Go Ask Your Mother

Jack Tomczak and Noah Rouen talk fatherhood in the 20th century. 21st Century? Oh, I'm sorry, Mister "I know what century it is," you probably don't have a two year old screaming nonsense at you while you're trying to work.
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Oct 9, 2017

Jack's house has become Kid Central for the neighborhood. What that's good and why that's bad.

Produced by Benjamin Kruse.

Sep 24, 2017

Noah and Jack discuss the difficulties in getting kids to eat something different. And the difficulties of getting them to go potty where and how you'd like them to. And, just the difficulties of children.


Producer: Benjamin Kruse

Sep 11, 2017

Noah and Jack discuss the ups and downs of the first day of school and the wisdom of flying children into the eye of a hurricane.

Childless Producer: Benjamin Kruse

Aug 21, 2017

Noah and Ben eclipse Jack and have an educational podcast without him.

Aug 14, 2017

Jack's sister-in-law joins the show to dish on dads.

Aug 1, 2017


Noah reads a blog post written by his late brother-in-law.

On July 31, 2016 Jamison, Kathryne, Ezra, Violet and Calvin were traveling to their final training session in Colorado, prior to their long-term deployment to be global partners with Christ Bible Institute in Nagoya, Japan. (See article in Omaha World Herald.)  On a long stretch of highway in Nebraska, while stopped in a construction zone, a semi truck rear-ended them at over 60 miles per hour.  The van Jamison’s family was in, as well as the truck, burst into flames and was slammed into several other vehicles.  The entire Pals family went into eternity together.

Jul 24, 2017

Noah and Jack are joined by life coach and dad Adam Thompson to talk about the finer points of shaming a toddler into using the toilet.

Jul 16, 2017

Noah and Jack discuss the finer points of letting go when the training wheels come off. And the importance of big helmets.


A Benjamin Kruse Joint

Jun 26, 2017

Noah and Jack are joined by Noah's friend Adam Thompson to discuss American Girl Dolls and America's pastime.


Dr. Oobleck produces.

Jun 19, 2017

Noah Rouen and Jack Tomczak talk about their Father's Day weekend. Noah opens up about the tragedy that took his sister-in-law's family of five last year.

Jun 12, 2017

Noah and Jack discuss what dads really want for Father's Day. HINT: The answer is in the podcast.

Jun 5, 2017

Noah and Jack sit down with Father's Eve founder John Francis.

May 29, 2017

Noah and Jack are joined by Lakeville City Councilman Luke Hellier. Pardon me, the Honorable Luke Hellier. He wouldn't shut up about that. Also, he demanded that nobody make eye contact with him. The three dads, plus producer Benjamin Kruse from Up and At Em with Jack and Ben, talk about sleep and what life would be like if they were gettin' some...

Sleep. Getting some sleep.

May 22, 2017

Noah and Jack are joined by local news Twitter celebutante Seth Kaplan. In this episode Noah, Jack, Seth and totally awesome producer Benjamin Kruse discuss a bunch of stuff you'd know if you just listened to the episode. That's the whole point of a podcast. You can't just go through life reading the description, man. 

May 15, 2017

Noah's wife thinks we've gotten stale so she sent in her brother in law to spice things up. Plus other ways to keep the bedroom lively.

May 8, 2017

What do Cinco de Mayo and St. Patrick's Day have in common and what does it have to do with Noah's swimming pool. Which country does the best Mexican food come from? The answer will surprise you.

May 1, 2017

Noah and Jack talk about date nights and what it's like to get a house ready to sell while you live with tiny people who love to make messes. Sorry for the delay, Jack was trying to get a house ready to sell while living with tiny people who love to make messes.

Apr 24, 2017

Noah and Jack talk to former "Wrong About Everything" podcaster Mike Franklin about what possessed him to buy an RV and travel the country...or at least his driveway.

Apr 16, 2017

Jack talks about the post he put up on his Facebook page on his birthday and what a difference a year can make. Priorities, sacrifice, perspective, and why you should keep your opinions about other people to yourself. 

Apr 14, 2017

Noah Rouen is back from his Florida vacation. Jack and Noah talk kids and, oddly enough, bed shopping.

Apr 10, 2017

Filling in for the vacationing Noah Rouen is Jack's college buddy, Ryan May. Three years ago Ryan was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and his fast paced career was replaced with the full time job of being a stay at home dad to his three kids. 


Apr 5, 2017

Noah is on assignment in Florida with his kids and fellow podcast Andy Olson fills in. Jack just got back from a family vacation in Florida and the long airplane ride with a toddler.

Mar 27, 2017

Noah Rouen and Jack Tomczak (with some help from poducer Ben) discuss what other (good) parents do to mold their lumps of whiny destructive clay into capable and presentable adults.

If you don't subscribe to this podcast on iTunes you're probably a bad parent.

Poducer was intentional. Get it? Pod.

Mar 20, 2017

Noah and Jack read almost 10% of a list about the things parents of successful kids do to make their kids so darn successful. They read so little of the list because their opinions and anecdotes are way better than some list from the Internet.

Mar 13, 2017

Noah and Jack talk about taking your kids out in public and what to do when they decide to befriend someone other dad.

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