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A Dad’s Bravery In The Face of Heartbreak.

A Dad’s Bravery In The Face o...

When I became a dad, I knew that at some point I may be called on to stir up courage, steadfastness, emotion and many other things I hoped I would be able to do.  Somehow when we know that a little life is coming into the world, and that...
24/7 Dad To Go eBook: Tips for Raising Healthy Kids.

24/7 Dad To Go eBook: Tips for Rais...

A child without a dad at home is two times more likely to suffer obesity. This is just one statistic that illustrates the effect of fatherlessness.  Our friends at The National Fatherhood Initiative help us hold up the standard of good,...
It’s the Radio Dad November podcast!!!

It’s the Radio Dad November p...

Welcome to the November Radio Dad podcast. In this edition, Mike Austin talks with a film and TV commercial producer about working on location with his daughter, also, it’s another Radio Dad “road trip”. Mike ran into a...
The Radio Dad podcast (Sept/Oct)

The Radio Dad podcast (Sept/Oct)

In this episode of The Radio Dad podcast, Mike Austin talks dirty sheets, bribing your kids into getting good grades and welcomes two guests to the show. Mike’s first guest is Brad Manzo, comedian and author of “How NOT To...
“Sacrifice” Is What Makes A Great Dad….watch this vid!

“Sacrifice” Is What Mak...

I was having dinner with a group of friends recently and the conversation turned to…of course, fatherhood. These particular people were not dads and a bit younger than I. One young lady said she had a hard time finding a “good...
What If Batman Was A Dad?

What If Batman Was A Dad?

ALL dads should be super heros for their families. But, does a guy NEED special powers to be a super hero? I don’t think so. A friend of mine once said his idea of a super hero is the man who can get up every morning and take on...
This Dad Is One COOL, Inventive Do-It-Yourselfer!  (probably not good to watch with the kids)

This Dad Is One COOL, Inventive Do-...

The Tooth Fairy needs a little help these days.  This dad is an uber-helper.  Don’t you wish you were this inventive?  This is only one of the things about us dads…we are creators, do-ers of good things, thinkers!  This dad...
Nurturing the Mechanically Curious Boy…..(or girl).

Nurturing the Mechanically Curious ...

There’s something about taking stuff apart to see how it works that just is built in to little boys. Sometimes we want to take things apart just for the destruction of it. Think about when you were a kid. What was the first thing you...