The Father Show with Mike Thompson‘s Podcast

The Father Show with Mike Thompson‘s Podcast

The Father Show is a weekly podcast providing info to help men be the best version of themselves.

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May 21, 2022 40 min

Today we had Keith Edwards we are going to explore traditional masculine gender norms, the masks men feel they have to put on to perform, the consequences of wearing these masks, and how they can begin to transcend these external expectations to discover who they are underneath these masks and live with vulnerability, authenticity, and integrity. We discuss how masculinity can be different for a man in different states, cultural, r...

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This week’s episode we had Shannon Carpenter the author of The Ultimate Stay-at-Home Dad as well as the cohost of the DadhousePod. He is a nationally-known contributor on fatherhood/parenting/and at-home parenting. Shannon is a popular weekly columnist for the Good Men Project and a premier contributor to many parenting organizations such as City Dads Group. Over 14 years ago he became a stay-at-home dad. We talk about fatherhood m...

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April 16, 2022 48 min

This week’s episode is with Bill de la Cruz who is the CEO of DeLaCruz Solutions to discuss the role of men in times of challenge and how to address our families about what is happening in the world. He tells us how we as people develop biases. Bill grew up in a home with a not so kind dad and because of that he thought that was how all men were. When we hear a person say “Those People” it is from a biased viewpoint. He tells us ho...

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April 9, 2022 44 min

This week on The Father Show with Mike Thompson our guest was Ed Frauenheim who is the Co-Author of Reinventing Masculinity: The Liberating Power of Compassion and Connection. He is a father of two teenage kids and a writer. Ed says masculinity is not confined to what our father and grandfathers did as mainly a protector, provider, and a conqueror. Men have become more involved, such as caregivers or spiritual seekers. Liberated Ma...

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April 2, 2022 45 min

This week on the show we had Chantal Contorines of The Divorce Hub and a Certified Divorce Coach discussing high conflict divorces with narcissist and or sociopath women. She gives you great advice as to what red flags you should be aware of. Chantal even explains how narcissists and sociopaths affect you once they have been a part of your life. She gives you a good idea of what to look for. She tells us what a man should be prepar...

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This week’s episode guest is Neil Tift who is the Outreach Coordinator for the Native American Fatherhood & Families Association (NAFFA) in Mesa Arizona. Neil is a biological father, an adoptive father, a grandfather of fourteen and a foster father. He starts by defining what is child development, when it starts, and the difference in the development of boys and girls in different stages of their development. Neil tells us the ...

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March 19, 2022 41 min

I had the pleasure of having the CEO of Desert Rose Counseling Group Bianca McCall, LMFT on the show to give us ways to prevent suicide. Not just for men but also with our partners and children. She starts with the definition of “What is Mental Health”. In her practice she changes the focus to Mental Fitness which changes our focus to being fit for everyday life. Bianca explains how we as humans need to be careful of the company we...

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Joan Rogliano a nationally recognized Real Estate Divorce Specialist (REDS) who has been featured on the TODAY Show. A divorcee herself, she consults with divorcing families to help them make the right decision about what to do with the marital home. She says that when a person is about to go through a divorce, they really need to be informed when making the decision to keep or sell the marital home and other properties you may hav...

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March 5, 2022 51 min

Nick Willis Sr the CEO of Fatherhood Leadership Initiative to talk about Politics of Co-Parenting. He tells us the trials and tribulation he and his children went through when he separated from his wife after 11 years. Nick’s greatest pain was not being able to see his children on a daily bases and struggling to father from a distance.  Nick also struggled with his identity during this time and experienced severe depression. After ...

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February 26, 2022 31 min

Today on The Father Show we had Jay Deitcher who is a writer and a stay-at-home dad. He talks about how he knows he has to spend time between his writing, being a dad, and a husband. He tells us how his friends and people he meets judge him in a negative way when they hear that he is a stay-at-home dad. Jay tells us how he was able to bond with his kids and he gives different examples as to how you can build a bond with your child.

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Darvincia Warren, also known as The Money Chic is the owner of DW Tax Prep LLC. Darvincia tells us DW Tax Prep is a comprehensive financial services organization which focuses on leading families to financial freedom with an educational approach. They teach families how to reach the financial goal they have set for themselves. How we shouldn’t live from paycheck to paycheck. She gives us ideas in ways a person can save and what you...

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February 12, 2022 36 min

On The Father Show today we have Julia Keller of Mindful Youth Institute talking about Youth Mindfulness. She explains just what mindfulness is, how it works and how it can help adults and children. Julia gives instructions on how to get kids into mindfulness and how old they should be to start practicing mindfulness. She explains how mindfulness can help kids with ADHD. She tells us that mindfulness could possibly help stop school...

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Fitness Coach Montel Hardin of Hustle Fit Online Coaching explains why working out is so important for everyone. Montel tells us that working out 2 to 5 days a week or most importantly, whatever your schedule will consistently allow. He said that a person should workout at the time of the day he or she is less stressed and around their eating habits. He tells us what kind of stretching you should do before and after your workout. M...

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Mark Hayes the CEO of Bridge South Investments (BSI) a real estate investment firm joined me on the show to tell us more about investing in real estate and the different forms of real estate investments. He said there are 2 sectors when it comes to real estate investing. He gives great information on ways to get started. Mark gives the kind of strategy that will help you build wealth and what kind of lender that would be better to ...

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Mark Hayes the CEO of Bridge South Investments (BSI) a real estate investment firm joined me on the show to tell us more about investing in real estate and the different forms of real estate investments. He said there are 2 sectors when it comes to real estate investing. He gives great information on ways to get started. Mark gives the kind of strategy that will help you build wealth and what kind of lender that would be better to ...

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January 1, 2022 41 min

Michael Brown MSC, LMFT who is the CEO of Happy Couples Healthy Communities came on the show to explain Intimate Partner Violence. He explains that Intimate Partner Violence is violence that occurs between intimate partners. It is a little different than Domestic Violence. Michael Brown gives us the 4 different types of Intimate Partner Violence. Surprisingly, he said that women are the ones that are more likely to initiate violenc...

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December 25, 2021 42 min

Fellas, when someone asks you what do you want for Christmas, your birthday, or Father’s Day, do you have a habit of saying you don’t need anything? Dr. Avrum Weiss came on the show to open our eyes as to why we as men make it so hard for our spouse, girlfriend, and kids to buy gifts for us. He informs us that when buying a gift for a man it should not have any association with work or to be more productive. It should be to bring t...

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Meet Hayley Lisa, the only woman that exclusively coaches’ men through their divorce. Hayley is the CEO of The Divorce Coach for Men. Being a woman, she knows and understands how women can be, especially when they are going through a divorce. She strives to make the journey as easy as possible. Hayley tells us all the work that she will do to help you to make sure you don’t do or say something that will cause more of a problem. She...

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Are men afraid of women and don’t even know it? Dr. Avrum Weiss who is a psychologist, author and speaker that has been working for over 4 decades working to help men says we are. He gives us examples of 7 compelling ways men are afraid of women and where it stems from. These 7 ways shape how we as men interact with women and oddly enough with each other. Dr. Weiss explain how we as men sometimes feel like we are failing in our rol...

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December 4, 2021 38 min

Can men experience Postpartum Depression? Hollie Schmid from Reality Relationship 312 tells us yes, how and why Postpartum Depression in Men is real. We discuss how harmful it can be even to the child when a parent or parents struggle with it. She gives us a list of the signs that she looks out for when she talks with a father. Hollie tells us how long Postpartum Depression can last. She explains how communication with your partner...

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