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

June 28th, 2020
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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 23 - Special Guest Tom Mailey - Managing Expectations for your kids and Empty Nest Syndrome

June 16th, 2019

On this episode:

- We managed to get Tom Mailey from the Pat & Tom Show, the longest running morning show in Sacramento radio on 105.1 FM KNCI to join us and he was a wonderful guest!

- We get a unique glimpse into the world of music

- We get to see a parent that's been through it from beginning to end and has a success story to show for it

- Managing expectations for your kids without messing them up

- We learn about the WOODSHOP ROCKS program and its wonderful success story! (https://goldcountrymedia.com/news/10572/woodshop-rocks/)

- We test the waters of Empty Nest Syndrome... it's not all bad!

- This week's bad dad calls himself "the Indiana Jones of Spirituality!"

- Who’s the comic of the week?  Listen and find 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/

Tom's projects can be found here ---> His radio show (https://kncifm.com/pat-tom/) and his podcast (https://www.radio.com/media/podcast/write-you-song-podcast)

 

Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://anderstorms.com/

http://www.ktvu.com/news/fairfield-father-of-10-accused-of-child-abuse-im-the-indiana-jones-of-spirituality

https://theconfidentmom.com/09/parenting/setting-realistic-expectations-for-your-child/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cui-bono/201802/the-psychology-expectations

https://medium.com/the-mission/why-you-should-stop-expecting-others-to-be-who-theyre-not-68e2d781da07

https://www.tipsonlifeandlove.com/parenting/manage-your-expectations-not-your-child

https://slate.com/human-interest/2008/11/why-parents-expect-too-much-from-their-kids.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/surviving-your-childs-adolescence/201003/adolescence-and-the-problem-parental-expectations

https://qz.com/559821/parents-your-absurdly-high-expectations-are-harming-your-childrens-achievement/

https://www.verywellmind.com/wonderful-things-about-the-empty-nest-4036018

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/empty-nest-syndrome_b_3956231

https://www.aarp.org/home-family/friends-family/info-2018/empty-nest-advice.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/conditions/empty-nest-syndrome

 

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