DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Huggies whose “No Baby Unhugged” program is offering $10,000 grants to eligible hospitals to launch a new volunteer hugging program or support an existing one. In this story, NYC Dads Group member Jason Greene recalls his daughter’s birth which resulted in an extended stay in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) where he witnessed and received needed hugs. My purple and limp daughter was placed upon my wife’s chest briefly before chaos ensued. While my wife was going through post-delivery checks, I inched toward my infant daughter’s body as … [Read more...]
DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Huggies®. Hugging my children has such a positive impact on my life. It makes me feel better during my worst moments and most challenging days. It comforts me in the morning when I send my kids off to school. It warms my heart in the afternoon when they return home. These emotional and physiological outcomes are all wonderful, but I’ve never tried to understand the science and culture of why that is so. Fortunately, I learned someone else has. The Huggies Parents Council, a diverse group of moms and dads from around the nation who care deeply … [Read more...]
City Dads Group and Plum Organics® will again work together to help nourish children and assist families in need on Giving Tuesday, an international day of helping others that follows Thanksgiving. On Nov. 28, City Dads in 12 U.S. metropolitan areas will help pack and distribute food donated by Plum Organics, the nation’s leading organic baby food brand. Plum Organics last year for Giving Tuesday donated more than 24,000 meals to charitable organizations chosen by our chapters in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and the Minneapolis/St. Paul.
DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Huggies®. Several members of our Boston Dads Group recently joined forces with with Huggies and its No Baby Unhugged program to help create care packages of children’s winter clothing, diapers and wipes to aid families struggling to meet the basic needs of their children. Keeping a young child clean, dry and healthy -- especially in the cold of a New England winter -- is a challenge for any parent. A recent Diaper Need and Its Impact on U.S. Families study by the National Diaper Bank Network and its founding sponsor, Huggies, found that one in three … [Read more...]
Disclosure: We are proud to partner with Dove Men+Care in its #ThereToCare campaign. City Dads Group members around the nation marked Grandparents' Day Sunday with a lot of love and a little help from our organization's frequent partner, Dove Men+Care. The grooming products company generously sent a few dozen of our fathers framed photos of the dads, their kids, and one of their grandfathers along with a shaving kit filled with Dove Men+Care goodies for the father who helped conceive these last two generations. Our fathers used #ThereToCare across multiple social media platforms to talk … [Read more...]