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.
You finally master diaper changes, swaddling and burping then you turn around and -- WHAM! Now you have to conquer the art of raising tweens and teens. We have five City Dads Group members on the new Modern Dads Podcast who will put you a little more at ease by sharing their tales of raising tweens and teens in today's crazy world. City Dads columnist Whit Honea, a member of our L.A. Dads Group and the author of The Parents' Phrase Book, discusses dealing with the excessive homework his 11-year old son receives from one of his teachers. City Dads columnist Seth Taylor, a … [Read more...]
City Dads Group will join the effort to raise awareness and funds to battle childhood cancers by setting up an Alex's Lemonade Stand in six U.S. metropolitan areas the weekend of June 11-12, 2016. Our fathers in Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City and Minneapolis-St. Paul will host the lemonade stands. All money raised will be donated to the Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) for its work funding research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. Details, including times and locations for each city, can be found on the City Dads Group's ALSF fundraising … [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...]