Monthly Archives: July 2017

#201 – Creed Anthony aka The Captain – Tales From The Poop Deck

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 201 - Creed Anthony aka The Captain - Tales From The Poop Deck

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Creed Anthony to chat about the time he met up with Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Andrew Luck, what a teacher does in the summertime, and why he loves going to museums.

Creed Anthony is a married father of two. Middle school teacher by day, super blogger by night. He is the only dad blogger endorsed* by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the only blogger to outrun a cheetah, but that is another story for another day. This blog serves as a place to share his tales of fatherhood.

Creed loves to write about fatherhood, travel, sports, movies, writing, photography, and much, much more.

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*The Rock called him a role model. He chalked that up as an endorsement.

#200 – Dr. Lea Waters

The Life of Dad After Show - Episode 200 - Dr. Lea Waters

Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton bring on Lea Waters, Ph.D., to talk about her new book, THE STRENGTH SWITCH: How the New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish.

The Strength Switch is the game-changing book and online course based on the research of Professor Lea Waters, Ph.D.. The book and program, suitable for parents, teachers, school counsellors, mental health practitioners working with young people and families, combines Lea‘s research on strength-based parenting and positive education together with three decades of research from strength-based science and positive psychology. Lea shows the benefits of building on children’s strengths rather correcting their weaknesses with many practical exercises, activities and tools. By showing you how to throw the “Strength Switch“, you can help your children build resilience, optimism and achievement. This approach enhances self-esteem and energy for both children and teenagers. The Strength Switch will show you that a small shift can yield enormous results.

Waters is the president-elect of the International Positive Psychology Association and the Gerry Higgins Chair in Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She holds an affiliate position with Cambridge University’s Well-being Institute (UK) and the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan (USA). Waters was the Founding Director of the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne and was listed in the Top 100 Women of Influence by The Australian Financial Review in 2015. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband, son, and daughter.

Follow Dr. Lea Waters on Twitter @ProfLeaWaters, Facebook, Instagram, and

Also go to to check out a lot of fantastic resources for parents on how to use The Strength Switch with their kids.