In this episode we host special guest, Penn Holderness and have an engaging and energetic conversation about fatherhood. Penn Holderness is Chief Creative Officer of Holderness Family Productions, the business he created with his wife, Kim. Kim and Penn have been married for sixteen years. For seven of those years, they have chronicled their marriage and their family with funny music videos, vlogs, skits, and a podcast. Their videos have resulted in over a billion views and 4.5 million followers across social media. Combined they have over 25 years of storytelling experience in TV news business.
Penn takes us on an inspiring journey from being a reluctant stay-at-home dad to embracing paternity leave as a crucial element in a child’s early years, to theimportance of empathy and finally being there for your kids.
The conversation kicks off by delving into Penn’s personal experiences and how that’shaped his approach to parenting, life and work. He also shares the example set by his own father, who instilled in him the importance of an active and intentional approach to parenting.
Throughout the episode, Penn’s wit, passion and thoughtfulnesss shine through as he shares some surprising, but clear direction for dads.
This conversation makes it clear that you can have a career, a close and loving family, and still be fully engaged in the role of dad. Listen to this conversation if that’s something you want to have for yourself.
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About Penn Holderness & The Holderness Family:
Kim and Penn have been married for sixteen years. For seven of those years, they have chronicled their marriage and their family with funny music videos, vlogs, skits, and a podcast. Their videos have resulted in over a billion views and 4.5 million followers across social media.
Penn and Kim honed their storytelling skills with twenty-five combined years in the TV news business. Today, they own their own company, Holderness Family Productions, where Kim is Chief Executive Officer and Penn is Chief Creative Officer.
As well as creating content for their channels, they also work alongside brands and agencies to shape product launches and marketing campaigns. Their book about improving communication in marriage was released March 30, 2021.
Penn and Kim live in Raleigh, North Carolina, with their children, Lola and Penn Charles, and fluffy dog, Sunny.
About The Dad Central Show:
Dads love to see their kids grow into confident and successful adults. The problem is most dads feel unsure how to get there and have nowhere to turn for help.
The Dad Central Show coaches you to be your best, while bringing out the best in your family.
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