Justin Guarini and I talk about his fatherhood journey. We discuss the values he is looks to instill into his kids as they grow up. In addition Justin shares the lessons he has learned from his kids. Next we talk about his new Disney Channel show, SuperKitties and how he approached this show. After that we talk about music and his career. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Justin Guarini
Justin Bell Guarini’s robust performance career launched with the first season of American Idol in 2002. His six Broadway productions include American Idiot, Wicked, In Transit, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. He has hosted Idol Wrap and Idol Tonight along with live events for the TV Guide Network, the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys. He continues to reprise his role as the loveable Lil’ Sweet in commercials for Diet Dr. Pepper.
In 2019, Justin founded The Warrior Artist Alliance to help performers achieve success in a challenging industry. He shares his tips, tricks, breadth of experience, and warrior mindset with a community of performers through podcasts, blogs, and dynamic training programs. Justin is dedicated to his loving family; his wife, daughter, and sons make up his happy home. It is here that he draws his support and the desire to live his best life. Follow Justin on Twitter and Instagram at @justinguarini.
SuperKitties is an adorable and action-packed new series about four fierce and furry superhero kittens. Ginny, Sparks, Buddy and Bitsy, who are on a mission to make Kittydale a more caring and “pawesome” place. Defeating villains and imparting important messages of kindness, empathy, friendship, resilience and problem-solving, the SuperKitties. Check out SuperKitties, on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.