How do you understand the difference between being fearful of a father, and having respect for him? What's the difference in feeling? Big conversation--a little controversial--with Alec Lace, podcast host of First Class Fatherhood.

What about the state of fatherhood in the U.S. just now? Alec Lace, podcast host of First-Class Fatherhood, has some definite views on what is required. Father of four with a full-time job and a part-time shift with Uber, shares what he has learned talking with men in his car, as well as celebrities in many fields.


  • State of fatherhood today in Alec's view
  • Does fatherhood have to involve fear?
  • Is fear of your father the same as respect for your father?
  • The influence of absent vs. present fathers
  • What about poverty and neglect?
  • The fatherless crisis
  • How important are agreements between parents about rules and boundaries?
  • What is too harsh parenting?

In less than two years Alec Lace has soared to the top of the podcasting industry by interviewing some of the most famous people on the planet in order to achieve his vision of changing the narrative of fatherhood and family life through his groundbreaking show, First-class Fatherhood.

What IS NOT happening that needs to happen for fathers to step up?

What IS happening that needs to change?

And, everything in between!

Stimulating discussion on the state of fatherhood, and considerations for shifting into what Alec calls 'First Class Fatherhood."

Do you agree? What are your responses? Love to hear from you.

GUEST: ALEC LACE, Podcast host of First-Class Fatherhood

first class fatherhoodAlec Lace is a father of four who, in 2018, launched the now popular podcast, First Class Fatherhood with a vision to change the narrative of fatherhood and family life. The show quickly became one of the top parenting podcasts in America due to Alec interviewing some of the most famous fathers in the world including Dean Cain, Deion Sanders, Tony Hawk, and Dana White.

Because of the show’s popularity Alec was invited to be on the field for the Super Bowl LIII media day in 2019 to interview dads such as Tom Brady, Julian Edelman, and Bill Belichick.

Additionally, our nation's heroes hold a special place in Alec’s heart and on his podcast he has interviewed legendary servicemen such as Navy SEALs Rob O’Neill and Marcus Luttrell, “Black Hawk Down” pilot Mike Durant, Benghazi survivor John Tiegen, and Medal of Honor recipients Ed Byers, Dakota Meyer and Michael Thornton.

On June, 16 2019 Alec himself was interviewed live on Fox & Friends for Father’s Day and has also appeared on several other top podcasts including Order of Man and Life of Dad.

Alec does all of this while continuing to be a dedicated railroad mechanic, a position he has held for twenty years and he even drives Uber on weekends as a way to further spread his message. First Class Fatherhood can be heard each week on iHeart Radio, Spotify, Pandora, and iTunes.


WEBSITE/PODCAST: https://firstclassfatherhood.com/

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/firstclassfatherhood

INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/firstclassfatherhood

TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/aleclace


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