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

July 26th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
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

 

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 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 77 - Special Guest: Alicia Bates (Part One) Single Moms vs. Single Dads

June 28th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome single mom, teacher, author, small business owner and all around badass, Alicia Bates!

- The trio discuss alternate ways to teach your son about birth control (it's kinda creepy)

- Alicia talks about prepping for an empty nest

- The stand-up parents take a quiz to find out if we're ready to welcome a newborn.  Turns out that we're not.

- Comparing the experience of a single mom to that of a single dad

- This week's Bad Dad shows what he's willing to do for his kid and winds up in jail

 

Find Alicia and her awesome work here - 

www.aliciabates.com
FB Page: @aliciambates
FB Profile: /fireangel414
 
The GOFUNDME page for Alicia's Nephew and Great Niece can be found here.  Anything helps!  https://gf.me/u/x3nmmy

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 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 - 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:

Parenting quizzes can be found here - https://lab.secondstreet.com/articles/5-parenting-quizzes/

https://www.parents.com/parenting/dynamics/single-parenting/single-moms-vs-single-dads-a-look-at-the-double-standards-of-single-parenthood-how-we-can-do-better/

Bad Dad - https://www.wave3.com/2020/06/20/nky-father-son-charged-with-plotting-beat-up-judge-sons-child-porn-case/#:~:text=KENTON%20COUNTY%2C%20Ky.,Preston%20Ritter%20Sr.&text=are%20in%20jail%20accused%20of,Grothaus%20and%20attorney%20Darryl%20Cox.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 53 - Special Guest: Damian Harmony! Dealing with Miscarriage, Death of a Baby and Nerdfest 2020

January 12th, 2020
On this episode:

- We welcome back special guest DAMIAN HARMONY!!!

- Mike discusses his experiences with miscarriage and how to deal with it as a dad

- Damian shares the painful experience of losing a newborn son

- Mike and Damian swap single dad dating stories and Mike learns about the age formula (half your age plus 7)

- Theories on living life to the fullest

- All three nerd out on comic strips and wrestling

- This week's bad dad has no idea how to dress his daughter for school

 

Resources for dealing with loss mentioned in this episode are below:

https://www.sutterhealth.org/ways-to-give/philanthropy/smcs/childrens-bereavement-art-group

https://www.compassionatefriends.org/

https://www.marchofdimes.org

https://www.mastersincounseling.org/guide/loss-grief-bereavement/

 

Links to Damian's shows and projects are below.  Please check them out!  He'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.  Also, Damian will be at the PUNCHLINE in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 15th at 7:00pm.  Go check it out!

 

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/  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.fatherly.com/news/dad-training-underwear-daughter-preschool/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/laugh-cry-live/201610/9-compassionate-tips-surviving-the-death-your-baby

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 51 - Dating for Divorced Dads and Nerdy Star Wars Recap

December 29th, 2019
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike talk about the latest Star Wars movie... Mike's not a fan and there are some spoilers

- Seven scientific reasons women like divorced dads

- Mike discusses dating life as a divorced dad and has some pointers

- Rob and Mike just can't seem to get their kids interested in the same stuff they were interested in growing up

- This week's bad dad needs anger management classes

 

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/  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=bekvgMEcgqI - Louis CK Clip

https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/relationships/divorced-dad-on-bumble-dating-profile/

https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/science-explains-why-women-love-divorced-men/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 27 - Trying to get healthier and brief look at gambling responsibly

July 14th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss getting healthier over the summer.  Mike's suddenly into Yoga and Rob can't resist giving him grief.

- Don't buy lottery tickets if you're in the middle of a divorce!

- Mike reveals what happened after a big win in a casino

- Bad dad goes to 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 articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://fox5sandiego.com/2019/06/24/judge-rules-lottery-winner-must-share-winnings-with-ex-wife/
https://www.jconline.com/story/news/crime/2019/02/19/lafayette-father-accused-assaulting-boy-found-his-daughter/2917042002/

Thanks for listening!

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