Tag Archives: parenting

Episode 41: When Our Children Don’t Love the Things We Love

Jeff and Drew discuss what things they enjoy and how their kids do not feel that same love for those things. Jeff is all about soccer and the women’s soccer world cup. His kids, not so much. Drew wants to share the original G1 Transformers cartoons with his kids but they want nothing to do

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Episode 27: Free Range Parenting and Other Parenting Styles

The Dad.fm boys don’t usually dive into shark infested waters, but on this episode the trio of Adam Cohen, Andrew Bennett and Jeff Bogle discuss parenting styles in the aftermath of the latest free range parenting vs. state government standoff and arrest. Are you a helicopter mom, a free range parent, a snowplow dad? Wait,

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Episode 23: Spontaneity!

Jeff brings the topic of being spontaneous to the table in this episode without briefing his co-hosts in advance, because, well, spontaneity! After a spontaneous trip to Cleveland and Syracuse to watch NCAA tournament basketball and a big decision made quickly to leave his kids home alone for the first time ever, Jeff asks Drew and

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Episode 21: The Things We Collect

Are you a collector and/or a completist? This episode of Dad.fm is all about the things we collect. Drew proves the master collector of the bunch, with toys old and new filling up his home and storage. Jeff first doubts whether he has any collections and then slowly realizes his vinyl LPs, soccer scarves and

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Episode 17: Ashton Kutcher and the need for more baby changing stations in men’s bathrooms

This isn’t breaking news: actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis had a baby. This also isn’t breaking news (to active fathers everywhere): there aren’t nearly enough baby changing stations in public areas and restrooms for men. Sometimes, the cult of celebrity is needed to move the needle on an issue many on the ground, dads

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Episode 16: Into the Deep End

Adam and Drew discuss transitions within parenting with children as they grow and change. Drew tells a story about taking his son to swimming lessons and how that abruptly changed. Adam discusses how important it is to take the time to truly talk with your kids and keep those lines of communication open. We round

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Episode 12: Traveling With Kids

All the things! That is what we pack when we find ourselves traveling with kids. The Dad.fm guys share tips, stories, and memories of the times they packed up the family (and the family room) and stumbled through security at an airport or hit the open road with their kids. Jeff shares his #1 tip

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Episode 8: Kids Bedtime Battles and Bath Routines

In and out of bed, again and again! Back-breaking bath times and too long showers! The Dad.fm trio of Adam Cohen, Drew Bennett and Jeff Bogle talk about Kids Bedtime Battles and Bath Routines on this episode. The guys try to answer the question: when is the best time for a kids bedtime, and they

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