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.
In September when we started a Boy Scouts den for my son and some of his first-grade classmates. It was going to be fun and scary. But never once did I wonder if any of these newly minted "Tigers" were not biologically a boy.And honestly, why would I? They looked and dressed like boys. Yes, their voices are high-pitched and you could mistake them for girls, but they are 6 years old. So I took it at face value that they are all boys.A few months later I read about a boy named Joe, a Cub Scout from New Jersey who was removed from his pack because it was revealed to a district executive … [Read more...]