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...]
EDITOR'S NOTE: Our ongoing feature series spotlighting some of our group organizers stays in Florida. We talk with Orlando Dads Group co-organizer Flor Mercado, who also produces the website/blog DadStyle99. He was recently chosen to be a spotlight speaker at the Dad 2.020 conference in Washington, D.C., this month. City Dads Group: How long have you been a member of our Orlando chapter? Flor Mercado: “I’ve been a member of the Orlando Dads Group since August of 2018.” What motivated you to join the group's leadership? “I wanted to be more involved in the dad community and prove … [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.
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...]
A little food, a little play and a whole lot of bonding between fathers and children -- and probably among fathers themselves. That's what City Dads Group will be bringing to major parenting events in five cities this year. Local City Dads chapters will host lunchtime playdates for dads and kids at MommyCons being held in Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; New York City; Orlando; and Pasadena, Calif. MommyCon is a nationwide educational/product exhibition series dedicated to natural parenting. "We appreciate this opportunity to partner with MommyCon to create an opportunity for new and … [Read more...]