8 episodes

Michael Chen is about to have a child for the very first time. His brother David wants to know exactly what that's like. In this quasi-weekly podcast, the two discuss the highs, lows, and learnings from fatherhood.

Advice, encouragement, or criticism? Email us at thenextcheneration(AT)gmail.com

The Next Cheneratio‪n‬ David Chen

    • Parenting
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Michael Chen is about to have a child for the very first time. His brother David wants to know exactly what that's like. In this quasi-weekly podcast, the two discuss the highs, lows, and learnings from fatherhood.

Advice, encouragement, or criticism? Email us at thenextcheneration(AT)gmail.com

    The Snoo

    The Snoo

    David and Michael talk about the first two weeks of the baby's life, and whether or not to acquire a device called The Snoo.

    • 48 min
    The Pass Not Taken (with Justin Kaufman)

    The Pass Not Taken (with Justin Kaufman)

    David talks with his friend Justin Kaufman about his drive home today.

    • 30 min
    The Birth (Part 2)

    The Birth (Part 2)

    Michael recounts the aftermath of the birth, how his priorities are changing in light of his son's birth, how he and JC chose his son's name, their social strategy for the birth announcement, and what Michael is learning about newborns. Plus, Michael and David muse on the division of labor in households.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Birth (Part 1)

    The Birth (Part 1)

    Michael and JC's child was born! Hooray! But the path there was not a smooth one. In this episode, Michael describes the challenging and at-times harrowing path this birth took.

    • 38 min
    Induction Day

    Induction Day

    JC is getting induced today! David and Michael discuss this momentous occasion and Mike and JC's social media strategy for their child.

    • 36 min
    What 2020 Was Like

    What 2020 Was Like

    Michael and David discuss their reflections on the past year and what it was like when Michael realized he and his wife were pregnant during a time of great tumult.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Sean W. Choe ,

Great journey to be on

If you are a new parent, or a parent in any stage, you will find this podcast very enjoyable! So many things I could relate to and learn from following Mike and JC’s journey of being parents, with Dave, who’s a perfect host for Mike.

Brodaeo ,

Something Special

I am a huge fan of all David Chen’s podcasting work. But this one with his brother is particularly dear to me and I highly recommend it for all new or soon-to-be parents or lovers of all things Chen.

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