Brent Basham
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Brent Basham

Brent is the father of three little monkeys: Cody, Taylor, and Kenna. When he isn't busy chasing them around he also likes to write and podcast.

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Sleep. It’s something that has plagued parents from the beginning of time. Whether it’s getting enough yourself or a baby waking up 5 times a night, sleep can become a central topic for every parent. As your kids get older it gets even harder with all the negotiations and bartering.

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We know reading to our kids is important. And we also want them to learn to enjoy reading on their own. And why not? After all, reading is the single biggest predictor of future success. And we all want our children to go on to great things. But there’s a

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Stress. If you have kids there’s a good chance you are very familiar with the concept. Parents face it in their career, personal relationships, and even with their children. But if the stress level is too high it can cause all sorts of problems in our lives. In this episode we

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Are you spending enough quality time with your kids? If you’re anything like me you may think you have this on lock down. But after talking with our guest Jim Sheils this week, I realize the need to step up my dad game. In his book The Family Board Meeting, Jim

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How did I ever get to this place? It seems like only yesterday I was back in college, playing video games all day while enjoying a smorgasbord of junk food from the all-you-can-eat coffee table buffet. And I never gained a single pound. Hitting the weights a couple times a week was enough to

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Education is extremely important. And school plays a big part in that as our children grow their way into being adults. We know great teachers influence performance and inspire students to learn, but what about the school itself? How much does that matter? For many households the options of private vs. public school is

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Trying to eat healthy ourselves is hard enough. But getting our kids to eat what’s good for them? Nearly impossible. Especially when they’re faced with birthday parties and events at school that are full of sugary options. Then there’s youth sports. It’s all too common for the kids to come

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Tonight we witnessed the end of an era. The Ringling Bros.® circus that has been around for 146 years, is on its final tour before closing up shop for good. Apparently, ticket sales have been on a steady decline for a while now. And the decision to remove the elephants from the

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As dads we see our fair share of Disney movies. Like it or not it kinda comes with the territory I suppose. Most of the time at least the storytelling is solid, especially where Pixar is concerned. And by the looks of this latest trailer for the newest installment of Cars 3

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Does your child feel enough love from you? You may think, “Sure. I tell them all the time.” But before you answer, let me ask you another question. Do you know your child’s primary love language? I sure didn’t. I wasn’t even aware people receive love in unique ways. But they do.

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