At-home fathers looking for parenting advice or just hoping to connect with others like themselves will have a chance to do both at the annual national at-home dad convention, recently announced to take place Sept. 26-28, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn. HomeDadCon 2019, as the event is known, will also be a chance for our Twin Cities Dads Group to show off its hometown. The 450-member City Dads Group chapter will play a big role in organizing and hosting the event held by the nonprofit National At-Home Dad Network. “We’re really excited to be working with the NAHDN on the convention," … [Read more...]
City Dads Groups around the country will raise a glass June 16 to toast fathers everywhere as members from many of our groups gather for a pre-Father's Day celebration of all things parenting in the paternal style. Sixteen City Dads Groups chapters have scheduled Fathers Eve 2018 events, from simple food-and-drink meetups at local hangouts to paintball matches to a fatherhood-theme "gladiator games" competition. Each event culminates with a toast to fatherhood at 8 p.m. local time. Fathers Eve, now in its seventh year, is the brainchild of Twin Cities Dads Group co-organizer John … [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...]
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.
Your kid doesn't like vegetables? Try serving her a medley of colorful, cut up veggies in a martini glass topped with a cookie and a little drink umbrella. Making food fun, and letting children have pride and ownership in what they create in the kitchen are among the tips and tricks members of our Twin Cities Dads Group gave a local Minnesota television station on a special cooking segment in March. Watch the whole thing and learn from Chris Brandenburg, John Francis and Keith Nagel (who brought along his two sons, Logan and Sawyer): … [Read more...]