Join Charles Elerick (husband to Kim, dad of 3 young kids and Principal) and Matt Majors (husband to Mandy, dad of 2 teens and a business leader) as they provide real-time time stories and examples of what they’re learning as fathers. Stronger dads make stronger communities. nextTalk is a nonprofit organization keeping kids safe online by creating a culture of honest conversation in families, churches and schools.
nextTalkDAD: Closing a Chapter
Kim joins the dads today for a special announcement! The where and when you can hear from the dads is changing, but their voice will still be a huge part of our nextTalk resources.
Being an Adventure Dad
Somewhere between baby number one and retirement planning, it's easy to forget that being an adventure dad is good not only for you, but for your kids to see you do hard, scary, or new things. On this show we share a few of our experiences, big and small, to challenge dads to get out there and do something adventurous.
There is nothing wrong with having a hobby or enjoying something just for you. The problem is, sometimes we get carried away with those pastimes and they become big distractions from the things in our lives that matter the most.
Things I Would do Differently as a Dad
Hindsight is 20/20...especially in parenting! On this show we talk about a few things we've done as dads that age, experience and wisdom has shown us were not the best. We hope you can not only relate to the struggle, but that you also walk away feeling like it's never too late to change for the better.
Most Valuable Dad Award #2
Every once in a while, we get to celebrate dads who are doing exceptional things! For our second MVD award, we're highlighting a group of dads who saw a huge need and decided they could fill it. Their choice to be present for a group of kids has been a game changer.
Article referenced here: cbsnews.com/news/dads-louisiana-high-school-student-violence
Financial Stress and its Impact on my Life
How do you know when the stress of your finances has taken over? We share some funny examples that may hit close to home for you, while offering suggestions on a few ways to find balance again.
Great weekly message .. not just for Dad’s
I really love listening to Charles & Matt! What great talks and clear messages to think about in our daily lives!! Thank you so much for having this podcast!