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 81 - Co-Parenting with Special Guests: April & Loren Kirk from the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast

July 26th, 2020
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On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome the fabulous and interesting hosts of the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast:  April & Loren Kirk

- April and Loren are introduced to the Bad Dad segment

- In honor of the moms on the show, Rob finds a bad mom story and is shocked how creative moms can be when they decide to go wrong

 

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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 

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Links and contacts for Co-Parenting Past Chaos are below.  Please support our guests!

Facebook: @coparentingpastchaos

Instagram: @coparentingpastchaos

Website: www.wifestales.com

Tiktok: @aprilandlo

 

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

Do's and Don'ts of Co-Parenting Well Article

Bad Dad Article

Bad Mom Article

Thanks for listening!

Episode 70 - Should You Let Your Kids Win?

May 10th, 2020
On this episode:

- Sometimes kids speak out of turn and embarrass their parents.

- Rob and Mike delve into whether or not you should sometimes just let your kids win.  Turns out that Rob might be an overly competitive prick!

- Two-Part Bad Dad segment:  One dad decides to medicate his baby that may have eaten his drugs and a famous celebrity has a dad who was a hit man that claimed to have shot JFK!  Listen to find out who it is!

 

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 

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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, The Eye of Mongombo here - https://www.amazon.com/Eye-Mongombo-1-Doug-Gray/dp/167811782X/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

 

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

https://www.verywellfamily.com/letting-kids-win-4084810

https://www.mirror.co.uk/lifestyle/family/should-you-your-child-win-8108970

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/discipline-and-behavior/should-you-let-your-kid-win-at-games/

https://www.kcra.com/article/5-year-old-boy-was-pulled-over-in-utah-on-his-way-to-california-to-try-to-buy-a-lamborghini/32374326

https://www.kptv.com/news/longview-police-arrest-father-accused-of-injecting-his-child-with-drug-after-he-thought-child/article_00592840-8f04-11ea-aaf4-d7ba2b7ca8af.html

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8290175/Woody-Harrelsons-father-twice-accused-murder-convicted-assassinating-judge.html

Thanks for listening!

Episode 52 - Being Present for Your Kids and Our 1 Year Anniversary!!!

January 5th, 2020
On this episode:

- Stand-Up Dads has been coming to you every week for one complete year!!!  Thanks for sticking with us!

- Rob and Mike discuss their new year resolution of being more present for their kids

- Rob watches Supernnany and realizes he's still a crap parent

- Rob finds a comic with some great parenting material

- Rob and Mike can't figure out what makes our kids like what they watch (it's mostly crap)

- This week's bad dad shows how tough he is by beating up on an elderly crossing guard

 

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Find Big Nick's Gag on This Podcast at https://gagonthis.podbean.com/  Want to send a Bag of Dicks?  Go to https://bagofdicks.com/?rfsn=3343592.79579f and use the code GAGONPODCAST to get 20% off your order!

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvEQih__ek8 - Kevin Bozeman Clips

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/top-5-ways-to-be-more-present-with-your-child_b_57e03621e4b053b1ccf2a258

https://www.abundantmama.com/12-ways-to-be-present-for-your-child/

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/what-does-being-present-mean/

https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/father-accused-of-assaulting-crossing-guard-at-elementary-school-in-thompson/2158603/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 48 - Allowance

December 8th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about the dos and don'ts of giving your kid and allowance

- Substitute teacher tells 1st graders that there's no Santa!

- This week's bad dad is actually 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://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/  Use the code GAGONPODCAST to get 20% off of bagofdicks.com 

 

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

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2018/12/06/a-substitute-teacher-told-first-graders-that-santa-isnt-real/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizfrazierpeck/2018/09/06/how-to-start-your-child-on-an-allowance-program/#5a17e8a627b4

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/5-mistakes-parents-make-when-giving-kids-an-allowance-2016-05-06

https://www.moneycrashers.com/allowance-kids-chores/

https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/the-pros-and-cons-of-giving-your-kids-an-allowance

https://www.boredpanda.com/teen-grounded-dad-take-over-social-media-madelynn-ellagrace/?utm_source=mail.google&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=organic

 

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 46 - Chores with Special Guest, Cindy V.

November 24th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike are joined by old high school pal, Cindy V. to discuss how to approach chores with your kids.  Turns out Rob and Mike are crappy parents while Cindy doesn't take any crap!

- Rob follows up on some success that stemmed from last week's episode about yelling!

- Ever consider hiring a scary clown to get your kids in line?  Listen to this week's Bad Dad segment to learn more!

 

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/  Use the code GAGONPODCAST to get 20% off of bagofdicks.com 

 

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

- Ryan Stout Clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK2A6pUwzeA

https://www.bellybelly.com.au/child/big-ways-your-children-benefit-from-having-chores/

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/family-dynamics/Pages/Household-Chores-for-Adolescents.aspx

https://centerforparentingeducation.org/library-of-articles/responsibility-and-chores/part-i-benefits-of-chores/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 45 - Yelling

November 17th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss exactly how harmful it is to yell at your kids as well as some ways around it

- Rob yells at Mike for putting up his X-mas stuff up TWO WEEKS ahead of Thanksgiving

- Some rapper checks his daughter's hymen on a regular basis while other parents rise above and show a great example of how to deal with that

 

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:

- John Heffron Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekbExBQnTsk&feature=youtu.be

- Todd Glass Link - http://www.cc.com/video-clips/ysexjt/comedy-central-presents-rationalizing-with-kids

https://slate.com/human-interest/2013/11/yelling-at-your-kids-don-t-do-it-oops-you-just-did.html

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/discipline/proven-ways-to-finally-stop-yelling-at-your-kids/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/well/family/why-you-should-stop-yelling-at-your-kids.html

https://imperfectfamilies.com/5-things-yell-kids/

https://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/stop-yelling-at-your-kids#1

https://www.distractify.com/p/ti-daughter-hymen (Bad Dad Part 1)

https://www.distractify.com/p/ethan-hawke-daughter (Bad Dad Part 2)

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 43 - Lying

November 3rd, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss LYING.  The lies kids tell to us and the lies we tell to kids.

- How do you make an honest kid?

- Halloween is here!  There's a town in Virginia where it's illegal to go trick or treating if you're over 14!

- This week's Bad Dad is filled with lies parents tell to their kids.  Some of these are hilarious!

 

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=msy__Gujljo (Louis CK Clip)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRAA7iYH_AY (Andy Woodhull Clip)

https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/parents-honest-kids-5-things/

https://childmind.org/article/why-kids-lie/

https://www.empoweringparents.com/article/how-to-deal-with-lying-in-children-and-teens/

https://www.parents.com/kids/development/behavioral/age-by-age-guide-to-lying/

https://www.buzzfeed.com/jamiejones/genius-lies-parents-actually-told-their-kids

https://www.babble.com/kid/the-funniest-lies-kids-have-told-their-parents/

https://www.rd.com/funny-stuff/lies-parents-tell/

https://www.boredpanda.com/lies-parents-tell-kids/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic

https://www.multiplemayhemmamma.com/2013/01/lies-kids-tell-their-parents.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!

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 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

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