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The Modern Dads Podcast
A Better Balance Co-Founder and Co-President Dina Bakst talks about her work to help women and men across the economic spectrum care for their loved ones without risking their jobs. We talk about New York’s employee-funded paid family leave law that provides most non-government workers with job-protected, paid leave to care for a new child or a loved one with a serious health condition. We also talk about the 25th Anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the potential for a nationwide paid family leave program.
Whit and Tricia Honea join at the end of the show to talk about the challenges they faced with no access to paid leave after the birth of their sons.
When your kids start to complain about a “boring” subject at school, showing empathy can help their motivation and learning.
Five quotes from civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. that everyone should pay more attention to in these heady days.
The organizer of our Cleveland Dads Group likes to celebrate his birthday by giving back to others. Kids in the foster care system topped his list for 2017.
Filed Under: outreach
By Whit Honea
When it comes to spending time together, every family has its limits. When Whit Honea’s boys reached theirs, they decided to take it outside.
Sometimes communication is hardest with the people you know best, such as your children. Hope these tips from HomeDadCon 2017 attendees help.
Filed Under: parenting advice
A word of warning: no matter how good the potty-training books are, you’re sure to hit some bumps in the road along the way. Practice patience.
Filed Under: toddlers
#PlumParents #sponsored Video highlights work done across country to aid needy families by organizations on Giving Tuesday 2017.