Monthly Archives: February 2017

#182 – Jeff Bouwman – Your Income, Your Life

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 182 - Jeff Bouwman - Your Income, Your Life

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton talk with CPA, financial advisor, husband, and dad to three little girls, Jeff Bouwman.

Jeff has just released his book, Your Income, Your Life, which shows the modern parent how to create a healthy relationship with money and free up the portion of their life that is holding them back.

In his book he shares his experience of achieving what most Americans would consider a successful life, but was, in reality, a stressful financial black hole. Listen to how he got out of debt, quit his corporate job, and now enjoys the life he was truly meant to live.

Follow Jeff Bouwman on Twitter @jb_strategic and

Download his FREE e-book of 7 Deadly Money Mistakes.

#181 – Walter Eggers – We Rad Dads

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 181 - Walter Eggers - We Rad Dads

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Walter Eggers from We Rad Dads. Walter talks to the guys about why he started up the site, how he learned to use the help of others, and what people can get out of his podcast.

Walter Eggers is a very happy single dad who is excited to bring you something that isn’t offered anywhere else, wisdom for non-traditional dads.

Among the strife and wreckage of his own bomb crater, he recognized one sole truth: The ONLY thing that’s important in life is providing the absolute best atmosphere and life for his son, providing for his own well-being and continuing to move forward. So he created We Rad Dads to serve the needs of the single, step, and stay-at-home parent, whether they’re just surviving or actively thriving.

Follow Walter Eggers on Twitter @WeRadDads, Facebook, and

#180 – Erika Christakis – The Importance of Being Little

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 180 - Erika Christakis - The Importance of Being Little

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on New York Times bestselling author, Erika Christakis. Erika is an early childhood educator and author of The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need From Grownups.

A former faculty member of the Yale Child Study Center, she has written widely about child development from preschool through the college years. Erika is an honors graduate of Harvard College, where she majored in anthropology, and holds master’s degrees in public health, communication, and early childhood education.

She is a Massachusetts-certified teacher (pre-k through 2nd grade) as well as a licensed preschool director.

For two years, she wrote a Ideas column and her work has been featured in a number of other venues, including The Atlantic, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe,, Nightline, Salon, NPR, and the Financial Times.

A mother of three grown children, she lives with her husband in New Haven, Connecticut.

Follow Erika Christakis on Twitter @ErikaChristakis and, and of course, check out her incredible book.

#179 – Rob Rosenthal – Short Order Dad

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 179 - Rob Rosenthal - Short Order Dad

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on the Short Order Dad himself, Rob Rosenthal to talk about fatherhood, food, cooking, his book Short Order Dad: One Guy’s Guide to Making Food Fun and Hassle-Free, and the time he introduced Muhammad Ali on a college campus.

Rob has hosted hundreds of snack-size cooking segments that have aired in TV markets across the country and produced video programs for clients such as Food & Wine, McCormick Spices and Gourmet magazine.

He has interviewed many food world luminaries such as Jacques Pepin, Emeril, Giada, Batali and Flay. He writes about food in the Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, and hosts his own weekly video series as the resident “food humorist” at mega-site The Daily Meal.

Advertising Age kindly called him “undoubtedly one of the industry’s most colorful characters.”

And most importantly, he is the personal chef to his kids, who named him Short Order Dad.

Follow Rob Rosenthal on Twitter @shortorderdad, Facebook, and Short Order