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We are not Babysitters, we are fathers, and not just fathers, we are First Class Fathers! Welcome to First Class Fatherhood, a Podcast with a vision to change the narrative of Fatherhood & Family Life. I have interviewed over 250 high profile Dads such as NFL Legends (Deion Sanders, Kurt Warner, Tom…

First Class Fatherhood


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    #614 Daniel Carcillo

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 24:59

    Episode 614 Daniel Carcillo is a First Class Father and 2x Stanley Cup Champion. He played ten years in the National Hockey League winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2013 and 2015. His on-ice reputation as an enforcer has led to him being nicknamed "Car Bomb". Today Daniel is an advocate for survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and he is at the forefront of mental health care innovation, pioneering novel new therapies for the debilitating condition that took him out of the game. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Wesana Health, a data-driven life science company revolutionizing drug development and clinical therapies utilizing psychedelic medicine for mental health care. Thanks to psychedelic-assisted therapy, Daniel is more than just a survivor of TBI–– he's a success story, with a clean brain scan showing the progress he has made in his recovery from post-concussive syndrome. And through Wesana, he's helping other TBI victims and those suffering from PTSD or depression experience the potential benefits of psilocybin, too. In this Episode, Daniel shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the severity of concussions in sports and why he founded Wesana Health. He describes his feelings about young kids playing contact sports and what is a good age to start. He tells us whether or not he would do it all over again if he knew then what he knows now. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! WESANA HEALTH - https://wesanahealth.com First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #613 George Farmer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 33:13

    Episode 613 George Farmer is a First Class Father and Chief Executive Officer of Parler. He has served as CEO of Parler since May 2021. Prior to Parler, George worked in financial services for a decade in the UK. George also sat on the LME Physical Markets Committee, the exchange committee for overseeing sound management of global physical trading across the base metals world. He currently sits on the Board of several UK companies and serves as Treasurer for the BLEXIT Foundation, a US charity that is focused on driving self-improvement into inner-city minority communities. George graduated with a First-Class Degree & academic scholarship from Oxford University. In 2018 he met his wife Candace Owens and they were married in 2019. In this Episode, George shares his Fatherhood journey which includes an 18 month old son and a daughter on the way. He discusses his vision for the future of Parler, how it differs from other Social Media Apps and the importance of Free Speech. He describes the top values he hopes to instill in his kids growing up. He talks about the Fatherless Crisis in the US and how it compares to the Fatherless Crisis in the UK. He describes what it's been like to watch his wife Candace Owens take on the role of motherhood. He tells us about his bedtime routine with his son. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Parler - https://parler.com First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #612 Mayor Tony Perry

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 39:38

    Episode 612 Mayor Tony Perry is a First Class Father and Mayor of Middletown, New Jersey. My family moved to Middletown 12 years ago and it is a wonderful place to raise a family. I invited Mayor Perry to join me on the podcast for a special Father's Day edition of First Class Fatherhood. After graduating from Temple University, Mayor Perry joined the Sandy Recovery Division of the Governor's Office coordinating recovery efforts with FEMA, the Office of Emergency Management, the Department of Community Affairs and the Department of Environmental Protection. He also served as Chief of Staff to Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos from 2014-2018. He has been the Mayor of Middletown since 2019. I had the pleasure of sitting with Mayor Perry to record this interview live during a book signing event at Barnes & Noble in Holmdel, NJ. In this Episode, Mayor Perry shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children. He discusses the new school curriculum scheduled to begin in New Jersey this fall which includes teaching sexual orientation to first, second and third graders. He describes the importance of getting families back to the kitchen table. He talks about the recent school shooting in Uvalde and how Middletown NJ is responding to keep children safe. He tells us why Middletown NJ is such a great place to raise a family. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #611 Kamaru Usman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 27:38

    Episode 611 Kamaru Usman is a First Class Father and current UFC Welterweight champion of the world. He is also the #1 Ranked pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. He defeated Tyron Woodley to win the UFC Welterweight title and has defended the title 5 times including two title defenses against both Coby Covington and Jorge Masvidal. Prior to his MMA career, Kamaru was an All-American wrestler at the University of Nebraska at Kearney where he was the 2010 NCAA Division II National champion. In this Episode, Kamaru shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a seven year old daughter. He discusses his relationship with his father and the moment he placed his UFC belt around him in the octagon. He describes how the system is rigged against Fathers in a lot of ways and how that contributes to the Fatherless Crisis. He talks about his nickname “The Nigerian Nightmare” and responds to a clip from my interview with Christian Okoye who famously shares the same moniker. He talks about the opponent for his next fight. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more. First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #610 Steve Doocy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 27:50

    Episode 610 Steve Doocy is a First Class Father, New York Times Bestselling Author and co-host of FOX & Friends. Steve he's been in the same time slot since FOX & Friends launched, making him the longest-running cable news morning host in history and the top rated for 19 straight years. FOX & Friends is the most-watched cable morning program. He also hosts his own show, Cooking with Steve Doocy on FOX Nation. Steve has written four books including, Tales from the Dad Side: Misadventures in Fatherhood; and two cookbooks with his wife, Kathy. Throughout his career he has received 11 local EMMY Awards for feature coverage and the Associated Press' Feature Reporter of the Year Award. In this Episode, Steve shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He describes what it's like to watch his son, Peter Doocy, serve as FOX News Channel's White House correspondent. He discusses some of the takeaways from his book, The Mr. & Mrs. Happy Handbook: Everything I Know About Love and Marriage (with corrections by Mrs. Doocy). He talks about the advice he gave his kids when they became old enough to start dating. He tells us his idea of a perfect Father's Day. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #609 Pete Hegseth & David Goodwin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 38:07

    Episode 609 Pete Hegseth and David Goodwin are First Class Fathers and co-authors of the #1 Bestselling Book on Amazon, Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation. Pete Hegseth, father of seven, is the co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend, America's #1-rated cable morning television show. He is an army veteran of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay who holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman's Badge for his time overseas. Pete is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. David Goodwin, father of three, is a founding board member and was headmaster of The Ambrose School in Boise, Idaho for 13 years. Over 100,000 copies of his work "Discover Classical Christian Education" are in print. He is the editor of The Classical Difference Magazine, and president of the Association of Classical Christian Schools. In this Episode, Pete and David discuss their new book, Battle for the American Mind. They describe how after 16,000 hours of K-12 indoctrination, our kids come out of government schools hating America. They roll their eyes at religion and disdain our history. We spend more money on education than ever, but kids can barely read and write—let alone reason with discernment. They offer solutions on how to remake schools in the United States. They give hope to parents who are concerned for the future of their children's education. They offer some great advice for new and about to be Dads and more! Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation https://a.co/d/dg6TfZ9 First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #608 Sean Lowe

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 20:50

    Episode 608 Sean Lowe is a First Class Father and Reality TV star of The Bachelor. Sean finished in third place on season 8 of The Bachelorette where he quickly became a fan favorite. He went on to become the Bachelor on the 17th season of ABC's The Bachelor. In the season finale, Sean proposed to contestant Catherine Giudici. Over a year after he proposed to Catherine, the two were married in a live television ceremony performed at the Four Seasons Resort Biltmore in Santa Barbara. He was a contestant on the ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars. Sean & Catherine participated in the 2nd episode of Celebrity Family Feud and won $25,000 for their charity, Free the Children. In this Episode, Sean shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses his faith and the importance it plays in his role as a husband and father. He describes the need for father figures and the epidemic of the fatherless crisis. He talks about his appearance on Dancing with the Stars and which version of The Bachelor he hopes his kids will eventually watch. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #607 Michael Franzese

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 35:36

    Episode 607 Michael Franzese is a First Class Father and former made caporegime one the Columbo Crime Family. He was born into Mafia life as a second-generation member of the Colombo crime family. Called one of the biggest mob earners since Al Capone by Vanity Fair and featured in Fortune's list of the fifty most powerful Mafia bosses, Michael left mob life behind after meeting his wife and serving eight years of a ten-year prison sentence. Today, Michael Franzese is a new man, sharing the lessons he's learned from organized crime with audiences around the world and mentoring thousands through his private online community and various media channels. Now, he mentors at-risk youth and shares the lessons he's learned from organized crime with audiences around the country. He is also the bestselling author of a new book, Mafia Democracy: How Our Republic Became a Mob Racket. In this Episode, Michael shares his Fatherhood journey which includes seven children. He discusses his relationship with his father and how becoming a father helped inspire him to leave the underworld. He describes family life in the Mafia, how faith is balanced by mob members and how he came to put God first in his life. He talks about his new book, Mafia Democracy: How Our Republic Became a Mob Racket. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Mafia Democracy: How Our Republic Became a Mob Racket - https://a.co/d/73kY6gp First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #606 Tim Kennedy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 20:28

    Episode 606 Tim Kennedy is a First Class Father, Green Beret, UFC Fighter, Entrepreneur and Bestselling Author. He has a new book available now, “Scars and Stripes: An Unapologetically American Story of Fighting the Taliban, UFC Warriors, and Myself”. Tim is a decorated combat sniper who has deployed multiple times to some of the most dangerous places on earth. He has starred on the History Channel's Hunting Hitler and Discovery's Hard to Kill. He owns Ranger Up, a premium apparel company, and Sheepdog Response, a tactical training company. This is his second appearance on First Class Fatherhood and I'm honored to have him back on the podcast. In this Episode, Tim shares an update on his four children. He discusses his new book, “Scars and Stripes: An Unapologetically American Story of Fighting the Taliban, UFC Warriors, and Myself” and why he decided to write it. He describes how parents can stand up to all of the challenges facing them in today's world. He talks about why he will never be able to run for office. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Scars and Stripes: An Unapologetically American Story of Fighting the Taliban, UFC Warriors, and Myself - https://a.co/d/irIRtAS First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #605 Taurean Prince

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 14:04

    Episode 605 Taurean Prince is a First Class Father and NBA Star. He played his college basketball at Baylor and was selected with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. He was traded to the Atlanta Hawks where he played his first three seasons in the league. He became the first Hawks rookie to reach double-figures in his first four playoff games since Pete Maravich did it in five straight in 1971. Taurean has also played for the Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers and currently for the Minnesota Timberwolves. In this Episode, Taurean shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children and one on the way. He describes how becoming a dad changed his perspective on life and what prepared him for the role of being a dad. He discusses some of the challenges of playing in the NBA while being a dad and how the NBA helps take care of the player's families. He talks about the fatherless crisis and the need for more male role models in America. He gives advice for parents of kids looking to play basketball in college. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #604 Governor Ron DeSantis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 21:47

    Episode 604 Governor Ron DeSantis is a First Class Father and 46th Governor of Florida. Prior to becoming Governor, he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Florida's 6th district from 2013 to 2018. He graduated from Yale University and Harvard Law School. Governor DeSantis joined the United States Navy in 2004, where he was promoted to lieutenant before serving as an advisor to SEAL Team One and being deployed to Iraq in 2007. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and other awards for his service. Governor DeSantis is the most Pro-Father and Pro-Family person in politics and recently signed groundbreaking legislation to support involved Fatherhood in Florida. In this Episode, Governor DeSantis shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the family scare of his wife Casey's breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and how he managed it as a husband, father and Governor. He describes the importance of having a father in the home, the Fatherless Crisis and the recent legislation he signed to attack the crisis. He talks about the scary time for parents right now and how they can fight back against school systems targeting our children with sexual ideologies that have no place in the classroom. I ask him if he could be President for just one day which issue he would address. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 Watch on Rumble - https://rumble.com/user/FirstClassFatherhood More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #603 Robby Starbuck

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 27:08

    Episode 603 Robby Starbuck is a First Class Father, Filmmaker, Author and Congressional Candidate. Robby is running in 2022 to represent Tennessee's 5th District #TN5 in Congress. He was first known as a filmmaker, directing Oscar winning actors and some of the biggest music stars in the world but his family's experience of fleeing Marxism in Cuba has always been his fuel to achieve the American Dream. Once he saw that Marxism had come to threaten America with the rise of the socialist far left, he knew he had to stand up and run for office so that he could do his part to ensure America would always be a free country where the American Dream was possible. He is the author of a new Children's book, “Puddin, Pirates and the Problem with Power”, which is the Book of the Month from Brave Books. In this Episode, Robby shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses why he decided to run for office and the impact it has had on his family. He describes the importance of the Nuclear Family Unit and why Dads are vital to the future success of America. He talks about his new book and how it will help parents and their children combat some of the indoctrination being taught in schools, media and entertainment. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Puddin, Pirates, and the Problem with Power - https://shop.bravebooks.us/collections/robby-starbuck-collection/products/sample-product Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #602 Deon Derrico

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 23:15

    Episode 602 Deon Derrico is a First Class Father, Real Estate Investor and Dad on the hit TLC Reality Show DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS. Deon and his wife Karen are parents to four sets of multiples - 14 kids, including quintuplets - conceived NATURALLY! The smash hit reality show is centered around the life of the Derricos' big family. In this Episode, Deon shares his Fatherhood journey which includes 14 children with his wife Karen. He discusses some of the challenges the family faced during the Covid 19 pandemic. He describes how he manages to spend individual time with each of his children. He talks about the Fatherless Crisis and the importance of having a dual parent household. He talks about what he has learned from watching himself on reality TV. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #601 Dinesh D'Souza

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 21:36

    Episode 601 Dinesh D'Souza is a First Class Father, bestselling author and filmmaker. Dinesh has produced four documentaries, three of which are in the top 10 highest grossing political documentaries of all time. His newest documentary, 2000 Mules may be the most important one yet. 2000 Miles exposes widespread, coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 election, sufficient to change the overall outcome. The first screening of 2000 Mules took place at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club and left viewers stunned. Dinesh's last appearance on First Class Fatherhood was back on Episode 414 when he joined along with his daughter, Danielle D'Souza Gill. In this Episode, Dinesh breaks down his new groundbreaking documentary 2000 Mules. He discusses the importance of young voters needing to have faith in the election process. He describes the breakdown of the Nuclear Family Units in America and how it's been affected by public policy. He talks about the censorship he faces with all of his documentaries. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! 2000 MULES - https://www.2000mules.com Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #600 Sadhguru

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 34:23

    Episode 600 Sadhguru is a First Class Father, Mystic, Yogi and Author. Named one of India's 50 most influential people, Sadhguru's work has touched the lives of millions worldwide through his transformational programs. Sadhguru has a unique ability to make the ancient yogic sciences relevant to contemporary minds, acting as a bridge to the deeper dimensions of life. Sadhguru has been an influential voice at major global forums including the United Nations World Headquarters and the World Economic Forum. He has also been invited to speak at leading educational institutions, including Oxford, London Business School, IMD, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Wharton and MIT, to name a few. Sadhguru is currently riding his motorcycle across 25 Nations in 100 days to raise awareness for his Save Soil Movement. Save Soil is a global movement launched by Sadhguru, to address the soil crisis by bringing together people from around the world to stand up for Soil Health, and supporting leaders of all nations to institute national policies and actions toward increasing the organic content in cultivable Soil. In this Episode, Sadhguru joins me live from his motorbike on day 31 of his journey between Bucharest and Istanbul. He shares his Fatherhood journey. He discusses the Save Soil Movement and why he is passionately raising awareness for it. He describes what the future will hold for our grandchildren and future generations if nothing is done to Save the Soil. He offers advice on how parents and their children can get involved. He talks about the Fatherless Crisis and much more! SAVE SOIL - https://www.consciousplanet.org Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #599 Paul Getter

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 27:27

    Episode 599 Paul Getter is a First Class Father known as The Internet Marketing Nerd. In 2009, Paul Getter was broke, struggling, and delivering phone books out of the back of his car. After teaching himself about the power of internet marketing, he created The Internet Marketing Nerds and quickly became one of the most sought after marketing experts in the world. He has spent over one billion dollars running ads and campaigns for his clients, and has helped scale numerous businesses into eight figures per year. Just a sampling of his successes include boosting the popularity of TV shows, skyrocketing authors onto the New York Times best-sellers list, elevating Fortune 500 companies, and helping numerous A-list celebrities and small-platform personalities gain millions of social media followers. In this Episode, Paul shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the power of social media and how dads can scale their small businesses and social media presence. He describes the importance of his faith in raising his kids and in everything he does. He talks about the advice he gave his kids when they began dating. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Paul Getter - https://www.paulgetter.com/home-1 Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #598 Congressman Michael Waltz

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 21:16

    Episode 598 Michael Waltz is a First Class Father, Green Beret and Congressman. He is the first Green Beret to be elected to Congress. Congressman Waltz is a decorated combat veteran who served multi tours with the elite Special Operations Unit in Afghanistan, The Middle East and Africa. For his actions in combat he received multiple decorations including four Bronze Stars, two with valor. Congressman Waltz is a Florida native who was elected to Florida's 6th Congressional district, a position previously held by now Governor Ron DeSantis. Congressman Waltz is the author of a new children's book, Dawn of the Brave. He is an American Hero and I'm honored to have him on the podcast. In this Episode, Congressman Waltz shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a son and daughter. He discusses some of the challenges of being the father of a three month old while being a Congressman. He describes the importance of keeping sexual orientation or anything of a sexual nature being taught to young children. He talks about his new book, Dawn of the Brave. He gives advice for parents of kids interested in joining the military. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Dawn of the Brave - https://bravebooks.us/products/dawn-of-the-brave-saga-1-book-9 Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #597 Touré Roberts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 22:30

    Episode 597 Touré Roberts is a First Class Father, Pastor and Bestselling Author. Touré is most widely known for being the founder of one of the most influential faith and empowerment congregations in the world, ONE. Touré is an entrepreneur at heart, founding his first company serving the tech industry in 1998. His empowering voice on the topics of spirituality, business and leadership has been heard at some of the most premier conferences in the world. Touré is the son-in-law of prominent pastor, businessman, bestselling author, film producer and philanthropist TD Jakes and, his wife, Serita Jakes the philanthropist and entrepreneur. He has a new book “Balance — Positioning Yourself To Do All Things Well” available now! In this Episode, Touré shares his Fatherhood journey which includes six children. He discusses his co-parenting philosophy and offers advice for other dads on the onset of a co-parenting relationship. He describes what he means by living a Balanced life, the focus of his new book,”Balance — Positioning Yourself To Do All Things Well” and how dads can apply balance to their lives. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Balance - https://www.amazon.com/Balance-Tipping-Scales-Leveraging-Change-ebook/dp/B085XNBQDF Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #596 DJ Envy

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 18:09

    Episode 596 DJ Envy is a First Class Father, disc jockey, record producer, radio personality, and car enthusiast. He is one of the three hosts of the syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club, alongside Angela Yee and Charlamagne tha God on Power 105.1. DJ Envy, and his wife Gia Casey have been together for 27 years and married for 20. They host The Casey Crew, a podcast exploring the good, bad, and ugly sides of relationships and family life. It has been ranked by Essence as one of the best podcasts about Black love and family. They co-authored a new book, “Real Life, Real Love: Life Lessons on Joy, Pain & the Magic That Holds Us Together” which is available now. In this Episode, DJ Envy shares his Fatherhood journey which includes six children. He discusses some of the ups and downs of his marriage and why he and his wife Gia decided to write their book “Real Life, Real Love: Life Lessons on Joy, Pain & the Magic That Holds Us Together”. He describes the values he hopes to instill in all of his children. He talks about the Fatherless Crisis and the need for more dads to be involved in their kids' lives. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Real Life, Real Love: Life Lessons on Joy, Pain & the Magic That Holds Us Together - https://www.amazon.com/Real-Life-Love-Lessons-Together/dp/1419752782 Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    Special Edition: Book Launch • First Class Fatherhood: Advice & Wisdom From High-Profile Dads

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 15:31

    Special Edition Book Launch - First Class Fatherhood: Advice & Wisdom From High-Profile Dads is Now Available in bookstores Nationwide and available online on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Target, Walmart and more! Alec Lace launched his parenting podcast in 2018, his mission was simple: to give dads an opportunity to encourage others, by sharing the experiences and wisdom they've gained during their respective journeys. A few years and hundreds of interviews later--including with many high-profile dads from sports, media, politics, the military, and other industries--Alec has curated a rich collection of anecdotes that provides guidance and inspiration on a wide array of topics, including but not limited to Advice for about-to-be or new dads Finance and education Discipline Dating and social life Faith, values, and service Fitness and health, for both children and fathers How to be a fatherhood ambassador First Class Fatherhood will engage the reader with thought-provoking ideas and realistic solutions from fathers who have been through it all. Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://bit.ly/36XpXNp Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #595 Dan Payne

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 22:15

    Episode 595 Dan Payne is a First Class Father, Actor and former professional Volleyball Player. He stars in the upcoming new feature film “Corrective Measures” opposite Bruce Willis and Michael Rooker for Fox's Tubi. Dan has starred on the screen in ”John Tucker Must Die”,”Watchmen”, ”World of Warcraft” as well as the critically acclaimed indie film “Mulligans.” Before his acting career, Dan was a professional Volleyball player in Holland. He is a tremendous advocate for mental health and maintains a strong fitness regimen. In this Episode, Dan shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two sons. He discusses his upcoming film “Corrective Measures” and what it was like working with legendary actor Bruce Willis in what will be one of Willis's final films. He describes his battles with depression and why he is a strong advocate for Mental Health. He talks about the challenges of technology with his sons especially during the pandemic. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #594 Walt Blackman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 17:10

    Episode 594 Walt Blackman is a First Class Father, Combat Veteran and Arizona State Representative. He served in the United States Army for nearly 22 years as a Front Line Tank Commander and Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Senior Program Manager Specialist. He earned a Bronze Star for combat action in Iraq as well as a Meritorious Service Medal. He served seven tours of duty in some of the most dangerous battlefields on Earth, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq, where he fought in the Second Battle of Fallujah, the bloodiest battle in the Iraq War. His desire to serve his country continued after his military service and he ran for the Arizona State Legislature. Walt won a contentious primary election in 2018 and went on to win the general election. He repeated this victory in 2020. He is currently running for Congress in Arizona. In this Episode, Walt shares his Fatherhood journey which includes five children. He discusses the Fatherless Crisis particularly in the black community. He describes his experience as the first black Republican representative in Arizona and the attacks he has faced while running for Congress. He talks about his family's decision to adopt their daughter and what that process was like. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Walt Blackman for Congress - https://blackmanforcongress.com Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #593 Rotimi

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 16:21

    Episode 593 Rotimi is a First Class Father, Singer, Songwriter and Actor. He is well known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz series BOSS, and as Andre Coleman on POWER. He has also starred in major films such as COMING 2 AMERICA. Rotimi is a contemporary R&B artist who signed with 50 Cent's label G-Unit Records in 2015. He is launching a worldwide tour this month featuring songs from his new album All or Nothing. Rotimi is also an entrepreneur and graduate of Northwestern University. In this Episode, Rotimi shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a six month old son. He discusses how becoming a dad has changed his perspective on life. He describes what it has been like to watch his fiancé Vanessa Mdee become a mom and embrace motherhood. He talks about his upcoming tour and how he plans to balance work with family life. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #592 Seth Dillon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 10:51

    Episode 592 Seth Dillon is a First Class Father, Founder and CEO of The Babylon Bee. The Babylon Bee is a conservative Christian news satire website that publishes satirical articles on topics including religion, politics, current events, and public figures. Seth is an Entrepreneur who is also the co-founder of the ‘Not the Bee' which is a non-satirical site that reports on news, stories, and commentary. I interviewed Seth Dillon at Turning Point USA's Student Action Summit in Tampa, Florida in 2021 and recently retrieved the footage from our conversation which was previously lost. In this Episode, Seth shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two sons. He discusses the importance of family and the values he hopes to instill in his sons growing up. He describes the challenges of running The Babylon Bee while being a dad. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #591 Lucas Tomlinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 23:49

    Episode 591 Lucas Tomlinson is a First Class Father and serves as a correspondent for FOX News Channel. Lucas contributed to FOX News Channel's live coverage surrounding Russia's invasion of Ukraine, providing 24/7 coverage live on the ground in Lviv, Ukraine, where the US Embassy moved its operations. In August of 2021, he contributed to the network's coverage surrounding the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, breaking the news on the US drone strike targeting an ISIS-K planner in the Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. He also extensively covered the suicide bomb attack outside the Abbey Gate at Kabul's airport in Afghanistan as the news was rapidly unfolding on what would be one the deadliest day for American troops in 10 years. Lucas graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2001. He served on a human terrain team with the US Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team 10th Mountain Division in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. In this Episode, Lucas shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses his experience of being on the ground in Ukraine when Russia began its invasion. He describes how covering the war impacted him as a father. He talks about the impact of the deaths of his colleagues Oleksandra "Sasha" Kuvshynova and Pierre Zakrzewski. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #590 Ryan & Brecken Michler

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 26:55

    Episode 590 Ryan and Brecken Michler join me for a special Father/Son interview on First Class Fatherhood. Ryan Michler is a First Class Father and host of ORDER OF MAN. Recently his son Brecken launched a Father/Son podcast called MAN IN THE MAKING. In their new podcast, Father and son, Ryan and Brecken Michler talk about all the issues men should discuss with their boys - drugs, alcohol, pornography, sex, girls, discipline, commitment, and growing up. These conversations are designed to spark meaningful dialogue between you, as a father, and your own sons as you work to usher him into manhood. In this Episode, Ryan and Brecken discuss why they launched MAN IN MAKING. They describe what it's like working together making the podcast and what they have learned about each other. They talk about their experience participating in THE SQUIRE program of Bedros Keuilian and Ray Care (both previous guests on First Class Fatherhood). Brecken offers advice for other young men hoping to start a podcast and Ryan offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads. MAN IN THE MAKING - https://www.maninthemaking.com/ Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #589 John Cho

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 24:21

    Episode 589 John Cho is a First Class Father and Actor. John is known as Harold from Harold & Kumar, Hikaru Sulu from J.J. Abrams's Star Trek, or as the star of the highly anticipated live-action Netflix series, Cowboy Bebop, based on the worldwide cult anime phenomenon. John is also a former 7th-grade English teacher who grew up as a Korean immigrant kid in Texas and East L.A. He is the author of a new book TROUBLEMAKER which follows the events of the LA Riots through the eyes of 12-year-old Jordan as he navigates school and family, highlighting the unique Korean American perspective. In this Episode, John shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children. He discusses the values he received from his dad that he hopes to instill in his kids. He describes how becoming a dad has changed him as an actor. He has some advice for aspiring actors. He talks about his new book TROUBLEMAKER and why he decided to write it. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! TROUBLEMAKER - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0759554471/ref=cm_sw_r_awdo_2WZCTP41NP48S92PEYAP Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #588 Peter Goodwin

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 20:25

    Episode 588 Peter Goodwin is a First Class Father and Founder of Groove Life. He was born in Alaska where he eventually became an Adventure Guide. As a guide he would take guests on a guided hunting adventure in the outback and hunt all sorts of wild game, including moose, caribou, bear, and even the occasional wolverine. With the help of a campaign on Kickstarter, Peter launched the now popular Groove Life which manufactures silicon rings, belts, watch bands and more. In this Episode, Peter shares his fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses life as an entrepreneur dad. He describes his view on whether or not kids need a college degree to succeed in today's world. He talks about the future of Groove Life. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! GROOVE LIFE - https://groovelife.com Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #587 Bernard Kerik

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 18:22

    Episode 587 Bernard Kerik is a First Class Father and former NYPD Commissioner. He was appointed by Mayor Rudy Giuliani as the 40th Commissioner of the New York City Police Department in 2000. Prior to that he was Commissioner of the New York City Department of Correction. He was responsible for overseeing the New York City jail system, including Rikers Island, one of the largest and most violent jail systems in the country. He has received the New York City Police Department's Medal for Valor, plus 29 other medals for excellent and meritorious service. In this Episode, Bernard shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses the Fatherless Crisis and how it correlates to what he saw in the prison system. He describes his idea of Prison Reform and what the courts should consider when sentencing a nonviolent criminal. He talks about his son following in his footsteps as a police officer and now a member of SWAT in Newark New Jersey. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #586 Kevin Sorbo

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 16:33

    Episode 586 Kevin Sorbo is a First Class Father and Actor. In 1993, Kevin emerged as a full fledged international TV star when he was cast as the lead role of Hercules in a series of TV films that would lay the groundwork for the immensely popular series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Kevin also guest-starred as Hercules in episodes of the successful spin-off series Xena: Warrior Princess as well as providing his voice to the animated Hercules films. Kevin is also known for acting in the Christian drama films God's Not Dead and Let There Be Light. I had the honor of sitting down with Kevin Sorbo at CPAC in Orlando Florida. In this Interview, Kevin shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the Fatherless Crisis and the need for more dads in the home. He describes the way dads are portrayed in sitcoms and other Hollywood shows. He talks about some of his many upcoming projects. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #585 Josh Peck

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 21:25

    Episode 585 Josh Peck is a First Class Father, Actor and Comedian. Josh rose to prominence for his role as Josh Nichols in the Nickelodeon sitcom DRAKE & JOSH. He played the main role in the Disney+ original series TURNER & HOOCH. He currently stars in the Hulu sitcom HOW I MET YOUR FATHER which is a standalone sequel to HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER. Josh is also a YouTube and Social Media star with millions of subscribers and followers. He has a brand new book available now, HAPPY PEOPLE ARE ANNOYING. In this Episode, Josh shares his fatherhood journey which includes a three year old son. He discusses the impact of growing up without a Father and how that has affected him as a dad. He describes the process of writing his new book HAPPY PEOPLE ARE ANNOYING and reliving his battles with weight loss, drugs, alcohol and more. He responds to a recent articles calling him a “Hunk”. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! HAPPY PEOPLE ARE ANNOYING - https://www.amazon.com/dp/0063073617/ref=cm_sw_r_awdo_QYFSPGVCZY6DQVG4M4ZP Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #584 Theo Rossi

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 28:13

    Episode 584 Theo Rossi is a First Class Father and actor. He is well known for portraying Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortiz on the FX series SONS OF ANARCHY and Hernan "Shades" Alvarez in LUKE CAGE. An Ambassador to the Boot Campaign, Theo worked with multiple organizations that raise money for wounded soldiers and those returning with post-traumatic stress disorder. Throughout his time on SONS OF ANARCHY, Theo often traveled to different bases to visit US military personnel. He stars alongside Kevin Hart and Wesley Snipes in the Netflix drama TRUE STORY. In this Episode, Theo shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two sons. He describes his experience growing up without a Father and who took on the role of Father-Figure. He describes his rise through Hollywood beginning as an extra and how becoming a dad has impacted his career. He talks about some of his upcoming projects. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #583 Brady Duke

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 18:12

    Episode 583 Brady Duke is a First Class Father, former Navy SEAL and Congressional candidate. Brady served with the elite Navy SEAL Teams where operated as a sniper and breacher. Brady deployed to Afghanistan and earned multiple awards including two Navy Commendation medals, one with valor. After his deployments, he remained stateside on active duty and trained thousands of other SEALs before deployment for the same mission. Upon honorably separating from the Navy to focus on being a husband and father, he continued as a civilian instructor training SEALs in Close Quarters Combat. Brady transitioned from the Navy, going to school for Christian Ministries, and training SWAT teams around the country. He is currently running for Congress in Florida. I sat down with him at CPAC 2022 in Orlando and in this Episode, Brady shares his Fatherhood journey which includes five kids. He describes the balance of being a lethal Navy SEAL and as a man of faith. He discusses why he decided to transition out of the Navy to focus on being a dad. He talks about his campaign for Congress and why he decided to run. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! BRADY DUKE - https://bradyduke.com Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #582 Parker Young

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 26:37

    Episode 582 Parker Young is a First Class Father, Model and Actor. He has modeled for Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein. Parker has accrued a notable list of acting credits across television including ARROW, ENLISTED, A MILLION LITTLE THINGS, and Lena Waithe's TWENTIES for BET. He is most often recognized for playing the determined “Richard Evans” on Bravo's IMPOSTERS and heartthrob “Ryan Shay” alongside Jane Levy on ABC's SUBURGATORY. He has been featured on the cover of MEN'S HEALTH, AVANTE MAGAZINE and featured in PEOPLE MAGAZINE. In this Episode, Parker shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a three year old daughter. He describes his wedding to his longtime love in a beautiful ceremony – just him, his wife, and their daughter. He discusses why he is so vocal about why he didn't feel the overwhelming joy he expected upon the birth of his daughter. He talks about the experience of watching his longtime love transition into motherhood. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #581 Barry Watson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 23:56

    Episode 581 Barry Watson is a First Class Father and Actor. He rose to stardom when he portrayed Matt Camden in the award winning family drama 7TH HEAVEN. He most recently starred in Lifetime's modern reimagination of HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN and now stars in Ava DuVernay's superhero DC drama NAOMI, in which he plays Naomi's adoptive/military father in the series. Barry Watson is also a cancer survivor who was diagnosed with stage 2 non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma back in 2002. In this Episode, Barry shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the impact of being diagnosed with cancer and how it played into his vision of having children. He describes his co-parenting philosophy and gives advice for dads on the onset of a co-parenting situation. He talks about his role as an adoptive father in the new series NAOMI. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #580 Dr. Oz

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 16:24

    Episode 580 Dr. Oz is a First Class Father and Legendary TV Personality. Dr. Oz is the host of the Emmy award-winning “The Dr. Oz Show” and is an Attending Physician at NY Presbyterian-Columbia Medical Center. He has performed thousands of heart operations and has practiced medicine simultaneously with his TV show. Dr. Oz was a regular guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, making more than sixty appearances. In 2009, The Dr. Oz Show, a daily television program about medical matters and health, was launched by Winfrey's Harpo Productions. Dr. Oz is running in the 2022 U.S. Senate election in Pennsylvania as a Republican. I had the honor of interviewing Dr. Oz live at CPAC 2022 in Orlando, Florida. In this Episode, Dr. Oz shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses the Fatherless crisis. He describes his opinion on whether or not children should get the Covid-19 vaccine or booster shot. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #579 Steve Harvey

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 31:47

    Episode 579 Steve Harvey is a First Class Father, Legendary Comedian and Entertainer. Steve Harvey is one of the busiest men in Hollywood who began his career doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. He was a part of one of the most successful comedy specials in history — The Original Kings of Comedy. His successful comedy career led him to an eight year stint as host Showtime at the Apollo. His hosting career on TV includes The Steve Harvey Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, Steve, Little Big Shots, Little Big Shots: Forever Young, Steve Harvey's Funderdome, Miss Universe, New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey, NFL Honors and numerous others. He is now Judge Steve Harvey on the new courtroom comedy series for ABC. He has inspired millions of people and is one of the most recognizable and sought-after celebrities in the world. In this Episode, Steve Harvey shares his Fatherhood journey which includes seven kids. He discusses the Fatherless Crisis in America. He describes his feelings about the cancel-culture. He talks about the dating advice he's given to his kids. He tells us who he thinks could play Steve Harvey in a movie about his life. He describes what he wants his legacy to be as a Father. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Pre-Order First Class Fatherhood: Advice and Wisdom from High-Profile Dads - https://www.amazon.com/First-Class-Fatherhood-Advice-High-Profile/dp/0785241035 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #578 Frank Bello

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2022 24:51

    Episode 578 Frank Bello is a First Class Father and Bassist for Anthrax. Anthrax is a legendary NYC Trash Metal band which has sold more than 10 million albums. Born into a family of five, Frank grew up in difficult circumstances. His father abandoned his wife and children, and Frank's mother moved heaven and earth to keep them fed and educated. Left with no male role model, Frank found inspiration in heavy metal bass players, following their example and forging a career with Anthrax from his early teens―first as a roadie, and then as the group's bass player. Frank tells his story in his new memoir “Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax”. In this Episode, Frank shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a 15 year old son. He discusses his life growing up without a Father in the home and the impact that has had on him as a Father now. He describes the horrific murder of his brother Anthony which took place at the height of his career. He talks about his memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax - https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1644282313/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1645592240&sr=8-3 Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #577 Vernon Davis

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 20:48

    Episode 577 Vernon Davis is a First Class Father, NFL Super Bowl Champion and Actor. Vernon played college football at Maryland and was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 6th overall pick of the 2006 NFL Draft. He went on to play 13 seasons as a Tight End in the NFL, was a 2x Pro Bowls, led the NFL in receiving Touchdowns in 2009 and won Super Bowl 50 with the Denver Broncos. He finished his playing career with the Washington Redskins. Vernon is now a Hollywood actor with major upcoming roles starring alongside Morgan Freeman, Bruce Willis and John Malkovich. In this Episode, Vernon shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses the challenges of becoming a dad while playing football at an elite level in the NFL. He discusses his experience on Dancing with the Stars. He talks about his transition into acting. He weighs in on young kids playing tackle football. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #576 Anthony Rodia

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 32:14

    Episode 576 Anthony Rodia is a First Class Father and Comedian. He is a first-generation Italian-American born and raised in Westchester, New York. In a very short time, Anthony gained over 900,000 social media followers and his YouTube videos have amassed over 22 million views. Rodia's comedy pulls from his real life and razor-sharp observations on marriage, parenthood, road rage, and everything else worthy of a social media rant. Anthony made the most of a captive audience, delivering a staggering 86 weekly videos. “ROAD RAGE WEDNESDAY” became a fan favorite, but his Uncle Vinny and Zia Lucia characters transformed into a phenomenon. They are the crazy uncle and aunt you love but can't be out in public with, who speak their minds (whether you asked for it or not). Anthony Rodia has quickly become a show favorite on the syndicated radio show, Elvis Duran in The Morning and New York morning show Good Day New York. He is currently on tour with his The Road Rage Tour. In this Episode, Anthony shares his fatherhood journey which includes two children. He describes how he left a job he didn't like to pursue his love and passion for comedy. He discusses how he made a pivot during the pandemic that boosted his social media presence. He talks about his comedy tour. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Anthony Rodia - https://www.rodiacomedy.com Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    Super Bowl LVI Media Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2022 28:56

    Super Bowl LVI Media Day Special Edition. First Class Fatherhood was invited to participate in this year's Media Day for Super Bowl LVI between the Cincinnati Bengals and the LA Rams. I interviewed many of the Dad's playing in the big game both virtually and live from Los Angeles. In this Episode you will hear from… LA Rams OT Andrew Whitworth NT Greg Gains K Matt Gay G David Edwards RB Sony Michel G Austin Corbett WR Van Jefferson QB Matthew Stafford Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor WR Tyler Boyd CB Mike Hilton LB Germaine Pratt G Quinton Spain FS Ricardo Allen DE Zack Kerr NT DJ Reader WR Ja'Marr Chase QB Joe Burrow Watch First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #575 Jimmy Chase

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 18:19

    Episode 575 Jimmy Chase is a First Class Father whose son Ja'Marr Chase is a star wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals. Jimmy has watched his son Ja'Marr win the College National Championship with LSU and then become the 5th overall pick of the 2021 NFL. Ja'Marr was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and has played a pivotal role in the Bengals making it to Super Bowl LVI. Jimmy Chase is a Social Worker and a counselor by trade who helps youth and underprivileged kids get on the path to a better life. In this Episode, Jimmy shares his fatherhood journey which includes five kids. He discusses the guidance he gave his son Ja'Marr about sitting out his final year at LSU. He describes the feeling as a dad watching his son be selected in the First Round of the NFL Draft. He talks about sharing these moments with Jimmy Burrow, the dad of Bengals star quarterback Joe Burrow with whom Ja'Marr played with at LSU. He talks about the impact of the Fatherless Crisis. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #574 Mike Pompeo

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 21:07

    Episode 574 Mike Pompeo is a First Class Father and Former Secretary of State. He has served as the 70th Secretary of State of the United States, the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and was elected to four terms in Congress representing the Fourth District of Kansas. Mike graduated first in his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1986. He served as a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army, leading troops patrolling the Iron Curtain, rising to the rank of Captain. As our nation's most senior diplomat in the Trump Administration and President Trump's chief negotiator, Mike helped to craft U.S. foreign policy based on our nation's founding ideals that put America First. In his second interview on First Class Fatherhood, Pompeo gives us an update on his son Nick who is now engaged to be married this summer. He discusses some of the issues making it a scary time for parents in the United States right now. He describes the importance of school choice. I ask him if he will be running for President in 2024. He offers some great advice for Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #573 Shawn Ryan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 24:06

    Episode 573 Shawn Ryan is a First Class Father, Former Navy SEAL, CIA Contractor, Entrepreneur and host of The Shawn Ryan Show. Shawn is a combat veteran who served with SEAL Team 2 and SEAL Team 8 deploying to both Iraq and Afghanistan. After leaving the Navy, Shawn served as a contractor with the CIA where he participated in clandestine operations all over the globe. In 2015, he founded Vigilance Elite which provides training to both the civilian and law enforcement sectors. He is also the host of the wildly popular podcast The Shawn Ryan Show in which he interviews other elite military men and other awesome guests. In this Episode, Shawn shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a four month old son. He describes how becoming a dad has changed his perspective on life and what it's been like watching his wife Katie become a mom. He discusses some safety tips for parents while they're out with their kids. He talks about his podcast The Shawn Ryan Show and what it's like for him to interview other Frogmen. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Vigilance Elite - https://www.vigilanceelite.com The Shawn Ryan Show - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/shawn-ryan-show/id1492492083 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #572 Donovan McNabb

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 23:37

    Episode 572 Donovan McNabb is a First Class Father and NFL Legend. He played his college ball at Syracuse University where they retired his #5 jersey after dominating the Big East and being named Big East Offensive Player of the Year three times. He was drafted in the first round with the second pick of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Philadelphia Eagles who would eventually retire his #5 jersey as well. During his time with the Eagles he led the team to eight playoff appearances, five NFC East division championships, five NFC Championship games and Super Bowl XXXIX. He became the Eagles' all-time leader in pass attempts, pass completions, passing yards, and passing touchdowns. In this Episode, Donovan shares his fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses his discipline style as a dad. He describes his view on young kids playing tackle football. He talks about his QBL Minicamps. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! QBL Minicamps - www.theQBLegacy.org Hope Wear Clothing - https://www.hopewearclothing.com/ SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    Matthew McConaughey • FCF Flashback

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 24:57

    FCF Flashback From my interview with Matthew McConaughey on January 22, 2021 • Matthew McConaughey is a First Class Father and Academy Award winning actor. He has starred in blockbuster movies including DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, INTERSTELLAR, MAGIC MIKE, THE LINCOLN LAWYER and many others as well the smash hit HBO Crime Drama TRUE DETECTIVE. He has won numerous awards including the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Actor. He is now a New York Times Bestselling Author of GREENLIGHTS. In this Episode, Matthew shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses his new book GREENLIGHTS and why he decided to write it. He talks about the Fatherless epidemic in America and the importance of Fatherhood and Family Life. He describes his love of being a father and how it has changed him as a man. He talks about the differences between how he was raised and how he and his wife Camila are raising their children. He tells us who he would like to see play himself in a movie, he offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! GREENLIGHTS - https://www.amazon.com/Greenlights-Matthew-McConaughey/dp/0593139135 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #571 Carter Oosterhouse

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 27:37

    Episode 571 Carter Oosterhouse is a First Class Father and Television Personality. He first gained national fame as a carpenter on the TLC series Trading Spaces. He was host of several HGTV network shows including Carter Can, Red Hot & Green, and Million Dollar Rooms. Carter co-hosts ABC's hit primetime series, The Great Christmas Light Fight. He's also a model who has been named one of People magazine's "Sexiest man on TV" in its "Sexiest Man Alive" issue. He was also named one of the sexiest men on television by TV Guide Channel, Inside TV magazine, and CosmoGirl. In this Episode, Carter shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a four year old daughter. He discusses the surrogacy process that he and his wife used to have their child. He describes the values he hopes to instill in his daughter growing up. He talks about his family's Christmas traditions. He tells us what it's like to see the amazing Christmas decorations he judges on The Great Christmas Light Fight. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Carter Oosterhouse - https://www.carteroosterhouse.com Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #570 Brad Williams

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 38:27

    Episode 570 Brad Williams is a First Class Father and Stand-up Comedian. Brad has become one of the funniest, most in-demand comedians working today. He has appeared on numerous TV shows including the Tonight Show & Jimmy Kimmel Live. His one hour comedy special “Fun Size” was the highest rated comedy special on Showtime in the year 2015. A year later, he followed it up with a 2nd special called “Daddy Issues,” its airing prompted the New York Times to write “no one is doing it more hilariously than Brad Williams.” Brad's show is high energy. Robin Williams called him “Prozac with a head.” Brad's ability to make humorous observations on disability, relationships, sex, and race are winning over audiences and proving anyone can overcome their shortcomings. In this Episode, Brad shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a 23-month old daughter. He discusses the cancel-culture facing comedians today and how he approaches it. He describes some of his parenting fears as a Little Person Dad. He talks about some of the challenges growing up as a Little Person and why his daughter will be well equipped to handle herself. He tells us about his plans for 2022. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Brad Williams - https://www.bradwilliamscomedy.com Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #569 J.R. Martinez

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 32:34

    Episode 569 J.R. Martinez is a First Class Father, Actor, Motivational Speaker and United States Army Veteran. J.R. was deployed to Iraq and was driving a Humvee when its left front tire hit an IED. As a result he suffered smoke inhalation and severe burns to more than 34 percent of his body. He spent 34 months at BAMC and has undergone 33 plastic surgery and skin graft surgeries. He became a motivational speaker and began providing support to fellow burn survivors while being treated for his burn injuries. In 2008, J.R. was cast in ABC's daytime drama “All My Children” as Brot Monroe. Despite having to relearn how to walk, he competed on and won Season 13 of ABC's “Dancing with the Stars”. J.R.is the host of his own podcast REBIRTH. In this Episode, J.R. shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children. He describes how he handles the looks and comments from people about his appearance. He discusses the challenges of having a baby during the pandemic. He talks about his daughter's reaction to watching him on Dancing with the stars. He talks about OPERATION FINALLY HOME and the impact it's having on veterans. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! OPERATION FINALLY HOME - https://www.operationfinallyhome.org REBIRTH Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rebirth-with-j-r-martinez/id1514640056?i=1000543862495 JR's website - https://jrmartinez.com/ Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #568 Nick Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 27:04

    Episode 568 Nick Carter is a First Class Father and member of The Backstreet Boys. Nick is returning for a second interview on First Class Fatherhood. He first appeared on the podcast back in Episode 356. Nick and his wife welcomed their third child in April of this year making them a family of five. Nick began his career at the tender age of 12 years old and became an international pop superstar as the youngest member of the iconic boy band, Backstreet Boys. Known for his boyish good looks and heartthrob status, Nick's 22-year entertainment career has spanned far beyond the stages of sold out arenas, with an array of projects in television and film, and as a philanthropist and author. In this Episode, Nick discusses the experience of having his daughter during the pandemic as well as the complications during the birth of his now seven month old baby girl. He describes the adjustment to being a father of three and the importance of spreading his love and attention to each of his children. He talks about his family's Christmas traditions and sings a bar from his favorite Christmas song. He tells us the inspiration for his new single “Scary Monster”. He shares the details of the “Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Announces Virtual Celebrity Holiday Cooking Experience and Sing-Along” which is participating in with other celebrities. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Cure 4 The Kids Foundation Announces Virtual Celebrity Holiday Cooking Experience and Sing-Along - https://cure4thekids.org Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

    #567 Dallas Jenkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 34:58

    Episode 567 Dallas Jenkins is a First Class Father, Director, Writer and Creator of THE CHOSEN. THE CHOSEN is an exploration of the life of Jesus Christ through the perspective of those that interacted with him. It is the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus, and the most successful media crowd-fund of all time. The series portrays Jesus "through the eyes of those who met him". The series has its own App which has been downloaded millions of times and the series is absolutely free for everyone to watch. Dallas' First Class Father is Jerry B. Jenkins, a Christian novelist best known for the Left Behind series, one of the highest selling book series of all time, selling over 60 million copies. THE CHOSEN has a Christmas Special now playing in theaters throughout December titled, Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers. In this Episode, Dallas shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses THE CHOSEN and the feedback he's received from the series. He answers a couple of questions about THE CHOSEN from my pastor Father Jeff. He talks about the Fatherless Crisis and the need for more positive Father figures. He describes philosophy as it applies to his kids dating and why he takes a different approach. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers - https://www.peoplemustknow.thechosen.tv Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

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