90 episodes

Welcome To Fatherhood is a podcast celebrating the journey of fatherhood. I invite my guests to talk about all aspects of what it means to be a father, contributing to the expanding global discourse on ways to elevate each other as men and the portrait of fathers.

Welcome To Fatherhood Kelly Jean-Philippe

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Welcome To Fatherhood is a podcast celebrating the journey of fatherhood. I invite my guests to talk about all aspects of what it means to be a father, contributing to the expanding global discourse on ways to elevate each other as men and the portrait of fathers.

    Dad in the NIICU (ft. Dr. Chavis Patterson)

    Dad in the NIICU (ft. Dr. Chavis Patterson)

    This episode features a conversation with my guest, Dr. Chavis Patterson. 

    Dr. Chavis Patterson is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of Psychosocial Services in the NIICU. He provides care to the families as they cope with the complexities associated with having a child in the NIICU. Partnering with the interdisciplinary team, he functions as an administrative leader, educator and researcher. He has presented at national & international conferences and published numerous articles.
    He is a member of the National Perinatal Association, the National Network of Neonatal Psychologists, the Marcé Society of North America, the Society of Pediatric Psychology, and the Association of Black Psychologists, Delaware Valley Chapter.
    As always, thank you for spending your Wednesday with us!

    You can visit the Welcome To Fatherhood website for more information.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    It’s A Disservice To Not Talk About It (ft. Tom Kreffer)

    It’s A Disservice To Not Talk About It (ft. Tom Kreffer)

    This episode features a conversation with my guest, Tom Kreffer.

    Tom Kreffer is the author of Dear Dory: Journal of a Soon-to- be First-time Dad, Dear Arlo: Adventures in Dadding, Toddler Inc., and he is the creator of the Adventures in Dadding Newsletter. He loves Star Wars and Marvel movies, and he has a degree in film and television that he firmly believes to be worth less than a second-hand toothbrush.
    He lives in Northampton, England with his family, whom he intends to exploit for many more story opportunities in the years to come.
    As always, thank you for spending your Wednesday with us!

    You can visit the Welcome To Fatherhood website for more information.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    No One Wants to Talk About That, Quid Pro Quo, & Progress Not Perfection (ft. Patrick Cummings)

    No One Wants to Talk About That, Quid Pro Quo, & Progress Not Perfection (ft. Patrick Cummings)

    This week's episode features a conversation with my guest, Patrick Cummings.

    Patrick Cummings is an entrepreneur, business coach, and wealth management advisor committed to helping others balance their lives for happier outcomes. He worked in the corporate world for twelve years before deciding, when his children were toddlers, to start his own business and gain control of his time. An active member of his community, Patrick lives in Washington State with his wife, Brooke.

    Patrick is also the author of the book The Family-Business Balancing Act. In The Family–Business Balancing Act, Patrick provides an inspiring guide that helps entrepreneurs gain perspective and take steps toward achieving harmony in their lives. He takes you through his own journey, showing how he got it wrong and the changes he made to get it right. You’ll learn how to recognize imbalance, evaluate personal and professional goals, and establish simple habits that improve important connections and ensure quality time with those you love. Each day is an opportunity for healthy change. The Family–Business Balancing Act is a pragmatic resource for every entrepreneur who wants to learn how to practice the principles that guide them.
    As always, thank you for spending your Wednesday with us!

    You can visit the Welcome To Fatherhood website for more information.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    No Episode This Week (*sad face*)

    No Episode This Week (*sad face*)

    Sorry guys, there won't be any episode this week. See you next week!

    • 3 min
    They Never Saw Black Men As Fathers (ft. Dr. Mark Anthony Neal)

    They Never Saw Black Men As Fathers (ft. Dr. Mark Anthony Neal)

    This episode features a conversation with my distinguished guest, Dr. Mark Anthony Neal, PhD.

    Dr. Mark Anthony Neal is the James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African & African American Studies and Chair of the Department of African & African American Studies at Duke University where he offers courses on Black Masculinity, Popular Culture, and Digital Humanities, including signature courses on Michael Jackson & the Black Performance Tradition, and The History of Hip-Hop, which he co-teaches with Grammy Award Winning producer 9th Wonder (Patrick Douthit).
    He is the author of several books including What the Music Said: Black Popular Music and Black Public Culture (1999), Soul Babies: Black Popular Culture and the Post-Soul Aesthetic(2002) and Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities (2013).  The 10th Anniversary edition of Neal’s New Black Man was published in February of 2015 by Routledge. Dr. Neal is co-editor of That's the Joint: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader (Routledge), now in its second edition. Additionally Dr. Neal host of the video webcast Left of Black, which is produced in collaboration with the Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke.
    As always, thank you for spending your Wednesday with us!

    You can visit the Welcome To Fatherhood website for more information.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Exploring Issues In Modern Day Fatherhood (ft. Dr. Dan Singley)

    Exploring Issues In Modern Day Fatherhood (ft. Dr. Dan Singley)

    This episode features a conversation with my guest, Dr. Daniel Singley.

    Dr. Singley is a San Diego-based board certified psychologist and Director of The Center for Men’s Excellence. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood.
    Dr. Singley won the American Psychological Association’s 2017 Practitioner of the Year Award from the Division on Men & Masculinities. He is Past President of the APA’s Section on Positive Psychology and currently serves on the Board of the APA’s Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities as well as Postpartum Support International.
    He conducts training and presentations around the country to assist individuals and organizations to enhance their level of father inclusiveness, and founded the grant-funded Basic Training for New Dads, Inc. nonprofit and Padre Cadre social networking application just for dads in order to give new fathers the tools they need to be highly engaged with their infants as well as their partners.
    In his free time, Dr. Singley likes to cook, surf, read, and drive his two sons to activities all over town so they can’t escape his annoying shrinky questions.

    As always, thank you for spending your Wednesday with us!

    You can always now visit the Welcome To Fatherhood website for more information.

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    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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Great Podcast

Thoroughly enjoy listening to this podcast and being featured on it. Fatherhood is so complex, that it’s great just to talk with someone experiencing the same feelings, angst, and joy as you! Kelly and I had a great conversation and hope to come back someday and talk about a lighter topic!!

Please listen, especially if your a new father!

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Such a need a podcast and a day and age. Kelly does such an amazing job and as such an incredibly soothing voice! Go show your support give a listen and subscribe!

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Kelly provides his audience with the great insight in helping fatherss navigate the wonderful journey into fatherhood and beyond!

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