Helping dads to “buck conventionally” and celebrate doing fatherhood differently.
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Welcome to the Diversity Dad podcast. This podcast showcases everyday dads with a unique stories of triumph and overcoming life's challenges.We want to support dads regardless of their parenting situation whether dealing with toddlers, teens, divorce, separation, or adoption.Diversity Dad is focused to “buck conventionally” and celebrate doing fatherhood differently. We are all diversity dads.
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Episode #43 - Eric Alper | Public Relations Fathering
“Welcome to Diversity Dad where we highlight the unique stories of Dads and embrace their daily struggle in becoming a great father” Today we will learn a bit more about Eric Alper’s journey as a public relations guy working in the music industry while raising his daughter Hannah which is a very active environmental blogger and speaker together with his wife. “I think because it never bothered me (being hearing impaired and wearing hearing aids while working on the music industry) or it didn’t change how I saw things or how I heard things or how I acted around people I know that has affected Hannah, because her being small in size. Me working in the music industry is proof that you really can do anything if you wanted to and if you set your mind to it and if you have a goal.” We will get inspired by the amazing way he inspired his daughter to be brave and face her fears through his own experience. Teaching by example and not by a rulebook or his own words. “I like to say that it is the environment around you that mold what your child is. And I firmly believe that more and more. The power and influence that parents have over their kids.” He will also share his very deep view on how the environment we as parents and family create around our children will have a very big impact on what they will come to be in the future. Something we should always have present and always be careful about. Specially because that is not the first time our Diversity Dads have mentioned it during the show. “Work is work and work can be fun and work is business and work is really, really stressful, we are all just trying to make it, survive and be a breadwinner or be that protector, but at the end of the day the family, no matter how big or how small it is, is still one of the biggest, if not the biggest influence that they will ever have in your kids life. How you treat strangers, how you talk to the waiter at the restaurant when your food is cold. How you treat the bus driver or the taxi driver, who is just trying to make a living just the same as you are. How you treat the librarian, how you treat people has a real big effect on your kid and sometimes it is too late for you to realize that.” Still on the wisdom and on the “things we didn’t hear f