First Class Fatherhood podcast

First Class Fatherhood

First Class Fatherhood

We are not Babysitters, we are fathers, and not just fathers, we are First Class Fathers! Welcome to First Class Fatherhood, a Podcast with a vision to change the narrative of Fatherhood & Family Life. I have interviewed over 400 high profile Dads including NFL Legends (Deion Sanders, Kurt Warner, Tom Brady) Navy SEALs (Jocko Willink, Marcus Luttrell) Actors (Matthew McConaughey, Dean Cain) Skateboarding Icon Tony Hawk UFC President Dana White & many more. Everyday is Fathers Day on First Class Fatherhood Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

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    #547 Brandon Leake

    20:44

    Episode 547 Brandon Leake is a First Class Father and Winner of America’s Got Talent season 15. He was the first ever spoken word poet on the popular competition show. He received the Golden Buzzer in the first round from Howie Mandel, who was a guest on Episode 467 of First Class Fatherhood. Brandon performed pieces about his sister who died and his father who abandoned him. He was named the champion of the 15th season in September 2020, took home the $1 million dollar cash prize, a brand new car and the opportunity to star in Luxor Las Vegas. He will begin performances at the Luxor on November 4th. He has performed in 36 US states, New Zealand, Mexico and Canada and has released a poignant new album titled “Level”. In this Episode, Brandon shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two children under two years old. He discusses the impact of growing up without a father and the need to have more positive male role models in society. He describes the power of creativity and gives advice for parents of kids interested in poetry. He talks about his upcoming performances at the Luxor in Las Vegas. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! BRANDON LEAKE - https://linktr.ee/calledtomovectm Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #546 Phil Keoghan

    28:19

    Episode 546 Phil Keoghan is a First Class Father and Host of Reality Shows THE AMAZING RACE & TOUGH AS NAILS. He has been host of THE AMAZING RACE from its inception and also serves as a producer. He co-created and hosts the American reality competition television program TOUGH AS NAILS which is currently in its 3rd Season on CBS. Phil has been involved with winning ten Primetime Emmy Awards related to his work on THE AMAZING RACE and is highly responsible for the show’s success which is 32 Seasons deep. In this Episode, Phil shares his Fatherhood journey which includes a twenty-five year old daughter. He discusses whether being a Dad is advantage or disadvantage while competing on shows such as THE AMAZING RACE. He describes the values that were important for him to instill in his daughter growing up. He talks about the current season of TOUGH AS NAILS. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #545 Chris Hadfield

    32:51

    Episode 545 Chris Hadfield is a First Class Father and Astronaut. He is also a former fighter pilot and author of a new book “THE APOLLO MURDERS”. He has flown in space three times and is the first Canadian to walk in space. Chris has served as commander of the International Space Station. He became the commander of the International Space Station as part of Expedition 35, responsible for a crew of five astronauts and helping to run dozens of scientific experiments dealing with the impact of low gravity on human biology. He spent 166 days in space and almost 15 hours outside of the spacecraft. Prior to his career as an astronaut, Hadfield served in the Canadian Forces for 25 years as an Air Command fighter pilot. He has been described by Forbes as "perhaps the most social media savvy astronaut ever to leave Earth" and his exchanges with William Shatner and other Star Trek actors have received media coverage. In this Episode, Chris shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three children. He discusses how he prepared to leave earth as father to ensure his family would be taken care of in the event something went wrong. He describes the impact of being a famous astronaut had on his kids growing up. He talks about his new book “THE APOLLO MURDERS”. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! The Apollo Murders - https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/0316264539/ref=dbs_a_w_dp_0316264539 Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #544 Jim Breuer

    45:29

    Episode 544 Jim Breuer is a First Class Father and Stand-up comedian. He is well known for his role in the movie Half Baked which co-starred fellow comedian Dave Chappelle. Jim was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1998. He’s had several one hour specials on Comedy Central and has sold out shows all across the country. Jim also hosted radio shows on Sirius XM and TV shows on MTV and VH1. He is currently touring the country with his “Freedom of Laughter Tour” and has an upcoming Stand-up special “Somebody had to Say It” which will be available on his Patreon Page. In this Episode, Jim shares his Fatherhood journey which includes three daughters. He discusses how he responded when his girls became old enough to start dating. He describes his discipline style as a Dad. He talks about the cancel culture and gives advice for parents of aspiring comedians. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! JIM BREUER - https://www.jimbreuer.com Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #543 Jeff Nelson

    25:22

    Episode 543 Jeff Nelson is a First Class Father and 4x World Series Champion Pitcher. Jeff pitched for the New York Yankees World Series Championship teams in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. Jeff also pitched for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox. During his 15 year career, Jeff pitched in 798 games with a winning record. In 55 post-season games he recorded 62 strikeouts and a 2.65 ERA in 54.1 innings. He is currently a television color analyst for the Miami Marlins and New York Yankees. In this Episode, Jeff shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four daughters. He discusses the balance of becoming a new dad while playing at a high level in professional Baseball. He describes his parenting philosophy when his girls became old enough to start dating. He talks about young kids playing baseball and gives advice for parents of kids interested in taking it to the next level. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #542 Chris “Mad Dog” Russo

    25:53

    Episode 542 Chris “Mad Dog” Russo is a First Class Father and Legendary Sports Radio Host. He is the former co-host of the Mike and the Mad Dog sports radio program which was broadcast on WFAN in New York City and simulcasted on the YES Network. He joined Sirius XM Radio in August 2008 and operates his own channel, Mad Dog Radio. He also hosts an afternoon radio show, Mad Dog Unleashed, SiriusXM Ch. 82 Mad Dog Sports Radio. Mad Dog has one of the most recognizable voices in radio and is known for his rapid-fire banter and vast sports knowledge. He has been a prominent figure in sports talk radio for decades. In this Episode, Chris shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses the pros and cons of having kids a bit later in life. He describes the challenges of bonding with his youngest son over the lack of common interests. He gives advice for parents of kids interested in a broadcasting career. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! MAD DOG UNLEASHED - https://www.siriusxm.com/channels/mad-dog-sports-radio Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #541 Andy Grammer

    22:27

    Episode 541 Andy Grammer is a First Class Father and multi platinum recording artist. He is a singer, songwriter and producer. His catalog consists of numerous bona fide hits, including the quadruple-platinum “Honey, I’m Good,” platinum singles “Keep Your Head Up,” “Fine By Me,” “Don’t Give Up On Me,” “Fresh Eyes,” “Good To Be Alive (Hallelujah),” and many others. His music has generated billions of streams and he has sold out shows on multiple continents. He just released his new genre-bending single “Damn It Feels Good To Be Me,” which will be featured on his forthcoming fifth full-length album due out in early 2022. In this Episode, Andy shares his Fatherhood journey which includes two daughters. He talks about what he loves about being a Girl Dad. He discusses how becoming a Dad has changed him as an artist. He tells us about his upcoming tour called “The Art of Joy” and how he schedules family time while touring. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! ANDY GRAMMER - Damn It Feels Good To Be Me - https://youtu.be/FAo0mWGQNG8 Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #540 James Patterson

    30:29

    Episode 540 James Patterson is a First Class Father and Legendary Author. His enduring fictional characters and series include Alex Cross, the Women’s Murder Club, Michael Bennett, Maximum Ride, Middle School, and Ali Cross. His books have sold more than 300 million copies. He has received many accolades for his works including the 2019 National Humanities Medal. The National Book Foundation presented him with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, and he is also the recipient of an Edgar Award and nine Emmy Awards. He is the World’s Best Selling Author. In this Episode, James shares his Fatherhood journey which includes his son Jack. He discusses the importance of kids learning to read and how parents can get their kids interested in reading. He talks about his new book “E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes”. He gives advice for parents of kids who want to become writers. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! E.R. Nurses: True Stories from America's Greatest Unsung Heroes - https://www.amazon.com/R-Nurses-Stories-Americas-Greatest/dp/0316301078 Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #539 Edgerrin James

    30:04

    Episode 539 Edgerrin James is a First Class Father and NFL Legend. He is a Pro Football Hall of Fame Running Back who was drafted with the 4th overall pick of the 1999 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He played his college football at the University of Miami where he would later be inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame. Edgerrin played 11 seasons in the NFL. He was the Offensive Rookie of the year in 1999, he earned four Pro Bowl selections, he led the NFL in rushing twice, and he is 13th on the all-time NFL rushing list. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020 and was enshrined in canton this past summer. I had the honor of sitting down with Edgerrin James to conduct this interview live from Miami. In this Episode, Edgerrin shares his Fatherhood journey which includes six children. He discusses how his mother made it a point to surround him with positive male role models growing up. He describes the legacy he wants to leave behind as a Father. He talks about the importance of giving each of his six kids some one on one time. He expresses how awesome it was to share the experience of being enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame with his kids. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support
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    #538 Jim McMahon

    20:40

    Episode 538 Jim McMahon is a First Class Father and 2x Super Bowl Champion Quarterback. He quarterbacked one of the greatest teams in NFL history, the 1985 Chicago Bears, which dominated the NFL regular season and destroyed the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX. Jim was drafted with the 5th overall pick in the first round of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Bears after playing his college football at BYU. He would go on to play for several other NFL teams including the Green Bay Packers who won Super Bowl XXXI with Jim as a backup quarterback. In this Episode, Jim shares his Fatherhood journey which includes four children. He discusses why he taught his kids the fundamentals of sports but was never the coach of any of their teams. He describes his feelings on young kids playing tackle football. He talks about his experience using CBD for his post football injuries. He offers some great advice for new or about to be Dads and more! Subscribe to First Class Fatherhood and watch on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCD6cjYptutjJWYlM0Kk6cQ?sub_confirmation=1 SPONSORS: DML CBD - https://dmlcbd.com Promo Code: Father SeatGeek - https://seatgeek.com Promo Code: FirstClass Save: $20 off tickets MY PILLOW - https://www.mypillow.com Promo Code: Fatherhood Save Up To 66% Off 1-800-875-0219 More Ways To Listen - https://linktr.ee/alec_lace First Class Fatherhood Merch - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/first-class-fatherhood-/we+are+not+babysitters-A5d09ea872051763ad613ec8e?productType=812&sellable=3017x1aBoNI8jJe83pw5-812-7&appearance=1 Follow me on instagram - https://instagram.com/alec_lace?igshid=ebfecg0yvbap For information about becoming a Sponsor of First Class Fatherhood please hit me with an email: FirstClassFatherhood@gmail.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alec-lace/support

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