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 25 - Travelling with your kids!

June 29th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob recaps his trip to Europe with the family

- Tips on travelling with your kids

- Rob learns that Mike hates camping

- On the Dating My Dad segment, Mike realizes that he's too old!

- This week's Bad Dad fathers his own grandson

- Mike expresses his unique stance on fighting crime

 

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.nytimes.com/guides/travel/travel-with-kids

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/warren-father-accused-of-incest-fathering-child-with-his-daughter

https://www.mifold.com/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 24 - Father’s Day recap and dealing with your kids over the Summer break

June 23rd, 2019

On this episode:

- Father's Day recap with Mike and Rob

- How to enjoy Summer break with your kids

 

- This week's Bad Dad goes too far

 

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.youtube.com/watch?v=oZwyKkv36dc (Ali Siddiq's take on Father's Day.  Thank you Comedy Central!)

https://messymotherhood.com/survive-summer-break-five-amazing-tips/

https://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/traditions/Summer-Activities-Kids-Home

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/baby-killed-after-video-game-loss_n_5cd17caae4b0548b735fd86c

Thanks for listening!

Episode 23 - Special Guest Tom Mailey - Managing Expectations for your kids and Empty Nest Syndrome

June 16th, 2019

On this episode:

- We managed to get Tom Mailey from the Pat & Tom Show, the longest running morning show in Sacramento radio on 105.1 FM KNCI to join us and he was a wonderful guest!

- We get a unique glimpse into the world of music

- We get to see a parent that's been through it from beginning to end and has a success story to show for it

- Managing expectations for your kids without messing them up

- We learn about the WOODSHOP ROCKS program and its wonderful success story! (https://goldcountrymedia.com/news/10572/woodshop-rocks/)

- We test the waters of Empty Nest Syndrome... it's not all bad!

- This week's bad dad calls himself "the Indiana Jones of Spirituality!"

- Who’s the 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/

Tom's projects can be found here ---> His radio show (https://kncifm.com/pat-tom/) and his podcast (https://www.radio.com/media/podcast/write-you-song-podcast)

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://anderstorms.com/

http://www.ktvu.com/news/fairfield-father-of-10-accused-of-child-abuse-im-the-indiana-jones-of-spirituality

https://theconfidentmom.com/09/parenting/setting-realistic-expectations-for-your-child/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cui-bono/201802/the-psychology-expectations

https://medium.com/the-mission/why-you-should-stop-expecting-others-to-be-who-theyre-not-68e2d781da07

https://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/parenting/manage-your-expectations-not-your-child

https://slate.com/human-interest/2008/11/why-parents-expect-too-much-from-their-kids.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/surviving-your-childs-adolescence/201003/adolescence-and-the-problem-parental-expectations

https://qz.com/559821/parents-your-absurdly-high-expectations-are-harming-your-childrens-achievement/

https://www.verywellmind.com/wonderful-things-about-the-empty-nest-4036018

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/empty-nest-syndrome_b_3956231

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2018/empty-nest-advice.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/conditions/empty-nest-syndrome

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 22 - Reading with your kids!

June 9th, 2019

On this episode:

- Special thanks to all of you who came out to podfest!

- Rob's going to Europe

- The importance of reading to your kids and how to keep them reading

- The impossible goal of having privacy in the bathroom and the lengths that some parents go to get that privacy

- This week's Bad Dad can't read and he's hoping that this fact keeps him out of jail!

- Who’s the 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.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2017/02/16/why-its-important-to-read-aloud-with-your-kids-and-how-to-make-it-count/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.fd84cda53d11

http://www.colorincolorado.org/article/fun-and-effective-ways-read-children

https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/development/reading/18-genius-ways-to-make-kids-love-reading/

https://bilingualkidspot.com/2017/10/19/benefits-importance-reading-young-children/

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/why-kids-stop-reading-for-fun-by-age-9-and-what-to-do-1833554143

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/r-kelly-judgment-withdrawn-lawyers-cant-read-170831757.html

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 21 - LIVE at Sacramento Podcast Festival! First jobs with special guest, Jay Wuck!

June 1st, 2019

On this episode:

***Stand-Up Dads performs LIVE at the first annual Sacramento Podcast Festival***

- Rob, Mike and Jay talk about their first jobs

- Different strategies to introduce your kid to the working world

- Mike tells about how he almost managed to run himself over with his own truck while still driving (Rob's heard the story a dozen times and still doesn't get it)

- This week's bad dad tries to get his 5 year-old daughter to do his dirty work and has to pay the price 

- Who’s the comic of the week?  He's not a comic!  Confused?  Listen and find out!

 

*** Special thanks to the hardworking folks at Stab! Comedy Theater for putting together this amazing Podcast Festival!  Please show them some love and send some business their way so that they can continue to put together wonderful shows like this one.  Check them out at https://www.stabcomedytheater.com/ and www.sacpodfest.com ***

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  International parent?  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.thebalancecareers.com/jobs-kids-all-ages-2085439

 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/maryland-father-accused-directing-his-daughter-5-steal-package-porch-n950436

Thanks for listening!

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