S01 E17 Being Dad: What does it mean?

There is more to fatherhood than being present at conception. It’s a lifelong commitment, and one that should not be taken lightly. Our cast discuss what ‘Being Dad’ means. The pros, the cons, and the cautionary tales.

Recorded: March 4th, 2016

Hosted by: David McFee
Panel: Danny Mercer, Keith Johnson & Mike Ryan Simonovich

Kidtro provided by: Yuri Ryan Simonovich, aged 6

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
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S01 E16.1.2 LIVE! from Hammock Beach Resort, FL

Our First Live! Show (Part 2) on Mixlr, broadcast from the beautiful Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, FL. No topic, guests by the dozen, interactive 3-hour show.

Recorded Live: March 31st, 2016

Hosted by: David McFee & Craig Levine

Special Guests: Chris Bernholdt, Secretary at The National At-Home Dad Network; Chris Hoskins & David Torrelio, SAHDs NE Florida; Curtis Webster Jr., Dads Married to Doctors; Ben Fortune-Price, SAHDPod UK Crew; Ryan Chouinard & Aaron Canwell from Micah & Me; Joël Lëoj, SAHDPod Host and blogger (3jsand1s.com); Keith Johnson, SAHDPod Admin; Allin Kimbrough, SAHDPod Host; David Becker, SAHDPod Host; Matt Schneider, Founder of City Dads Group, w/Trevor Mulligan, SAHDPod Admin; Pat Jacobs, co-manages the Just a Dad 247 blog, board member The National At-Home Dad Network, and Event Organizer for the Chicago Dads; Brett Roberts, SAHDPod Host; Kevin Clem, SAHDPod Host and Matty McGraw, SAHDPod Admin.

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
Find them at http://micahandmerocks.com/

The amazing Josh Woodward for the use of ‘Coffee’, ‘I Hate You’ and ‘Swansong’ < http://www.joshwoodward.com/ >

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S01 E16.1.1 LIVE! from Hammock Beach Resort, FL

Our First Live! Show (Part 1) on Mixlr, broadcast from the beautiful Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, FL. No topic, guests by the dozen, interactive 3-hour show.

Broadcast Live! on Mixlr March 31st, 2016 12:20 PM ET

Hosted by: David McFee & Craig Levine

Special Guests: Chris Bernholdt, Secretary at The National At-Home Dad Network; Chris Hoskins & David Torrelio, SAHDs NE Florida; Curtis Webster Jr., Dads Married to Doctors; Ben Fortune-Price, SAHDPod UK Crew; Ryan Chouinard & Aaron Canwell from Micah & Me; Joël Lëoj, SAHDPod Host and blogger (3jsand1s.com); Keith Johnson, SAHDPod Admin; Allin Kimbrough, SAHDPod Host; David Becker, SAHDPod Host; Matt Schneider, Founder of City Dads Group, w/Trevor Mulligan, SAHDPod Admin; Pat Jacobs, co-manages the Just a Dad 247 blog, board member The National At-Home Dad Network, and Event Organizer for the Chicago Dads; Brett Roberts, SAHDPod Host; Kevin Clem, SAHDPod Host and Matty McGraw, SAHDPod Admin.

*Safe for Little Ears*

Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
Find them at http://micahandmerocks.com/

The amazing Josh Woodward for the use of ‘Coffee’, ‘I Hate You’ and ‘Swansong’ < http://www.joshwoodward.com/ >

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S01 E16 Family history: Where we come from and why it’s important?

Family history is an important part of us.  It’s often the foundation upon which develop our own identity. This episode, our cast discusses where they came from and how it affects them, and further, how it is likely to affect their children. They also consider the digital age and what that will mean to the generations going forward.

Recorded: March 3rd, 2016

Hosted by: David McFee
Panel: Dan Scott, Trevor Mulligan & Kevin Clem

Kidtro provided by: James Mercer, aged 6

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
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S01 E15 SAHDs on Vacation

Vacations and road trips can be grueling! But taking your SAHD on the road can also build lasting memories and laughter for years after. Join our SAHDs and see what they bring, where they go, and most importantly why they do it.

Recorded: March 2nd, 2016

Hosted by: Danny Mercer
Panel: Tony Hernandez, David Torrelio & David Becker

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
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S01 E14 Raising Children with Special Needs

According to Wikipedia, Special Needs is a term used in clinical diagnostic and functional development to describe individuals who require assistance for disabilities that may be medical, mental, or psychological. Some of our SAHDs have children that have what our host prefers to call different needs, and along with an experienced educator and group home supervisor for special needs children they discuss the ways their children learn, play, and grow.

Recorded: February 24th, 2016

Hosted by: Keith Johnson
Panel: Tony Hernandez, Dan Scott & Chris Burkhaldt

Special Guest: Dave Caulo

Kidtro provided by: Aiden, aged 8

For the statistics and information mentioned in this episode please check out the following links.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special_needs
https://www.census.gov/newsroom/…cb12-134.html
https://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id=64
http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/indicator_cgg.asp

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
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S01 E13 Podcasts: What do you like? What are you listening to?

Podcasts! Where else can you find such well produced programming about niche interests? Many of our SAHDs listen to podcasts, finding information and entertainment from many varied sources. How did they get started listening to podcasts, when do they find time, and who are they listening to now? Listen in to find out all the funny, gritty details about this amazing medium.

Recorded: February 16th, 2016

Hosted by David McFee
Panel: Kevin Clem, Allin Kimbrough & David Torrelio

Kidtro provided by Amy, age 7 and William, Age 2.

Some of the podcasts our SAHDS are listening to that we talked about during the show are:

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S01 E12 Time Management

Days as a primary caregiver can be exhausting! With everything we have to do for our kids and family, how do our SAHDs handle it all? A Power Point chart of who needs to be where, a phone app, or a calendar on the fridge? Listen as our dads talk about how they deal with their busy lives.

Recorded: February 2nd, 2016

Hosted by: Trevor Mulligan
Panel: Matthew McGraw, Craig Levine & Kevin Clem

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
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S01 E11 Interview with SAHDs Jacksonville, FL

David McFee chats with members from his local SAHD Jacksonville, Florida Facebook Group (Stay-At-Home Dads North East Florida) about the local stay-at-home dad scene and about increasing activity online and in person.

Recorded: February 3rd, 2016

Hosted by: David McFee

Interviewees:

Stay-At-Home Dads North East Florida meeting at Jacksonville Public Library, Feb 2nd, 2016 L-R: Jeff Cole, Justin Geary & David Torrelio.
Stay-At-Home Dads North East Florida meeting at Jacksonville Public Library, Feb 2nd, 2016. L-R: Jeff Cole & Kensley; Justin Geary & Cameron; David Torrelio & Ella.

David Torrelio:  33 years old and originally from western PA, before becoming a full-time stay-at-home dad, David spent the majority of the last 10-years as a pilot flying Canadair Regional Jets up and down the east coast and to the Midwest and Gulf states.  Father to beautiful 9 month old Ella, in his free time he plays Xbox, dabbles in beer production, cycles and plays pickup soccer on a Sunday in the Riverside/Avondale area. David is contactable through his rarely used Twitter: @boredpilot.

Jeffrey Cole:  Originally from the great state of Ohio – home of The Ohio State Buckeyes – the Navy brought Jeff to Jacksonville 5 years ago, at which point he and his family decided to stay and enjoy the warmer weather. A stay-at-home dad since his daughter was born in Sept of 2014, he now considers himself part-time since he is currently attending school to become a physical therapist assistant. You can reach Jeff through Instagram and snapchat under ‘jeffcole22’.

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Justin Geary:  Almost 39 year old Justin is the one of state’s rare native Floridians. Raised in Orlando, he describes himself as a part-time realtor and a full-time stay-at-home dad to his 7-month old son, Cameron.

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S01 E10 Hobbies: What Bit the Dust, and What Have You Taken Up?

There’s so much that goes into being a happy SAHD. Other than taking care of our family, we need time for ourselves. While many hobbies can’t make the transition from single guy to full time caretaker, some do. And others develop as we grow. From gaming to whittling, our SAHDs enjoy a plethora. In this podcast we discuss our hobbies and how they have changed.

Recorded: January 22nd, 2016

Hosted by: David McFee
Panel: Kevin Clem, Trevor Mulligan, Keith Johnson & Christopher (Drake) Burkhardt

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Special thanks to Micah and Me for the use of their excellent song “Super Daddy Fun Day”!
Find them at http://micahandmerocks.com/

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