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SHOW #38: Flying With An 18 Month Old Is Not For The Faint Of Heart!

11/18/2017
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Last week, Reed and I flew out to California for a family vacation with my wife. Actually, she was already there finishing a work conference so I was flying by myself!...and this was Reed's FIRST trip flying. Of all the times he would have a 'nuclear' diaper blow out, it had to happen on the flight there! Check out this latest show to hear how I barely survived. Also, we celebrate Veteran's Day 2017, co-host Adam Ritz talks with his Marine father about serving our country and being a...

Duration: 00:48:13


SHOW #37: The Patriarchs Halloween 2017 Special

10/30/2017
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The Patriarchs discuss favorite Halloween memories in this episode and share a few ghost stories. Host Greg Browning also ventured out into the graveyard to talk with the legendary Sammy Terry. Fans will remember Sammy's "Nightmare Theater" which ran on TTV 4 from the 60s thru the 80s. Sammy talks about his creator Bob Carter passing the torch onto his son, Mark. Don't believe in ghosts? Host Adam Ritz shared this photo. Explain the mysterious, ghostly fog.

Duration: 00:58:48


SHOW #36: How To Help Kids Understand Tragic Events Like The Vegas Shooting

10/12/2017
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For many adults, the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting on October 1st 2017 was extremely difficult to understand. Imagine what goes through the minds of children. In this episode, Greg Browning, Adam Ritz and Jim Burrows discuss how they personally dealt with moments of tragedy in explaining it to their children or family. (photo image from Wikipedia)

Duration: 00:49:33


SHOW #35: Guest Dad, Tracy Forner From Indy Style Joins Us

9/21/2017
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TV host Tracy Forner is an experienced father of three and dropped by this week to talk with The Patriarchs. Find him on social media TWITTER LINK and on the Indy Style page here: CLICK HERE

Duration: 00:54:53


SHOW #34: Kids Actions Have Consequences – Punishments That Stick!

9/12/2017
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A friend of mine recently told me how disappointed and frustrated she was with her teenage son for blowing off his curfew. I posed the question to our Patriarch hosts: "What's the best punishment for teens, and how do you make it stick?". Also in this show, co-host Adam Ritz talks about breaking down when sending his daughter off to college. He doesn't hold back, and shares his emotion in this episode.

Duration: 00:49:16


SHOW #33: Indiana State Fair – Wonderful World Of Food!

8/16/2017
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Thanks to The Indiana Dairy Association Indiana for having us back out to the Dairy Bar at this year's Indiana State Fair! Our guest on this show is Dairy Association General Manager, Deb Osza. Thanks to Michelle Plummer and Jenni Browning for making this a great event.

Duration: 00:30:42


SHOW #32: 2017 Indiana State Fair Show – Guest Rick Garrett

8/6/2017
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Back at the Indiana Dairy Bar at the Indiana State Fair for our latest show. Special guest, Rick Garrett, Tenderloin connoisseur. Rick is a great stand up comic and musician, and has written food reviews for over 200 different tenderloin sandwiches across the country! Take a listen and hear his TOP 3 Favorite Tenderloins in Indiana! This episode of The Patriarchs is dedicated in the memory and honor of fallen Southport Police Department Lt. Aaron Allan. He was killed in the line of duty...

Duration: 00:33:26


SHOW #31: Summer Vaca Dilemma – Let Teens Bring Their Boyfriend/Girlfriend?

7/16/2017
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Summertime means family vacations, and on this show, the dads talk about what to do when your teenager wants to bring their boyfriend/girlfriend along. Also, we discuss how kids can be apart of servie projects at an early age. Hear the story of why one 12 year old wears a pink backpack to school. And our quote from this show on the matter of talking with your kids when they want something: "It's only a conversation if you continue speaking" -Patriarch host Adam Ritz

Duration: 00:35:03


SHOW #30: For The Love Of Dads

6/18/2017
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Father's Day 2017, the Patriarchs share stories of their dads. What ties the memories together? Sports and sharing that with the old man~

Duration: 00:47:43


SHOW #29: Entering The Biting Stage With My 13 Month Old…OUCH!

6/9/2017
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In this episode, I talk with fellow Patriarchs, Jim Burrows & Adam Ritz, about the 'Biting Stage'. My 13 month old, Reed, surprised me the other night by trying to gnaw a hunk of flesh from my stomach!!

Duration: 00:43:17


SHOW #28: Having The Sex Talk With Kids Isn’t Enough

5/27/2017
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A recent survey found that teens want to hear more from their parents about relationships and what love actually is about...and not just the birds and the bees. In this latest episode, The Patriarchs talk about how their parents approached this back in the day, and how they dealt with the topic now that they're parents~

Duration: 00:45:31


SHOW #27: Only The Love Of A Mother

5/11/2017
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Paying tribute to our moms on this show...we think back to our childhood: Greg Browning recalls his mom comforting him after dropping a pizza, TWICE! Jim Burrows thinks back to his mom playing "dirty scrabble" and Adam Ritz recalls the time his mother taught him to fight. Happy Mother's Day~

Duration: 00:41:08


SHOW #26: Celebrating My Son’s First Birthday!

4/19/2017
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In our latest show, Patriarch host Adam Ritz talks with host Greg Browning and his wife Jenni about their son Reed's first birthday.

Duration: 00:54:11


SHOW #25: Radio & TV Personality Laura Steele Talks About Being A Single Parent

3/25/2017
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Excited to celebrate National Single Parents Week with veteran broadcaster and Matriarch, Laura Steele. In this episode Laura talks about what works when she needs to discipline her daughter...and gives some advice to other single parents.

Duration: 00:40:32


SHOW #24: “What Brings A Tough Dad Like Adam Ritz To Tears?”

3/17/2017
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Co-Host Adam Ritz talks about how a Senior project for his daughter made him reflect and get choked up. And we also discuss what advice the senior Patriarchs gave to their kids as they left home for college.

Duration: 00:28:50


SHOW #23: Parents, Feeling Like You’re Having A Nervous Breakdown?

3/4/2017
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Saw a recent article on signs you might be having a nervous break down. As a new parent, I can say my wife Jenni and I have certainly been pushed to the limit, but thankfully have helped each other through it. In this episode, we talk about the signs of a nervous breakdown...and Patriarch Adam Ritz talks with NFL standout, Chris Jones, about fatherhood as a professional athlete.

Duration: 00:35:22


SHOW #22: “No Birthday Presents…Unless You’re Bringing Cash”

2/17/2017
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My son Reed will be turning 1 year old come April of this year. So in this episode, I talk with Adam Ritz and Jim Burrows about the birthday party plans: is it socially acceptable to ask guests to not give Reed a 'toy' as a gift, but instead, make a financial contribution to his college fund? Adam thinks that's ridiculous and calls me out. -Greg Browning

Duration: 00:34:41


SHOW #21 Why Are Dads Bad At Time Management?

1/28/2017
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In this episode, I look to my fellow Patriarchs for tips on time management. As a new dad, I STINK at time management! Never enough hours in the day...haven't been to the gym in over a year...rarely have time for a nap or catching up with friends....I don't even bathe daily anymore. -Greg Browning

Duration: 00:37:55


SHOW #20 “..And We’re Back”

12/12/2016
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After a brief bathroom break, The Patriarchs have found their way back to the microphone. In this episode we're joined by Lee Marcum frm Jack's Donuts.

Duration: 00:56:11


SHOW #19: LIVE At The Indiana State Fair PART II

8/20/2016
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As we say goodbye to another great summer at the Indiana State Fair, we have our second part of a broadcast at the Dairy Bar, with guest Patriarch, Paul Poteet. In this episode we learn how Paul disciplined his two sons, the best part about being a grandparent, and Jim Burrows shares his very first concert (not Carol Channing, but close).

Duration: 00:46:18

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