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 87 - Special Guest, Big Nick Johnson AND Is It OK for Your Kids to See You Naked?

September 6th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome special guest, Big Nick Johnson to the show to celebrate his 100th episode of the Gag on This Podcast!

- Rob, Mike and Nick discuss stories from our youth where our parents were naked and we try to figure out what the experts say about it.

- We have a callback to last week's Bad Dad as we fact check the story about quokkas and discover a grisly pastime.

- This week's Bad Dad takes his kids to the movies and it goes downhill from there.

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://stand-up-dads.com/ and https://standupdads.podbean.com/ or on facebook @standupdadspod

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

Find Mike's comic book, Clumsy Love here!

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

Find Doug Gray's WONDERFUL graphic novel, The Eye of Mongombo here 

Click here to go the Seattle Gummy site and use the promo code StandUpDads15 

at checkout to get 15% off your order from the Seattle Gummy Company!

Email your parenting stories to thestandupdads@gmail.com to get your sample from the Seattle Gummy Company!

 

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

Dana Carvey Clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3KEu8l4cUw

Parents Article - https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/is-it-okay-for-your-kids-to-see-you-naked/

Quokka Fact Check - https://africacheck.org/spot-check/no-quokkas-dont-throw-babies-at-predators-but-wont-win-best-mom-award/ 

Quokka Soccer Article - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/1418673/Rare-marsupials-kicked-to-death-in-quokka-soccer.html?s=09 and https://www.scmp.com/article/403202/outrage-greets-return-quokka-soccer

Bad Dad Article - http://longisland.news12.com/story/34746466/seaford-father-accused-of-overdosing-at-movies-with-children 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 63 - Return of International Dad, ARI SHARP! Coronavirus and IVF

March 22nd, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome back international dad, Ari Sharp!  (If you missed his first appearance, it's on episode 37) 

- We discuss how the Coronavirus is affecting people in Japan and Australia compared to the U.S. and how to bring it up with your kids

- Ari tells about his experience of going through IVF (in vitro fertilization) and gives some great advise on how to get through it

- This week's bad parent tries to trade a one-year-old kid for a 30 year old car

 

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 Doug Gray's WONDERFUL graphic novel here - https://www.amazon.com/Eye-Mongombo-1-Doug-Gray/dp/167811782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Find Ari at https://arisharp.com/ and on Twitter @arisharp 

 

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

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-how-talk-child.html

https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-much-does-ivf-cost-1960212

https://americanpregnancy.org/infertility/in-vitro-fertilization/

https://news.yahoo.com/us-mum-arrested-for-trying-to-trade-her-oneyearold-daughter-for-a-1992-car-160128471.html

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 44 - Flu Season and Your Kids

November 10th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss dealing with cold and flu season and your kids

- Tricking kids into taking medication

- This week's Bad Dad is a bad mom that takes things way 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.parents.com/health/cold-flu/flu-season-what-to-know/

https://www.parents.com/health/cold-flu/cold/how-to-get-through-cold-and-flu-season-without-getting-sick/

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/work-play/Pages/When-to-Keep-Your-Child-Home-from-Child-Care.aspx

https://www.parents.com/toddlers-preschoolers/health/sick-toddler/cleverly-help-medicine-go-down/

https://www.workingmother.com/evil-genius-mom-hacks-to-get-kids-to-take-their-medicine

https://www.yahoo.com/now/anti-vaxx-mom-chickenpox-lollipops-halloween-180921451.html

 

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!

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