New Parents

The Importance of Paid Leave for Both Moms AND Dads | Congressman Jimmy Gomez

Is Paid Parental Leave as Important for New Dads as it is for New Moms? In today’s episode, Kevin welcomes California Congressman Jimmy Gomez, an Assistant Whip of the Democratic Caucus and Founder of the Congressional Dads Caucus, to explore some of the most common concerns affecting new parents across the country. Together, they delve deep into the issues surrounding a national paid leave policy in the US, as well as the Congressman’s memorable moment wearing his young baby during a House Speaker vote… and the controversial international attention it received.

Cover Art with Elan Lee (Exploding Kittens) from Season Two of Top Parenting Podcast, DILF (DAD I’D LIKE TO FREIND)

Inventing Your Own Path

We all want our kids to have it all… but what if limiting SOME resources is one of the best ways to breed a more innovative mind? Kevin welcomes Elan Lee, the co-creator of Exploding Kittens, one of the most successful kickstarter campaigns of all time with over 200k backers and $8.7m raised. Together, they discuss everything from the benefits of creating resource limitations for our children and the importance of charting our own path — both in life and parenthood… to maintaining a sense of balance with all life throws at us while remaining an actively involved parent and partner.

Cover Art with Kevin Seldon from Top Parenting Podcast, DILF (DAD I’D LIKE TO FREIND)

How to Avoid Handicapping Your Co-Parent (DILF Quick Hit)

Are you unknowingly handicapping your partner? Have you ever attempted to “save the day” when you overhear your coparent having a disagreement with your child? In today’s DILF Quick Hit, Kevin explores situations where we as coparents might be hurting more than we are helping — even if it’s done with the best of intentions…

Cover Art with Kevin and Laura Seldon and their son from DILF’s Co-Parenting Series from Season Two of Top Parenting Podcast, DILF (DAD I’D LIKE TO FREIND)

The Curse of Martyrdom (DILF’s Co-Parenting Series)

Have you ever felt overburdened as a partner or parent? More importantly, have you ever felt like it’s just easier if I do it myself? if so, you are not alone. Kevin welcomes back his wife, Laura, for another installment of DILF’s Co-Parenting Series, exploring the concept of martyrdom, and how learning to empower those around us might just be the key to a happier and healthier home…

Cover Art with Kevin Seldon from Top Parenting Podcast, DILF (DAD I’D LIKE TO FREIND)

#DadTruth (DILF REPLAY: s1, ep2)

In celebration of hitting #6 on Apple’s US Parenting Podcast Charts, we’re revisiting where it all began… a past favorite from our 1st season. The episode is called #DADTRUTH, and it focuses on the laundry list of things that unite us all as parents… IF we allow ourselves a moment to see things from a fresh perspective.

Dads Need Support Too

Our entire 1st season has led to this: In our quest to build a much-needed support network for dads – creating a safe space for fathers to explore their feelings on everything from modern masculinity to parenthood – Kevin welcomes Dan Doty, cofounder of Evryman, for a deep dive on how to let down your guard, build your support network as a father… and invite more happiness into your daily life.

Pregnant in the Time of Corona (DILF’s Expect The Unexpected Series, part 1)

Learning you are going to become a parent can cause some serious anxiety … let alone in the midst of a global pandemic. Kevin welcomes expectant dad & NBC News Reporter Kent Erdahl to explore bringing a new life into the world during the Coronavirus, as well as many of the unspoken fears surrounding pending parenthood — reminding us all that talking about our struggles is often the most important step towards overcoming them.

Cover Art with Kevin Seldon from Top Parenting Podcast, DILF (DAD I’D LIKE TO FREIND)
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