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Dad Genes: Exploring the DNA of Healthy Fathering

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Each episode, the Dad Genes Crew discusses fatherhood, current events, and health from their unique perspectives as fathers and Black men.

Each episode, the Dad Genes Crew discusses fatherhood, current events, and health from their unique perspectives as fathers and Black men.

Location:

United States

Description:

Each episode, the Dad Genes Crew discusses fatherhood, current events, and health from their unique perspectives as fathers and Black men.

Language:

English

Contact:

202-321-3202


Episodes

Mother's Day Tribute

5/7/2021
With Mother's Day around the corner, we thought it would be fitting to chat with the women who gave us life. Songs that remind us of our mother's Bobby - Unity by Queen Latifah Rev. Tay - I'll Be There by The Jackson 5 Mrs. Jackson - Outstanding by the Gap Band Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:37:24

Hip Hop & Fathering

4/26/2021
Over the years, our relationship with Hip Hop has taken many forms -an outlet for our creativity, a voice when we could not find the words, and always, as a soundtrack for our highs and lows. In this episode, the crew welcomes Dr. Raphael Travis, Social Worker, professor, father and author of The Healing Power of Hip Hop to join in our exploration of Hip Hop culture and its place in our lives as fathers. For additional information, and for a listing of all the music mentioned in the...

Duration:01:40:36

Representations of Black Women and Girls in the Media

4/12/2021
How do the depictions of women we ingest in our daily doses of media impact the way we see our daughters? More importantly, how do they impact the way our girls will see themselves? In this episode, we welcome nationally syndicated radio personality Tyrene "TJ" Jackson to the pod. We talk about some of the moments when we, as fathers, realized that the music we listen to, had to change, TJ discusses her journey to becoming a radio producer and on-air personality, and she talks about a few of...

Duration:01:08:45

What's Stopping Us From Showing Up Whole?

3/29/2021
These days we're all being pulled in different directions. At times, showing up can be a challenge. When we do, how often are we able to be our full selves? The fellas welcome Dr. Leone Lettsome to the pod to discuss some of the obstacles that challenge our ability to show up whole. Leone shares her HBCU pride, the challenges of raising a Black son to be his full self, and introduces us to her new podcast, Follow the Crown. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG:...

Duration:01:24:52

The Anatomy of Freedom

3/15/2021
In this episode, we welcome Mallory Tay back to the pod, this time in the guest host. We discuss what it means to raise "free people" and some of the challenges that comes along with it. Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:32:49

My Covid Valentine

2/15/2021
In this episode, love and Covid-19 are in the air. The Crew reminisces on our worst dating experiences, Bryan and Harris talk about romance from married perspectives, and Dedan shares why he's scared of sunflowers. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:04:47

Leaning Into Grief

2/1/2021
In this episode, Bryan checks in from paternity leave, and Harris and I welcome friend of the pod DeMetrius Kee to sit in as a guest host. We talk about grief, some of the various ways it impacts us, and our approaches to coping teaching, and using it to make a difference. Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:30:15

How Far Are You Willing to Go?

11/24/2020
The Dad Genes Crew welcome Rick "Big Man Walks" McCray to the podcast to discuss his decision to walk 500+ miles in an effort to lose weight, see more of his community, and maybe even beat his sons in a race. Check out this must-see highlight of LeBron the Father at work https://www.instagram.com/p/CGl3CVNgQR9/?igshid=kqjaqf27j21l Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by...

Duration:01:27:47

Dads In Development - Tech

11/9/2020
Dads In Development is a new series in which we welcome dads from various arenas to discuss how their walk of life impacts their families and their fathering journey. Today we welcome William Mapp, III. Will is an author and father of two who uses technology to solve problems professionally, tap into his children's creativity, and as the subject of his books. Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB:...

Duration:01:22:00

Pandemic Pro Tips - Halloween Edition

10/26/2020
With Halloween around the corner, the crew gets nostalgic about costumes past and discusses ways to safely celebrate in the midst of the Coronavirus. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:16:13

Toxic Fatherhood

10/12/2020
In this episode, the Dad Genes Crew discuss the impact of Toxic Masculinity on their journeys as fathers and their efforts related to identifying and addressing their potentially harmful impact. Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:29:05

Father Good Collaboration

9/28/2020
The crew joins forces with Kenny and Marshall, the duo behind the Father Good Podcast. They joke about the problematic relationship advice of their hypothetical 15 year-old friends, similarities between improv comedy and fatherhood, and managing all the things that 2020 has thrown at them. Additional show notes Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:28:50

Homeschooling Considerations

9/14/2020
In the wake of Covid-19, more parents are considering homeschooling. In this episode, the crew chats with a veteran homeschool teacher and mother of two about what it takes to build a successful and sustainable homeschool environment. Additional show notes Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:28:53

Pandemic Pro Tips

8/31/2020
As much as sometimes we pretend like we've always known (or currently know) what we are doing, behind most parenting wins are the fails that we learned from. In this episode, the Dad Genes Crew shares some of our hard-earned lessons learned. These tips were selected with Covid-19 in mind. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:16:48

Adultification of Black Children

8/17/2020
The Dad Genes Crew welcomes Faiza Jackson, a Clinical Social Worker and Therapist based in Virginia. We discuss the Adultification of Black Children, how motherhood has impacts her work, and her special connection to the Dad Genes Crew. Additional show notes Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:12:38

Building Resilience

8/3/2020
Be it geographical, financial, educational, family dynamics or even the addition of technology, our children are faced with challenges that simply didn’t exist for us. What has remained is the need to be able to navigate life’s twists and turns. If asked, most parents would agree that they want their kids to be resilient, but what does that look like? Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB:...

Duration:01:13:48

Healthy Legacies

7/20/2020
The Crew talks Healthy Legacies with Councilman and pediatrician David Myles. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.The Crew talks Healthy Legacies with Councilman and pediatrician David Myles. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:09:20

Listener Q&A

7/6/2020
Bryan drops big news and the crew responds to listener questions. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:10:33

Father Figures

6/22/2020
The Dad Genes crew talk about Lil Boosie, healthy, and unhealthy influences on their roads to fatherhood. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:02:48

Pandemic Parenting

6/8/2020
The Dad Genes crew welcomes CJ, a budding Marriage and Family Counselor to the show. We talk about mental strain, adolescent angst, and recharging dad batteries in the wake of Covid-19. Additional show notes. Email: info@dadgenespodcast.com IG: https://www.instagram.com/dadgenespodcast/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/dadgenespodcast Dad Genes Logo by https://www.mortendesignco.com/

Duration:01:09:20