• Gendered Kids Clothes

    This week we discuss gendered baby clothing and the choices of older children.

    37m - Feb 19, 2023
  • Video Games Part 3

    This week we discuss how to introduce different genres of games to your kids.

    38m - Jan 31, 2023
  • Video Games Part 2

    This week we discuss strategies for handling emotions related to gaming, as well as how to monitor, identify, and introduce various content concerns in video games.

    34m - Jan 24, 2023
  • Video Games Part 1

    This week we discuss the introduction of video games to kids.

    37m - Jan 15, 2023
  • Football

    This week we discuss how we feel about our kids ever playing football, the risks and dangers of football, and the wider social and cultural impact of football.

    38m - Jan 8, 2023
  • New Baby Anxiety

    This week we discuss the ways in which having a child can exacerbate existing mental health concerns, and create new mental health concerns. We discuss how to handle these changes, and when to seek help.

    38m - Dec 19, 2022
  • Having a Hospitalized Child

    This episode we talk about the stress of having a child in the hospital, how to prepare for the experience, and the balance of hope and honesty. We also discuss police responses to 911 calls, and the immense value of non-police crisis response.

    36m - Dec 9, 2022
  • Horseshoe Theory Part 3

    This week we finalize our three part series on Horseshoe Theory

    54m - Nov 22, 2022
  • Horseshoe Theory Part 2

    We continue a discussion on helicopter and latchkey parenting.

    38m - Oct 29, 2022
  • Horseshoe Theory Part 1

    This week we discuss Tommy's new parental status, and begin a series of episodes analyzing Latchkey Parenting, Helicopter Parenting, and the political theory of Horseshoes.

    37m - Oct 18, 2022
  • Parenting with ADHD

    This week we discuss what it's like, how to cope, and how to succeed, at parenting with 80 HD televisions.

    39m - Oct 3, 2022
  • Swaddling

    This week, in the last episode before Tommy becomes a father, we discuss the cultural and medical history of swaddling. Lots of White Men had big opinions, and none of them mattered.

    39m - Sep 25, 2022
  • Parental Leave Part 2

    We continue our conversation about Parental leave, discussing alternative systems of leave, federal legislation, local legislation, and what you can do to help expand parental leave. Spoiler alert: Unionize.

    38m - Sep 19, 2022
  • Parental Leave Part 1

    This week we discuss what parental leave is, the role it serves, and how it is handled in the United States.

    35m - Sep 11, 2022
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome

    This week we discuss emotional regulation, how to prevent shaken baby syndrome, the stresses of parenting, and ways in which we can better prepare new parents.

    33m - Sep 6, 2022
  • Introduction to Parenthood

    Hello! Let's begin by introducing ourselves, the podcast, and discussing those "introduction to fatherhood" classes and what they miss.

    37m - Aug 31, 2022
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