Stand-Up Dads

A podcast for parents with a sense of humor. Two stand-up comics just trying to make sense of parenting in today’s world.

Episode 16 – Problems with Childcare, Easter and We Are International!!!

April 28th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob & Mike go over their Easter traditions… Turns out Rob may have eaten the Easter Bunny.

- Drama over childcare in the US.

- Our podcast is officially INTERNATIONAL!!!  We want to hear from our listeners from overseas!

- This week’s bad dad was so bad he brought his wife along with him to prison.

- Mike learns that you don’t have much game when you don’t have a car on this week's DATING MY DAD segment.

- Who’s the comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!***

Stand-Up Dads Podcast will be at the Sacramento Podcast Festival!!!  June 1st at 4:00 PM at Stab! Comedy Theater.  Come witness a live recording with Mike, Rob and, special guest, Jay Wuck!  Details can be found at http://www.sacpodfest.com/

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://digg.com/video/bunny-suit-brawl

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/babysitter-stabs-mom-arguing-getting-paid-dont-work-free-105237527.html

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/01/03/506448993/child-care-scarcity-has-very-real-consequences-for-working-families

http://time.com/collection-post/4521548/2016-election-child-care/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/aakashkumar/2018/03/08/how-unreliable-and-costly-childcare-keeps-people-off-the-job/#66fa43425e18

https://abcnews.go.com/US/california-couple-arrested-locking-toddlers-cages-police/story?id=62591859

https://phylogenomics.me/2007/02/08/trip-to-sacramento-zoo-got-interesting-with-mans-head-getting-stuck-in-photo-booth/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 15 - Special Guest Big Nick Johnson, Disciplining Your Kids and Parents that Go too Far

April 22nd, 2019

On this episode:

- Stand-Up Dads welcomes and introduces the GODFATHER of this podcast, Big Nick Johnson!  He is the producer and driving force behind the Gag on This Podcast.

- Rob, Mike and Nick look into parents that go too far in disciplining their kids.  How far is too far?  Listen and find out!

- A medley of bad dads for this episode's BAD DAD segment.

- Mike learns about the importance of perspective on this week's DATING MY DAD segment.

- Find this episode's comic of the week, Aja Mae, here!

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

 

https://youtu.be/n-g6ktf9iE0

https://www.therichest.com/high-life/15-terrible-parents-who-went-too-far-with-their-punishments/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 14 - Importance of Play and Nerdfest 2019

April 14th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike look into the importance of playing with your kids.  Turns out it's a big deal!

- Witness NERDFEST 2019 in the making!

     - Harry Potter, Michael Crichton, Warner Bros Cartoons, '80s wrestling and classic Star Wars toys! 

- Who's the bad dad this week?

- Mike learns an important lesson on this week's DATING MY DAD segment.

- Who's this episode's comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6860513/Horrendous-moment-father-son-illegally-kill-hibernating-bear-two-cubs.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/moral-landscapes/201404/why-play-child

https://activeforlife.com/8-reasons-parents-play-with-kids/

https://www.mybestcribs.com/importance-of-playing-with-your-child/

https://www.naeyc.org/our-work/families/10-things-every-parent-play

AWA (80s Wrestling) Links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Wrestling_Association

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_former_American_Wrestling_Association_personnel

Thanks for listening!

Episode 13 - Swearing and Sex Ed

April 7th, 2019

On this episode:

- Mike and Rob delve into swearing and how they deal with it with their kids.  Is it possible that Rob and Mike swear a bit too much???

- Rob remembers sex ed class in 6th grade in Catholic school.

- Who's the bad dad this week?

- Dating my dad with Mike.  Olivia puts in her two cents!

- Who's this episode's comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  Email us at thestandupdads@gmail.com

Find us at https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

Find Mike's site at https://pencilforhire.myportfolio.com/

Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/advice-from-a-dad-who-swears-too-much/

https://www.positiveparentingsolutions.com/parenting/10-tips-to-curb-foul-language

https://childdevelopmentinfo.com/how-to-be-a-parent/angry_child/kids-swearing-cursing/#.XKmfXJhKiiM

Thanks for listening!

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