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A Father & Son Talk About Success with World Record Holder Connor Emeny

In this unique conversation we sit down with world record holder Connor Emeny and his dad, Steve Emeny for an inside look into their relationship.

The Intense Pain and How to Overcome Losing a Spouse to Suicide

Mike Whitla talks about the pain of losing a spouse to suicide and how hard it is to keep a family together afterwards.

What You Can Expect For Season Two of The Dad Central Show

Ed and Drew speak briefly about two ideas that may lead into season 2’s content. This is a short but informative conversation that shares personal experiences, past guests and foreshadows future guests.

Time Management for Dads: Prioritizing what matters and finding balance

By setting clear priorities, being flexible, organizing and planning, taking care of our physical and mental health, and making time for community involvement and spiritual practices, dads can successfully manage time and lead a fulfilling life.

What Dads Need to Know From Our First 12 Shows

What Dads Need to Know From Our First 12 Shows

In this episode Ed and Drew review select moments from the first 12 shows. Each guest provided memorable takeaways that, when applied, can make a big impact in the journey of fatherhood. As the conversation evolves they add personal reflections, stories or research that aligns with the guests message.

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The ABCs and 123s of Building Connection

The ABCs and 123s of Building Connection

As I refined my ability to communicate, the practice of keeping it simple did wonders. Here are the ABCs and 123s from my learning along with John Maxwell’s guidance for ways to keep it simple. Regardless of circumstances, they can help you connect with the people that matter most.

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Social Anxiety and Socializing Your Child

Social Anxiety and Socializing Your Child

Families and parents have faced extreme pressure to navigate the changing world and how that affects their children’s lives. Social distancing, vaccination status, racial tensions, and political divides create so much uncertainty when it comes to teaching children about building relationships.

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Roger Dundas and Matt Prestbury: Black Fathers Raising Confident Kids

Roger Dundas and Matt Prestbury: Black Fathers Raising Confident Kids

This conversation explores the fatherhood experiences of Roger Dundas and Matt Prestbury. Roger Dundas is the Managing Director at Konvo Media and the Publisher/Co-Founder of ByBlacks.com. Matt Prestbury is the Founder of The Black Fathers Foundation.

From hearing about foundational childhood experiences that formed their perspective on fatherhood to the importance of structure and discipline to be at your best, this conversation is packed with insightful stories, humour and wisdom.

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Niigaan Sinclair Talks About Resolving Anger Towards Your Father

Niigaan Sinclair Talks About Resolving Anger Towards Your Father

In the new episode of The Dad Central Show, we welcome a very special guest, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair. This conversation is about the revolution of vulnerability and love. We invite all dads and parents to “listen” in on this enlightening talk that touches on deep and meaningful elements of Indigenous cultural practices.

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Being the Dad You Want to Be

Being the Dad You Want to Be

Who do you want to be as a dad? The fun dad? Adventurous dad? The more structured dad? The effective communicator dad? The present dad? The compassionate dad? The potential options are limitless! It’s like asking a kid “what do you want to be when you grow up?” and they start listing off their heart’s desires.

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