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Join Derek Myers, Dan Lee and their many guests as they discuss fatherhood. Our parenting conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes scary and sometimes sad.. just like every day of being a father in the modern world. Dads - you are not alone.

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Join Derek Myers, Dan Lee and their many guests as they discuss fatherhood. Our parenting conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes scary and sometimes sad.. just like every day of being a father in the modern world. Dads - you are not alone.

    And So This IS Christmas - Derek and Dan reflect on the year's guests

    And So This IS Christmas - Derek and Dan reflect on the year's guests

    Derek and Dan talk about the things they have learnt from their many and varied guests. Home Births, raising children in a truck, Broome Dads, BASE jumping and crocodile hunting, From space Gandalf to Uncle Jack Charles. Fathers with chronic illness, fathers who have lost a child, fathers, Grandfathers, Doctors and psychologists. Skater Dads, Comedians, Cinematographers, and Dads who grew up in the circus.

    If you missed an episode go back and listen to some more of these amazing Dads and their stories over the holiday season.

    Hope you have an exhilarating and restful Christmas and New Year!

    Stay tuned for something a little different next year folks!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Daniel Donahoo: Author, speaker and father of four.

    Daniel Donahoo: Author, speaker and father of four.

    Daniel has written several books on raising children, he runs programs in schools and for other professionals, concerned mainly with improving the way we all use technology to support education and learning. He talks with us mainly about the experience of losing a child- grief as well as growth.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Warwick Field: Cinematographer and father of two Adult boys.

    Warwick Field: Cinematographer and father of two Adult boys.

    Warwick is a Cinematographer who has filmed, amongst other things, many of Missy Higgins film clips. His erratic and demanding work life has made it hard for him to see his boys as much as he wanted to while they were growing up. We discuss how he managed to have a successful relationship with them.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Geoff “Ritchie” Baldwin: Motorcycle Journalist, Blogger, Dad.

    Geoff “Ritchie” Baldwin: Motorcycle Journalist, Blogger, Dad.

    Geoff returns to tell us all about the birth of his son, in a bath, in the loungeroom. See episode 23 to hear how he felt before the baby arrived.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Anthony Breslin: Painter, performer, survivor, father.

    Anthony Breslin: Painter, performer, survivor, father.

    Anthony is an extraordinary painter, performer, cancer survivor and father. His work is intense and exciting and his life story is the same. From international artist to Leukemia survivor, Anthony had great success in the art world before he was crippled by GVH disease as a result of a bone marrow transplant. His son moved over-seas to live with his mother while Anthony tried to stay alive. He struggles with pain and disability but continues to work and give to others.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Terry Lee: Professor of Leadership Psychology, Father and Grandfather.

    Terry Lee: Professor of Leadership Psychology, Father and Grandfather.

    This is Terry’s second conversation with us. His main areas of interest are leadership and child psychology and he is Dan’s Dad; a far reaching conversation about everything from the future of work, climate change, Guerrilla greening and the importance of community singing.

    • 1 hr 22 min

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