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 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 25 - Travelling with your kids!

June 29th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob recaps his trip to Europe with the family

- Tips on travelling with your kids

- Rob learns that Mike hates camping

- On the Dating My Dad segment, Mike realizes that he's too old!

- This week's Bad Dad fathers his own grandson

- Mike expresses his unique stance on fighting crime

 

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.nytimes.com/guides/travel/travel-with-kids

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/warren-father-accused-of-incest-fathering-child-with-his-daughter

https://www.mifold.com/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 24 - Father’s Day recap and dealing with your kids over the Summer break

June 23rd, 2019

On this episode:

- Father's Day recap with Mike and Rob

- How to enjoy Summer break with your kids

 

- This week's Bad Dad goes too 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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZwyKkv36dc (Ali Siddiq's take on Father's Day.  Thank you Comedy Central!)

https://messymotherhood.com/survive-summer-break-five-amazing-tips/

https://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/traditions/Summer-Activities-Kids-Home

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/baby-killed-after-video-game-loss_n_5cd17caae4b0548b735fd86c

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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