October 18, 2012
Singer-songwriter, fellow podcaster, and father Grant-Lee Phillips takes a break from interviewing musicians on Shortwave to assist Jeff as a co-host on today’s Love, Dad! Jeff discusses feeling disconnected from his daughter, having difficulty factoring in some time for his health, and ways to pare down anxiety. Grant-Lee talks about transitioning his daughter from co-sleeping to her own bedroom, his biggest fear as a dad, not trusting the Supernanny, and giving his daughter a bit of positive reinforcement by experimenting with potty presents. Plus, we hear Grant-Lee’s song to his daughter entitled “Violet.”
December 27, 2012
EP. 21 — Holiday Traditions
The grizzled veteran returns with some important news on today’s Love, Dad! The dads discuss the future of the podcast, share tales of babysitting, and talk about Dave’s recent venture to New Orleans. They also talk about their holiday plans, holiday stresses, and sleeping schedules. Plus, a holiday helping of Clean Jokes of the Week!
December 20, 2012
This week Jeff is joined by improviser, father, and fellow Earwolf podcaster — Owen Burke. Owen talks about what it was like moving to Los Angeles from New York without a job and a child on the way, cereal shopping with his daughters, and the importance of having patience as a father. He also tells us how decision making is a crucial part of his life, being worried about his daughters’ health, and focusing on the present.
December 13, 2012
Host of the Guys With Feelings podcast, regular on Sklarbro Country/County, and father Jason Nash joins Jeff this week to discuss fatherhood. Jason talks about his relationship with his father, why it’s always better to be nice to other parents’ kids, and his movie Jason Nash Is Married. He also tells us about the importance of keeping your cool, finding himself saying “Who’s kid is this?” on a regular basis, and being afraid of his children growing up to not have the drive to do things on their own.