Monthly Archives: September 2014

#62 – Tom Williams – Twins & Then



The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 62 - Tom Williams - Twins & Then

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk about Ryan’s trip to speak in Toronto for BlissDom Canada. They also bring on Tom Williams from Twins and Then.

Tom talks to the guys about having twins, craft beer, his work supporting the military, Ponderosa, and his hobby of picking locks.

Tom is a dad of twin boys and a daughter. The boys were 10 weeks premature, and spent 6 weeks in the NICU. As he says, “It was pure hell”. Fortunately things are better for him and his family. He used to be in the military working in the Marine Corps Aviation Support and Army IT Support.


#61 – Jim Lin – The Busy Dad Blog



The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 61 - Jim Lin - The Busy Dad Blog

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk about dad bloggers’ presence at Type-A Parent Conference in Atlanta and Ryan’s revealing interview with Restonic.

Then, they bring on dad blogger extraordinaire, Jim Lin from The Busy Dad Blog.

The guys chat with Jim Lin about his wonderful storytelling that focuses more on the funny side of life, which you can see in his post, “If Jeopardy Were Written by Parents”. But sometimes Jim reveals his serious side in stories that touch so many, like his article entitled “My Middle Name”.

Not only does Jim tell fantastic stories on his site, he also works as the Digital Strategist at Ketchum PR. The guys talk about how Jim uses what he learns from bloggers to feed into his job at Ketchum, his love for Star Wars, childhood memories, and more.


#60 – Lance Somerfeld & Matt Schneider – City Dads Group



The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 60 - Lance Somerfeld & Matt Schneider - City Dads Group

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Lance Somerfeld and Matt Schneider from the very popular NYC Dads Group. Matt and Lance are also responsible for founding City Dads Group and recently launched a new website to connect dads all over the country.

The guys talk about starting up the NYC Dads Group, City Dads Group, their show The Modern Dads Podcast, meeting Jerry Seinfeld, and how dads can start up a City Dads Group in their own city.

Lance, a former public school teacher, has been an at-home dad for four years, and resides in New York City with his family. Lance has written for New York Family magazine, Huffington Post, Big Apple Parent, Role/Reboot and The Good Men Project.

Matt, a former public school teacher, is an at-home dad and lives with his wife and two boys in New York City. He often plans workshops, screenings, and lectures with parenting, family, and education experts on behalf of the group. Matt has written for New York Family magazine, Huffington Post, Big Apple Parent, Role/Reboot and The Good Men Project.


#59 – Beau Coffron – Lunchbox Dad



The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 59 - Beau Coffron - Lunchbox Dad

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk about the Life of Dad #ShroomTember promotion with The Mushroom Council, Ryan’s upcoming trips, and the Life of Dad Fantasy Football League.

They also bring on the Lunchbox Dad himself, Beau Coffron. Beau looks to make lunch time fun and show you products that make your life as a busy parent easier. Each week on Lunchbox Dad you will find creative recipes, funny pictures, and his thoughts on parenting and life in general.

He is a married dad with three kids, has a full-time job, and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been featured in places such as ABCNews.com, The Huffington Post, Yahoo.com, PEOPLE.com, and has been awarded Reader’s Choice Top Food Blogger by Babble.com.


#58 – Eric Bennion – DiaryDad’s Dadventures



The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 58 - Eric Bennion - DiaryDad's Dadventures

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk about about kids going back to school and Ryan gearing up for his speaking engagements Atlanta and Toronto. They also bring on the Diary Dad himself, Eric Bennion.

Eric talks with the guys about a few of his articles from his site, “Skateboard Lesson” and “You Should Definitely Read Into This Post”.

They also chat about the Life of Dad Fantasy Football League, comic book films, and more.