Father of two and blogger Doyin Richards became an Internet sensation with a photo of him fixing one child's hair while the other sat in a carrier on his chest. Now Doyin. a member of our L.A. Dads Group, is the author of a book about how to engage moms in helping fatherhood evolve called Daddy Doin' Work and he joins us on the latest Modern Dads Podcast to discuss his mission and talk about the inspiration and perspective he has gained from his online community and his message about dads. NYC Dads Group member Christopher Persley, who gave a glowing review of Richards’ book, joins the … [Read more...]
Being a modern parent means concerns about balancing work, life and family that most of our moms and dads never worried about. ThirdPath Institute founder Jessica DeGroot, center, joins us on our latest Modern Dads Podcast to discuss "The New Normal" where parents thinking creatively to find ways to be successful in their careers, be the best parent they can, and still have time for themselves. We also talk about Thursdays with Thirdpath, a monthly webinar series that will focus on men's stories to demonstrate an integrated approach to work and life. The Parents' Phrase Book author … [Read more...]
Middle School Makeover author Michelle Icard talks about how that time that many parents dread -- the middle school years -- can be fun and exciting if we leave the baggage from our time in school behind and modify our parenting style on our latest Modern Dads Podcast (click that link to listen in). The Parents' Phrase Book author (and L.A. Dads Group member) Whit Honea also joins us to talk about his son's transition from elementary school to middle school and the realization that his son may be ready, but he's not! … [Read more...]
Blooming onions, beat-up red Jeeps, and baseball lineups are all part of our conversation with father and son Bill and Willie Geist, TV personalities and authors of the new book, Good Talk Dad: The Birds and the Bees...and Other Conversations We Forgot to Have. We also talk about the challenges of being a good dad while pursuing a TV career, the changing media portrayal of dads, and life with a family in New York City.
Bill Geist is the beloved, award-winning, long-time special correspondent for "CBS: Sunday Morning," whose debut Little League Confidential was … [Read more...]