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The audio companion to DailyDad.com’s daily email meditations on fatherhood, read by Ryan Holiday. Each daily reading will help you find the wisdom, inner strength, and good humor you need in order to be a great dad. Learn from historical figures and contemporary fathers how to do your most important job. Find more at dailydad.com.

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    • Self-Improvement
    • 4.9 • 158 Ratings

The audio companion to DailyDad.com’s daily email meditations on fatherhood, read by Ryan Holiday. Each daily reading will help you find the wisdom, inner strength, and good humor you need in order to be a great dad. Learn from historical figures and contemporary fathers how to do your most important job. Find more at dailydad.com.

    Don’t Be Like These People

    Don’t Be Like These People

    "We’ve come to call them 'Karens,' but the truth is that being an entitled, obnoxious ass transcends gender. It has nothing to do with the haircut, and everything to do with thinking that you’re the center of the universe and that your kids matter more...

    • 3 min
    Keep the Little Promises

    Keep the Little Promises

    "We tell our kids a lot of things. We tell them that we love them. That we’ll support them no matter what. That they can come to us with anything. We also tell them little things: We tell them we’ll be home by six. We tell them that if they clean up...

    • 2 min
    You Must Love the Kid You Have

    You Must Love the Kid You Have

    "Maybe you’re an introvert and your daughter turned out to be an extrovert. Maybe you always hoped for a daughter and ended up with three sons. Maybe you wanted an athlete. Or you wanted someone to hand over the family business to. Maybe, sometimes in...

    • 2 min
    What Can You Do? You Can Do This.

    What Can You Do? You Can Do This.

    "Especially in the early days, it can seem like being a dad is to assume the role of perpetual third wheel. You can’t nurse. You can’t magically comfort your baby. It’s not you they’re crying for in the middle of the night. So where can a dad...

    • 2 min
    Send Them a Postcard

    Send Them a Postcard

    "Maybe you have to travel a lot for work. Maybe you take an occasional vacation. Or you’re on the road a lot with one of your older kids for sports or school or whatever. The point is: You’re away from your kids. What should you do?"Ryan describes the...

    • 2 min
    You Don’t Have to Have the Words

    You Don’t Have to Have the Words

    "How do you tell your kids how you feel? How do you say what needs to be said? There are so many moments where words escape us. Because we’re stunned. Because we’re scared. Because we’re angry in the moment and it overrides what we wish we could tell...

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
158 Ratings

158 Ratings

FrozenGator ,

I start my morning to this podcast

Excellent parenting tips

jmasoner36 ,

Great Addition to Your Podcast Library

Another excellent podcast by Ryan Holiday with insightful, relatable, and actionable material that us parents can all use. It provides much needed reminders and advice to help you become the best parent you can be. Hit subscribe!

Ocnenkjg ,

Great for moms too

Thank you so much for this podcast! I’m a big fan of the daily stoic podcast, all of your books and have recently joined daily stoic life. I happened upon this podcast and thought what the heck I’m a mom but I’ll still check it out. Turns out it’s relevant to me too! Thank you for this gift!

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