Ever wonder if the parents of today are raising kids that can hack it in the world of tomorrow? As a father of 3 Brant questions his ultra soft parenting style and compares it to the intense helicopter and sports parenting that exists today.

Brant talks candidly with Ivywise consultant and former Yale admissions councilor Christie Chu, “Beyond the Tiger Mom” author Maya Thiagarajan, and former NFL prodigy and legend Todd Marinovich.


Todd Marinovich: Former NFL and college football player

Christine Chu: Ivywise consultant and former admissions councilor

Maya Thiagarajan: author, Beyond the Tiger Mom

Running Time: 1:06:00


1:06 – Being a great Dad is not the same as being a great parent

7:30 – Story Time: My 9 year old prodigy

12:32 – Guest Christine Chu

26:20 – Guest Maya Thiagarajen

42:25 – Guest Todd Marinovich

1:02:00 – Why I’m Not… What did we learn?


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“Why I’m Not…” hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted weekly podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.

In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it. Why I’m Not… originates from the state of the art studios at the AfterBuzz TV network and is sold by Podcast One.

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