Radio Dad with Mike Austin (Show # 16)- Oval Office Oddities & Camping/Road Trips September 4, 2021

I have a potpourri for you this episode.  First, Author, Bill Fawcett on his book “Oval Office Oddities” and our various Presidents as Dads.  Next, we are planning an Austin family “Radio Dad Road Trip”….3,000 miles in an RV!!!  So, I talk with Bonnie Hall who has a short little story about her mom’s fear and how her […]

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin- (Show # 15)- Frank Tiessen, President of Carrera Revell of America (Slot Cars/Model Building) August 29, 2021

I’ve been thinking about hobbies that Dads can do along with their kids.  Hiking/camping comes to mind, but not everyone is cut out for the great outdoors (although we should ALL love it).  I’m talking about screenless hobbies, those things that get us away from video gaming, phones, movie night…those things that make us interact, […]

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin (Show # 14)- August 21, 2021 August 22, 2021

A couple of Radio Dad Road Trips this episode!  First I have a quick clip at a boat show with a lady who, along with her dad, take handicapped people out fishing!  It’s called “Fishing Has No Boundaries” and it was started in Wisconsin. Next, I chat with Tim Myer, story teller, song writer, poet and author […]

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin (Show #13- Chuck Haas, Champion Wrestler, Coach & Dad) August 7, 2021

What does it take to mold young boys into men?  Lot’s of coaches, mentors and teachers use the same skills that it takes to be a good DAD!  My guest is a guy I knew in High School, Chuck Haas, who went on to become a celebrated, champion in football and wrestling.  Chuck has been a […]

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin- (Show #12)- Dad Feels Useless / Older Dads and Whittling! July 31, 2021

Sometimes Dads can get the idea that they aren’t needed much.  Mom did all the “pushing”, she may be breast feeding, she has a close, physical bond with the baby.  So, what’s a Dad to do with that useless feeling?  Also, we talk with Greg Keer, from Family Man Online, about older dads and the challenges […]

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin- (Show # 11)- July 19, 2021 July 18, 2021

I’m a drummer….HE’S a drummer….we hit it off! Rich Redmond plays drums for Jason Aldean and many others. He’s also an accomplished motivational speaker. Rich tells us about his dad’s encouragement when he was making a LOT of racket around the house, growing up. Rich also talks about his book” “C.R.A.S.H.” and how that can help you in you dadly life and professional life.

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin (Show # 10) July 10, 2021

When I was a kid, I wanted to BE Peter Brady on The Brady Bunch. In this show, I chat with Christopher Knight about those days and his dad. The thing his dad did that Chris thought was wacky back then….he now is glad his dad did it. But first, why do “Leaders Eat Last”? It’s a book by Simon Sinek and I talk with Ryan Sanders, from the Natl. Fathrhood Initiative, about it in a dadly, Radio Dad book review. ENJOY!

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin- (Show #9)- July 5th, 2021 CAMPING! July 5, 2021

Camping is a great, family, DADLY adventure…even if it’s just in the backyard. I talk with “Celebrity Naturalist”, David Mizuhjewski, about camping. Also, Neil Chethik give us insights into being a “Summertime Dad” and how to prepare for and deal with a long visit with your kids.

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin- (podcast episode #8)- June 26, 2021 June 29, 2021

In this show, Mike talks about making beer, with Mike O’Brien (…is everyone named MIKE on this show? Sheeesh!)
Next it’s another “Dad-preneur”. this time the inventor of the BLOWZEE…a whole new way to blow out birthday candles! Mark Apelt is our guest. ENJOY!

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Radio Dad with Mike Austin (podcast episode #7)- June 14, 2021 June 19, 2021

Today’s guests:
1- Elliot Hulse, professional strongman, and building a warehouse gym in your garage + his dad, growing up in the jungles of Belize!
2- Anson Williams, “Potsie” on “Happy Days” back in the ’70’s & ’80’s! Anson has a book about a janitor that became his mentor, “Singin’ To A Bulldog”.

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