Many dads struggle to navigate the challenges of fatherhood and seek practical advice for raising confident and successful kids.

Rather than be swayed by the “noise” that’s rampant in our world, our goal is to give dads tangible tools and insights that will help them become better parents and create strong, meaningful relationships with their children.

Getting down to business, this is The Dad Central Show where hosts Ed Gough Jr. and Drew Soleyn have a conversation with Patrick Cloutier, a French Canadian living in South Korea. He’s the creator of, a blog and website dedicated to helping dads achieve personal growth, wellness and fun. 

Top takeaways:

– Self-improvement is key: Patrick emphasizes the importance of fathers asking themselves, “What can I do to improve?” and working on weaknesses while strengthening their strengths.

– Setting a positive example: He highlights the significance of self-improvement, exercise, and setting a positive example for children.

– Embracing fatherhood: Patrick shares his reflections on the simplicity and joy of fatherhood and the unexpected ways it has positively impacted his life.

This episode will give you valuable insights on how to approach self-improvement, set a positive example, and embrace the joy of fatherhood. The practical advice shared by Patrick Cloutier will resonate with any dad who is looking to improve their parenting skills and build deeper connections with their children.

We appreciate all of you who tune in every week to support the show. If you found this episode valuable, please take a moment to review, like, and share it with other dads who could benefit from these conversations.

To leave you with something to ponder, Patrick reminds us, “What can I do to improve?” Take a moment to reflect on this question and consider how you can implement positive changes in your parenting journey.

Thank you for being a part of The Dad Central Show. Keep striving to be the best dad you can be.

About Patrick Cloutier:

Patrick Cloutier is a French-Canadian Father, Author, and Dad Blogger who has been living and working in South Korea since 2000. Entrepreneurial at heart, he owned and operated 3 different businesses in South Korea and Canada all while freelancing as an English teacher, a writer, and an occasional actor.

He now focuses on helping fathers balance wellness, growth, and fun in their lives through his dad blog: His book, ”Stories and Strategies for Modern Dads,” offers practical tips and personal stories for parents. His Novel, ”Golden Shadows,” is a great adventure novel with blockbuster potential. Both are available online.

When he isn’t trying to eat his scrambled eggs with chopsticks, he spends time with his wife and son, exercising, studying Korean or simply reading a good book.


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