Garrett is dad to two, a husband, and market researcher living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In his 'down time' he enjoys hiking, bon fires, whiskey, and spitting rhymes.
October 29th, 2017 | 23 mins 52 secs
behavior, daycare, driving, drop-off, swearing
“I remember a time of chaos, ruined dreams, this wasted land.”
Fun fact: the narrator at the beginning of Mad Max 2 was talking about his daycare parking lot at drop-off time.
Scott has good news. Garrett's kid learned a fun new phrase from a classmate. The guys share daycare drop-off horror stories. Joey alternates between driving like an old person and driving 2 Fast AND 2 Furious.
October 15th, 2017 | 25 mins 27 secs
dadcon, lean management, routine
This episode is Serious Business.
The guys discuss using Lean Management Strategies with toddlers because, let’s be honest, small kids love focusing on things like key performance indicators, continuous improvement, and process optimization.
If you like what you hear, be sure to grab a ticket to DadCon 2018, an annual gathering of innovators, mavericks, and thought leaders in the burgeoning fatherhood-space.
October 1st, 2017 | 21 mins 43 secs
arbys, brosectomy, diet, road trip, travel, vasectomy
Joey is on a new diet, and it doesn’t include cheesesteaks. The guys talk about the latest craze in luxury surgical sterilization. Scott gets advice in preparation for an upcoming road trip. This episode was brought to you by Arby’s™, Squarespace™, Subway™, Culver’s™, Bob Evans™, Denny’s™, and not Mission Critical™.
September 17th, 2017 | 25 mins 35 secs
baby books, milestones, parenting, terrace house
Scott can’t stop watching Terrace House on Netflix. Garrett and Joey talk about kids favoring one parent over the other. The boys discuss milestones and baby books.
September 3rd, 2017 | 26 mins 29 secs
baby monitors, beer, birth, father's day, labor, newborn
We’re all dads now!
Scott is very very sleepy, but he did come up with a baby-related business idea while on paternity leave. Joey and Garrett take opposing views on baby monitors, and talk about transitioning home with a newborn when there are pets and siblings. Scott can’t finish a beer.
August 20th, 2017 | 33 mins 33 secs
costco, dadfashion, sports, vacation, vomit
Garrett's going on vacation, but he's recording this podcast instead of packing. Scott gets grossed out by mall play areas, and Joey deals with tee-ball chaos. The boys talk about the sartorial stylings of Costco #dadfashion.
August 13th, 2017 | 3 mins 18 secs
bathtime, poop, short
Our next full episode will be ready in a week (blame Scott), so this tidbit will have to hold you over for now.
July 30th, 2017 | 24 mins 8 secs
cravings, diapers, mother's day, poop, sympathy weight
Garrett talks about combining family celebrations. Joey tells Scott what he should be worried about with a newborn, and it's not what he thinks. The boys share stories about pregnancy cravings and gaining sympathy weight from eating all that good, good food. Go out and grab a gyro and a Shamrock Shake, and enjoy the episode.
July 16th, 2017 | 26 mins 54 secs
baby clothes, books, cleaning, diapers, labor
Scott learns how many onesies you really need for a newborn. Joey ruins children’s books. Garrett and Joey help Scott prepare for the clutter that kids bring to a house. The boys brainstorm a new pregnancy-related business idea.
July 2nd, 2017 | 26 mins 35 secs
baby carrier, birth, breastfeeding, doula, registry, snacks
Joey helps Scott understand the important job of Snack Dad. Garrett brainstorms a new support role for the birth experience. Scott discusses birthing classes, and shares the hottest new piece of tactical baby gear. The boys imagine the best fantasy registry items.