City Dads Group and several of its members recently received nominations for social media work in the past year from its online parenting peers. The City Dads Group blog has been nominated for Group or News Blog of the Year for the second straight time in the annual Iris Awards. The Iris Awards honor “the art of parenthood,” according to its organizers. The following City Dads members also received individual Iris Award nominations: Creed Anthony, Indianapolis City Dads - Dad Blog of the Year Mitch Chaitin, NYC - Dad Blog of the Year Jim Higley, Chicago - Dad Blog of the … [Read more...]
City Dads Group will be well represented among the 65 speakers and panelists scheduled to present at this year's Dad 2.0 Summit, which starts today in San Francisco. Fourteen of our members from eight City Dads Group outposts will be among those lending their voices to the changing conversation about fatherhood in the 21st century, joining such nationally known personalities as CNN journalist and crusader for paternal rights Josh Levs and sociologist and author Michael Kimmel. City Dads Group members to speak are: Chris Bernholdt of DadNCharge (Philly Dads Group) Jeff Bogle … [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked our friends in the dad-o-sphere and beyond what was the greatest lesson their mom taught them that they apply to their own children. Here’s our second wave of responses. – KMcK.Lessons dad learned: Be a constant presence
My mom taught me that life happens in the nooks and crannies of our days. Perhaps that is why she always seemed content with who she was and where she was. She lived in the moment.
And she placed herself in the moments of her … [Read more...]