dad-gummit autism podcast
So, here's the question. How can we (as Autism Dads) be as successful AT HOME - with our families - as we are out in the REST of the world? How can we support our wives and families in a way that makes them feel happy and fulfilled... so that WE can feel happy and fulfilled, at home, too.
That is the question, this podcast will give you the answers.
That is the question, this podcast will give you the answers.
That time a long-time, good friend told me, "I don't like you any more."
In this episode, I'll share with you a story about the time my friend told me he didn't like me anymore. And how - once I reviewed how I was acting - I didn't like me any more either. Then, after I was able to make a change, I noticed that what I had been doing was HURTING MY KIDS (can you imagine how THAT made me feel?) And I noticed how many people were doing what I had been doing... and just like me, they didn't even know it. Are you doing this? Listen now to find out.
June 30, 2020
How to Fast-Track Your Families Happiness
In this episode, I'll share with you a a way to fast track your families success. It's the fastest way you'll ever find to start seeing results fast. And if you'll do it right... you can see those results immediately. Sound interesting? Then listen now...
June 26, 2020
A Dirty Little Secret I Keep From My Wife
In this episode, I'll share with you a dirty little secret I keep from my wife... then I'll cover one of the things I struggle with... and then I'll share how those two things combined, have made our marriage... even better. Have I got your curiosity peaked? Then check it out now.
June 19, 2020
It's EASY to talk about what to do. It's HARD to do it.
In this episode, I'll cover how we all know what we SHOULD DO, but when things get hard... it's REALLY HARD to be patient and kind and loving... you know, what's best FOR OUR KIDS. And I'll share how we developed a strategy that allowed us to learn to do just that... because... "When they're at their worst... is when they need us at our best."
June 16, 2020
Jurassic Autism Spectrum
In this episode, I'll cover how our kids are like dinosaurs. Don't worry, I'll explain. I'll discuss how our actions and reactions when they're young can have long-lasting good... or horrible impacts on them... and us. And I'll cover what you can do today to help your kids on the spectrum live their fullest lives.
June 12, 2020
Making a Clean Getaway...
In this episode, I'll cover a sneaky little way that I help my wife recharge her batteries... AND she absolutely LOVES it. And I'll share how I surprise her and leverage the experience so that she gets the MOST value possible.
June 09, 2020
The 3 types of Autism Dads. Which are you? Warning: Listen at your own risk.
In this episode, I'll be covering the three types of Autism Dads (hint: I've been all of them) and YOU can decide where YOU fall... AND I'll share what may be one of my most IMPORTANT REVELATIONS. And share with you how you can absolutely shortcut the process of helping your family live happier.
June 05, 2020
If I serve her, she'll take advantage of me. The more I do, the more she'll expect.
In this episode, I'll be talking about how the title of this... is wrong. How serving our wives unconditionally... and in a spirit of love, will CHANGE US, for the better. I'll share a personal story about believing my wife was going to die, and I'll make a real serious promise to you... IF... you take me up on a real simple challenge.
June 02, 2020
TOO MUCH INFORMATION... is killing your chances at success.
In this episode, I'll be talking about how too much information... is ruining your chances at family success. And how focusing on one thing at a time, can REALLY jump-start your ability to better support your wife and family... Disagree? Great. I love a challenge.
May 29, 2020
Winning EVERY Meltdown.
In this episode, I'll be sharing a strategy that allows me (and my wife) to "win" every meltdown. What does that mean? Stress is lowered, we're no longer afraid of the next meltdown, and it no longer ruins the rest of our day. Curious, how we do it? Jump in... the water's perfect.
May 26, 2020
No, you don't "deserve" happiness. At least, not yet.
In this episode, I'll be talking about a story my Dad told me that made me understand that maybe I didn't deserve happiness... at least, not yet. And what I learned about Michael Jordan's career path that inspired me to look at this whole autism dad thing... as a journey... and not a destination.
May 22, 2020
Coming Home to Chaos… how to support your Wife so she can BREAK THE PATTERNS that lead to FRUSTRATION, DISCOURAGEMENT & EXHAUSTION. PART 5 of 4 (The BONUS)
In "Part 5 of 4" (The BONUS) I'll cover what we've put together that will absolutely lower stress in your home, bring you closer to your wife and kids, and help you create the kind of family you've always wanted... even AS you raise your kids on the spectrum.
May 19, 2020
Coming Home to Chaos… how to support your Wife so she can BREAK THE PATTERNS that lead to FRUSTRATION, DISCOURAGEMENT & EXHAUSTION. PART 4 of 4
In "Part 4 of 4" I'll cover with how you can ensure what we're sharing will work for any family, big or small, with any kind of diagnosis. And I'll cover how you can know if someone will REALLY help your family recover and how to spot a snake oil salesman.
May 15, 2020
Coming Home to Chaos… how to support your Wife so she can BREAK THE PATTERNS that lead to FRUSTRATION, DISCOURAGEMENT & EXHAUSTION. PART 3 of 4
In "Part 3 of 4" I'll talk about how TOO MUCH INFORMATION was killing our chances at success and how we squeezed it down to what REALLY mattered, how we started to work together to solve our problems (and the system we used) and THREE RULES that guided all our efforts moving forward. If you're at odds with you spouse AT ALL, you need to hear this...
May 12, 2020
Coming Home to Chaos… how to support your Wife so she can BREAK THE PATTERNS that lead to FRUSTRATION, DISCOURAGEMENT & EXHAUSTION. PART 2 of 4
In "Part 2 of 4" I'll talk about how I was approaching the situation ALL WRONG; how and why my wife had lost all faith in me; how I came to realize I had lost all ability to influence her; and then how I discovered a secret that changed ALL of that for me... and it can change it for you, too.
May 08, 2020
Coming Home to Chaos… how to support your wife so she can BREAK THE PATTERNS that lead to FRUSTRATION, DISCOURAGEMENT & EXHAUSTION. PART 1 of 4
In "Part 1 of 4" I'll talk about how I was coming home to a crazy, out of control wife; how I almost quit my family; and the lesson my Dad taught me that made me stay and finally figure out how to REALLY support her correctly
May 05, 2020
The Massive Walmart Meltdown...and what NOT to do.
In this episode I'll share a story about a Walmart meltdown - and how it reminded me that the stuff we were trying... was actually working. Then I'll share how WAY TOO MANY... got the absolute wrong message from the story.
May 01, 2020
Three curses and a "beautiful nightmare."
In this episode I'll share with you my three curses, how coo-coo my dreams can be, and how one nightmare... made me feel like I've gotten a second chance at life.
April 28, 2020
It makes you say... should I have shared that?
In this episode I'll share with you why I believe it's okay to do this with your kids... IF you approach it with the right attitude. What is this? You'll have to listen to find out. That's called a tease.
April 24, 2020
I hurt my knee... then my back... then it became clear.
In this episode I'll share with you how hurting my knee... and then my back... made me realize I had done something YEARS AGO that had lead us to happiness. And it's something that's SO EASY... you'll want to know what it is... so you can do it, too.
April 21, 2020
Becoming your family's Super-Hero... and avoiding becoming the Super-Villian
On this episode, we're going to talk about one simple little strategy that will upgrade how our kids feel about us, how our WIVES feels about us... and how WE feel about us.
April 17, 2020
It's NOT what you say... it's what you...
On this episode, we're going to talk about how THIS ONE THING... may be the most powerful way you can lead and influence your wife and kids. And help them discover LOADS of happiness.
April 14, 2020
Why being a man... is messing up your family... Confused?
On this episode, we're going to share something with you that's confusing for many of us. Even my super-smart multi-millionaire buddy. And... it's something that is probably... jacking up your chances at a happy marriage and happy family. And we'll discuss how you can fix it... starting today.
April 10, 2020
A WARNING for Dads about your sweet, little Angel
That sweet little autism angel of yours could turn into a TEEN TERROR if things are mishandled. On this episode, I'll share a story of terrible misfortune and long-term difficulty due to not setting the right standards when they're little. Don't miss this one...
April 07, 2020
My wife... was going to die.
In this episode I'll share with you how believing my wife was going to die... made me change... for the better. Even though it was one of the most brutal, painful and life changing events I've ever experienced... it was also... one of the greatest blessings ever. It didn't change what I DID. But it changed DRASTICALLY how I "FELT" about what I did. And THAT was a breakthrough for our relationship.
April 03, 2020
In this episode I'll share with you a story that was "pretty painful" when it happened... but then, as I shared it with a friend, he started laughing hysterically. Initially, I was NOT happy he was laughing. But then, I remembered something my Dad had "drilled" in to my head as a teen... and it changed the way our family viewed surprises... forever.
March 31, 2020
Three Secrets to supporting your wife and family AS you raise your kids on the Autism Spectrum.
In this episode we'll introduce our family... and you'll learn our back story (how we were on the brink of disaster as a family) and how we turned it all around and became overwhelmingly happy. AS... we raised our kids on the autism spectrum Also, we'll reveal the three secrets Dad's must internalize (if they want to come home to happy wives) and restore their wives confidence in them. Finally, you'll hear a quick story about a "shift-change" in our family that took us from saying, "Oh, no" to "Oh... YES!"
March 27, 2020