Episode 61 – Actively Parenting

Getting into a rhythm is pretty essential to parenting. But what happens when routine becomes a little too routine and we fall into patterns that might benefit from being broken? John and Patrick dig further into how to stay motivated, change up our repertoire, and...

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Episode 60 – Getting Creative With Activities

The task of thinking up new ways to keep our kids engaged each day can be exhausting. So how do we keep it from feeling like a burden? Sometimes we just need some fresh ideas. Patrick walks John through the crazy, creative festival of activities he planned for his...

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Episode 59 – The Beach With Kids

A trip to the beach is typically equated with rest and relaxation. But now going to the beach with little kids is pretty much the opposite. And yet, we still decide to do summer outings to the beach as a family. John and Patrick chat about how to beach with kids and...

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Episode 58 – Mindfulness

Healthy eating and exercise will get you pretty far in life, yet there's still the major mental challenge in our day-to-day that is stress. In this latest of the healthy living trilogy of episodes, Patrick and John navigate practicing mindfulness to stay present (and...

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Episode 57 – Finding A Healthier Diet

Working out is one aspect of taking care of yourself and living a while, but a healthy diet is equally important. And with this too, being a parent means we've got to model what it looks like to eat right. So... what does it look like? John and Patrick talk about...

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Episode 56 – Working Out

We all know we're supposed to get in some exercise every week in order to live long, healthy, happy lives. How exactly do we pull it off when work and parenting devour most of our days? Patrick and John haven't necessarily figured this one out all the way (as you can...

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Episode 55 – Prioritizing Human Connection

When's the last time you had a real conversation with your neighbor? Or asked someone at work more than the obligatory, "How are you?" These days that kind of connection to people in our real everyday lives can feel pretty distant. John and Patrick reflect on how they...

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Episode 54 – Smorgasbord

After a couple weeks off from recording, it's time to catch up on what's going on with Patrick, John and their families. A smorgasbord of topics, featuring some of the latest challenges with food, tales from Great Britain, the art of dance, and, as always, pee and...

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Episode 53 – Time Travel

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...

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Episode 52 – Take Your Kids to Work Day

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. What,...

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