The Fourth R with Dr. Jeff Temple #TDVAM – FTQA 080

The Fourth R with Dr Jeff Temple

Dr. Jeff Temple, Associate Professor from University of Texas Medical Branch, joins the show as an Honorary Dugan to discuss healthy relationships education in school-based programs. The Fourth R is one curriculum that is designed to build resiliency and relationship skills among youth. Strong skills in Relationships are just as important as Reading, ‘Riting, and … Read more

FTQA 074 – Christmas Season is Here!

FTQA 074 Christmas Season is Here

Christmas season is here for the Dugans! Granted, Christmas season kind of starts as early as September for Liv. Then again, it’s year-round if we consider her Christmas Wall, a wall of Christmas decorations that never come down. Liv and I have a husband-wife chat about what we’re looking forward to this year’s Christmas, her … Read more

FTQA 066 – Fathers and Daughters: Six Things Dads With Daughters Should Know

Fathers and Daughters Six Things Dads With Daughters Should Know

Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe: iTunes, Stitcher, RSS Leave a Review on iTunes and/or Stitcher This episode is about fathers and daughters Emma and Jerry have a father-daughter discussion with family friend Brandon Cunningham of Beyond the Rut Podcast (iTunes.) Brandon is a firm believer in “strong fathers strong daughters,” and shares … Read more

The Best Podcasts on My Commute List

best podcasts on my commute list

Zig Ziglar referred to it as Automobile University, the practice of using your car as a chance to learn by listening to books on CD rather than music radio. With a 30-minute commute one-way, that is roughly 60 minutes of taking in new information Monday through Friday. Years ago, I got into listening to podcasts … Read more

Use Your Turn Signals: 8 Areas in Relationships When You Should Communicate Your Lane Changes

Use Your Turn Signals: 8 Areas in Relationships When You Should Communicate Your Lane Changes

Driving home along the Crosstown Expressway in Corpus Christi requires a few lane changes. I use my turn signal a second or two before I look over my shoulder letting others know what I plan to do, check my mirrors, check my blindspot, and if it all looks clear, I make my lane change. However, as … Read more

FTQA 062 – Fly Me to the Moon

fly me to the moon

In this episode, Olivia and I have a husband-wife talk about the following: How busy summer has been for us in 2015 Feeling like a family taxi service to our children Who won drawing for the book Dates on a Dime How to get a copy of Coffee Dates for Couples from us Where to send … Read more

FTQA 061 – SPOILER ALERT! Father-Daughter Talk About Pixar’s Inside Out, Bing Bong, and Emma’s Core Memories

Pixar's Inside Out, Walt Disney World, Wine and Garden Festival

SPOILER ALERT! Our family recently watched Pixar’s Inside Out at the movies. It was a tear-jerker for three of the four Dugans. We’ll get Jacob to cry at a movie one day…one day. Naturally, Emma and I talked in this episode about Bing Bong, get choked up, and straight up cried as we discussed growing … Read more