With March comes madness -- the college basketball tournament kind -- and City Dads Group members were there to witness it again this year, thanks to our longtime partner, Dove Men+Care.The men's grooming products brand once again gave a few of our members and their children in select cities the opportunity to attend a few games during the run to the annual NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. The hook? Dove Men+Care's latest twist on its long-running "Real Strength" tag line -- the Real Strength Manifesto, a call for fans as well as those on the court to exhibit both passion for … [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Feb. 28 is Rare Disease Day, an event to raise international awareness about the 7,000 under-the-radar diseases that individually affect few people but, when on the whole, affect more than 1 in 10 Americans. My daughter has such a rare disease. She was having some problems riding and keeping up with the others so she just started pushing the scooter around. Sixteen weeks later, she was too weak to walk at all. ___________ I see my daughter's helmeted head in the distance, gliding above the grassy horizon. In a second or two, her shoulders rise out of the yellowing blades … [Read more...]
DISCLOSURE: This post is brought to you by our partner Dove Men+Care.I was mostly deprived of a deprived childhood with one or two notable exceptions: I never had a dog and I never had a treehouse.The dog part I took care of later in life but the treehouse ... nope. The closest I ever came to having one was the summer my sister, one of the kids in our neighborhood and I lashed a mess of cut branches to a pocket of scrub trees in our yard to create a leaf-lined fortress. A few hot and dry days later, our dream house shriveled brown and died. Well, we were suburban children not … [Read more...]
City Dads Group will again be strongly represented when the annual Dad 2.0 Summit for fathers convenes in San Diego later this week.Representatives from 16 of 26 City Dads Group chapters around the country are expected to attend the Feb. 9-12, 2017, event. Dad 2.0, which has sold out in each of its six years, is a national conference where marketers, social media leaders, blogging parents and regular dads get together to discuss the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood."This is our sixth time attending the Dad 2.0 Summit," noted City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld. … [Read more...]
Dad 2.0 Summit enters its record-breaking sixth year when it comes to San Diego, Feb. 9-12. On the Modern Dads Podcast, we have conference co-founders Doug French and John Pacini preview this year’s event -- a national three-day meeting where marketers, social media leaders, blogging parents and regular dads get together to discuss the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood.
On this Modern Dads Podcast, -- also known as Dad 2.017.
Our talks covers how the conversation has evolved since its 2012 start in Austin -- where a "doofus dad" diaper ad … [Read more...]