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.

DD79-Dina-Rose
podcast

Getting kids to eat their veggies may be the biggest problem we face as parents. Well, at least next to getting them to bed on time. Nothing beats that. But making sure they eat healthy is can be an enormous challenge. This week we talk with Dina Rose about her book

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RTR11
podcastrtr

We all get scared sometimes. It’s part of being human. But we don’t want something like fear to block us from accomplishing our goals. We unveil a brand new Round Table Reminder in this episode as Cody steps in to tell us about how he beat fear not once, but twice, in

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DD77-Bill-Dwight
interviewpodcast

Spending money on kids is expensive. Every trip to the store can turn into begging for one more pack of gum or new toy. But what if they managed their own money for all that stuff instead? The idea of allowance for children is not new. People have been giving children

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DD76-Anya-Kamenetz
interviewpodcast

Tests are nearly universally hated by children. If you have children, you know how hard it is to get them to agree on much of anything. But on this they agree. Test taking is for the birds. The truth is, they may be onto something. In this episode we have the

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DD75-Round-Table-Spanking
podcastround table

Spanking your children is a very polarizing topic. Some people are completely against it while others think it’s a necessary part of raising respectful children. Needless to say it can be a very emotional topic as it relates to raising our kids. In this episode we got together a group of dads

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DD74-Road-Trips-Then-and-Now
podcast

It’s that time of year again. Time for the family road trip. When we were kids things were much different. There were no iPads, or DVD players, or Game Boys. We had our imagination and we had each other. And somehow, we managed to survive. Join the Digital Dads Round Table

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DD73-Jenna-Chalmers-GoldieBlox
interviewpodcast

There is a big problem with girls in STEM fields. But thanks to Kickstarter originated GoldieBlox, that may soon be a thing of the past. Little girls have a wide variety of engineering and other STEM related toys geared directly for them. This week we have the privilege of speaking

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RTR07
podcastrtr

The other day Cody got a bad grade in math. A really bad grade. My knee jerk was to be upset with him. But, I can proudly say I remained calm as we discussed what he could do to improve his performance. We identified it was a lack of effort

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DD72-Successful-Kids
podcast

We all want to raise good kids. But maybe our focus should be on raising successful adults. There are a specific set of commonalities among parents who accomplish exactly that. Thirteen of them in fact. And much of it is in the hands of us, the parents, which may come

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2016-05-26 09.15.15
blog

I scoffed the first time I heard about it. I mean really, who could blame me. The whole idea of this event sounded completely and utterly ridiculous. “Elementary school what exactly?” “Elementary school graduation,” my wife said emphatically as she stressed its importance yet again. “But it’s just elementary school. He is simply

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