The SocialDad Podcast

Episode 2 - A Chat with The Wandering Wagars

An episode of The SocialDad Podcast

By James R.C. Smith
We chat about being a father in Vancouver, hot parenting topics, and what it's like being a Millennial Dad. With special guests.

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Episode 20: Getting Ready for #5DadsGoWild
I'm joined by the rest of the 5 Dads Go Wild crew as we discuss our fears, the upcoming snow forecast, and everything we need to prepare for the next #5DadsGoWild trip - September 26-28, in beautiful E.C. Manning Provincial Park, British Columbia.
August 29, 2019
Episode 19: #5DadsGoWild Pre-Pre-EventShow
I know the Dads and I are recording the official 5 Dads Go Wild pre-show tomorrow but I'm just too excited. Here's a bit of background for the event and why it's so special to us. 
August 28, 2019
Episode 18 - Talking Cars with Eric Novak
I joined EnviroDad, Eric Novak to talk about the future of electric vehicles, Electra Meccanica, Tesla, the new Ford Esacape, Honda Pilot and more. 
April 9, 2019
Episode 17 - Stuck at Las Vegas Airport
I'm on my way back from CES 2019 and am trying to get home! I talk about tech trends, flying cars, and life at the airport.
January 10, 2019
Episode 16 - Beating Screen Time Guilt with BoredBox
Sometimes we all need a little break. Whether she's getting antsy on a car-ride or you're in a restaurant and just want to eat your meal before it's gone cold, screen-time is often a necessity. Meet the Momtrepreneurs who created a real solution.
October 17, 2018
Episode 15 - Mom Jail with Jaime Hamilton
Talking with my old friend, Jaime Hamilton of about gluten-free baking, Warrensburg, Missouri, and trying to get out of Mom Jail.
September 29, 2018
Episode 14 - 5 Dads Go Wild
Recorded while out in the woods on a freezing night, the 5 Dads share their experience of the trip and why it was important. With Stacey Robinsmith, Michael Kwan, Dale Allen Berg, Stephen Fung, and your host, James R.C. Smith -
September 17, 2018
Episode 13 - Talking Livestreaming with BaeBetter
Talking with a professional Livestreamer, Mum and homeschooler. How does she have the time? Oh and clever me, the wrong mic was picking up. When will I learn?
September 8, 2018
Episode 12 - #5DadsGoWild - Meet the Dads
In September, 5 Dad Bloggers from BC, Canada are heading to the wilderness for a weekend of bonding, content creation, and running from wildlife. Meet James Smith - SocialDad, Stacey Robinsmith - A Dad in the Burbs, Michael Kwan - Beyond the Rhetoric, Stephen Fung, Dale Allen Berg - Parenting101
August 11, 2018
Episode 11 - The Kidult Handbook with Nicole Booz
I chat with Nicole Booz about her awesome guide to the Beginners Mind and how to be a Kidult.
July 19, 2018
Episode 10 - (Noisy) Cafe Chat with This Sweet Happy Life
Sitting in a noisy cafe, I spoke with Jessica from about parenting in Vancouver, fun family events, our current giveaways, and much more.
July 12, 2018
Episode 9 - 888 pandas in Vancouver
Acclaimed artist Paulo Grangeon and WWF Senior Specialist, Emily Giles talk about why there are 888 pandas in a shopping mall in Vancouver, BC.
July 11, 2018
Episode 8 - What's the Deal with Disney?
Lee aka aGeekyGinger explains all about Disney, some top tips for avoiding the crowd, how to use a FastPass, and why it means so much to her family.
June 27, 2018
Episode 7 - Vinyl for a Cause
Nerding out about vinyl music with Adam and Charlie from Vinyl for a Cause. Find out what they're doing to share new music and help the Chicago creative community. Head to for more.
June 25, 2018
Episode 6 - Outdoor Adventures in BC
We're joined by Tyler Ingram, aka and get some insight into the top places in beautiful British Columbia to go hiking and camping, as well as a few pieces of key equipment that will keep you warm and dry. Also, I learned what a Marmot is, and how Whistler got it's name.
June 1, 2018
Episode 1 - Weird playground chats and keeping safe online
Welcome to the first SocialDad podcast episode. We chat about being a father in Vancouver, playground chats and keeping your kids safe while they use social media.
May 4, 2018
Episode 2 - A Chat with The Wandering Wagars
Traveling with kids, finding adventure, and conversations about social media and family life. Special guest, Kevin Wagar of Find Kevin and his family at @wanderingwagars on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
May 4, 2018
Episode 3 - Men and IVF with TheModernFather .com
Eric from The Modern Father .com joins for a chat, all about IVF, infertility, and why you need to talk about it.
May 4, 2018
Episode 4 - Talking with Casey E. Palmer - Dad Blogger
Talking about with Casey E Palmer of about Dad-dancing, exploring the great outdoors, and kids on social media.
May 4, 2018
Episode 5 - Kidulting and Can Tech Bring Happiness?
Can you be a Kidult? What is it and why should you try? Also, can technology bring your family happiness?
May 4, 2018
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