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Parent Quest

By Kyle Federline
Join Kyle Federline each week as he discusses with other guests how their children have grown up in a time where it’s cool to be a nerd.
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Kids & Kayaks with Nick Troutman
This week the fantastic Nick Troutman joins me as we discuss his career in the world of professional kayaking as well as how he and his family have been staying sane during these crazy times. Nick was such a great guest and I hope to have him back on again in the future. Be sure to check out Nick's Instagram page and YouTube channel: Instagram YouTube Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions  or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please  leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
39:44
December 4, 2020
From Cans to Canvas with Greg "Craola" Simkins
This week the incredibly talented Greg “Craola” Simkins joins me to talk about how his career in art went from cans to canvas and how he is able to bond with his kids over art especially during the crazy times we are living in. Many thanks to Greg for taking time to chat with me and his wife Jennifer for arranging our meeting. You can check his artwork out on his website: https://gregsimkinsart.com/ Be sure to follow Greg “Craola” Simkins on: Instagram: https://instagram.com/craola?igshid=1sz7x43assxzp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregCraolaSimkins/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/craola?s=21 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/GregSimkinsArt Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions  or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please  leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
26:25
November 25, 2020
Will Gadd
Will Gadd is a man of many talents. Professional climber. Speaker. Writer. but most importantly he is a father. Will joins me this week to talk about life in Canada with COVID-19 and how its affecting his job. He also touches on teaching his kids risk management and also his ascension up the Niagara Falls. Be sure to check Will's Facebook and Instagram links below.  Instagram Facebook Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
43:05
November 18, 2020
The Return of Brandon Phoenix
Brandon A.K.A. IAlsoHatepitt comes back onto PQ to have a very unscripted and down to earth discussion. We talk about our jobs in the medical field and how we feel as parents working in that particular environment. Following that we discuss podcasting during the pandemic and the struggles that have taken place during it. We finish up chatting about "The Social Dilemma" a new Docu-drama on Netflix that interviews people that have worked in different social media companies and how social media itself has become a monster. Check out Brandon's links and podcast info below. Brandon's Twitter The Raspy Voice Kids Podcast  Raspy Voice Kids Twitter  Raspy Voice Kids Facebook Raspy Voice Kids Instagram  Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or  thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave  Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
35:31
October 8, 2020
Bowie Federline
This week my daughter Bowie joins me to talk about wanting to be a veterinarian, why she hates the virus and her love for the "play place". Promo: Will Blaine Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Sponsorships: on for this episode Music By: bensound.com
14:32
August 26, 2020
Rick Thorne
This week the raddest guy around Mr. Rick Thorne joins me. We dive into parenting, biking, how the world is being effected by Covid-19 and so much more. I’ve got to say this is one of the most laid back and down to earth conversations I have had on Parent Quest and I can not thank Rick enough for stopping by to chat with me. Check out Rick’s Instagram and website below! Rick's Instagram Rick's Website Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Sponsorships: on for this episode Music By: Mad Power by Twisterium | https://www.twisterium.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US Banger by | e s c p | https://escp-music.bandcamp.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
43:53
August 7, 2020
David "GrandPooBear" Hunt
This week the incredible David Hunt aka GrandPooBear joins me. While we dive into the world of speedrunning a little, David also educates me on the fascination of shoe collecting. I had no idea that it was such a big thing and I find it absolutely incredible. We also touch on current event and how its effected him and his family as well as the streaming community. Check out GrandPooBear in any of the links below! Twitch  YouTube Twitter Instagram Red Bull Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Sponsorships: on for this episode
26:31
May 27, 2020
Justin McElroy
Justin McElroy is a well known individual with-in the world of podcasting and gaming. From co-hosting shows with his brothers, his wife, and daughter, to having his podcasts turned into graphic novels and TV shows. Today we chat about how he likes his chili to the precautions he and his wife take when it comes to their kids and social media. Be sure to support Justin and the McElroy's by checking out their website and listening to their podcasts. You can also follow Justin on Twitter and Instagram by clicking the links below. Check out Dark Nights with Poe and Munro by clicking the link below!  The McElroy Family  Dark Nights with Poe and Munro  Justin's Twitter  Justin's Instagram  Maximum Fun  Promo: Anchor & Play Comics Podcast Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions  or thoughts played on the next episode or email me  at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes  please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Sponsorships: on for this episode
24:04
May 20, 2020
Roland Pollard
This week the incredibly talented Roland Pollard joins me to talk about teaching his daughter cheer stunts, people's reactions to their videos on instagram, and his cheer music production company Spirit Vibe. It's truly an honor to sit and chat with someone as laid back and down to earth as Roland is. Follow Roland Pollard at: Instagram Facebook Promo: Anchor Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
29:04
May 14, 2020
Warren Oja
The incredibly talented Warren Oja joins me this week to talk about a day in the life of a twin daddy! While we dive in to the topic of fatherhood, Warren also discuss his history in music and how he became an outstanding Cellist. Warren is also a huge Star Wars fan which allows me to pick his brain a bit and ask a few Star Wars related questions. Warren Oja Instagram Warren Oja YouTube Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me  at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
28:38
May 6, 2020
Leah West
Award winning Singer-Songwriter Leah West joins me this week. While you may know her for her incredible voice we dive more into her life as a mother and how we can bond with our kids during a time that maybe considered dark in history. I always say it's a great interview if I don't have to ask any of my questions that I have written prior to our chat and that's exactly what happened during my discussion with Leah West. Please show her some support by checking out her music and social links below  Leah West Facebook Twitter Instagram Guardian Angel by Leah West Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
38:45
April 29, 2020
Anthony Sytko
This week Anthony Sytko of Capes on the Couch joins me to talk about the start of this brilliant podcast. Diving into the minds of superheros and supervillains is amazing and these guys nail it! Anthony also hits us in the feels when chatting about his son Theo and how he has been affected by this little bundle of joy! Check out Anthony by listening to Capes on the Couch! Capes on the Couch Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Intro: sunrise by Rexlambo | https://soundcloud.com/rexlambo Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US Outro: Cosmos by From The Dust | https://soundcloud.com/ftdmusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US
38:13
March 18, 2020
Steve Caballero
My guest this week is a man of a million talents. He's a Professional Skateboarder, a man that rips on a dirt bike, an artist and most importantly a father. Steve Caballero is an incredible individual. Someone that no matter is able to have a positive outlook on life. This episode is of Parent Quest is one that you will not want to skip! Follow Steve on: Instagram Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Intro Music: www.bensounds.com Outro Music: Indie/Rock Instrumental by Hyde - Free Instrumentals | https://soundcloud.com/davidhydemusic Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US
42:15
March 11, 2020
Will Blaine
West Virginia native Will Blaine  joins me this week to talk about the release of his first story "Vlad and the Vast Beach" from the series 'Wildly Inappropriate Stories for Children'. While we discuss the challenges of writing a book and talk about how the story of "Vlad and the Vast Beach" came to be. Will also discusses memories of his daughter growing up and gives us an idea of when his next story in the series will be releasing.  Feel free to reach Will Blaine at the links below or via email at curiousmindofwill@gmail.com Will Blaine's Amazon Page Vlad and the Vast Beach on Amazon Will's Instagram @curiousmindofwill Twitter Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at   parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
21:58
February 26, 2020
Birthing at Home with Roger Reichardt
This  week I've got another fellow podcaster on Parent Quest. Roger Reichardt and I discuss our experiences with home birth and how it was a totally positive and wonderful experience. While we understand the benefits of hospital birth, it is nice to know that there are alternatives out there for expecting parents. Feel free to follow Roger on twitter in the link below Twitter Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or   thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please  leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
31:18
February 18, 2020
A New Year!
Here is a brief update for 2020 and I also reply to one of your voice messages! More episodes and interviews to come! Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
08:32
January 4, 2020
My Bad I Messed Up
Here is a new episode for your ears. While I give you an update with my life and an especially big surprise I also play your voice messages this week! Special shout out to Raymond from the podcast community and of Super Coin Bros. Brandon Phoenix of Raspy Voice Kids. Of course to Mom. I finished off the episode with an experience of my dad and why ill never return to the Severna Park Best Buy. Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions  or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes  please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
27:24
November 6, 2019
Now and Then with Jordan Dean
This week Jordan Dean joins me as we go through a list provided by www.militaryspouse.com titled "15 Things Parents Did In The '90s That No parent Would Do Today" (Link Below) we compare and discuss some of the points listed while adding our own flair to it as well. Military Spouse  Jordan Dean Twitter Jordan Dean YouTube Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
31:44
October 23, 2019
Kate Wallinga
From working as a psychologist to being a host of her own podcast Kate wallinga of Ignorance Was Bliss has done a lot! But on top of all of her accomplishments she is also a mother of four ranging from a young kid to young adults. We discuss her past career a little and then discuss some of the challenges shes dealt with when it comes to podcasting and parenting. Kate is an absolute great woman to chat with. Please check out her podcast and twitter links below! Ignorance Was Bliss Twitter Promo: Controller Throwers Podcast Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at   parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
43:17
October 9, 2019
Roger Reichardt Returns
Sooner or later it’s going to happen to all of us. When we least expect it. It happened to our parents. Their parents and now it is. We will have to we will have to ask our kids to help us figure out how to work a piece of electronic. A cell phone. A computer. Something! This episode Roger Reichardt and I had a little difficulty trying to get things recorded but we finally got it working. We also dive into the world of online gaming and the differences between now and back when we started playing online video games! Check out Gamerheads Podcast below! Gamerheads Website Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
29:57
October 2, 2019
Chris Doelle
What’s it like to live in the shoes of a Texas High School Football Coach? Someone who is devoted to not only teaching a sport but also teaching life lessons along with that sport. On top of coaching Chris Doelle is a father, marketing consultant, podcaster, board game designer, cyclist and much much more. How does he find the time to juggle being a father with his career and hobbies? Chris was such a pleasure talking to and I really hope to have him on again in the future! You can find his book, board game and website below. Chris Doelle  Books Friday Night Legends  Lone Star Gridiron Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram  Intro and Outro Song: Your Hand in Mine by Explosions In The Sky
42:59
September 25, 2019
Andrew Reiner
This weeks special guest and friend Andrew Reiner hops on to chat about playing games with his daughter. How writing and music has always been apart of his life and what his latest projects are including writing and playing music in the video game that inspired band The Rapture Twins. Check out his work in any of the links below! Game Informer Andrew Reiner Twitter Replay Please  leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts  played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com.  If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review  and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
22:12
September 19, 2019
Love the Things They Love
We all grew up loving one thing or another. Whether it was action figures. Barbies. Cartoons. Superheros. Something. We loved something at one time or another. My discussion takes me back to when I grew up and my love for Batman. How my parents supported my love for Batman, my grand parents and how I love Batman today. Which in turn allows me to reflect and apply certain things for my daughter and how she has started to develop a love for certain fictional characters.  Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
13:54
September 4, 2019
Phil Taylor
This week I've got a close friend on to chat about growing up and his love for Star Wars! Did his family have the same love for it while he grew up? How does his mom feel about the franchise now? What is our thoughts on the latest trailer for Episode 9? He also tackles the question, what happens if his future kids do not like Star Wars? Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or   thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please  leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends! Follow me at any of the social links below: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
31:16
August 28, 2019
Roger Reichardt
This week I've got another fellow podcaster on Parent Quest. The coolest, the nicest, the latest and greatest ROGER REICHARDT of GAMERHEADS PODCAST! We chat about growing up and playing games, whether or not his kids are into gaming and much much more! The format of this podcast is a little different from the previous, feel free to hit me up if you liked it better!  Gamerheads Website Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or  thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com. If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends!  Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
24:31
August 21, 2019
Sean Beeson
Sean grew up as a young lad that loved music! From an early age he would mess around with a keyboard which led to his love of composing music. Today he is known as a composer, sound designer, and music producer based out of Ohio. While he is making a living off of his passion, he is also a full time father providing for his family and making sure he is able to balance between career and fatherhood. We had an incredible chat discussing music, kids, and video games. Make sure you give Sean a follow below on Twitter and check out some of the music he has created on his website below! Sean Beeson Twitter Sean Beeson Website Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or  thoughts played on the next episode or email me at  parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave  Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends!  Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
43:08
August 14, 2019
Brandon Phoenix of The Raspy Voice Kids
This chat with Brandon Phoenix of The Raspy Voice Kids Podcast was so much fun! He grew up always competing with and against his brothers. Brandon is a true inspiration and someone I go to when I need to know something sports related. We get chat about his love for sports. How he got involved with podcasting. How his kids are nerds that love video games and Pokemon. How he really doesn't love video games and Pokemon but still shows interest for his kids and how podcasting can preserve the present time for the future! Please go check out Brandon's social links and The Raspy Voice Kids Podcast below.  Brandon's Twitter The Raspy Voice Kids Podcast  Raspy Voice Kids Twitter  Raspy Voice Kids Facebook Raspy Voice Kids Instagram  Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends!  Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram   gkyithfc 
32:15
August 7, 2019
Phil Moore
 The One. The Incredible. The Fantastic Mr. Phil Moore joins me this week as we discuss UTZ Potato Chip and Tasty Cakes! After our snack chat Phil goes in to talking about working with Nickelodeon and the resurrection of some old school Nick shows. Our discussion dives into the world of parent hood and what its like to raise a son that is working in the film industry are there similarities in working with TV/Film and YouTube or are there differences between the two. Phil is such a wonderful and lovable guy please show him some love and follow him below on his social accounts!  Phil's Twitter Phil's Facebook Page Phil's Instagram  Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends!  Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
32:09
August 7, 2019
Welcome to Parent Quest!
Welcome to Parent Quest! A new podcast where I (Kyle Federline) Discuss what its like to be a "nerdy" parent in this day and age. Video Games, movies, comics are all things that played a significant role in my life while growing up and now the tables have turned as I watch my daughter grow up. Will she love the things that I loved? Will she hate the things that I loved? What sort of hobbies will she get in to? Those are just a few questions that go through my head every single day. Different guests will join me in discussion as we talk about how they were raised. Were their parents nerds? What hobbies do they remember their parents being associated with? Do their kids have interests in their hobbies or careers? Each episode is set to released weekly on Wednesday morning at 7:00AM EST!  Please leave me a voice message via anchor to have your questions or thoughts played on the next episode or email me at parentquestpodcast@gmail.com If you are listening on iTunes please leave Parent Quest a 5 star review and share with your friends!  Follow me at any of the social links belows: Twitter Facebook Instagram 
11:41
August 7, 2019