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 38 - Dads Dealing with Depression

September 29th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss dealing with depression while parenting

- An amazing new approach to therapy (thanks to Bob Newhart)

- This week's bad dad has been replaced with a very good dad!

 

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://www.fatherhood.org/fatherhood/be-concerned-about-depression-in-dads

https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/men-and-depression/index.shtml

https://www.fatherly.com/news/depression-in-parents-linked-to-lower-academic-performance/

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/how-i-explained-my-depression-to-2-young-kids/

https://www.fatherly.com/news/the-rock-opens-up-struggle-depression/

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/relationships/depression-men-stubbornness-dads/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNyvIASmyKg (Michael Meehan)

https://1degreeofseparation.life/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BjKS1-vjPs (Bob Newhart)

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2010/sep/06/men-suffer-postnatal-depression-research

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOwNQqSkano (Jake Weisman)

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 37 - Special Guest! Ari Sharp - International Dad!

September 22nd, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike interview a foreign dad!!!  Our special guest is Ari Sharp.  He's an Australian dad who is currently living in Japan.  We get parenting pointers from BOTH countries!  He's a journalist, an author, a public affairs specialist, aspiring stand-up comedian and all all around interesting guy!

- Rob realizes that he needs to step up his parenting game.

- This week's Bad Dad gets an apology from his son after he abandoned him on the side of the road for 6 days!

 

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/

Find Ari on Twitter at @arisharp

 

Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://arisharp.com/

https://www.the-father-hood.com/article/this-is-what-its-really-like-to-be-a-stay-at-home-dad/

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1237636/japanese-boy-abandoned-in-woods-as-punishment-tells-his-father-you-are-a-good-dad/

Post script (thank you, Ari, for following through!):

 Thanks for listening!

Episode 36 - To Spank or Not to Spank?

September 15th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss different views on spanking your kids and effective alternatives to spanking

- Guess which of the hosts got smacked around by their folks

- Rob and Mike butt heads on charter schools, setting up a future episode that will be intense!

- This week's Bad Dad has a distasteful method for disciplining his young son

 

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://www.ebaumsworld.com/videos/louis-ck-fox-news-and-hitting-children/83877693/ (Louis C.K. clip)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64UzydR9KHQ (Denis Leary clip)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RybwBGcsLPE (Paul Jensen clip)

https://www.sciencealert.com/science-why-you-should-never-spank-children

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/discipline-and-behavior/spanking-grabbing-other-physical-discipline/

https://www.yahoo.com/news/dads-controversial-sign-offering-free-spankings-divides-internet-161925660.html

https://ca.style.yahoo.com/georgia-parents-asked-sign-consent-paddle-form-charter-school-reinstates-corporal-punishment-163410404.html

https://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/seven-alternatives-spanking-your-child-that-actually-work.html

https://wtkr.com/2019/04/26/father-accused-of-forcing-4-year-old-son-to-drink-hot-sauce-for-cursing/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 35 - “The Talk” Talking to Your Kids About Sex

September 8th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to approach talking to your kids about sex

- Don't leave Mike alone in your house.  He's going to abuse it.

 

 

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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcECEMngCPw&list=PLJ-LQewsWtJUM3BW0BQUgHG-rk0ofJ7rJ&index=29&t=0s  (Chad Daniels - Scratching Privates)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z75xk2QJ4cg&list=PLJ-LQewsWtJUM3BW0BQUgHG-rk0ofJ7rJ&index=30&t=0s (Chad Daniels - Sex Talk)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehFPXqdw2TI (MadTV Clip)

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-stories-we-tell-ourselves/201610/how-and-when-talk-your-kids-about-sex

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/parenting/age-by-age-guide-to-talking-to-kids-about-sex/

https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article234489722.html (Bad Dad Link)

https://viraluck.com/sex-ed-teachers-share-embarrassing-questions-students-asked/

http://eviat.com/the-funniest-questions-ever-asked-in-a-sex-ed-class

Thanks for listening!

Episode 34 - Talking to Your Kids About Drugs

September 1st, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to deal with talking about drugs with your kids

- Bad Dad this week exposes little kids to meth

If you enjoyed the comedy clips.  These are the comedians and the albums we got them from.  Please show them some love!

Louis Katz - Album: If These Balls Could Talk - Track:  D.A.R.E. & Sex Ed

Glenn Wool - Album: Let Your Hands Go - Track:  Wasted Time Waster

Greg Giraldo - Album: Midlife Vices - Track:  Old Drinking

Joe Rogan - Album: Talking Monkeys in Space - Track:  Pot Isn't for Everyone

Doug Stanhope - Album:  No Refunds - Track: Drugs for a Brave New Cubicle

Patton Oswalt - Album:  Talking for Clapping - Track:  Parents & Pills

 

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://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=581675552212120 (Juggling the Jenkins)

https://www.livescience.com/36148-talk-kids-drugs-alcohol-tips.html

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/parents/ (Extensive guide with LOTS of good information!)

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-d-a-r-e-program-this-one-works/?print=true

https://drugfree.org/newsroom/news-item/new-drug-and-alcohol-prevention-program-proven-successful-in-helping-parents-talk-with-their-kids/

https://easyread.drugabuse.gov/content/talking-kids-about-drugs-what-say-if-you-used-drugs-past

Thanks for listening!

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