55 episodes

Hi, I’m Rich Bolus. Join me as I explore the messiness of being a parent.
Each episode I tease out tips, approaches and insights from parents and experts with the aim of becoming less bad at being a dad.

The Dad Mindset Sho‪w‬ Rich Bolus

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Hi, I’m Rich Bolus. Join me as I explore the messiness of being a parent.
Each episode I tease out tips, approaches and insights from parents and experts with the aim of becoming less bad at being a dad.

    Nathan Spicer on deliberately building a life that allows you to spend as much time with your family as you want

    Nathan Spicer on deliberately building a life that allows you to spend as much time with your family as you want

    Father of two (soon to be three), Nathan Spicer, on everything from deliberately building a life that enables you to spend as much time with your family as you want to accepting the things we have no control over.

    • 49 min
    Michael Ray on parental gender equality, being mindful of the trade offs we make and how to raise critical thinkers

    Michael Ray on parental gender equality, being mindful of the trade offs we make and how to raise critical thinkers

    Solo dad, writer and public speaker, Michael Ray, on parental gender equality, the trade offs you are making and how to raise critical thinkers.

    • 44 min
    Beau Miles on rights of passage, making movies about the human condition and sleeping in trees

    Beau Miles on rights of passage, making movies about the human condition and sleeping in trees

    Filmmaker, speaker, writer and new-father, Beau Miles, on trusting yourself to be odd.

    • 39 min
    Dr Adam Fraser on striving, happiness and showing up as the best version of yourself as a parent

    Dr Adam Fraser on striving, happiness and showing up as the best version of yourself as a parent

    Peak performance researcher and author, Dr Adam Fraser on striving, happiness and showing up as the best version of yourself as a parent

    • 47 min
    Tracy Poizner on the challenges of blended families and raising someone else's kids

    Tracy Poizner on the challenges of blended families and raising someone else's kids

    Parenting coach and stepmom mentor, Tracy Poizner, on the challenges of blended families and raising someone else's kids.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Arnie Phillips on social loneliness, and the anxiety and exhaustion caused by COVID-19 lockdown

    Arnie Phillips on social loneliness, and the anxiety and exhaustion caused by COVID-19 lockdown

    Clinical Psychology Registrar, Arnie Phillips a.k.a. ‘the Child Whisperer’ on social loneliness, and the anxiety and exhaustion caused by COVID-19 lockdown.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Shane-o 1 ,

A helpful and inspirational discovery

The Dad Mindset podcast has been such an awesome find for me as father of 2 young boys, husband and working in a demanding job (and generally flying by the seat of my pants the whole time!). The guests have many great ideas and the personal sharing is inspirational. Thanks Rich for seeing the value and sharing it in an engaging way
- you’ve got skills man! I am definitely a better dad for it.

Kat Cayley ,

Perspective!

Highly engaging and such raw conversations make you feel humbled to be the listener. Realising that no two parenting situations are the same, nor the children, or us as humans, makes this podcast so valuable to learn that we are all doing our best to bring out the best in our parenting from the lives we are leading. I applaud the dads who give over their stories so candidly to Rich, and a must listen for any dads out there who are navigating their own journey into parenthood

SarahGreen005 ,

Relatable, engaging and helpful

Move over Richard Fidler, there's another Richard in my podcasts now!

My new favourite show. As a new mum, I'm thoroughly enjoying listening to The Dad Mindset. Engaging interviews with such mindful dads. Can't recommend it enough :)

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