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 42 - Older Parents and the Sandwich Generation

October 27th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss older parents, both being older parents and being raised by older parents

     - Perks of being/having older parents

     - Drawbacks of having older parents

- Tips for dealing with it

- This week's Bad Dad uses some hardcore tough love to teach his son some empathy.  Did he go 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 videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psbVVweEGHw (Sam Norton Clip)

https://www.seniorliving.org/caregiving/sandwich-generation/

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/01/older-pensioner-parents-teenagers-fathers-children

https://www.bustle.com/articles/143383-what-its-like-to-grow-up-with-older-parents

https://thestir.cafemom.com/being_a_mom/152191/5_big_perks_of_being

https://www.verywellfamily.com/being-an-older-parent-4155772

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/dad-criticised-destroying-eight-year-20531212

Thanks for listening!

Episode 41 - Autism with Special Guests Damian Harmony and Teo Morgan

October 20th, 2019
***Discover Pods is holding podcast awards.  Please click the link below and nominate us for Comedy, Kids & Family or even Best New Podcast!  We only have until October 22nd.  Thanks!***
 
 
 
On this episode:

- Rob, Teo and Damian discuss how autism affects parenting, both when the kid has it and when the parent has it as well.  So many tangents!  This promises to be one of our most interesting shows!

 

Links to our guests' shows and projects are below.  Please check them out!  They'll appreciate the support and you'll be rewarded with some quality entertainment!

 

DAMIAN can be found on Twitter @DUHHarmony.  His podcast, A GEEK HISTORY OF TIME, can be found on Twitter at GeekHistoryTime and at https://www.geekhistorytime.com/ and the CAPITOL PUN-ISHMENT SHOW dates can be found on Luna's site here: http://www.lunascafe.com/calendar.html and you can also find them on Facebook under Capitol PUNishment and on Instragram under Capitolpuns.

 

Follow TEO on all social media @offcolorjoke and check out DIVERSITY AND DRAGONS at www.facebook.com/diversityanddragons and buy tickets to the show at Comedy Spot here:  https://www.saccomedyspot.com/dragons/.

 

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.autismspeaks.org

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2017/05/autism-parenting/526989/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 40 - Charter Schools and Mike is Becoming a Cat Lady

October 13th, 2019
***Discover Pods is holding podcast awards.  Please click the link below and nominate us for Comedy, Kids & Family or even Best New Podcast!  We only have until October 22nd.  Thanks!***
 
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to get rid of ants in your house

- Mike is becoming a cat lady before our very eyes... er, ears?

- Rob and Mike butt heads about charter schools

- Mike has a genius solution to this week's bad dad problem!

 

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=WeD1_fbFMco

https://www.weareteachers.com/charter-school-vs-public-school/

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/knowledge-bank/2015/06/11/charter-school-backfill-question-has-no-simple-answer

https://www.forbes.com/sites/petergreene/2019/02/02/charter-schools-are-not-public-schools/

https://patch.com/new-jersey/montclair/bp--the-inconvenient-truth-behind-waiting-for-superman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLmXV4-CBOQ (Full movie of The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/05/22/what-school-choice-means-in-the-era-of-trump-and-devos/

http://www.nea.org/home/33177.htm

https://slate.com/technology/2014/01/creationism-in-texas-public-schools-undermining-the-charter-movement.html

https://www.pinalcentral.com/florence_reminder_blade_tribune/news/father-arrested-for-choking-teen-boy-found-in-daughter-s/article_b13fdbc8-b290-564a-9fb8-161b219db618.html

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 39 - Communicating with Your Kids

October 6th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to communicate with your kids

     - Rob goes over the classic parenting book "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk"

- Deciphering the codes that teens are putting on their texts

- This week's bad dad changes his adopted kid's age so that they can abandon them.  Confused?  So were we!

 

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=YnSNFkyP0SI (Jeff Allen Link)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jidvx2sELXs (Tim Wilkins Link)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOSo0r-9Sz4 (Chad Daniels Link)

https://www.fatherly.com/play/the-classic-parenting-book-how-to-talk-so-kids-will-listen-in-under-1000-words/

https://mumcentral.com.au/secret-teen-text-codes/

https://www.verywellfamily.com/establishing-cell-phone-rules-for-teens-2609120

https://www.jconline.com/story/news/2019/09/18/michael-kristine-barnett-daughter-abandon-ukraine-adoption-dwarfism-prodigy/2364895001/

 

Thanks for listening!

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