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.

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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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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