Posts by James Shaw

Dad Talk #8: Basketball Coach Micah Shrewsberry on Family, Teams and Character

To say Micah Shrewsberry is busy would be an understatement. He coached NCAA and NBA basketball for 20 years. He is joining the staff at Purdue University after spending the last six years with the Boston Celtics. All this while he and his wife raise their four children. Micah joined us for a Dad Talk…

How Paid Paternity Leave Helps Families Thrive

Is living in the United States making it harder to raise a family? Many parents say yes due no standard for paid leave. Under federal law, new parents– moms and dads– have access to 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Companies can choose to offer paid leave, but the federal government doesn’t guarantee time away from…

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Daddy Shaming – Facing Judgment for our Parenting | E23

It’s no doubt that we live in a judgmental society. It’s common when parenting- looking at what others do and comparing it to what we think we’d do. Many moms may feel like they face it often. It’s called mommy shaming, but what about dads? It turns out daddy shaming exists too. This we we talk with Sarah Clark…

Dad Talk #7 – Scott Panella on Changing Lives with Adoption

Scott and Meg Panella were your classic American Family, happily married with two kids and a dog and in 2013 that all changed. That’s when they welcomed their two new sons into their family. Scott shares his journey on adopting and how it’s impacted everyone in their family. It’s an eye opening interview that you’ll…