With 2018 in its final throes, let's reflect on what has been City Dads Group's most successful year to date. We expanded to 37 cities, including our first venture across the U.S. border with a chapter in Toronto, Canada (more on that in the new year). Our membership numbers are approaching 13,000, and getting more active every day. Our chapters and members have participated in several campaigns -- local and national, for fun and for a cause. We have had great partners such as Dove Men+Care, Plum Organics, Alex's Lemonade Stand and GOOD+ Foundation who understand and support the … [Read more...]
The Modern Dads Podcast, produced by City Dads Group, recently received another top parenting podcast honor. Feedspot, a leading social feed reader service, placed the Modern Dads Podcast among its list of 25 parenting podcasts "You Must Subscribe and Listen to in 2018." It bestowed the accolades based on "quality and consistency" of posts based on Feedspot's editorial and expert review as well as social media popularity and influence, and Google reputation and search ranking. The podcasts were chosen "because they are actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their readers with … [Read more...]
The year-end holidays are, in part, about celebrating family, so this is the perfect time to celebrate a few major victories our family of dads had in 2015. Portland Dads Group Organizer Chris Routly joins us on the latest Modern Dads Podcast to talk about the recent decision by one of the world's largest online retailers to change the name of one of its child care discount program from "Amazon Mom" to "Amazon Family." Philly Dads Group Co-Organizer Jeff Bogle adds to the discussion and also brings us his own good news: the generosity of the dad community is paying for 17 fathers to … [Read more...]
The holidays are a time of giving to others, but two dads are working to highlight what fathers are doing year-round to champion various worthy causes by creating the website, Dads 4 Change. Whit Honea of our Los Angeles Dads Group and Carter Gaddis are the founders of Dads 4 Change, and they discuss their effort to get fathers and their children involved in social change and community service, and some of the specific ways all of us can help. Dads 4 Change, according to its website, is a place to share causes that dads believe in, work with, donate to, and support through countless … [Read more...]
The Modern Dads Podcast is back from summer hiatus with a chat about people taking their mental health issues to the stage.
This is My Brave is an innovative nonprofit with a mission of igniting and actively promoting a positive and supportive national conversation about issues like depression, anxiety and the like. The group is putting on This is My Brave NYC on Oct. 4 featuring poets, musicians and essayists sharing their truth about life with mental illness, so we talk with This is My Brave co-founder Jennifer Marshall and NYC Dads Group member/show producer … [Read more...]