What we see sometimes has a stronger impact than what we read or hear. The 2020 Fatherhood Image Film Festival looks at how visuals in movies and the media portray dads and affect people's perception of paternal parenthood. Fatherhood Image Film Festival (FIFF), now in its seventh year, runs from Oct. 23-25 online (it is normally based in New York City). It features screenings from emerging producers, videographers and filmmakers from all over the world. FIFF has a mission to showcase new films and young filmmakers and their various takes on fatherhood. Films at the festival, … [Read more...]
Staying home all day, every day, with the kids is new for many fathers during the COVID-19 crisis. To help them navigate the new realities of fatherhood in a pandemic, City Dads Group is working with longtime partner Dove Men+Care to create a series of "how to" videos for the grooming products company's new "Dads Care" campaign. The short videos started appearing the week of April 26 at DadsCare.com, a section of DM+C's YouTube channel. Created by fathers for fathers, the Dads Care video cover topics relevant to the times under general catagories such as hygiene, helping kids and helping … [Read more...]
Dad 2.0, the conference for fathers wanting to participate in a conversation about the changing voice and perception of modern fatherhood, will bring its usual strong lineup of speakers and panelists for professional and personal development to Washington, D.C., next month.
Organizers of the event, dubbed Dad 2.020 for its ninth year, recently announced many of the topics to be discussed at the summit, slated for Feb. 27-29, 2020, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
Dads and their little dudes and darlings will once again have a chance to enter the holiday season with stylish hair, thanks to our longtime partner Dove Men+Care and Bishops Cuts/Color. On Saturday, Dec. 14, all fathers and their offspring can receive a "Holiday Shear" -- free haircuts, washes and styling with Dove Men+Care grooming products at 18 Bishops locations across the United States. And, as with last year's similar promotion between the two businesses, our dads have been asked to be special guests in participating cities where we have City Dads Group chapters. Holiday Shear is … [Read more...]
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...]