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Brian Partie on Balance & Family | Dad Talk #15

By James Shaw | October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Brian Partie and, his wife Candice, have four daughters all under the age of 10. Life is busy and they finding ways to make it work. Brian shares how he is able to keep focused on his family while also keeping his spiritual life, fitness, marriage and business life in good place. You may choose…

Middle School Matters | E33

By James Shaw | October 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Middle School is such an interesting time for kids. Often it means a new school, first time using a locker, first time having different teachers for each subject, new friends and social dynamics and more. It turns out a middle schoolers growth in EQ may be more important than IQ. This week we talk with…


Living a Big Life – A Conversation with Jay Papasan | E32

By James Shaw | September 30, 2019 | 1 Comment

How do we make it all happen? The demands of life… work, family, kids, the house, money, and more. This week we take a look at how you can live an amazing life and reach your goals in the areas that matter. We talked with Jay Papasan, co-author of the best-selling book The ONE Thing.…

Chad McKamie on Being an Intentional Dad | Dad Talk #14

By James Shaw | September 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chad McKamie and his wife have been married nearly 15 years and have two kids. He says the most important part of being a great dad is being a great husband. He’s very intentional on his role as a husband and a father. He shares how it helps him, what it does for his family…

Talking With Your Kids – How Asking The Right Questions Helps Them Think | E31

By James Shaw | September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Reading with your young kids is super important and most parents know that. What you talk about while reading may be just as important. The questions you ask your kids can have a big impact on how they think and it turns out most parents could ask better ones. That’s according to a study from…

Jovan McNeill on Making A Difference | Dad Talk #14

By James Shaw | September 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jovan McNeill’s dad wasn’t around when he was a kid. He says not having his father involved in his life created some challenges – challenges he’s is determined to keep other kids from having. That’s why he started Cloud Nine Outdoors, an organization to help kids without active fathers. That mission is helping him as…

Parents & Teachers: A Partnership | E30

By James Shaw | September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The new school year is here and each one brings some excitement and challenges. Our goal is simple, to create little people who become amazing adults. So how can parents, teachers and schools partner to make it happen? It’s an important conversation in a world of test scores, school and teacher assessments and today’s busy…

Scott Behson on Working Dads | Dad Talk #13

By James Shaw | September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The balance between family and work is a challenge for so many and Dr. Scott Behson is making it his mission to help. As a father, he knows the battle and that’s why he wrote The Working Dad’s Survival Guide. Dr. Behson joined us for a Dad Talk episode to share what he’s learned about making…

Ready To Grow Up? Fostering Independence in our Teens | E29

By James Shaw | September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most parents say their teens aren’t ready for the real world. That’s what a study from the University of Michigan found. And parents may be to blame. What can we do better? How can we help our kids be ready to be on their own? This week we talk about some things you can do…

Avoiding Burnout: The Balance Between Work & Family | E28

By James Shaw | September 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Creating a balance between work and life can be tough. It’s so tough that it can be common for business owners and entrepreneurs to give up — even if the business is successful. That’s according to a study from Ball State University. This week we talk with the authors about it and what you can…

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