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Call With Dads

Call With Dads

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Calls with Dads, the podcast where two dads from different corners of America come together to discuss a wide array of topics and share their perspectives. Join us as we dive into conversations about parenting, food, and more. E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake will bring their unique insights, experiences, and a touch of humor to these engaging discussions. Whether you're a parent looking for relatable insights or just curious about the conservative perspective, 'Calls with Dads' is the perfect podcast to tune into. So grab a coffee, put your feet up, and enjoy the fatherly wisdom and conservative values these dads have to offer.
20 Episodes
E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancakes dive deep into the age-old debate: homemaker or working wife? In this candid conversation, the two dads share their perspectives on what works best for their family dynamics. From the nuances between a stay-at-home wife and a stay-at-home mother to exploring alternative education options like homeschooling and private schools, they leave no stone unturned. Join them as they navigate the complexities of modern family life and offer insights into creating a balanced and fulfilling household structure. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Affiliate Programs (A way to show support) Lords of x: Time4Learning: Sherwood Entertainment:
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In this thought-provoking podcast conversation, Mr. Pancake, M.A. Franklin, and E. A. Maynard discuss the intricacies of discipline and punishment within parenting and society. They explore the importance of discipline in shaping behavior and highlight the consequences of its absence, particularly in the context of familial structures. Emphasizing the role of relationships and love in effective discipline, they caution against disciplinary actions devoid of context, noting that such approaches can verge on abuse. The conversation also touches on societal factors contributing to the decline in traditional family structures, such as the absence of father figures. Throughout the discussion, listeners are encouraged to consider the complexities of discipline and its broader implications for individuals and society. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Guests: M.A. Franklin: Or Affiliate Programs (A way to show support) Lords of x: Time4Learning:
The conversation between E. A. Maynard and Jake delves into the challenges facing public education today, particularly the increasing burden placed on teachers due to societal shifts and bureaucratic hurdles. They discuss the impact of modern technology and changing family dynamics on students, highlighting concerns about declining values and manners. Despite the dedication of many teachers, including Jake and his wife, to providing quality education, there's a growing exodus from the profession due to frustrations with policy decisions and the influx of inexperienced educators. Maynard reflects on his decision to homeschool his children, driven by a desire to provide a more tailored educational experience amid these challenges. Both speakers emphasize the importance of instilling values in children and recognize the need for broader societal changes to support families and improve education outcomes. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Guests: Jake Monalbano (Dad Dynasty): or at twitter as @jakemobtalbano
The dialogue encapsulates the shared struggles and aspirations of families seeking to prioritize health and fitness amidst busy schedules and parental responsibilities. Jeff and Amy, drawing from personal experience, emphasize the importance of reclaiming family time and setting positive examples for children through regular exercise and mindful eating habits. They advocate for small, consistent efforts to integrate fitness into daily routines, whether through quick workouts during breaks or outdoor activities with children. Mr. Pancake's journey underscores the challenges of balancing work, family, and personal health, but his commitment to carving out time for exercise highlights the transformative power of small, intentional steps towards wellness. Together, their insights serve as a rallying call for families to prioritize their physical and mental well-being, fostering stronger bonds and healthier lifestyles for generations to come. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Guests: Jeff & Amy (Raising Healthy Families): Father Group: Father Support Group:
In this engaging conversation between E. A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake, they delve into the nuances of being a dad, particularly raising sons versus daughters. They discuss the unique interactions they have with each of their children, acknowledging differences in play styles and parental approaches. While they humorously reflect on their own grooming habits and family dynamics, they also touch upon the importance of instilling manners and gender-specific values in their children. Despite the challenges and occasional need for self-correction, both dads demonstrate a heartfelt commitment to nurturing and guiding their kids with love and respect. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
Navigating relationships and family decisions requires parents to be on the same page, particularly when it comes to core values and important matters like education, discipline, and so much more. In a conversation with Mr. Pancake, E. A. Maynard shared insights into the importance of alignment in beliefs and viewpoints between partners. They discussed the challenges of dating someone with differing perspectives and emphasized the necessity of being on the same page for a relationship to thrive. The conversation delved into the couple's shared decision to homeschool their children, highlighting the significance of creating a stable and supportive home environment. Both Maynard and Mr. Pancake stressed the value of open communication in addressing differences and finding common ground, underscoring the importance of shared values in building a harmonious family life. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
In this conversation, Maynard and Mr. Pancake discusses their perspective on spoiled children and parenting. They reflect on experiences and the views they have on what makes a child spoiled. The conversation then shifted more to the concept of spoiled children, with Maynard expressing his belief that a spoiled child is one who hasn't been raised properly, expecting everything without understanding the value of things. He emphasizes the importance of discipline and setting boundaries for children, sharing anecdotes about his own parenting methods. Maynard also touches on the challenges of dealing with tantrums in public and criticizes parents who allow their children to misbehave without addressing the behavior. Overall, Maynard advocates for a balanced approach to parenting, involving discipline, education, and understanding. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
In this conversation, E. A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake discuss the concept of teaching children the value of money and work. Maynard emphasizes the importance of instilling a strong work ethic in children, drawing on his experiences and the lessons he learned as a child. The discussion touches on the balance between giving children allowances for chores and ensuring they understand the broader concepts of earning and saving money. Maynard expresses concern about the potential consequences of not teaching children the value of hard work, highlighting the risk of entitlement and a lack of motivation to strive for success. The conversation also delves into the challenges of finding employees during times of economic uncertainty, reflecting on the impact of unemployment benefits on workforce participation. Maynard advocates for teaching children a sense of accomplishment and the skills to be self-sufficient, underscoring the broader implications of instilling a strong work ethic from an early age. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
Evolving with The Evolved Dad.
In this engaging conversation, Maynard and Mr. Pancake explore the intricacies of introducing pets to a growing family, shedding light on the responsibilities and considerations involved. They touch on the importance of choosing the right pet breeds, addressing potential challenges, and ensuring a harmonious environment for both children and animals. The discussion emphasizes the need for proactive measures, such as gradual introductions and early interventions, to foster positive relationships. As they share personal anecdotes and insights, the hosts advocate for responsible pet ownership, offering valuable advice to families navigating the dynamic interplay between children and pets. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
In this engaging conversation, Maynard and Mr. Pancake dive into the complexities of parenting, particularly the significance of recognizing and celebrating milestones in a child's life. They explore the delicate balance between praising achievements and offering constructive feedback, emphasizing the importance of being present for each unique milestone. Mr. Pancake shares personal anecdotes and reflects on the value of parental involvement during key moments in a child's development. The discussion also touches on the challenges of finding the right approach to parenting, acknowledging that every child is different. Maynard and Mr. Pancake discuss the launch of "Pancakes with Your Dad," a new project aimed at fostering positive connections between fathers and their children, and invite listeners to explore the new website at The episode offers valuable insights and perspectives on parenting, filled with humor and sincerity. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Father Group: Father Support Group:
In this engaging podcast conversation, Maynard and Mr. Pancakes dive into the essential theme of "Manning up as a Father." They share their personal experiences and wisdom on the challenges and joys of fatherhood. The discussion revolves around tackling fears, taking the necessary steps to be better dads, and fostering a supportive community for fathers. Maynard and Mr. Pancakes emphasize the importance of sharing their journey and insights with others, encouraging dads to connect, learn, and grow. With a strong focus on building a network of support, they highlight their various social media platforms, including a supportive group on True Social. As they conclude the conversation, Maynard and Mr. Pancakes invite listeners to explore their websites, "" and "," as valuable resources for dads seeking guidance and connection in their fatherhood journey. This podcast is an inspiring and empowering discussion on the significance of "Manning up as a Father" and creating a community that fosters growth and shared experiences in fatherhood. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake:
There are countless ways to have a conversation with your kids. In this episode, E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake discuss different ways they find helpful. From using their interest and way of thinking, bonding with them to make it easier, and even understanding that you might just need to get down to their height. These two fathers look at how each of them finds to work and try to find ways to improve the relationship they have with their kids. Show Article/Summary: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake:
In the Call With Dads podcast, the hosts, Mr. Pancake and E.A. Maynard, engage in a candid and relaxed conversation about their experiences as fathers. They discuss various aspects of parenting, including their approaches to mealtime and nutrition for their children. Mr. Pancake shares how he and his wife encourage their child to eat a variety of vegetables, even raw, while also emphasizing the importance of modeling positive behavior for kids. E.A. Maynard reflects on his own challenges with getting his son to eat vegetables and how he incorporates distractions like TV into mealtime. Both dads touch on the idea of setting good examples for their children and finding a balance between screen time and other activities in their households. The conversation provides insights into different parenting styles and the unique approaches each dad takes in raising their kids. Show Article: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake:
In the candid conversation between E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake, they delve into the importance of appreciating the small gestures within a family dynamic. They discuss the significance of expressing gratitude and recognition for the efforts put in by each family member, emphasizing that these gestures can go a long way in strengthening family bonds. Both Maynard and Mr. Pancake share personal anecdotes, such as picking flowers or simply saying "thank you," as examples of how these seemingly minor acts can convey profound appreciation. Additionally, the conversation touches on the significance of self-care, particularly for fathers. They acknowledge that taking care of one's physical and mental well-being is pivotal in enabling fathers to provide support and be actively engaged in family life. Maynard and Mr. Pancake also highlight their various online platforms and support groups, which offer resources and a sense of community for fathers seeking advice and understanding in their parenting journey. Overall, their discussion underscores the importance of gratitude and self-care in maintaining healthy family relationships. Show Article: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake:
In the midst of a casual conversation about being fathers, E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake shared personal insights on maintaining a healthy work-life balance and building traditions. E.A. Maynard, highlighted the importance of mental fitness along with physical well-being, referring to a book he had read about being "thoughtfully fit." Maynard and Mr. Pancake both emphasized the significance of controlling one's emotional and physical fitness, especially in the role of a father. Mr. Pancake, chimed in with his own experiences, discussing how he found stress relief through physical activities like woodworking and building fences. Both men agreed that nurturing one's mental and physical health is crucial for being a better father and partner. Their conversation touched on the evolving roles of fathers in today's society, highlighting the need to break generational cycles of absenteeism or neglect. Mr. Pancake encouraged fathers to be actively involved in their children's lives and to prioritize spending quality time with their families with either existing or new traditions. He stressed the importance of breaking the cycle of negative parenting patterns and being the change for the better. Their candid exchange served as a testament to the evolving perspectives and responsibilities of modern fathers striving to create healthier, more balanced family dynamics. Show Article: Hosts: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake:
Just getting Started

Just getting Started


In the inaugural episode of Call With Dads, your hosts E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake delve into the captivating journey of fatherhood. Sharing their personal backgrounds and experiences, Eric and Mr. Pancake take listeners on a heartfelt exploration of what it truly means to be a dad. They start off this journey with insights of their lives and what started Join E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake as they embark on a mission to build a vibrant community of fathers. This episode lays the foundation for an engaging series that promises laughter, insights, and the unwavering camaraderie of two dads who've been through it a lot. Whether you're a seasoned parent or about to take your first steps into fatherhood, Call With Dads is your new go-to source for stories that resonate and advice that empowers. Links: Show Website: E.A. Maynard: Mr. Pancake: Truth Social Father Group:
Who is Call With Dads

Who is Call With Dads


For the fathers doing what it takes and want a podcast for you, there is now Call with Dads. The podcast focused on the value and importance of fathers. As the host E.A. Maynard and Mr. Pancake discuss and debate on topics and issue that matter to fathers today.
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