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 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

 

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=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 41 - Autism with Special Guests Damian Harmony and Teo Morgan

October 20th, 2019
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On this episode:

- Rob, Teo and Damian discuss how autism affects parenting, both when the kid has it and when the parent has it as well.  So many tangents!  This promises to be one of our most interesting shows!

 

Links to our guests' shows and projects are below.  Please check them out!  They'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.

 

Follow TEO on all social media @offcolorjoke and check out DIVERSITY AND DRAGONS at www.facebook.com/diversityanddragons and buy tickets to the show at Comedy Spot here:  https://www.saccomedyspot.com/dragons/.

 

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.autismspeaks.org

https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2017/05/autism-parenting/526989/

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 34 - Talking to Your Kids About Drugs

September 1st, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to deal with talking about drugs with your kids

- Bad Dad this week exposes little kids to meth

If you enjoyed the comedy clips.  These are the comedians and the albums we got them from.  Please show them some love!

Louis Katz - Album: If These Balls Could Talk - Track:  D.A.R.E. & Sex Ed

Glenn Wool - Album: Let Your Hands Go - Track:  Wasted Time Waster

Greg Giraldo - Album: Midlife Vices - Track:  Old Drinking

Joe Rogan - Album: Talking Monkeys in Space - Track:  Pot Isn't for Everyone

Doug Stanhope - Album:  No Refunds - Track: Drugs for a Brave New Cubicle

Patton Oswalt - Album:  Talking for Clapping - Track:  Parents & Pills

 

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.facebook.com/watch/?v=581675552212120 (Juggling the Jenkins)

https://www.livescience.com/36148-talk-kids-drugs-alcohol-tips.html

https://www.drugrehab.com/guides/parents/ (Extensive guide with LOTS of good information!)

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-d-a-r-e-program-this-one-works/?print=true

https://drugfree.org/newsroom/news-item/new-drug-and-alcohol-prevention-program-proven-successful-in-helping-parents-talk-with-their-kids/

https://easyread.drugabuse.gov/content/talking-kids-about-drugs-what-say-if-you-used-drugs-past

Thanks for listening!

Episode 29 - Youth Sports and Participation Trophies

July 28th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike go over the current state of youth sports and their impact on kids and parents

- Participation trophies... good or bad?

- Bad dad segment covers a bunch of parents who can't control themselves at a little league game

 

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:

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/msa8w8/john-oliver-s-new-york-stand-up-show-cholo-soccer-dad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQIeGSbG8Yc&list=PLLNUevQUGnUNN49joU9gNKhTFlIxjR041&index=3&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Xtk7ALaUI

https://fox2now.com/2019/06/19/parents-brawl-over-a-13-year-old-umpires-call-at-little-league-game-police-tell-parents-to-grow-up/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-new-you/201806/should-we-give-our-kids-participation-trophies

https://www.athleticscholarships.net/benefits-risks-youth-sport.htm

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

 

Thanks for listening!

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