You finally master diaper changes, swaddling and burping then you turn around and -- WHAM! Now you have to conquer the art of raising tweens and teens.We have five City Dads Group members on the new Modern Dads Podcast who will put you a little more at ease by sharing their tales of raising tweens and teens in today's crazy world.City Dads columnist Whit Honea, a member of our L.A. Dads Group and the author of The Parents' Phrase Book, discusses dealing with the excessive homework his 11-year old son receives from one of his teachers.City Dads columnist Seth Taylor, a … [Read more...]
We parents are always telling our kids about the importance of money, but are we really talking to them about it?Don't fret. One of our nation's leading authorities on personal finance for young people, Beth Kobliner, appears on the new Modern Dads Podcast to help teach moms and dads how to discuss savings, earnings and more with their children.Kobliner has recently published Make Your Child a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not), a jargon-free, step-by-step guide to help parents of all income levels teach their kids about money. She talks up the highlights of her latest tome while … [Read more...]
Mike Domitrz received a life-changing phone call at age 19. His mom rang him at college to tell him that his sister had been raped.
That inspired Domitrz to, in 2003, start the Date Safe Project. Through interactive presentations, creative educational resources, and unique national initiatives, the Date Safe Project is committed to being the nation’s leading organization for creating healthier dating environments, a clearer understanding of “consent” and for raising awareness on the many issues surrounding sexual assault.
Domitrz joins the … [Read more...]
The Movember Foundation has funded more than 1,200 men’s health projects around the world with the help of more than 5 million "Mo Bros" growing mustaches and "Mo Sistas" supporting them in raising money and awareness every November since 2003.
In our latest Modern Dads Podcast, we talk with Movember Foundation Director of Development J.J. Owens about why this annual campaign is so important. Our conversation delves into how Movember donations are used, and the research and development being done that is saving lives in the areas of prostate … [Read more...]
The best of us work hard to raise our kids to be thoughtful, compassionate and empathic: to care for and about others, to not be bullies, to be respectful of all regardless of race, gender, religion and so on.So what does the election of Donald Trump -- a man who ran on a platform of bullying others, disrespecting women, and threatening minorities -- mean to the United States and us as parents.Modern Dads Podcast producer Josh Kross takes the lead in this freewheeling conversation with L.A. Dads Group member and regular contributor Whit Honea as they share their raw feelings about … [Read more...]