February 11th, 2016

Why are you teaching your kids about God… You are an Atheist?!?

I’m teaching my kids about God in their Sunday school class, funny thing is… I’m an atheist. Most Sundays for the past 2 years you would find me in the a place that should be the last place you would look for me, in a church.  Recently, more than just in a church, as a matter of fact [Read More…]

February 5th, 2016

Episode 8: You Say Tooth Fairy, But We Smell a Rat…

What do rats, flying pigs, and Duane “The Rock” Johnson have in common? In this episode Pat and I dig into the business of discarded children’s teeth… yup we are looking at the myth of the tooth fairy and why this sprite has become a fixture in our culture.

January 15th, 2016

Pre-teens Parsing Politics

My kids get their fill of politics through me.  I try to be very guarded with them about my specific political leanings, so that as we have big events like the State of the Union address, or debates, etc we can discuss what they heard without them feeling like they have to pander to me. [Read More…]

November 15th, 2015

7 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn from Football

I have learned some life lessons by watching football. — I love football. Fall can never get here fast enough for me. As a father, I am sharing my love of the game with my kids. Watching football together is becoming a tradition with my boys. And even as it is a great pass-time and [Read More…]

November 5th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 4: Why is the Sky Blue?

Pat and I dig into the question that kicked of the idea for this podcast, “Why is the sky blue?”  We also explain why you can sometimes see the moon during the day. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/11/04/why-is-the-sky-blue

November 1st, 2015

Abstinence-Focused Driver’s Education

“If cars were supposed to have more than one driver they’d have been made with more that one steering wheel.” What if we approached driver’s ed like we do sex-ed?  — The most important thing you can learn about driving is not to drive until you can afford to own your own car.  You really [Read More…]

But Daddy Way Episode 3 Cover Art

October 30th, 2015

But Daddy Why Episode 3: Halloween, Jack’o’lantern, and the fate of the Mangel Wurzel

Pat and Eric get spooky… well they get Mangel Wurzeled at least… Don’t know what that means? Give this one a listen you’ll also learn about the origins of Halloween and the Jack’o’Lantern as well. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/butdaddywhy/2015/10/30/halloween-jackolantern-and-the-fate-of-the-mangel-wurzel