Helping fathers have a rich productive home life and still succeed in their career.
David's book, "Welcome To Fatherhood" (WTF!) is a must read for any expectant dad. He and Zito have an instant easy rapport. This is a quick and easy listen that's packed with help for the first time father!
Dr. Christopher Lewis is the co-founder of Fathering Together. He's the father of two girls and his blog, DadofDivas.com is widely read by girl dads everywhere. He and (your illustrious host) Zito compare notes on daughters, stepping in for mom occasionally, and the ever present teenage eye roll.
Zito and Joseph talk recovery, burn out, intervention, and doing the next right thing. If you want to reach out to Joseph you can email him at email@example.com
Zito flies solo this week, dropping in to remind dads to never take their kids actions personally and that even the most difficult behavior is just a phase, just like teething.
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Dr. Barry Plummer, child psychologist and professor at Brown University, returns to the pod to talk the phenomenon of having meaningful conversations with your teens in the car. Why does it work? How do we take full advantage of it? Great stuff!
David Hersch is a self proclaimed "Fatherhood Advocate and founder of 21st Century Dads Foundation. His podcast, "Dad to Dad," focuses on fathers with special needs kids.
He and your host talk about David's journey from active fatherhood to advocate.
Rob Rohde is a single dad of five (that's not a typo) daughters. He and Zito compare notes on parenting without a partner, helping kids deal with the trauma of losing their mother, and how to keep the house from being a disaster area!
Steve Anderson is Fathering Coach. His journey to full fledged dad is a fascinating one. He and Zito talk about a step by step approach to becoming a father, something we all strive to be.
Tony V is a comedian, an actor, and a father of two. Both of his kids are in show business. His son is a comedian and comedy writer and his daughter in the business end of show business.
Tony and Zito go way back. They talk about old times, new times, and fathering times. Through the laughs its clear that this guest is one successful dad!
John Badalament's book "The Modern Dad's Dilemma" makes it clear that fathering is central to his life.
We talk about getting to know your kids and letting them get to know you. (And have a little fun with the title of his book too!)
Kenneth Braswell is the founder and CEO of Fathers Incorporated, an internationally recognized nonprofit that supports fathers, practitioners, and policy makers. We talk paternity leave, dealing with fear as our daughters become young women, and Ken's incredible hat collection!
Excited to bring such a dynamic and accomplished guest for our Season Two premiere!
Steve reached out after hearing the pod and asked, "would you like to talk to the father of a trans kid?" Would I? There's talk about my own dad and lots of talk with my guest about our trans teens. This one's close to my heart. And I hope it opens some.
Ed Driscoll is a comedian, speaker, and Emmy award winning writer. He's an old friend of the host and it's apparent during this conversation. Ed's new book, "Unmoved Chess Pieces," centers around his life during the time his aging parents back in his hometown of Pittsburgh needed help. Something told him he should leave LA to help.
Gary Marino is a comedian, producer, musician, speaker, and father. He's a busy guy who does a lot of traveling. So how does Gary father his 16 year-old son with all that traveling? He brings him along! Gary and Zito go way back. They chat about life on the road with your kid.
Jeremy Rochford is an author, speaker, comedian, and coach. He's a busy entrepreneur and father of two. He and Zito talk a little about Pittsburgh, a little about scheduling, and a lot about how your kids learn from what you do more than what you say.
When fellow radio comedian Steve Nagle's wife passed away he found himself parenting his two young daughters solo. We talk about how much help he got, how much the he's learned from his daughters, and how many more people listen to his show than Zito's!
Ace Aceto is a popular comedian, podcaster, and father of three. He's also a children's author. His book, "Maddie Loses A Tooth," is inspired by his younger daughter's real life experience trying to answers about/from the Tooth Fairy!
Steve Morse is a long time music critic, rock historian, and dad to Nick, a brilliant painter. He also happens to be on the autism spectrum.
Zito takes this episode to share the story of how V, his 17 year-old, got pulled over for the first time. How did it go? Not great. Zito, like many dads, blames himself. The story is an instant family classic!
Matt Majikas is the Founder and President of Central Ma Production, a successful entertainment company. As the boss, he has big responsibilities he takes very seriously...to his kids. We talk schedules, phone restrictions, and fruit. (lots of fruit!)
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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