The Dad Regime


Depression Statistics

Pete, Simon and Chris discuss recent research around depression rates in school aged children. Pretty Jesus close with their new track 'Mushroom'.

Also mentioned:

The Umbrella Academy

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes


And new music from Pretty Jesus 


Rob Proffitt-White Part 2 plus Tones and I

Chris and Joel continue their conversation with Rob Proffitt-White on Mathematics, teaching and learning - then conclude with 'What's on your playlist?' Yes, we have permission to play this track.


Tone and I

Found my fitness



Rob Proffitt-White: Part 1

Part One: Rob Proffitt-White is a teaching and learning expert and regional Mathematics advisor. Chris and Joel talk to Rob about developing Mathematics skills in children, 21st century learning, and what's important about developing skills in your child as a parent. 


Happy holidays

Pete, Simon and Chris discuss successful school holidays for parents and teachers. 

Also mentioned:

Bo Burnham - Sad 

Legend of Cocaine Island

Music by Pretty Jesus


Parent vs carer?

Chris and Pete are joined by guest presenter Stan who discusses his experience as a parent and carer for a child with autism. Stan's openness and honesty allows for heartfelt discussion on an important issue.


Also mentioned:

Behind the curve

The Orville

Music By Pretty Jesus


To buy or stream music, that is the question

Joel, Simon and Chris debate the pros and cons of buying music or subscribing to streaming services. We do 'What's on your playlist' and revisit a track from Dorah Jacson that we featured last year.


Dallas Green: Guide me back home

Jack Johnson: Brushwire Fairytales

Mission to Zyxx


Idea and neural pathways

Chris pitches an idea for parent video game reviews. Joel has been learning about neural pathways. We've got Dorah Jacson's new debut single 'Away'.


Chris' blogs can be read at and more content can be found on the Facebook page. 

Vote for Dorah Jacson in Triple J's Unearthed here.

Daniel Johns: The book of Daniel




Have a nerf gun!

Pete, Simon and Chris deep dive into one parent's social media outrage. Chris deletes a podcast. 

We announce the first ever Dad Regime event! A Eumundi Brewery tour and lunch on March 16. Ticket details from


Also mentioned:

The miseducation of Lauryn Hill

The Radio Adventures of Eleanor Amplified

Paul Simon - Graceland 25th Anniversary Edition


Meeting the teacher for the first time

Continuing the 'back to school' theme, Joel, Chris and Pete discuss meeting your child's teacher for the first time, and how they themselves are approaching a new school year in different way.

Key take aways for the first conversation with the teacher:

  • Make an appointment
  • Don't rubbish the previous teacher
  • Keep it about your child
  • Know what is important to you and what you want the teacher to know

Also mentioned:

Shirtloads of science

Freedom Lover - Ocean Alley


Music by Pretty Jesus

Long Highway


Advice for parents on the first day of school - Rack off!

Back for 2019! Pete, Joel and Chris share their advice for getting your child ready for the first day of school. 

Pete's Rs for getting ready for school:

  • Rest
  • Reading
  • Routines and responsibilities 
  • Readiness
  • Right on time
  • Rack off!

Also mentioned:

Rosie Jones

The Bodyguard

 Music by Pretty Jesus

Long Highway