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55 minutes | Jul 26, 2017
Ep 37: Garfield and Michelle Wilson
Chad and Jaime are joined by their friends Garfield and Michelle Wilson to discuss their journey as parents and as a family during the transition of their trans daughter Tru. At only 14 Tru has become a powerful voice for trans rights in Canada and we were lucky enough to sit down the the Wilson’s and hear their story. The post Ep 37: Garfield and Michelle Wilson appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
56 minutes | Jun 14, 2017
Ep 36: School’s Out for Summer!
Jaime, Mike and Chad sit down and share 6th grade graduation, end of the school year stories and summer plans. The Osuna’s got a special invite to the Brave’s vs Angels game, so dip in and get the skinny on all that is going on in their geeky world of parenting. The post Ep 36: School’s Out for Summer! appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
56 minutes | Mar 6, 2017
Ep 35: House of Blues Anaheim Grand Opening
Jaime and Chad welcome Shannon back from the grave to discuss the new House of Blues in Anaheim, Lego Batman and a slew of other parenting stories. The post Ep 35: House of Blues Anaheim Grand Opening appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
54 minutes | Feb 2, 2017
Ep 34: Osuna’s Swing for the Fences
Jaime, Mike and Chad get together for a few drinks and shenanigans, sharing stories about coffee drinking, Sofia going to camp and how much Chad hates babies. All of the Osuna kids are playing sports, the old men whine about sciatica and a disdain for participation trophies, and there is a lot of innuendo. The post Ep 34: Osuna’s Swing for the Fences appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
61 minutes | Jan 3, 2017
Ep 33: It’s a Holiday Miracle
Chad, Jaime and Mike get together to ramble about the holidays. Geeks 4 Kourageous Kids entertained the kids of the Orange County of Ronald McDonald House and Chad is hoarding beef jerky from Amazon. The post Ep 33: It’s a Holiday Miracle appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
72 minutes | Dec 3, 2016
Ep 32: Jenny Went to Queen Mary’s Chill
The whole gang is back together discussing work, life and crazy parenting stories. We sent our friend Jenny Coyle to check out Queen Mary’s Chill (info and pics below) and are furiously getting ready for the rest of the holidays. CHILL ATTRACTIONS: NEW Light up the night and follow The Queen down the rabbit hole this holiday season with the all-new interactive and digitally immersive Alice in Winterland, a 14,000-square foot walk-through adventure. Experience larger than life lanterns as you venture with Alice and friends into the Hall of Doors, the White Rabbit’s Kitchen, Mad Hatter’s Work Shop, the infamous Tea Party, The post Ep 32: Jenny Went to Queen Mary’s Chill appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
59 minutes | Nov 11, 2016
Ep 31: What’s a Phobia?
Jaime, Shannon and Chad get together to chat about being sick, Halloween, Trunk or Treat and stupid phobias. The Osuna kids have started basketball and Kara may be the next soccer star and Torrynne might be the one cheering them on, all of that and more on this episode of the Growing Up Geek Podcast The post Ep 31: What’s a Phobia? appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
61 minutes | Oct 15, 2016
Ep 30: Parenting at Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor
The whole gang is back together this week to discuss all things parenting. Chad and Shannon took Lorelei to Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, and clowns are going to eat your kids. That and so much more! The post Ep 30: Parenting at Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
43 minutes | Sep 30, 2016
Ep 29: The One Without Shannon
Jaime and Chad welcome Mike back into the fold of the Growing up Geek family and this episode starts with a lot of food talk. The gang moves into what they did at Long Beach Comic Con raising money and awareness for the Ronald McDonald House and Mike is hanging out with young men, and Shannon is missing for the very first time?!?! Listen to the entire podcast for clarification. The post Ep 29: The One Without Shannon appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
57 minutes | Sep 15, 2016
Ep 28: Parental Venting Time
Jaime, Shannon and Chad get together on this episode to share a couple of crappy weeks, they got a response from Chuck E. Cheese, Donald Trump waxes poetic with his knowledge on the middle east and yes, kids can be assholes. The post Ep 28: Parental Venting Time appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
69 minutes | Sep 1, 2016
Ep 27: ‘Someone Lost Their Chuck E. Cheese Spirit’
On this episode of Growing Up Geek, Jaime, Shannon and Chad discuss their awesome trip to the Great Wolf Lodge and the travesty of a visit to Chuck E Cheese. The post Ep 27: ‘Someone Lost Their Chuck E. Cheese Spirit’ appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
55 minutes | Aug 14, 2016
Ep 26: Back To School Blues
Jaime, Shannon and Shannon (Mike’s still dead) get together for nachos and lumpia this episode while going over some pretty interesting parenting topics. They discuss whether you should use a babysitter because you need some you time, funny parenting tweets, middle child issues and much more. The post Ep 26: Back To School Blues appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
64 minutes | Aug 7, 2016
Ep 25: You Don’t Need a Hanitizer
Jaime, Shannon and Chad get together (Mike’s dead), have a few drinks and discuss a lot of nonsensical things one evening. The talk power outages (it gets more riveting just wait), Pokemon Go, POGS and playing pencils in the school yard. Stay tuned till the end for awesome linoleum cleaning tips!!! The post Ep 25: You Don’t Need a Hanitizer appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
71 minutes | Jul 5, 2016
Ep 24: I’m Shannon!!!
Mike’s back as Jaime, Shannon and Chad welcome him to the land of the living. Chad ponders how an atheist can be a god parent, the group discusses touching women’s feet like a ninja, and Kara is still a wild animal. Find out what they thought about Zootopia and Finding Dory, it’s always a ton of fun when Mike is alive, so fire up this episode and enjoy the bantering of 4 geek parents. The post Ep 24: I’m Shannon!!! appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
67 minutes | Jun 16, 2016
Ep 23: Fathers Day and Lizard Huntin
On this episode of the Growing up Geek Podcast Jaime, Shannon and Chad tell stories about their fathers (good and bad), we find out what Chad want’s for fathers day and find out where the trio stands on the Harambe controversy. The post Ep 23: Fathers Day and Lizard Huntin appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
64 minutes | May 15, 2016
Ep 22: Old McTits Had a Farm
During this mothers daycentric episode of the Growing Up Geek Podcast Chad, Jaime and Shannon play referee most of the night to kids that won’t go to bed (don’t worry, we edited heavily) and Kara joins us to sing an old classic. Also hear a few fond (or not so fond) moments about our own mothers and childhoods The post Ep 22: Old McTits Had a Farm appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
77 minutes | Apr 29, 2016
Ep 21: Purple Rain
Mike’s back for this episode of Growing Up Geek as he joins Chad, Jaime and Shannon in remembering Prince, telling tales of terror about taking kids bowling and which child hates being called McTits and Chad gripes about grief hawks. We not be winning parents of the year, but we should be! The post Ep 21: Purple Rain appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
64 minutes | Apr 15, 2016
Ep 20: The Chad’s Not Included Podcast
Chad, Shannon and Jaime (Mike’s still dead) get together for a little Spam Musabi and a parenting podcast. The crew did the Ronald McDonald House’s walk for kids and discuss how that went, Chad’s considering wearing a colander on his head, and Jaime and Shannon threaten to start their own podcast. All that and a ton more banter and funny(?) stories are told during this weeks episode of The Growing Up Geek Podcast. Also as I sit here and edit this we are getting ready for Lorelei’s 6th birthday, so HAPPY BIRTHDAY LORELEI! The post Ep 20: The Chad’s Not Included Podcast appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
67 minutes | Apr 5, 2016
Ep 19: Poopin in the Potty and Stalking Scott Porter
Kara has reached a long awaited milestone so Chad, Jaime and Shannon discuss poopin in the potty, picky eaters, DC Super Hero Girls. Torrynn turned 4, Chad went on a man date and Jamie is stalking Scott Porter. All that and more on this episode of the Growing up Geek Podcast. The post Ep 19: Poopin in the Potty and Stalking Scott Porter appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
69 minutes | Mar 6, 2016
Ep 18: Long Beach Comic Expo
Chad, Jaime and Shannon finally find an evening to sit down and record episode 18 of the Growing up Geek Podcast. They have stories from their time at Long Beach Comic Expo, Chad took the kids to Zootopio, what’s a “bonus year” and we can’t figure out WTF Shopkins are. The post Ep 18: Long Beach Comic Expo appeared first on Growing Up Geek.
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