp and dogs eating homework - of course homework doesn't belong in Summer stories but somehow we pulled it off anyway!!

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DaddyCast #200 - Da Boys are Back

2010-06-10 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 200

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

The show reaches another milestone - 200 shows done. We celebrate with my inspirations, the boys themselves. They have quite a bit to say, although it takes some encouraging to get them to step up to the mic.

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DaddyCast #199 - Work Life Balance

2010-05-16 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 199

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Work-Life Balance: finding balance to maintain your career goals but find time for the family can be tricky. Look ahead, what will you look back and wish you had done more of? Associated article from thefatherlife.com

Is it possible that your kids are as good off or better at daycare? Might help if you are feeling guilty. Article Referenced

Sad but almost funny - the nosey neighbor seeks advice and gets it- "Mind your own business!" - Check It Out Support the show, support the sponsors- check out an offer for PetMeds and save.

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DaddyCast #198 - Duathlon Lessons

2010-05-02 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 198

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

Short show as I am short on time these days. Primary topic - Lessons learned from a Duathlon.

New parents- help jog my memory. Call or write with your early parenting stories, tribulations and triumphs.

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DaddyCast #197 - Identity Protection

2010-04-11 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 197

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip! Article suggested by Tee Morris regarding protecting your kids online- do you reveal too much on Twitter, Facebook and blog posts? Check out the ID Guardian Article. Also reference the book "Protecting the Gift" by Gavin De Becker and The Daddycast Episode #148 where Tee and I discussed this subject.

Are Childless Couples happier than Parents? I don't agree with the study but I reference The Article from FindingDulcinea.com. What really got me going was the comments on Topix.com although the most annoying has since been removed. Other articles referenced are Married Couples live longer from ABCNews.com and Couples that fight live longer from ParentDish.com.

Attachment Parenting, what is it and what should it mean to you?

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DaddyCast #196 - Balance

2010-04-02 :: P.D. Love

A Podcast for Parenting from the Hip! Support the show, support the sponsors- check out an offer for PetMeds and save.

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We start off the show with a discussion on Sportsmanship - finding the right balance. Basketball Study Referenced

News Reports:
Recess Coach - do we really need this much structured time? When can a kid be a kid?
Dads hinder Mom's self-worth - where is the right balance?
Diligent Dads can't win - are we right even when we are wrong? Or vice versa?

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DaddyCast #195 - Confidence

2010-03-16 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 195

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We start off the show with a discussion on Confidence- more shooting from the hip so don't expect Dr. Spock or Dr. Phil.

News Reports:
Delta nearly loses woman's child, offers $300 in return
Is bad behavior linked to chronic pain later in life?
Tips for raising good readers from GreatDad.com

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DaddyCast #194 - Being a Kid Again

2010-02-25 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 194

The DaddyCast - a Podcast for Parenting from the Hip!

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Tragic news from our good friend, Tee Morris. Help our Tee and his littler girl - visit http://www.theboomeffect.org/ for more info.

Want to act like a kid again? Be a parent and do that things you wouldn't do if you didn't have kids. A new article by Stephen Yoder inspired me to bring this topic up again.

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One on One time- whether with one of your kids or your spouse, it can be invaluable so enjoy it and make it happen the right way, don't be rushed!

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How to deal with Picky Eaters - tips from The National Fatherhood Initiative

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DaddyCast #193 - Commitment

2010-02-01 :: P.D. Love

To come…

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DaddyCast #192 - In it to Win it

2010-01-21 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 192

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A little tangent on how different personality types respond to crisis, involvement and making sure you get adequate time with your family- apprently the bar is pretty low for us fathers.

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In it to win it- making sure your kids have the right attitude to accomplish all that they can.

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Sad surprise- when you don't want to see people you know in the news, and questions on what is appropriate for kids to see or hear. Think about your family before you faulter.

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DaddyCast #191 - Lessons Learned

2010-01-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 191

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Happy New Year- are you tired of hearing about resolutions yet? Well, we run through a few of ours and talk about our big one, no more "I Can't"! Also, when you are set to retire, will you wish you had spent more time at work or more time at home? Checkout the AllProDad.com article

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Lessons learned from Legos- now my youngest is getting the building bug. I am still amazed at the pride and sense of accoplishment these little blocks can bring. Also, lessons in LaserTag- not sure if these are lessons for me or the kids but proof that you can learn from anything. And learning from anything includes video games, a school in New York, the Q2L, has done just that, created a ciriculum made up of video games.

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DaddyCast #190 - Independence

2009-12-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 190

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Enbling is back on our topic list. The boys have taken on breakfast and now are so proud of themselves they will not let me prepare it for them. Also more on the book "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell and how it applies to the typical Rags to Riches story we sometimes see.

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I took the Helicopter Parent quiz - you can find it at BabyZone.com

When the the Apprentice becomes the Master - as we enable our kids, are we ready to let go of some of that control and authority? Can we accept the risks?

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DaddyCast #189 - Earn It

2009-12-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 189

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Christmas is only a few weeks away- are you the type to wait til the last minute or has shopping online helped you get ahead? I share some of my gift ideas, what are some of your creative thoughts?

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Earning respect (rather than demanding it), being admired by your kids, becoming an expert to them- these are powerful tools and we discuss them a little and how they can help us in the long run. Also, how to do all the above while pulling away and giving some liberties to avoid being the Helicotper Parent described in the Time Magazine Article. This is an area that I need to work on in a big way.

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DaddyCast #188 - Self Fulfilling Prophecy

2009-11-23 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 188

The DaddyCast is mentioned in a NY Times Article - how cool is that?

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With the passing of a classmate this past week, I can't help but pass along the message to make the most of each day and don't let the expectation of tomorrow stop you from sharing with your kids now.

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Positive self-fulfilling prophecy- how can you help your kids visualize success and make positive outcomes become the norm? Article mentioned in the show.

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Andy sent in an email regarding a theme for a bedroom, shared between his son and daughter. The best I can think of is to go plain but what can you come up with?

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DaddyCast #187 - Project Management

2009-11-12 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 187

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Projects have been keeping us busy- school projects, work projects, home remoldelling projects- even Project class!

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What is the proper balance for helping your kids with projects? SoapBox Mom has some ideas of what she considers too much, but I don't entirely agree.

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Keep those cameras running and save as much of your life as you can- you'll be glad you did. Also, some Useless Information from the book "Useless Knowledge" by Joe Edelman and David Samson.

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DaddyCast #186 - Workin for a Livin

2009-10-22 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 186

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Working mothers- feel vindicated, you are not harming your children Article

Put the kids to work! Our boys decided they wanted out of our Tae Kwon Do commitment, for which we have already paid for the year. So, now they clean the house during practice time

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Initial thoughts on the book "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell (Amamzon Link), and how it has made me rethink a bit on older kids and soccer (but only for a second).

KISS- keep life simple, healthy and happy. Don't over complicate things and add stress. Plus, a nice e-mail from Andy, the show's #1 fan!!

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DaddyCast #185 - Purpose and Pain

2009-10-15 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 185

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Part 2 of our review of William Damon's book, "The Path to Purpose". Find it on Amazon. Special thanks to CC Chapman for sending the book to me- check his project DigitalDads.com out as well.

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Article on The Importance of Pain" and commentary.

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DaddyCast #184 - Path to Purpose

2009-10-08 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 184

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Lessons learned (or taught actually) over the weekend- the capenter's rule, "measure twice, cut once" and practice makes perfect, or in our case, better. Part 1 of our review of William Damon's book, "The Path to Purpose". Find it on Amazon. Special thanks to CC Chapman for sending the book to me- check his project DigitaDads.com out as well.

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DaddyCast #183 - News and Commentary

2009-10-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 183

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News:

H1N1-
- Are parents taking it seriously? (from HealthNewsDigest.com)
- Does your school have nursing coverage to deal with swine flu? (Article
- Is your hospital equiped for kids? (Article
- Article referenced about overdose or bad reactions to medicine.
- Article/Video on parents hesitant to give swine flu vaccine

Some in New Jersey are upset that kids are singing Obama's praises, but that may cease with Obama's Plan to extend time in school

Does spanking lower a child's IQ? Commentary in response to this study.

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Update on the tragic story of a family murderred by a man their daughter met on MySpace.

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A review of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"

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DaddyCast #182 - Joy Ride

2009-09-22 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 182

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As you work your way through the life, don't forget to take time for the kids, and maybe even a joy ride. My personal wake up call came recently with a brief comment from my oldest son.

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Tragic story of a family murderred by a man their daughter met on MySpace. It happened close to home and really makes you think- forget privacy, you need to stay informed!

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Should you hold your child back a grade? Some do's and do not's from an article in the local Parenting Monthly, plus of course some personal commentary on the subject.

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DaddyCast #181 - The President and Self Defense

2009-09-08 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 181

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President Obama addresses our kids in school- caused quite a bit of controversy- what do you think about it? What do I think about it?

Self Defense- a review of a course our family attended to talk about what kids can do to protect themselves from abduction. Reference to the book "Protecting the Gift - Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)" by Gavin De Becker.

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DaddyCast #180 - Authority

2009-08-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 180

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A show dedicated to Authority- what it means, how important it is as a parent and some ideas on how we establish it.

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DaddyCast #179 - Give and Take

2009-08-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 179

Give and take - you give a lot as a parent, are you taking too? Taking some time to do things you want to do? Make it fun for the whole family, compromise. They won't always see it as torture.

Hear what the boys have to say about our 9 mile bike ride in the rain- forced fun or torture?

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Clip of Bliss- the boys volunteer to clean the house!

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Jen explains her time to teach the boys and their classmates about phone etiquette and some basic manners.

My semi-rant about traditions, manners and how society has fallen.

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DaddyCast #178 - Active Vacation

2009-07-24 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 178

Ramble-cast: very little prep, no notes, just me talking. Can you take it?

Been on vacation, a very Active Vacation. Give you a run down of what we did. Keep an eye out for pictures and video on the blog, TheDaddyCast.com

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Confidence- how can you help your child be confident and how does that lend toward enabling them? Lessons from Tae Kwon Do.

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DaddyCast #177 - Fear Factor

2009-07-05 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 177

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Fear Factor- how far do you go to protect your kids versus letting them explore and learn? It is a bit scary on both sides.

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Response to an e-mail regarding what to share and what not to- we always say lead by example but maybe sometimes telling what we used to do is a little too much.

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Spring Cleaning Part 2 - article from Reader Digest back in February 2008 regarding what to tell our kids, and how to tell them, to Inspire them!

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DaddyCast #176 - Appreciation

2009-06-25 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 176

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Do your kids appreciate you? I am pretty sure mine do, and we have some audio to prove it! Plus, hear what lesson about whining my youngest has learned.

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Jen and I talk about sleepovers- what rules are you looking for when you drop off your child, how are you on your toes when you have a friend staying over?

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DaddyCast #175 - Helmets and Fears

2009-06-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 175

Shout out to Ryan and Jen Hosts of The Transmission for their great help in giving Flat Stanley the tour of Hawaii!

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With Summer almost here, we talk about biking safety, mainly, the use of a helmet.
Link on Bike Helmet Status
Link to Good Housekeeping article on bike helmets

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Fears- do we convey our fears to our kids? Are they the cumulation of the fears of their parents? How much is controlled or limited based on their personality?
- KeepKidsHealthy.com link mentioned in the show
- KidsHealth.com link mentioned in the show

Spring Cleaning- odds and ends from my stack 'o articles at the desk

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DaddyCst #174 Dealing with Loss 2

2009-05-24 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 174

With our recent loss of my Grandmother, we talk about dealing with loss, the many decisions around helping the kids cope and some professional advice:
- Death and Loss from KeepKidsHealthy.com
- Dealing with Death from AllAboutLifeChallenges.org

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Tips on how to handle a Bee Sting from WikiHow.com

Goal setting- leading by example is key!

Dedication to my Grandmother - "Amazing Grace" sung by Matthew Ebel

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DaddyCast #173 - Activity Balance

2009-04-26 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast #173 - Activity Balance

With Spring here, activities are abound. We have soccer, tennis and Tae Kwon Do - and not just for the boys, it is a family thing to be active and busy. How can we balance between doing enough and not doing to much?

Articles referenced:
"The Amazing Benefits of Sports" by Jennifer Dowd http://health.kaboose.com/active-kids/the-amazing-benefits-of-sports-for-kids.html
"Activity Overload: Are Kids Doing Too Much" by Jeanne Sather http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/departments/elementary/?article=activities

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Spontaneity - we took a spontaneous trip to the beach and I am still feeling liberated from it!

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DaddyCast #172 - Enemy of Good is Perfect

2009-04-09 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 172

New approach- some mobile recording to try to do better about gettings show in. Part of the "Enemy of Good is Perfect" approach.

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Fitness- it is Spring so time to get up and get moving!!

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DaddyCast #171 - Defense against the Bully

2009-03-16 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 171

Little off this show- promise to pick up the slack with another show soon. Dealing with a Bully- how and when to fight back. Save 10% on pet medication at PedMeds.com - use our link www.petmeds.com/daddy and find other great offers at MevioOffers.com

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DaddyCast #170 - Building Memories

2009-03-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 170

One is the loneliest number - interesting how when one kid is away, the remaining son misses him, more than even he expected.

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My wife joins us as we talk about making memories (from an article at AllProDad.com) and dealing with trying new foods (from an article at Parents.com) - along with some audio from our own son and attempts to get him to try some new foods.

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DaddyCast 169 Disney Recap

2009-02-08 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 169

A recap of our trip to Disney

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DaddyCast #168

2009-01-12 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 168

A quick recap of our holidays

I reading always good for your child? A review of "Captain Underpants" and some great feedback from my blog post on the subject.

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Make 'em work- without giving your the other parties a chance to participate in the relationship you are robbing them of an opportunity to get engaged and contribute.

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DaddyCast #167 Winter Safety

2008-12-23 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 167

Remember the Reason for the Season!

Life has been busy but all is good- quick update on what we have been up to.

Winter safety- safety items for any time of year but perhaps even more appropriate around the holidays.

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Teaching financial lessons with Christmas money.

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DaddyCast 166 - Running and Reading

2008-12-02 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 166

Remember the Reason for the Season!

Running the race- literally. We have talked a lot about the rat race that life brings with kids but this time we put the kids in a race- they ran a 1 mile kids race and my wonderful wife joins me to talk about.

I read the Last Lecture by Randy Pausch- not exactly what I expected but a very good read. Check out the site TheLastLecture.com

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DaddyCast #165 Confident Parenting

2008-11-10 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 165

Confident Parenting- a little more on my blog post based on observing the Woman's US National Soccer team in action.

Going Under- My youngest had dental work done and had to be put under- never a dull moment and a little stressful for a parent.

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DaddyCast #164 Ready Parenting

2008-10-31 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 164

Interesting day with a double tooth extraction for my youngest, by the same pediatric dentist that I had as a kid. He got to sit in the infamous banana chair!

Ready Parenting- how to apply Golf lessons like Ready Golf and "Hurry to your ball but don't rush your shot" to your parenting tollkit.

Rock the vote- some tips to make sure your kids are up to speed in this busy election time.

The Real Story of the Big Bad Wolf, as embelished by Sir Talks-A-Lot, my 6 year old. (Here is the book that inspired him - Amazon link )

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DaddyCast #163 Investing

2008-10-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 163

Discussion with my wife on Investing- no, not the kind that will make you crazy in these financial times, the kind that will make you crazy when you look back and wonder how your kids grew up so fast.

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Tae Kwon Do update and a discussion about an episode of Nanny 911 where the mother let the kids eat pig food

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DaddyCast #162 Responsible Achievment

2008-09-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 162

This show focuses on Responsibility although I admit that I am still formulating some thoughts around how Responsibility and Enabling play together. My goal here is to explain how a feeling of achievement is critical to building character and relationships and by making thigs too easy, by doing everything for a child or another may actually be damaging to that effort. More to come on this topic on the blog - TheDaddyCast.com

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Should parents be responsible for the health and welfare of their children? Should this include allowing a child to over eat be a form of neglect? A couple articles referenced in the show, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/health/article1434671.ece, http://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080220065314AAKGHk3

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DaddyCast #161 - Back to School Again

2008-09-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 161

More Parenting from the Hip as my wife, Jen, joins us again.

Topics include the Black Hole that seems to be swallowing shoes, remotes and lunch boxes at our house. Enabling the kids with the new school year- letting them participate in getting their lunches ready, etc. Also, our experience at the Elementary School orientation- not the most efficient process. Check out our new sponsor - 1-800-PetMeds

A story about our trip to the baseball game where a foul ball shortened our evening.

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DaddyCast #160 - Kids Health and Activity

2008-08-21 :: P.D. Love

p>The DaddyCast Episode 160

Extra, extra special show with a co-host. Yes, it may be time to shift to Parenting from the Hip as our motto. My wife and I talk about kids health, activites, eating habits and the like, with a lot of examples from our recent weekend adventures.

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A story about our trip to the baseball game where a foul ball shortened our evening.

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DaddyCast #159 Domestic Harmony

2008-08-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 159

Keep your the team happy, mainly, domestic harmony by keeping your wife, partner and friend as happy as you can. some great tips from AllProDad.com with specific steps on helping get and keep your marriage on track

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DaddyCast #158 - Water Safety

2008-07-20 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 158

A recap of our week at the beach, from the beach.

Interviews of the family by my 6 year old.

Check out our sponsor - 1-800-PetMeds

Ocean Safety Tips from:
- East Hampton Star
- LifeTips.com
- Check out this book on Water Safety - "My Surf Lesson Coloring Book - Look Before You Leap" by Roberto Diaz

Use Daddy1, Daddy2 and Daddy3 to get other special discounts at GoDaddy.com and see which one works best for you. Find out more at My Mevio Promotions Page

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DaddyCast #157 - Child Whisperer

2008-07-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 157

What can you learn about raising kids from The Dog Whisperer? Probably a lot.

Check out our new sponsor - 1-800-PetMeds

Big accomplishment - my oldest has shed his training wheels. Now he is free to roam- what a metaphor that is.

Camping In - our first step to the traditional camping in the back yard.

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DaddyCast-156 Life Lessons with Legos

2008-07-02 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 156

Life Lessons with Legos - with over a thousand pieces, there is something to be learned by all.

Check out our new sponsor - 10800-PetMeds

Trying to teach the Golden Rule- perhaps I will have more luck next time.

Recording woes- trying to go Mac but had to come back.

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DC-155 Hippopotamuskrat

2008-06-20 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 155

What is your Nature to Nurture - do you live to enjoy the now or look to what is next ignoring what is going on?

What to keep - with all the stuff coming home at the end of the school year, how do you decide what to save and what to toss?

Hippopotamuskrat - our Fatherhood from the Hip moment thanks to the book "Zoodle" by Bernard Most (Find on Amazon)

Our Enabling Moment of the Week.

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DC-154 Happy Father's Day

2008-06-10 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 154

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY

This week is Men's Health Week- some tips from Fatherhood.About.com on Health and Wellness Tips

Trying to keep the pace of life in check- there are several movements afoot and we talk about a few mentioned in a CNN Article

Our Enabling Moment of the Week.

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DC-153 Collaborative Cooking

2008-06-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 153

Mealtime is important- communication, healthier eating, a chance to teach and enable. Like I said, mealtime is important, spend it together as a family. find out more at Revolutionhealth.com

The Origins of Father's Day - it really hasn't been around that long (and what impact did Hallmark have on it?)

Mail Call - some great comments and examples of enabling included in this mail call.

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DC-152 Enabling our Kids

2008-05-27 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 152

Busy Memorial Day Weekend that started off with working Field Day- it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.

Enabling your kids- an example from Tae Kwon Do that taught me a lot.

Enabling your kids from an activities standpoint- don't be their cruise director, they must learn to be creative on their own (as weird as that sounds).

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DC-151 Would da Vinci be SOL?

2008-05-22 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 151

Priorities in life has forcred the delay in getting out a show- the immediate future looks better (less Day Job travel and stress, I hope) but of course, the family comes before podcasting so...

Is the modern school system limiting our kids? Preventing the next Leonardo da Vinci? In Virginia, we have the Standards of Learning (SOL)- is this a prime example of "Killing DiVinci"? Blog Post for the da Vinci story at WanderingInk.wordpress.com, Wikipedia entry on the Virginia Standards of Learning

My philosophy: it is not about being perfect, it is how well you recover that counts

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Fatherhood from the Hip 

 

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DC-150 Coblation Tonsillectomy Interview

2008-05-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 150

Interview with Dr. Bryan Tagge regarding the Coblation Tonsillectomy procedure.

Link mentioned in the show www.tonsilfacts.com

Been on the road last several days so little long getting a show out - sorry.

On a future show- where has society gotten us on raising kids- a response to the George Carlin skit from his HBO Special.

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DC-149 Stop Bragging

2008-04-29 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 149

Attemting the use of superhero names for the kids- so far I have The Hurricane and Dr. Devious - suggestions?

What is our society coming to? 7yr old steals and wrecks grandma's Durango and thinks he should just get video games taken away for a weekend - he thinks being bad is cool- you have to watch this.

Dealing with Bragging- we had an incident and I hope The Hurricane learned something from it. Article on how to stop bragging from IndiaParenting.com and how to stop teasing from childcare.about.com.

What's been going on at the Love House - Soccer and Tae Kwon Do update.

Next Show:
- Interview with Dr. Bryan Tagge regarding the Coblation Tonsillectomy procedure.

On a future show- where has society gotten us on raising kids- a response to the George Carlin skit from his HBO Special.

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DC-148 Parenting, Podcasting and Privacy

2008-04-21 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 148

A discussion with Tee Morris.

Author, Podcaster, columnist and more importantly, Dad, Tee Morris joins me again for a discussion on parenting, privacy and podcasting.

Links from the show:
TeeMorris.com
Shop Tee on Amazon
TeeMonster on Twitter
PlayingForKeepsNovel.com by Mur Lafferty

Next Show (again):
- Holding back Da Vinci
- Tae Kwon Do Progress
- Dealing with Bragging

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DC-147 The Tattle Tale Debate 804-SOS-LATE

2008-04-16 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 147

The Tattle Tale Debate - Tattle Tale vs. The Informant

I put the topic out there for several dads (and moms) to share what their thoughts are on this debate that has been running through my head. Contributions include:
- Discussing the topic with CC Chapman as part of our Daddy Chat last show
- Audio comment by Greg and Tonya from Dancing with Elephants
- Some throughs from Chuck Tomasi
- Dennis Gray suggested a clip from a previous Daddy Panel
- Dale from Tech Talk for Families shared his three step system

Promo from A Troubled Teen and his Parents Podcast

Discussed an article on how to make brushing your teeth into a game from Engadget

Our Fatherhood from the Hip moment- 5 reasons not to put a penny in your mouth

Next Show:
- Holding back Da Vinci
- Tae Kwon Do Progress
- More news

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DC-146 DaddyChat with CC Chapman

2008-04-10 :: P.D. Love

CC Chapman and I talk about fatherhood in the modern times, technology and "Paper Talk".…

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DC-145 Selective Sharing

2008-04-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 145

I am still amazed at the story of the 3rd graders in Georgia who plotted to knife their teacher- what is wrong with the world today?

Anger management - tips from Wayne Parker at Fatherhood.About.com

Selective Sharing - a new approach at for us to try

My need to remember that I am not as young, or flexible, as I used to be- and some incentive to get in better shape.

Family Friendly Music from Adam and the Couch Potatoes - "Never Gonna Be Bored"

Next Show:
- CC Chapman joins us
- Fatherhood From the Hip moment (ran out of time this show)

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DC-144 Spring Break

2008-04-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 144

A recap of our Spring Break- a busy few days of fun, yard work and soreness.

Review of Wii Playground- a new game to us and a lot of fun, maybe too much.

My take on the topic of dropping your child off at a Birthday Party- the discussion started on Kids Wife Work Life and my comment to Mike and Chris was too long so I add some detail here.

Listener Feedback from Matt at the RedBoy Podcast, Laurie, Troy, DK and Janet.

Promos played:
Dancing With Elephants with Greg and Tonya
PodPresident.com - Chuck and Kreg.

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DC-143 No DNA Profiling

2008-03-25 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 143

Scotland Yard wants to take DNA from your kids to see if they will be POTENTIAL offenders. They BELIEVE they can detect this as early as 5 years old. Chalk this up to one of the most outrageous and scary things I have ever heard. Article as referenced on The Daily Source Code and Curry.com.

Some tips on supporting your most important relationship, the one with your spouse.
- 10 tips for deeper friendship with your spouse from Family.org
- Take time to compliment your wife, says Bryan Davis of AllProDad.com

Two new Wii game experiences: Playground and Guitar Hero

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TDC-142 The Busy Season Begins

2008-03-15 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 142

The Busy Season is back - Soccer, Tae Kwon Do and everything else that comes with warmer weather will start stressing our time. Looking for the BALANCE between unstructured free time and getting the kids to particpate in our active lifestyle- even when they resist they seem to have fun once they are involved.

Daylight Savings time change has messed with our sleep schedules this week- some tips after the fact to help with next year.

Tax Tips- some basic tips as the magical day approaches.

Parenting tips from the Marriage sermon series at church- focus on a unified approach and take time for yourselves.

Support Jay and Jack (of the Lost Podcast with Jay and Jack, among others) in their 25 hour podcast for Autism Speaks- get more details at JayandJack.com

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TDC-141 Fight Resistance with Persistence

2008-03-05 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 141

Fighting Resistance with Persistence- our personal battle and some tips from Minti.com

Tae Kwon Do Update- we are not Green Belts and Josh seems re-energized

I rant a bit about my travel woes from last week- hopefully you can find something good in it, basically that it wasn't you.

Support Jay and Jack (of the Lost Podcast with Jay and Jack, among others) in their 24 hour podcast for Autism Speaks- get more details at JayandJack.com

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TDC-140 Growing Pains

2008-02-22 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 140

Tae Kwon Do has been a journey of dedication this week- with vacation and Josh out sick last week we have been scrambling to get ready for Green Belt testing. Testing is tomorrow and we have fingers crossed.

Growing Pains- with Josh's complaints about leg pains I did some reading about Growing Pains- here is what I found.

Divide and conquer- or enjoy. We split the kids for the weekend in an unorthadox way and I think it turned out great!

Check out the blog at TheDaddyCast.com

Next Show:
- Fight Resistance with Persistence
- Tae Kwon Do update
- News

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TDC-139 Disney under 20 Minutes

2008-02-17 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 139

We survived Disney and although I am far from an expert after one trip, here are my suggestions and somewhat of a recap of our trip, trimmed down to less than 20 minutes

Check out the blog at TheDaddyCast.com

Next Show:
- Growing Pains- what are they and what they are not
- Tae Kwon Do update
- News

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TDC-138 Teaching Gratitude

2008-01-26 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 138

How to teach you children to be grateful- some tips from Wayne Parker at About.com Fatherhood

I'll be on the road again and this song kind of tugged at my heard- "A Fathers Foolish Will" by Nelson Bragg

Tips for preventing Cabin Fever, and making the most of being stuck inside.

Check out the blog at TheDaddyCast.com

Next Show:
- Enabling your kids (yes, really I will get to this)
- Tae Kwon Do update
- News

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TDC-137 Manners by Example

2008-01-23 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 137

Manners- Lead by Example, teach the golden rule and spare some shame. Somehow, I got into talking about how peeing on trees it not potty training!?!?

Tae Kwon Do and Competition- when I got my sticker for form ahead of the boys there were some hurt feelings- I was a bit surprised but luckily the disappointment didn't last too long.

I took on the Pounder and won- now the boys and I have joined the "Cheeburger, Cheeburger" wall of fame

Star Wars revival continues as I pull out my old toys from the attic- some 30 years old!

Check out the blog at TheDaddyCast.com

Next Show:
- Enabling your kids
- Tae Kwon Do update

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TDC-136 Free Play | 206-222-1905

2008-01-13 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 136

More on Financial Awareness- some listener feedback on the "Thirds" approach to allowances and some information that backs up the idea of letting kids get their money and figure it out for themselves rather than dictating how they spend, save, donate. About.com article referenced

Free play helps grow creativity and imagination- but where do you draw the line? Whatever the limit, it will likely help a child expand their brain- just make sure the Free Play is unplugged. Pediatrics.About.com article referenced

Want to live to be 100? One report shows that kids can help. Based on this study if you are trim, live a farmers life and have kids by the age of 30 your chances for longevity are increased.

Next Show:
- Manners
- Tae Kwon Do update

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TDC-135 Sibling Rivalry | 206-222-1905

2008-01-07 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 135

Sibling Rivalry- what to do when the competition between siblings becomes an issue. Suggestions from AllProDad.com

Studies show that families benefit from eating dinner together- from Wayne Parker at fatherhood.about.com, some tips on making meals a little easier.

Travel Tips- protecting your tech, tips from AAA

Dexterity and Motor Skill Development tips

Promo for Rich Palmer's Blogs, Views and Blues where he recently interviewed Susan Reynolds

Next Show:
- What's new in the news
- Tae Kwon Do update
- Listener feedback on allowance spends

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TDC-134 Happy New Year | 206-222-1905

2008-01-01 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 134

Christmas Recap- the kids had a great day, lots of good toys, different styles of opening presents- the "open and stack" versus the "stop and play". Big hits- Wii games, Lego kits, playdo and Moon Sand. Mommy and Daddy did pretty well too.

Post Christmas wants can be annoying.

Wii game reviews - Lego Star Wars and Mario Galaxy

Response to question regarding grades for reports cards for the boys from Chris at KidsWifeWorkLife Podcast - check out their latest show for the full response but I found it very helpful.

Next Show:
- Sibling Rivalry
- Dexterity exercises
- Listener feedback on allowance spends

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TDC-133 Daddy Panel #17

2007-12-27 :: P.D. Love

As always- you can find more about the Daddy Panel at www.DaddyPanel.com.

 

Enjoy- I'll be back soon with the post Christmas show- call the hotline and tell me what you got 206-222-1905 

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TDC-132 Last Minute Christmas Show

2007-12-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 132

Christmas Related articles:
You can avoid spoiling the kids at the holidays - from www.app.com
Hottest Gifts for Kinds in 2007 - from FOX 5 Vegas
Chinese Kids get Foreign-Brand Toys - by the Associated Press via Topix.com
Experts Suggset Letting Kids Help with Bills - from KCRA.com

Also, what has been going on in the Love House- work around getting new carpet has been keeping us busy

Next Show:
- Dexterity exercises
- Separation between School and after school

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TDC-131 Competition and Raising Smart Kids

2007-12-09 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 131

Competition- is it natural or societal? Wikipedia tells us the definition.

Competition in the boys with Tae Kwon Do, the Wii and bike riding.

Raising Smart Kids- an article on how to raise kids with a desire to work through problems and learn, rather than rest on their talents and self-esteem. Based on an article from Scientific American.

Next Show:
- Dexterity exercises
- Tae Kwon Do update

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TDC-130 All Aboard the Santa Train

2007-12-04 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 130

Are you done with your Christmas shopping? I'm not but I am close, and a lot earlier than most years.

A rundown of our Santa Train experience, with commentary from the boys.

Promo for 101 Uses for Baby Wipes

Webkinz chat rooms- a good reason to monitor child's play.

Feedback on spanking approach from last show.

Wii Game reviews for Mario's Strikers Charge and Carnival Games

Help our troops with the Holidays - emailourmilitary.com

Dr. visit health tips for kids

How the school enables the kids amazes me at times- in a good way.

Next Show:
- Competition and teaching a learning work ethic

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TDC-129 Respect for Property

2007-11-29 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 129

News Items:
- Milk, Sunshine and Exercise- keys to healthy bones when you kids become adults - Article
- Spanking ban proposed in Mass. - Article

A lesson in respecting personal property that our boys learned this week.

Thankgiving, birthday, Tae Kwon Do and overall update of what has been going on at the Love House.

Help our troops with the Holidays - emailourmilitary.com

Next Show:
- News
- Christmas shopping
- your input

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TDC-128 Daddy Panel #16

2007-11-24 :: P.D. Love

Simulcasting the Daddy Panel again.  Got a chance to join in with Dennis, Greg and Dale this month.  You can also checkout the Daddy Panel feed at TheDaddyPanel.com

 

Be back with a new show in a few days including our Birthday/Thanksgiving holiday, some Wii reviews for the upcoming season and more on Webkinz. 

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TDC-127 White House Tour | 804-SOS-Late

2007-11-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 127

We got a chance to tour the White House- what do you think impressed the kids the most?

Teacher's conference comment has me thinking- opportunities can seem like intelligence but should I feel guilty?

Webkinz- we have been invaded- are they bad? So far, they seem pretty harmless

Tae Kwon Do update

Help our troops with the Holidays - emailourmilitary.com

Next Show:
- The Daddy Panel

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TDC-126 Holiday Manners | 804-SOS-LATE

2007-11-15 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 126

A review of the grading scale for K and First Grade- did they over simplify it? This requires a call to Mike and Chris from Kids-Wife-WorkLife

How does parental involvement map to a parent's education? Interesting study

Tips for Manners from Fatherville.com

Boys Saturday- a full day of activity with the boys including Bolwing, haircuts and a house warming party

Help our troops with the Holidays - emailourmilitary.com

Next Show:
- Tae Kwon Do Update
- Listener Feedback
- Competition discussion - Christmas Prep

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TDC-125 Don't Eat Dots | 804-SOS-LATE

2007-11-12 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 125

Recall Review with my take on Aqua Dots and perhaps the toy stores should speparate the safe toys from the Cheap Ones.

Some details on lead poisoning for the Center for Disease Control (article)

Tips on using your car Panic Button to your benefit

Help our troops with the Holidays - emailourmilitary.com

Next Show:
- what happened to the traditional grading scale
- Tips for manners for the holidays
- Parental involvement and parental education levels- linked?

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TDC-124 Pride in Work | 804-SOS-LATE

2007-11-01 :: P.D. Love

Little under the weather tonight but had to get a new show out- it has been too long.

Topics covered in this show:

- Little recap on our Halloween- my 5 year old is such the wheeler-dealer.

- Talk about using Cheat Codes and what lesson that teaches the kids.

- Getting kids involved with chores and work instills pride in their work and a work ethic- these will pay big dividends as they get older.

Call or write to tell me what you think- DaddyCast@gmail.com, 804-SOS-LATE or 206-222-1905 

 

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TDC-123 Tame the Tantrum | 804-SOS-LATE

2007-10-22 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 123

Topics covered in this show:
- Recall notices - get the lead out
- Tame the Tantrum
- Halloween Safety Tips
- what's been happening at the Love House- and where has the show been for the past 2 weeks?

Next Show:
- Cheat Codes
- Pride in work

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TDC-122 Listener Feedback | 804-SOS-LATE

2007-10-09 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 122

Listener Feedback on:
- Getting a 3yr old to go to sleep- from Mike Wills
- Response to the Manic Mommies rant- and an update to include credit to the Mommies for doing something about their issues
- Feedback regarding the loss of our dog Coley

Next Show:
- News
- Recalls
- Tae Kwon Do update

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TDC-121 Dealing with Loss | 206-222-1905

2007-10-03 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 121

Topic of discussion - Dealing with the loss of a pet. We lost our dog over the weekend so I share our experiences as well as some advice from various articles.

Articles Referenced:
- From About.com
- From The Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine
- From Advice on Pet Care and Pet Supplies Online

Next Show:
- Listener Feedback
- TaeKwon Do updates- kids tested for yellow belts on Saturday

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TDC-120 Stop the Whining | 206-222-1905

2007-09-26 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 120

September 23-29 is Equal Parents Week. Find out more from Wayne Parkers article on About.com, at the Children's Rights Council Site or the Equal Parents Week Site

Topics on the show:

- Nutrition- the need for Calcium with information from the Mile Matters Campaign
- Emergency Readiness Kits from Ready kids at Ready.gov
- A rant inspired by listening to the Manic Mommies

Next Show:
- News
- TaeKwon Do updates- kids test for yellow belts on Saturday

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TDC-119 Time with your Teen | 206-222-1905

2007-09-23 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 119

News:
- Healthier School foods in St. Louis (article)
- No Peanut Butter in St. Louis Schools (article)
- Peanut Butter Solution to malnutition? (article)
- Want to hang out with your teenager more? (article)
- the Kid Nation controversy (article)

 

Recall Notices

 

What's been going on at the Love House.
- Dog Days have been rough days- our pet, Coley, had us scared.
- Question regarding an Ant Farm
- Tae Kwon Do - Family Style

Next Show:
- Good Nutrition
- Safety Kit
- Manic Mommies Rant

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TDC-118 Love House Update | 206-222-1905

2007-09-19 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 118

Free form show discussing the impact of advertising on the kids and some funny tell tale signs they are getting into it.

Story about the last time I went fishing.

Also our slice of life- what has been going on at the Love House.
- Tae Kwon Do signup for dad
- The Gurney Tourney win for mom

Next Show:
- News
- Follow up on our Rat Race segment for The DaddyCast 117
- Tae Kwon Do Update

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TDC-117 The Rat Race

2007-09-16 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 117

The Daily Rat Race- what affect does your Pace of Life have on you, what impact does it have on the kids?

Articles and Sites referenced:
"In Today's Rat Race, the Most Overworked Win" by Shankar Vedantum
"Modern Life: it's on step at a time, only much quicker" by Mark Henderson
RatRaceRebellion.com
"Activity Overload: Are Kids Doing Too Much?" by Jeanne Sather
Book - "Take Back Your Time: FIghting Overwork and Time Poverty in America" by John De Graff (Amazon Link)
Blog- Organized Life
Pace Of Life Coaching at PaceOfLifeCoaching.uk.co

Next Show:
- The Impact of Advertising (some funny stories)
- What's happening at the Love House - Family Tae Kwon Do and the Gurney Tourney
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TDC-116 Backpack Dangers | 206-222-1905

2007-09-09 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 116

News:
- Are backpacks causing back strain? articel
- Million Father March bringing dads to the first day of school. article
- The need for playtime, and how it is waning in our kids lives. article
- This week's China lead paint recalls.

Ran out of time for our discussion topics for this week but feel free to contribute for next show.

Next show:
- Doing too much - are we overloading our kids?
- Impact of advertising
- Back to School for the split housdhold - local article review
- Pace of life and how it impacts our families.

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TDC-115 The Homework Debate

2007-09-04 :: P.D. Love

First day of school for my youngest but I was a lot less nervous this year.  His thrill of the day seemed to be the bus ride in the morning.

 

The Great Homework Debate - an excerpt from Armin Brott's book "Fathering Your School-Age Child - a Dad's Guide to the Wonder Years: 3-9"

 

A list of recall notices- I had no idea that spinach from China was painted with lead paint.

 

Listener Feedback.

 

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TDC-114 Back to School

2007-08-31 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Epsiode 114

 

Hotline - 206-222-1905

 

Playing with the format again- trying to keep in the 20 minutes range for shows to help with those looking for a show for their commute.  Will try to stick with segments but spread out over two shows instead of one longer one.

ABC News article about Father roles in homes and how they are evolving : http://abcnews.go.com/WN/story?id=3283684&page=1

 

Things you should know about increasing sports injuries in children.

 

Back to School time- we attended Open House at the boy's Elementary School and today was a day spent at home with them full of activities they had planned.  Even got them in front of the mic to share some of their side of it all.

 

Next show:

- Armin Brott's take on Homework

- Listener Feedback

 

New LoveHouseRadio coming out soon!! 

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TDC-113 Building Bonds | 206-222-1905

2007-08-24 :: P.D. Love

TDC-113

 

What makes comrades?  Going through situations together.  Create a situation through a family project.

- tough enough to stand out, be memorable

- stick with it

- teamwork required

 

Raising a gentleman tips on cultural and sporting events as well as travel- is Kay West going over the top a bit?

 

Hardships of being away, the gratitude upon return, along with some tough questions about the family tree.  And while I was away my wife and her parents hit the house with a heavy does of organization- I am very impressed and pleased- it all looks great!!

 

Next Show:

- Homework- from Armin Brott's book

- Listener Feedback

- Back to School prep- what are you doing?

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TDC-110 Boys and Girls

2007-08-08 :: daddycast@gmail.com (P.D. Love)

Boys and Girls are different- here are some ways. Mattel recall- I knew Elmo was trying to kill me!…

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TDC-109 Is spoiling now spoiling their future?

2007-08-01 :: daddycast@gmail.com (P.D. Love)

Some different things have me thinking- by spoiling kids are we also spoiling their drive to succeed? More to come on this topic coming up so please……

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TDC-108 Daddy Camp

2007-07-24 :: daddycast@gmail.com (P.D. Love)

Discussions of Daddy Camp, Summer Reading options, a game idea for the Wii and audio from vacation.…

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TDC-107 Vacation Recap

2007-07-16 :: daddycast@gmail.com (P.D. Love)

Vacation Recap and Listener Feedback…

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TDC-112 The Self-Esteem Crisis

0000-00-00 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast Episode 112

News:
-Mattel Recall - magnets and little pieces - more info at Parenting.com
- Reminds me of the Magentix Recall - CPSC.gov
- what to do? Boycot toys made in China?
- 29% o…

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TDC-111 Raising Happy Kids | 206-222-1905

0000-00-00 :: P.D. Love

The DaddyCast 111

 

Hotline: 206-222-1905, email- DaddyCast@gmail.com

 

News:

- Back to School shopping- shoes and fashion (not two of my most knowledgeable topics)

- Dryer Daddy ev…

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