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Dear Old Dads

Jul 29, 2022

Eli is a complete mess since he's left his son at daycare/school for the first time. We all talk about our experiences with that and the guilt (or not!) involved. Other topics - did we have daycare as kids? Tom being shafted by the 80s school system, and kids normalizing things.
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Jul 22, 2022

This episode is a delightful romp! A series of vignettes about our dadding experience, including: there's always that one asshole kid; Eli doing magic tricks for other parents; how much 'being an asshole' for your kid is appropriate; what do you do with a kid who won't wear clothes; and whoops! atheism.

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Jul 19, 2022

You had questions, we've got way long winded and meandering answers!
Questions we answered:
Matt - For Tom and Thomas (but not Eli, as far as I know), how did you break the news of impending progeny to your elder kids, and how did they & you handle it? Anything you'd change?
TIM - For those with children under 5,...

Jul 15, 2022

At long last, we've finally devoted an episode to masculinity. How do we fix the terrible, emotionally stunted men in our society? What does it mean to be a good man and is it different than just being a good person? Also what kind of dudes are we? Who is the manliest man among us dad dudes? 

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Jul 8, 2022

What do you title the episode that has everything? This is a very special episode involving a very special announcement. But it also has so much more. Some ridiculous golf talk; does having more kids make you a worse parent; kids asking great questions and teaching each other; how we knew nothing back in the day; a...