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.

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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dd89-eight-powerful-ways-to-connect
podcast

Distractions. Between email, texts, apps, video games, TV shows, apps, fantasy sports, etc. it’s a wonder we ever speak to each other at all. The reality is that in our always-on technology filled world, there is no shortage of things competing for our attention. But our children shouldn’t be one of them.

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dd88-middle-school-makeover-michelle-icard
interviewpodcast

The tween years. One of the more challenging times for parent and child alike. Both are adjusting the best they can to the many changes happening in this sometimes awkward phase of life. One of the biggest of these is the dreaded middle school. Michelle Icard is here to help. She

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dd87-happy-families-bruce-feiler
interviewpodcast

Do you want a happier family? I know I sure do. We do our best but the digital world is full of distractions. Sometimes despite our best intentions we all come up a little short. That’s where Bruce Feiler‘s book The Secrets of Happy Families can help. Bruce has draws from the best

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dd86-can-i-kiss-you-mike-domitrz
interviewpodcast

Would you ask for permission to kiss your date? That’s exactly what Michael Domitrz is proposing in his book Can I Kiss You? and though it may seem unusual, he has very good reason behind it. This episode takes us on a deep dive into a provocative topic as we

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dd85-tom-tate
interviewpodcast

I… Have… the… Power…! That’s what Tom Tate has been saying a lot recently as he pores through issue after issue of Nintendo Power magazine. No, he isn’t on the hunt for long forgotten cheat codes. He has been preparing for the launch of his new project the Power Time

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DD84-Stacy-Martin
interviewpodcast

The Internet is a scary place. Or at least it can be. The world has evolved into an always connected place that can be dangerous if not taken seriously. And our kids (digital natives) don’t always understand the risk. From the Facebook post of a photo to the Snapchat video they

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DD83-Heather-Shumaker
interviewpodcast

We are told from an early age not to break the rules. Our parents tell us, our teachers remind us, and society expects us to follow the path well traveled. But is this always best? When it comes to raising our children, do the rules that we’ve been handed down

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DD82-Round-Table-Stranger-Things
podcastround table

The recent Netflix exclusive Stranger Things has taken the world by storm. It has yet another self produced hit for the fast growing media company. If you haven’t seen it, go do that now and come back. It’s an amazing show and we don’t want to spoil it for you. Walter Eggers, Jeremy

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