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 33 - Cell Phones and Your Kids

August 25th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike recap their recent appearance at Podcast Palooza at the Silicon Valley Comic Con

     - Lessons learned from professional COS Players and Mike gets a memorable surprise from someone dressed as "Slave Leia"

- Cell phones and their effects on your kids

     - What do they actually do to your kids?

     - Cell phones in the classroom?

     - A sensible approach to getting a cell phone for your kid when it's the right time

- Rob thinks that Mike is addicted to his cell phone and wants to stage an intervention...

- Bad Dad this week is actually doing the right thing and we're torn on the subject

 

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 videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/08/19/locked-pouches-keep-cellphones-out-of-students-hands-at-san-mateo-high-school/

https://www.nbc26.com/news/national/stunning-results-after-researchers-look-at-effects-of-cell-phones-on-kids-national

https://education.cu-portland.edu/blog/classroom-resources/pros-and-cons-of-allowing-digital-devices-in-the-classroom/

https://childmind.org/article/when-should-you-get-your-kid-a-phone/

https://www.yahoo.com/news/dad-arrested-for-taking-daughters-phone-as-171354368.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGhYSKqrcdo

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1590464244413119

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/v0m2s9/comedy-central-presents-guy-on-a-cell-phone

https://vimeo.com/69662330

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 32 - Bullying

August 18th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to identify and deal with bullying while throwing in bullying stories from their past

- Bad Dad this week is a Mom doing the right thing the wrong way

- What happens when little kids take their parents' cars to McDonald's without their consent

 

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=urdf4g-LXk4 (Steve Martin Clip)

https://childmind.org/article/what-to-do-if-your-child-is-bullying/

https://www.verywellfamily.com/ways-discipline-child-for-bullying-others-460520

https://www.verywellfamily.com/reasons-why-kids-are-bullied-460777

http://wiki.c2.com/?FoggingTechnique

http://www.kenrigby.net/07c-Fogging

https://www.bark.us/blog/5-best-anti-bullying-videos-on-youtube-for-tweens-and-teens/

https://www.ncab.org.au/

https://kdvr.com/2017/10/17/local-childrens-author-uses-humor-to-teach-bullying-prevention/

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-banned-school-threatening-daughters-alleged-bullies-ill-f-115259918.html

Thanks for listening!

Episode 31 - Special Guest: Comedian Joey C. - Being Raised by Immigrants and Dealing With Losing a Child

August 11th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome very special guest, Comedian Joey C.

- Joey C. and Rob discuss what it was like being raised by immigrant parents and how it affected their parenting styles

- A quick take on circumcision

- Dealing with the loss of a child

- Bad dad segment involves a guy who fails horribly at trying to cover up that he stole from his Girl Scout daughter

- Old men discuss classic rock

- A couple of road stories from the stand-up comics 

 

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.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/understanding-grief/201612/loss-child

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/talking-about-trauma/201506/grieving-the-loss-child-the-five-stage-myth

https://healgrief.org/grieving-the-death-of-a-child/

https://kdvr.com/2019/04/01/father-accused-of-faking-burglary-to-cover-up-stealing-daughters-girl-scout-cookie-money/

Resources for dealing with loss mentioned in this episode are below:

https://www.sutterhealth.org/ways-to-give/philanthropy/smcs/childrens-bereavement-art-group

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/

https://www.marchofdimes.org

https://www.mastersincounseling.org/guide/loss-grief-bereavement/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 30 - Adults Playing With Kid Toys, Summer Camps for Adults, Board Games, RPGs and Nerdfest Part 2

August 4th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss the trend of adults playing with kid toys; ranging from adult coloring books to Legos

- They have summer camps for adults???

- Bad dad segment involves the Mafia and a scene reminiscent of the Godfather movie

- Mike and Rob spin off into Nerdfest part 2 as they discuss different board games and role playing games

 

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://hip2save.com/2016/08/06/diy-lego-travel-case-made-from-lunch-box/ (DIY Lego Lunchbox)

https://www.oprahmag.com/life/g27055445/adult-summer-camps/

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/scaachikoul/i-went-to-a-summer-camp-for-adults-and-it-got-weird

https://psmag.com/social-justice/throw-out-your-computer-and-grab-some-legos

http://mentalfloss.com/article/89957/inside-booming-business-adults-who-play-toys-youtube

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/rise-kidults-toys-no-longer-just-children/

https://nypost.com/2019/07/30/mob-son-accused-of-hiring-hit-man-to-whack-father-faces-brother-in-court/

 

Thanks for listening!

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