Amateur Dads: John Saddington

Just three dads chattin‘ on a Friday night.

My brother and I were honored to speak with Appa of three on the latest episode of the Amateur Dads podcast. It was a brilliant discussion between three dads recorded on a Friday night.

I hope you enjoy, and stay awesome.

Show Notes

  • 00:00 Something is Different About Us
  • 5:25 Worst Appa Ever
  • 7:00 Back Into the Breach
  • 8:33 Warming Up to the Challenge of Parenting
  • 11:32 S.I.D.S. and F.U.D.
  • 14:01 Wanting to Engage but Not Knowing What to Do
  • 15:10 Private Parts
  • 20:50 Penis Play
  • 22:02 Approaching the Birds and the Bees
  • 27:27 Being Truly Present AND Available
  • 29:55 John’s Book Recommendations
  • Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth
  • It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodoes, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health by Robbie Harris and Michael Emberly
  • Hello, Flow: The Guide, Period.: The Everything Puberty Book for the Modern Girl by Naama Bloom
  • 32:36 Final Boss Mode and Vasectomies
  • 42:08 Circumcision Experiences and Debate
  • 55:23 Bedtime Schedules: In Bed at 5PM?!
  • 59:57 John’s Dad Complex
  • 1:03:31 Keith’s (Off the Mark, Yet Still Good) Book Recommendations
  • Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach and Ricardo Cortés
  • Nobody Likes a Cockblock by R. Swanson and Jess Jansen
  • 1:05:45 Jae’s Guppy Meet Experience and Leveling Out
  • 1:08:50 John is a Soccer Dad
  • 1:15:20 Having a la Carte Interests