May 19, 2019
If time travel were possible today, would you do it? What would the world look like if it were as commonplace as flying in an airplane?
As a follow-up to there recent just imagine it segment, Patrick and John delve into the subject of time yet again, this time through a crazy ass thought experiment. As parents, we're constantly aware of the passage of time. What if time didn't carry that same weight in our lives?
May 12, 2019
What, there's a national day to bring your kids to work on the fourth Thursday in April?! Is it a wonderful idea or totally bonkers?
John and Patrick talk about how they pulled off their first-ever, world-colliding experience taking kids to work for a day.
May 5, 2019
We've talked about becoming a new dad and the transition to two kids. But what does it look like when you've got more than that?
This episode features a very special guest who, in his own way, is a father of billions.
April 28, 2019
When it comes to potty training, there are lots of strategies to choose from. But like all the rest of parenting, strategy only gets us so far. Getting kids to use the toilet is messy—physically and emotionally.
Patrick updates John on the last few days of potty training his youngest son, and the two dads go a level deeper to try and understand this milestone and its challenges from their kids' perspectives.
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April 21, 2019
There's nothing quite like the magic of entering a new Spring. Dark days yield to sunshine, and warm air beckons us all outside, finally.
Patrick and John reflect on the challenges and joys of getting outdoors with little ones, and some back-in-my-day stories you'd expect from the old fogies.
April 14, 2019
Entering parenthood is rough. No matter how prepared you think you are, the first few weeks home are utter, sleep-deprived chaos.
Jeff Deutsch returns to the show, now as a new dad, to talk to John and Patrick about the reality of this deeply challenging transition into fatherhood.
April 7, 2019
Sometimes we just need to take a bit of time to catch up: with our kids, our partners, our selves, and our co-hosts.
John and Patrick catch up on their latest adventures including a vacation, a science fair, and an unfortunate poop.
March 31, 2019
Remember that person you have a relationship with outside of co-parent? It's all too easy to lose touch with that person when you're both so focused on the daily demands of parenting life.
Patrick and John talk through how they try to keep strong connections with their partners amidst the craziness, including some ideas for breaking out of the daily routines that can keep us taking our better halves for granted.
March 24, 2019
Every now and then it's nice to recharge with a dose of inspiration—open our minds to some new ways of thinking. Not that there's much time for that as a parent.
John shares with Patrick his experience traveling to a conference recently, featuring a healthy serving of wisdom he heard from the likes of President Obama and Oprah Winfrey.
But first, some proper dad-whingeing in yet another new segment on the show.
March 10, 2019
Winter with children can be a magical thing, filled with sledding, snow angels, and hot cocoa. But magic takes work, and a ridiculous amount of laundry.
Patrick and John chat about how they enjoy (and make it through) winter with the kiddos with a variety of outdoor and indoor activities to keep life full.