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...]
Dads and their little dudes and darlings will once again have a chance to enter the holiday season with stylish hair, thanks to our longtime partner Dove Men+Care and Bishops Cuts/Color. On Saturday, Dec. 14, all fathers and their offspring can receive a "Holiday Shear" -- free haircuts, washes and styling with Dove Men+Care grooming products at 18 Bishops locations across the United States. And, as with last year's similar promotion between the two businesses, our dads have been asked to be special guests in participating cities where we have City Dads Group chapters. Holiday Shear is … [Read more...]
The role dads can play in raising future leaders and social cause advocates will be the focus of a talk Wednesday, featuring the father of human rights activist Malala Yousafzai. “Let Them Fly: Raising Empowered Leaders, Advocates, and Citizens” will be hosted by City Dads Group co-founder Matt Schneider in New York City at 7 p.m., June 12. A live stream will be available on YouTube starting at 7:30PM. Ziauddin Yousafzai, co-founder and board member of Malala Fund, will be one of the featured speakers. His efforts to resist Taliban efforts to limit freedoms in Pakistan inspired his … [Read more...]