As parents, we spend a lot of time worrying about our children's future and the future of the world they will live in -- the world we will leave them. That's why City Dads Group is encouraging all parents and their children to get involved with Clean Up the World Weekend, Sept. 18-20, 2020, a global effort to preserve the environment and Earth for the next generation and beyond. The annual Clean Up the World event is a not-for-profit, non-government apolitical movement, started in Sydney, Australia, in 1993, with a goal of uniting communities with a common focus to protect the environment. … [Read more...]
The COVID-19 pandemic claimed two more victims recently -- two major annual fatherhood conferences. However, both will be resurrected in an online "virtual" format. Organizers of HomeDadCon, a gathering of at-home fathers, and Dad 2.o, a more marketing/branding oriented event, called off in-person events scheduled for this October. However, each group has decided to pivot to digital versions of their fatherhood conferences where participants can watch and listen to presentations and socialize via video conferencing. (DISCLOSURE: City Dads Group has been a long-time sponsor and partner … [Read more...]
Fathers Eve -- the annual pre-Father’s Day celebration of the dad life -- will become Virtual Fathers Eve in 2020. The move to an online platform became necessary with the likelihood social distancing measures and limits on large gatherings will still be in place in many states due novel coronavirus concerns. "Even if everyone got the green light and all the governors and whatever opened up every place that could, I don't think people are quite ready to go back to big groups of people in close proximity," Fathers Eve founder and Twin Cities Dads Group co-organizer John Francis recently … [Read more...]
Dad 2.0, the conference for fathers wanting to participate in a conversation about the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood, will bring its usual strong lineup of speakers and panelists for professional and personal development to Washington, D.C., next month.
Organizers of the event, dubbed Dad 2.020 for its ninth year, recently announced many of the topics to be discussed at the summit, slated for Feb. 27-29, 2020, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
At-home fathers from all over are scheduled to gather in Cincinnati in October 2020 for HomeDadCon, an annual "professional development" conference for full-time caregivers of the dad persuasion. And you can get a ticket on the cheap this New Year's Day. The Oct. 8-10, 2020, convention is for at-home fathers who embrace parenting as their most important job. It allows them to network with other active and involved dads, and also gives these full-time parents a chance to relax. The year will be the 25th such annual conference. HomeDadCon 2020 is organized by The National At-Home Dad … [Read more...]