Aug 26, 2021
Larry Hagner is the creator of the The Good Dad Project Podcast, featured as one of the top podcasts on iTunes. A graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a background in Health, Wellness, and Nutrition, Larry went on to be the founder of The Good Dad Project, a successful organization that is dedicated to helping Dads through various resources. Larry is also a dynamic speaker who has spoken for several churches, men's groups, women's groups, and couples with outstanding reviews.
In this episode, Brad and Larry unpack how to become a better Dad and how to always be growing and learning how to be a good parent in general. This episode is packed with tips on how to be positive versus toxic. Tune in!
01:23 Larry’s story
07:00 12 years old and curious as ever!
10:13 “I gave up on life.”
11:00 Second interaction
12:42 “I am not going to be what I grew up with.”
14:50 Spanking your kids
17:02 Fast forward to Larry as a Dad to his son
19:35 How The Good Dad Project started
21:10 “I am not a Dad Guru, I am a Dad student.”
29:00 Screen time
31:35 “I’m bored”
35:00 Advice on feeling
39:00 Disconnection advice
44:00 The questions that create a learning moment
53:00 Spouse respect
54:00 Apply for the Dad alliance and go to https://www.thedadedge.com/alliance
57:45 Why we get married
01:03:59 Advice for Moms: The Mama Wives Tribe
01:05:07 “Trying to execute parenting flawlessly is absolutely impossible.” - Larry Hagner