Monthly Archives: January 2017

#178 – Brian Craig – A Dad Influence

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 178 - Brian Craig - A Dad Influence

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk with Brian Craig from A Dad Influence. He lives in Indianapolis and is a stay-at-home dad to three kids.

Brian Craig is a blogger and monthly print columnist for Indy’s Child, Cincinnati Parent and Dayton Parent magazines.

Check out Brian‘s book — Lone Pair of Blue Jeans in a Sea of Yoga Pants — and follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

#177 – Pat Jacobs – Pat Jacobs Images

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 177 - Pat Jacobs - Pat Jacobs Images

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Pat Jacobs to talk about how he found a passion in photography and is now looking to turn it into a career. Pat also discusses why he took a break from blogging on his site, Just A Dad 247, with his co-founder, David Kepley.

Pat discovered photography during that break and since then, been learning long exposures, spinning fire, light painting, and exploring abandoned buildings and now is starting to get hired for couples, families, newborns, and weddings.

He is also co-host of the But Daddy Why podcast with Eric Bennion of Diary Dad’s Dadventures.

Follow Pat Jacobs on Twitter @pjacobsimages, Facebook, and Instagram.

#176 – Josh Rossi – commercial & advertising photographer

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 176 - Josh Rossi - commercial & advertising photographer

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on commercial and advertising photographer, Josh Rossi.

Josh took what he does for a living in the field of photography and was able to turn his daughter into Wonder Woman.

For Josh he feels so much joy when he can inspire others to do bigger and greater things. One way he did that for his daughter was when Josh was inspired by watching Batman Vs Superman and saw how powerful Wonder Woman was in that film.

The guys also talk to Josh about his business and how he was able to inspire his mother to get into photography.

For more on Josh Rossi‘s incredible work, follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and

#175 – Doug French & John Pacini – Dad 2.0 Summit

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 175 - Doug French & John Pacini - Dad 2.0 Summit

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on the founders of Dad 2.0 Summit, Doug French and John Pacini. Doug and John talk about what we can expect at the 2017 conference in San Diego and also give some backstory on how Dad 2.0 Summit came to be.

DAD 2.0 SUMMIT is an annual conference where marketers, social media leaders, and blogging parents connect to discuss the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood. More men are defying stereotypes by taking active roles in their children’s lives, making day-to-day household purchasing decisions regarding products and services, and chronicling these experiences online.

Dad 2.0 Summit is an open conversation about the commercial power of dads online, as well as an opportunity to learn the tools and tactics used by influential bloggers to create high-quality content, build personal brands, and develop viable business models.

DOUG FRENCH is a writer, speaker, and single dad who began blogging as Laid-Off Dad in 2003 and now writes and cartoons at He has been profiled in or written for several magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, Slate, The Huffington Post, Babble, and Parents. He is a contributor to Michigan Public Radio and frequently speaks at conferences such as BlogHer, Mom 2.0, and BlissDom about fatherhood, parenting, and content marketing. He also writes When the Flames Go Up, a blog about co-parenting after divorce, with his ex-wife. He and his two sons live in Ann Arbor, Michigan. You can follow him on Twitter @mrdougfrench.

JOHN PACINI is an entrepreneur, business advisor, and occasionally syndicated radio host. John has been involved in numerous parent-focused ventures over the years, as well as an integral member of the Mom 2.0 Summit team since its inception. During his career, John has advised over 40 startups through growth, business development, and fundraising. He has also worked with a list of large companies that includes John Hancock, Best Western, and Harman International, as well as numerous family offices, top executives, and professional athletes. John lives with his wife, Carrie, and two children in Houston. You can follow him on Twitter @superjohn.

Learn more about Dad 2.0 Summit at

#174 – Jeff Wood – Drooling Daddy

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 174 - Jeff Wood - Drooling Daddy

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Jeff Wood a.k.a. Drooling Daddy.

Jeff Wood is married and has three kids. Jeff talks to the guys about how he approaches being a dad and dealing with talking to his kids about drinking, social media, his blog, and more.

For Jeff, his three kids keep him going every day and he learns as much from them as he feels they learn from him. Parenting has been the best thing to happen to Jeff in his 38 years of life. There have been ups and downs, good times and bad but he and his family are all better for the things that happen in life.

In his house, he is the parent who works and my wife is the parent who stays home. It works for them for many reasons. The only thing that is hard being the one who works for him is missing out on lots of play time.

Follow Jeff Wood on Twitter @droolingdaddy, Facebook, and