How can dads best support their wives' decision to return to work after given birth?That's what Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, & Big Success After Baby, gives us the lowdown on in the latest edition of The Modern Dads Podcast.Brody's book is based on interviews and input from more than 700 moms who work in a wide variety of occupations as well as expert advice and real science. She defines the fourth trimester as those blurry days of handling a newborn and the fifth trimester as when the working mom is born.In … [Read more...]
Joining us for a talk about gender role reversal in parenting as the Modern Dads Podcast interviews Kori Reed and Mike Becker, the husband and wife team who have written ZagZig Parenting: (Mis)Adventures of a Career-Driven Mom and a Stay-at-Home Dad.ZagZig Parenting takes readers along for the journey as a thoroughly contemporary married couple switch traditional parenting roles with her being the bread-winners and him being the caretaker of children. They share their differences, struggles, mistakes and failures -- all with a comic touch -- in ZagZig. They even include let their children … [Read more...]
Speaker, author and Boston Dads Group Co-Organizer Robbie Samuels talks about his efforts to network with parents and his experience as a transgender dad on the latest edition of the Modern Dads Podcast.
Samuels also discusses his appreciation for the adjustments that people and organizations are making to encourage acceptance of all types of parents, trans and otherwise.