127 episodes

A podcast about overcoming challenges surrounding fatherhood.

The show features everyday challenges dads face, with relatable ways to overcome them and a little comedy thrown in. Guests on the show range from regular dads like you who share their stories and how they became more vital fathers. There is something to take away from every episode from adoptions, mental health, being new fathers, and more.

We want to see you thrive as a dad. We want you to cut those toxic family legacies that no longer serve you so that you can succeed for your families. It‘s time to take hold of the challenges we face and grow with our children. Let‘s Rethink Fatherhood!

Fearless Fathers Dave Olander and Ryan McDonough

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

A podcast about overcoming challenges surrounding fatherhood.

The show features everyday challenges dads face, with relatable ways to overcome them and a little comedy thrown in. Guests on the show range from regular dads like you who share their stories and how they became more vital fathers. There is something to take away from every episode from adoptions, mental health, being new fathers, and more.

We want to see you thrive as a dad. We want you to cut those toxic family legacies that no longer serve you so that you can succeed for your families. It‘s time to take hold of the challenges we face and grow with our children. Let‘s Rethink Fatherhood!

    Our Thoughts Post Covid Pandemic

    Our Thoughts Post Covid Pandemic

    Today, Dave O and Ryan talk about life post covid. Ryan shares news in his household about Covid, we share some ways you can talk to your children about parents who quarantined and Ryan does something super special... 

     

    Don't want to miss this one

     

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    • 22 min
    This SH*T Doesn’t Talked About Enough - Discussing The Effects Dad’s Face During Miscarry and Still Birth

    This SH*T Doesn’t Talked About Enough - Discussing The Effects Dad’s Face During Miscarry and Still Birth

    Today, We go back to our grassroots and talk about something that doesn't get talked about enough. 

     

    Like the title says, we are talking about the mental and physical effects dads face when they go through miscarrying or stillbirth. 

    This idea came from a great friend of the show who experienced stillbirth and miscarriage. 

     

    We're done letting these topics stay silent, we need to talk so we all can begin to heal.

     

    Dealing with loss resource:

     

    https://www.chop.edu/resources/loss-resources

    • 22 min
    When Is The Right Time To Introduce Your Children To Alcohol?

    When Is The Right Time To Introduce Your Children To Alcohol?

    Today, Dave and Ryan are sitting down and having "the talk." No, not the one where mommy and daddy love each other very much, but when's the right time to introduce (not drink) them to alcohol. 

    The idea for this came from a non-dad asking dads when the right time might be. He grew up without ever seeing alcohol, and it seemed like an excellent topic for your dad. 

     

    We share our own experiences, tips, tricks, and ideas (and different ages) on how to introduce them. 

     

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    • 23 min
    Fighting The Stigma of Mental Health - Misdiagnosis and Getting Proper Treatment as A Dad

    Fighting The Stigma of Mental Health - Misdiagnosis and Getting Proper Treatment as A Dad

    Today, we talk about how misdiagnosis of mental health illness can have more of a detrimental impact on you and your family than you initially thought. 

    We touch on the number of misdiagnoses, how it happens, and ways you can get over that misdiagnosis. 

     

     

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    The Impact of Mental Health Misdiagnosis: https://hside.org/impact-of-mental-health-misdiagnosis/

    • 31 min
    Ryan Does A Thing

    Ryan Does A Thing

    Today the fearless fathers are back with a new episode where they talk about employment changes and how it effects there personal lives.

    • 43 min
    What We Teach Our Children When We Procrastinate

    What We Teach Our Children When We Procrastinate

    DaveO runs solo today talking about that lovely thing we all do...procrastination. About 20% of adults in the U.S are chronic procrastinators. That tends to come from our families, school, work, lifestyle, etc. But how or why does it come into our kids, and how can we break that cycle? 

    It's far from easy, but we aren't putting it off any longer today. By taking small steps today, we can break the issue of putting things off until it overwhelms and cripples us.

    MetroParent Article:

    https://www.metroparent.com/parenting/advice/stop-procrastination-kid/

     

    Praising Hard Work and Intelligence: 

    https://www.parentingscience.com/praise-and-intelligence.html

     

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    Have a story to share? Want to say Hello? 

    Drop us a line! We love hearing from our Dads! You can reach us at hello@fearlessfathers.net

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

ctirp ,

I’m hooked!

Definitely motivating to listen to the passion that Dave speaks with about being the best dad you can be! Most certainly adding this to my weekly rotation

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Gabe

I’m not a fearless father. I have a 2 year old a 5 year old and run a company. I’m scared and tired a lot. These guys really help period!!!

BHickey83 ,

Breaking barriers

Dave-O and Ryan are a fantastic duo doing a phenomenal job tackling the stigma of fatherhood. Be sure to subscribe and listen for practical advice and a generous dose of humor, too. A must-have for dads, and, everyone really!

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