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 93 - Do You Hate Your Kid’s Friend’s Parents?

October 18th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to deal with other parents on playdates

- This week we have two bad dads, a downer and a funny one

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:

Bad Dad Articles -

Thanks for listening!

Episode 92 - The Differences Between Raising Boys vs. Girls

October 11th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob's kid discovers a new hobby!

- Rob and Mike discuss the differences between raising boys and girls

- Our Bad Dad segment features a father/son duo that get to spend time in jail together

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:

Bad Dad Article -

Thanks for listening!

Episode 91 - The Importance of Your Kid Learning an Instrument (and the Dads Lose Focus)

October 4th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob gets blamed for his kid's bad behavior

- The importance and benefits of your kid learning a musical instrument

- The dads recorded late and lose focus of the topic, but we think it works

- This week we have a Bad Dad AND an AWESOME 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://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:

- https://thriveglobal.com/stories/7-powerful-benefits-of-music-education-for-kids/

- https://takelessons.com/blog/motivate-your-child-to-practice-music-z15

Awesome Dad Article - https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/heroic-dad-gets-fired-2-152714148.html

Bad Dad Article - https://www.wwlp.com/news/texas-father-accused-of-letting-13-year-old-drive-them-to-get-ice-cream-while-he-was-drunk/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 90 - Special Guest, Fairy Godmother Trish and the Importance of Aunts & Uncles in Raising Your Kids

September 27th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike are joined by Rob's kid's Fairy Godmother Trish to discuss the importance of aunts & uncles in raising your kids

- Guess what made Mike dress up in a chicken suit and go out in public 

- What did Rob learn from a secondhand uncle?

- This week's Bad Dad segment is a bad uncle

- Check out Trish at https://www.instagram.com/hairandflowersbytricia/ SHE DOES GREAT WORK!!!

 

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:

Bad Uncle Article - https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/2416132-uncle-accused-teaching-nephew-smoke-pot-youtube-could-lose-rights

Thanks for listening!

Episode 89 - Special Guest: Matt Lower & Playing Board Games with Your Kids

September 20th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike are joined by Matt Lower, the Ultimate Board Game Collector, to discuss the benefits of playing board games with your kids

- Which board games are the most likely to start a fight? 

- This week's Bad Dad segment is a double header and they're both game related!

- Check out Matt and Mike's project at https://www.campgrounds360.com/ 

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:

https://howgameareyou.com/health-benefits-board-games/

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/kids-activities-and-printables/activities-for-kids/arts-and-craft-ideas/benefits-board-games.html 

https://1075koolfm.com/you-are-not-the-father-board-game-is-here/ 

https://11points.com/11-board-games-likely-spark-actual-fights/ 

https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=51523679&itype=CMSID 

Bad Dad Article 1 - https://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/crime-and-courts/1554173-sioux-falls-man-arrested-after-alleged-dispute-over-board-game 

Bad Dad Article 2 - https://torontosun.com/2014/11/12/dad-reportedly-threatens-daughter-with-rifle-after-suspecting-her-of-cheating-at-battleship/wcm/48117d03-dee4-49b8-a609-2fd0330e9737 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 88 - Breaking Bad News to Your Kids

September 13th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss the best ways to break bad news to your kids

- This week's Bad Dad makes Mike feel depressed

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:

https://parentingplace.nz/communication/breaking-bad-news-to-children/  

https://www.chla.org/blog/rn-remedies/how-break-difficult-news-your-child 

Bad Dad Article - https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article245489530.html 

Thanks for listening!

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 86 - Getting Your Kids to Love Reading

August 30th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about tips and tricks to create an environment where you kids actually like reading

- We have a couple of Bad Dads this week:  First, nature's bad dad and second, a guy who likes to go the bathroom in a casino.

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:

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

https://www.someecards.com/life/lifestyle/parents-tweets-ways-to-encourage-kids-to-read/

https://www.boston25news.com/news/local/plymouth-county/pembroke-father-accused-leaving-2-year-old-son-car-twin-river-casino/VXPJIBJWZ5BCLBGB6KZIWYEGRA/#:~:text=LINCOLN%2C%20R.I.%20%E2%80%94%20A%20Pembroke%20man,car%20with%20the%20doors%20locked.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 85 - Rob & Mike’s Childhood Pets

August 23rd, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about their childhood pets and it turns out Rob has a dark secret about most of his pets!

- This week's Bad Dad is actually a mom that did something bad across the street from Rob's house!

 

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:

Pets and Children Story

Thanks for listening!

Episode 83 - Your Kid’s 1st Year with Special Guest, Mo Greene from ‘Dad Hard with a Podcast’

August 9th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Mike can't make it this week and we are joined by Mo Greene from the Dad Hard with a Podcast show!

- Rob and Mo recap what it was like their first year of being a dad

- This week's Bad Dad teaches us that everyone has to chip in to make a family work and that snitches get stitches

 

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!

 

Please support our guests!  You can find Mo and his show with the links below:

Listen to Dad Hard with a Podcast now available on ALL PODCAST PLATFORMS!  

Email: DadHardPod@gmail.com

Website: WeDadHard.com

Instagram: @DadHardPod

Facebook: Facebook.com/DadHardPod

 

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

First Year parenting articles are here and here.

Bad Dad Article

 

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