Celebrity dads -- they're just like us humans! Jon Finkel and Art Eddy know because they've spent years interviewing fathers from the worlds of sports and entertainment for their writing and podcasting projects. The two veterans of the Life of Dad online community have collected some of the wisdom they have heard from famous fathers in book form, and we discuss it on the latest episode of The Modern Dads Podcast. The Life of Dad: Reflections on Fatherhood from Today's Leaders, Icons, and Legendary Dads is billed as "an all-encompassing, entertaining distillation of the full dad … [Read more...]
The modern dad has to do it all: care for his kids and tend to household chores as well as bring home a paycheck. But how? City Dads Group recently got together with A Better Balance, a work and family advocacy center, to put together a panel of experts to answer big questions about: how employer policies and the law support men considering starting a family paternity leave flexible work schedules caring for sick kids while holding a job. Among of panel pros is Scott Behson, author of The Working Dad's Survival Guide, who talks about the stigma men face when prioritizing … [Read more...]
More than ever, fathers are expected to be active in the care and upbringing of their children and tending to domestic chores along with providing for their family financially. How is this possible in today's always-connected, 365/24/7 work world? Won't being a busy "family man" negatively affect one's career?
Join us and family advocacy organization A Better Balance from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern time, April 24, for "The Modern Dad's Juggle," a free webinar on how fathers can find that perfect work-life balance.Experts from A Better … [Read more...]
A couple of holiday seasons ago, our friends over at the Life of Dad network produced this lovely bit of video featuring some of their members singing Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas is You. You won't even need eggnog (heavy on the nog, of course) to get you through it: May you get what you want this holiday season. Merry Christmas from all of City Dads Group. … [Read more...]
Get your upper lip ready, gents. Movember is back! City Dads Groups will join Dad 2.0 Summit, Life of Dad, the National At-Home Dad Network, and tens of thousands of other men across the country next month in growing mustaches for the cause of raising awareness and funds for men's health issues. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organization committed to changing the face of men’s health. It challenges men to grow moustaches during November to spark conversation and raise funds for prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, … [Read more...]