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 56 - More Nerdfest and Getting affairs in Order

February 2nd, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike nerd out about Harry Potter, Pokemon and Magic the Gathering

- Rob threatens Mike with the equivalent of a swear jar for each time Mike brings up Harry Potter

- Rob screws up and makes plans for Super Bowl Sunday that aren't Super Bowl related

- What happens to the pre-made merch for the losing team of the Super Bowl?

- Mike and Rob go into how to get your affairs in order for end of life planning... it's never too soon!

- This week's bad dad shows a pretty severe lapse of judgement

 

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:

http://www.livingsmartguides.com/assets/01_livingsmart_endoflifechecklist.pdf

https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/getting-your-affairs-order

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/cherokee-county/dad-son-arrested-driving-around-town-with-siren-pa-system-police-say/PW2XIWGLSZFZZDHPYRL5U2RPRY/

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/29884/what-happens-losing-teams-championship-shirts

 

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 28 - Theme Parks!

July 21st, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike recap their recent visits to Disneyland and Universal Studios with their kids and offer some strategies for future visits

     - How the hell do they take all of your money and make you feel good about it???

- Mike's daughter finds a not so appropriate way to make some spending money

- Bad dad discovers that the family that steals together goes to jail together

 

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.pharostribune.com/news/local_news/article_5b6a0d33-e649-5bbf-8451-671438b836f6.html

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!

Episode 21 - LIVE at Sacramento Podcast Festival! First jobs with special guest, Jay Wuck!

June 1st, 2019

On this episode:

***Stand-Up Dads performs LIVE at the first annual Sacramento Podcast Festival***

- Rob, Mike and Jay talk about their first jobs

- Different strategies to introduce your kid to the working world

- Mike tells about how he almost managed to run himself over with his own truck while still driving (Rob's heard the story a dozen times and still doesn't get it)

- This week's bad dad tries to get his 5 year-old daughter to do his dirty work and has to pay the price 

- Who’s the comic of the week?  He's not a comic!  Confused?  Listen and find out!

 

*** Special thanks to the hardworking folks at Stab! Comedy Theater for putting together this amazing Podcast Festival!  Please show them some love and send some business their way so that they can continue to put together wonderful shows like this one.  Check them out at https://www.stabcomedytheater.com/ and www.sacpodfest.com ***

 

Have comments, suggestions or just want to say, "Hi!"?  Have an embarrassing fact that you want to learn about Mike?  International parent?  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.thebalancecareers.com/jobs-kids-all-ages-2085439

 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/maryland-father-accused-directing-his-daughter-5-steal-package-porch-n950436

Thanks for listening!

Episode 19 - The Grumpy Old Man Episode: Teaching kids about money and millennials about being adults

May 19th, 2019

On this episode:

- Mike calls in remotely to discuss teaching our kids about money.  Turns out we already messed up.

- What are Rob and Mike's stupidest impulse buys?

- This week’s bad dad isn't a dad at all, but earns a spot just in time for Mother's Day weekend!

- Mike learns about bots on dating apps.

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

 

***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!!***

Stand-Up Dads Podcast will be at the Sacramento Podcast Festival!!!  June 1st at 4:00 PM at Stab! Comedy Theater.  Come witness a live recording with Mike, Rob and, special guest, Jay Wuck!  Details can be found at http://www.sacpodfest.com/

 

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.parents.com/parenting/money/family-finances/teaching-kids-about-money-an-age-by-age-guide/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2013/10/15/the-5-most-important-money-lessons-to-teach-your-kids/#713f61a16826

https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/how-to-teach-kids-about-money

https://www.citylab.com/life/2018/10/millennials-adulting-classes-life-skills-turning-30/574246/

https://news.yahoo.com/woman-arrested-toddler-calls-911-003954475.html

Thanks for listening!

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