You know Father's Day is near when you see members of our City Dads Groups across the nation popping up all over your TV screens and social media feeds. And 2018 was no exception to the rule. Our biggest appearance came on Father's Day 2018 itself. City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld joined CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Mo Rocca on a segment discussing how the "dad look" is fashionably hip (as if we didn't know). "I think dads should walk out of their homes every day in what they feel comfortable wearing," Somerfeld told Rocca. "The dads we're seeing these days are chaperoning … [Read more...]
Pediatric cancer is in the sights of City Dads Group this June as we team with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to raise money to help find a cure. City Dads Group chapters in a dozen cities from coast-to-coast will set up stands between June 2 and 10 to sell lemonade and take donations to go to the national nonprofit's work funding research to find better treatments and cures for childhood cancer. Details, including times and locations for each group's event this year, will be made available on the City Dads Group’s ALSF fundraising page or on the group's Meetup page (see … [Read more...]
When a child is born, a parent is born. It's a simple and obvious concept. And so our partner, WaterWipes, the world’s purest baby wipes, launched its #ParentIsBorn campaign with a party in New York City featuring well-known media influencers, celebrities, and member of our very own City Dads Group. The campaign aims to showcase and celebrate parents' journey, something that is too frequently overlooked amid the fuss of snapping baby photos and the routine drudgery of diaper changes. City Dads Group co-founder Lance Somerfeld, appearing on a panel speaking to the #ParentIsBorn … [Read more...]
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...]