Washington is the latest state to join the City Dads Group network with the addition of the Puget Sound Dads Group, a chapter for fathers living in the Seattle metropolitan area and stretching the 90 miles from the cities of Olympia to Everett. With a growing population -- the Seattle metro area alone has nearly 4 million people, the 15th largest in the United States -- the need for a fathers' group seemed evident enough. The Puget Sound region, though, will be a challenging one to conquer because of its geographical vastness so the leadership is being divided among several members. … [Read more...]
One of the many universal struggles we parents go through with our kids is getting them to eat diverse and healthy meals. Life, after all, has more and better things to offer than just chicken nuggets and boxed mac and cheese.
Help is here for many moms and dads with the arrival of The Adventurous Eaters Club: Mastering the Art of Family Mealtime, a new family cookbook by actor Misha Collins of TV's Supernatural and his wife, Vicki.
The book, available starting today, tells the Collins' story of struggling to get their firstborn … [Read more...]
Time to sprout those November mustaches, men! City Dads Group is once again asking its members to grow November mustaches to support The Movember Foundation, a leading global organization dedicated to bringing awareness to serious health concerns for men such as testicular cancer, prostate cancer, mental health and suicide. The month-long campaign challenges dudes (and those who love them) to grow mustaches or exercise during the month to spark conversation and raise funds for research for things such as cures and treatments for cancer and improvement suicide prevention efforts. Since … [Read more...]
Halloween dad jokes may be the scariest part of this once ghoulish holiday. I mean, c'mon -- the most horrifying thing about trick-or-treating nowadays is the shrinking size of the candy bars. Fun size, my disembodied eye! As a service to our readers (and disservice to their friends, co-workers and relatives), we have scoured the internet for the best/worst Halloween dad jokes. If you use these, you will prove you know jack o' lanterns about the puny business of this horrible, horrible season. Enjoy ... and beware. Beeeeeeeeeeewaaaaaaaaaaaare! Best/worst Halloween dad jokes Q: What do … [Read more...]
City Dads Group members took to social media Tuesday to support efforts in Washington, D.C., to convince U.S. lawmakers of the importance of paid family leave and erasing the stigma of fathers taking time off to care for their children. Nearly 50 of our dads and other fatherly friends used #Dadvocates, #PaidFamilyLeave and #PaternityLeavePledge on Twitter and Instagram to tell their stories about the need for parents to receive paid time off from work to care for their children, especially in those critical early … [Read more...]