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...]
Congratulations to our friends and partners in paternal parenting at the National At-Home Dad Network for throwing a successful annual dads convention, its 19th, in Denver over the weekend. More than 100 dads attended, up from 73 a year ago, and the event and its mission received some good press in the Denver Post and a spot on the local Fox 31 news. The event's opening video, an overview of the changing attitudes toward fathers being more involved in everyday parenting, prominently featured City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld: The dads convention weekend featured a … [Read more...]
I started staying at home in 2008 and was terrified. We had just moved from Chicago, where I had lived for 33 years -- to upstate New York, away from family, friends, babysitters I knew and trusted, and away from a community I loved. I had to reset everything about my life. I had resigned after being a teacher in public schools for 10 years and was giving all of that up to stay at home with our kids, who at the time were three and 21 months old. My first week was rough as my son broke his collarbone in a city where I was unfamiliar with where the hospital was and couldn't get a hold of my … [Read more...]
Stay-at-home dad? Work-at-home dad? Active-at-home dad (made that one up)?
Regardless of your at-home "status," join us at the 19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention in Denver, Colo., to connect with and learn from some of the best dads around the country.
Connect: First and foremost, this is a great weekend to bond with other dads like you whether they are brand-new to parenting or seasoned veterans that have been home with their kids for 10+ years.