Our recent report on diaper changing tables now being required in men's and women's rooms in publicly accessible federal buildings caught the eye of the people over at the Upworthy website. They interviewed City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld on the subject as he changed his daughter on a park bench, and posted the video on Facebook.As of this publication, the video has received more than 430,000 views and 450 comments.Earlier this month, President Obama recently signed into law the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act, or BABIES Act. The new law requires baby changing … [Read more...]
Babies / pregnancy
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Potty equality is nearly upon us, moms and dads.Just when you thought legislators in Washington, D.C., couldn't agree on anything, Congress passed and President Obama recently signed into law the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act, or BABIES Act. The new law requires baby changing tables to be installed in men’s and women’s restrooms in publicly accessible federal buildings.“Government needs to do more to ensure that public buildings are family-friendly. No mom or dad should ever have to worry about finding a safe, sanitary place to change their baby … [Read more...]
DISCLOSURE: This post by L.A. Dads Group co-organizer Eli Lipmen marking National Diaper Need Awareness Week is sponsored by Huggies®, founder of the National Diaper Bank Network. Huggies has donated more than 200 million diapers and wipes to help babies in need over the past six years, most through the NDBN’s 320 banks throughout the United States. Read on to learn how you can help through this year’s #NoBabyUnhugged campaign.There is nothing better than a hug from your child after you return from a long trip.I recently returned from traveling way past my kids’ bedtime. The next day, … [Read more...]
I’ve never had a good memory. I’m not great with names at parties. I frequently forget items on my mental shopping list when I go to buy groceries. I’m forever trying to remember where I left my sunglasses, before realizing they’re perched on top of my head.It’s not a product of aging – I’ve always had a hard time remembering stuff. My husband and daughter get frustrated when they have to remind me about past conversations.“Dad,” Riley said to me the other day, “Did you sign that form?”“Honey, I have no idea what you’re talking about.”“I gave you the form last week, and I told … [Read more...]
DISCLOSURE: This post about bringing home baby is sponsored by Huggies® and written by NYC Dads Group member Oliver Ellner.We thought we had our act together. The doctors estimated our baby Isaac's arrival date to be April 15 -- a special day given that I'm an accountant. We planned for an earlier arrival in April, though, since the ultrasounds showed our little boy was going to be a big baby.So we made the move to a larger apartment with a nursery (a "junior four" in New York-ease) on March 8, giving us plenty of time to settle in before baby arrived. My wife set up a registry with … [Read more...]