Alex invites Andy to join him again on The Dad Chronicle. Andy shares news about the latest addition to his family: his daughter, Ava. We also get an update on how his son, Josh, is taking to his new little sister. Andy also shares some of the complications he and his wife faced during Ava's birth and the strength his wife showed, and continues to show, in the face of tremendous challenges.
Alex invites his cousin, Chris, to join the show, whose daughter is close to Alex's daughter's age. They reminisce about growing up, how you should slow down every once in a while, and pay homage to those who have left before us and the impact they've made on the way they raise their children.
Alex conducts another round table discussion with two previous guests, Jamal and Joe. The 3 recall some funny stories from their past and also dive into some fairly serious topics around politics and how it affects their parenting.
Alex invites his co-hosts of Joystick and Mouse to participate in a new concept: The Dad Round Table. This is an opportunity for dads to get together and talk about a specific topic. What better topic to talk about with Don and Tim than video games? The 3 discuss what it means to be a responsible parent who games with their children and how raise responsible gamers.
Alex has a very old friend of his, Joe Glorioso, on the show to talk about his experience with fatherhood. Joe's story is a really interesting one, and his focus on the important things in life has always been an inspiration to Alex. Join in to listen to conversations around martial arts, work life balance, strange work environments, and the importance of family. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org to join in on the conversation.
Alex celebrates 40 episodes by having his wife join him to share how their parenting journey is going so far. They also share the importance of leaning on your partner through this, sometimes frustrating, experience.
Alex is extremely happy to have his very good friend, Chris Bascope, on the show to discuss his journey to becoming a father. Chris shares the fertility challenges he and his wife had up to this point, and how he's looking forward to being a father.
Alex invites a regular on the show, Jamie Sweetland, to talk about what Disney does right for families visiting their theme parks and consuming their content. They also talk about how their daughters have loved movies from Moana to Alice in Wonderland. Do your kids love Disney? Write in and let us know: email@example.com
Alex's old friend and coworker, Matt Shaver, joins the show to talk about how he and his wife's unexpected addition to their family was one of the best things to ever happen to him.
Alex invites another fellow podcast listener to the show to share his perspective on fatherhood. Josh is a stay at home father with experience as a Martial Arts Instructor. He shares some important thoughts around the importance of self-defense and discipline as you raise a child.
Alex shares how he and Deanna have been dealing with a recent ear infection that Aria has been suffering from. It has resulted in really bad sleep regression and a lot of anxiety around the Albisu household. As someone that is prone to anxiety, Alex has shared some of the ways he's been coping.
Brian, a fellow podcast enthusiast, joined Alex to talk about how important hard work and setting a great example is for your kids; especially when you have four boys. Brian also shares some personal struggles he's experienced and how he has overcome them with a tremendous focus on what is important: being a caregiver for his family.
Alex invites a fellow lover of podcasts and geek, Brandon Matthews, aka "Old Man Franks", to talk about his experience with fatherhood. From terrible twos, to video games, to reuniting with his father, Brandon makes a strong case as to why he is a great father; he has a wonderful wife at his side to help him!
Alex invites returning guest, Omer Aru, of Escape Room Herndon, to share the latest on his boys. Video games are pretty popular in his house and he shares what methods he uses to promote a positive gaming atmosphere in his home. We also pay homage to Omer's father, who passed away earier this year.
Alex's daughter is on the move and talking! He shares some tips around how to prepare yourself for a baby who is starting to crawl and walk and how to deal with frustrations around communicating with your child.
Alex's friend and fellow gamer, Don, joins the show to share his unique perspective and experience with fatherhood. He also shares the impact that a popular video game had on his journey to meeting his wife and step-daughter.
Alex's friend, Steven, joins him to discuss the role that faith plays in his approach to fatherhood. He also shares the story of his daughter, Lulu, and how he and his wife found out that Lulu has down syndrome and the impact that has had on their lives.
Alex welcomes his friend, Tim, back to give the latest news on his stepson, Willy, and share the exciting news that he and his fiance are engaged. They talk geek culture, the impact this marriage will have on his fiance's son, and his methods of holding video games hostage to see positive results in schoolwork.