FTQA 078 Seven Seconds Challenge Father Vs Daughter

FTQA 078 Seven Seconds Challenge Father Versus Daughter

Jerry and Emma square off in a father-daughter Seven Seconds Challenge for her YouTube Channel, BeautyXOXODance. Who will win? Listen and find out, or watch the video in the show notes of our previous episode, http://therealjerrydugan.com/077 The Seven Seconds Challenge is a game where two people challenge each other to feats that have to be accomplished within … Read more

FTQA 073 – Our Race to Black Mountain, Dirty Dancing, and More

Triple Falls, NC

Download this episode (right click and save) In this father-daughter episode, Emma and Jerry talk about the following: (1:45) Emma’s continued hatred of the word “candid” (7:00) Going to Black Mountain, North Carolina for Thanksgiving vacation (7:40) Emma’s Question to Jerry: What are all the things you would like, or would have liked, to ask/tell … Read more

FTQA 070 – What is the role of a father in raising boys into non-violent men?

raising boys

Download this episode (right click and save) In a hyper-masculine culture that links violence as a part of strength in manhood, how can fathers raise boys into men with a healthy perspective of what manhood really is, relationships, and communicating emotions? Honorary Dugan, Emiliano Diaz De Leon joins me for a discussion on what is … Read more

FTQA 069 – Parenting Teens: Daddy Daughter Podcasts Worth Checking Out

parenting teens daddy daughter podcasts worth checking out

Download this episode (right click and save) Watch video of the episode’s recording session on Facebook instead. Emma and I have a father-daughter discussion about two daddy-daughter podcasts worth checking out including the following: (1:00) Nutcracker ballet auditions with the Corpus Christi Ballet (3:38) Leadership is a lonely road (7:11) Two sports, cross-country and ballet. … Read more

FTQA 063 – Why Do You Volunteer in Church?

Why Do You Volunteer at Church?

Download this episode (right click and save) We went a retro with the intro and outro music on this episode bringing an older song out of retirement for Episode 63. In this episode, Jerry and Jacob have a father-son talk about the following: (1:70) Cross Country running (3:03) Walk to Emmaus; Coastal Bend Walk to … 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

FTQA 56 – Thor, a Baseball Story

A baseball story

Download this episode (right click and save) Jerry and Jacob have a father-son discussion on the following: Jacob’s last track meet for the season. Running injured. Walker bait! Spotify and Audible The Inklings…I DO GO TO THE MEETINGS, SON! What funny story should include in a new book? Thor – Who would be dumb enough … Read more

Pointe Shoes and Cyberbullying – Episode 46 FTQA

Click here to listen to the podcast SHOW NOTES (0:15) Emma, aka “my special guest,” has danced in multiple productions of the Corpus Christi Ballet, makes purses out of Black Friday newspapers ads (and duct tape,) and once said that tap dancing was not a cool trick! She went back and reinforced it with duct … Read more

The Sex Talk, Why You Need to Have it, and How (Part 2 of 3)

You can buy a kit from Amazon. Passport 2 Purity (Part 2)   I talked about why it was important for me to complete Passport 2 Purity with my son in Part 1 of this series on having the sex talk. Here is a description of the program itself, and how I modified it for … Read more

The Sex Talk, Why You Need to Have it, and How (Part 1 of 3)

Photo credit: Elizabeth Ann Colette The Reason Why (Part 1) I was fourteen years old when I first had sex. The girl was fifteen years old. There are those who would be impressed, and there are those who would be shocked and horrified to know this about me. It’s the stuff of legends in my … Read more