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.

DD99-I-Swear
podcast

Saying my first curse word was a right of passage for me. When I got to college and discovered girls responded well to “liquid personality” all bets were off. Late nights of poker playing cemented in a bad habit of colorful metaphors for years to come. But then I had children

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DD98-Round-Table-Rogue-One
podcastround table

It’s that time again. Time for the Dads of the Round Table to have a discussion. And this time, we get to talk about one of our favorite topics… Star Wars. Or at least a Star Wars Story. We are joined by Adam Hartvigsen, Ryan Bond, and Jon Harrison (of

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DD97-The-Pinkaboos
interviewpodcast

Princesses, rainbows, and unicorns. That’s the majority of what you find on the book shelves for girls these days. But all little girls are different. Some of them don’t want another run of the mill princess-gets-rescued-by-the-prince story. Nope. They want something new, something different, something… exciting! Enter The Pinkaboos. Since Jake

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DD96-Steve-Roy
interviewpodcast

Like it or not, many of us see a “dad bod” staring back at us when we look in the mirror. Years of less than perfect diet and more time watching sports than playing them eventually add up. Life happens, we get it. The best of intentions somehow don’t make

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dd95-rt-5-love-languages
podcastround table

This week we are joined by Chris Regan, Nathan Reitsma, and Kevin Stanley for our first ever Round Table Book Club. We all read The 5 Love Languages of Children and discussed it on the show. It was a very powerful conversation and the book should be high on your

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dd94-rachel-kowert
interviewpodcast

Video games are awesome. Everyone knows that. Even people who don’t consider themselves “gamers” are playing on their phones without a second thought. Games have become a permanent part of our society. And for the most part, we’ve embraced their arrival with open arms. But… what about kids? Should they

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dd93-jason-mackenzie
interviewpodcast

As men we often fear being vulnerable. But it turns out that opening ourselves up can become our biggest strength. Especially with our children. In this episode Jason MacKenzie shares with us how this can be a powerful way to connect deeply with our kids. In his book The Dadly

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dd92-empty-nesters
podcast

Our children are growing up fast. Pretty soon they’ll be headed into the world to make their mark and follow their dreams. And of course, this is what we want to happen. The problem is, it happens way too fast. It turns out there’s wisdom at the end of this road

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dd91-emotionally-strong-boys
podcast

Men don’t cry. From a young age boys are taught to “man up” and “be tough.” While this is good in many ways for developing grit and tenacity, it can potentially be harmful to suppress those emotions. Parents today are beginning to recognize that helping our boys understand and handle

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dd90-10-scariest-technologies
podcast

Halloween is a time for creepy fun. We dress up and do our best to scare the daylights out of each other while collecting as much candy as possible. But short of the occasional animated witch, technology itself hasn’t really been something to be feared in and of itself. That

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