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.

Season 4, Episode 7 - Asshole Parents Ruin Youth Sports

July 17th, 2022
On this episode:
- Rob makes the mistake of volunteering to coach youth soccer
- Parents are a good example of a bad example when it comes to how to behave at a youth sporting event
- Our Bad Dad (parents) cheer on a coach that sucker punched an old man in front of a bunch of kids
 
***WE NOW HAVE MERCH!!!***
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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/

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:

Jeff Foxworthy Clip

Heath Harmison Clip

Bad Dad Article

Overzealous parents are ruining youth sports.

Five Parent Types That are Killing Youth Sports

Thanks for listening!!!

Season 4, Episode 3 - Video Games are Better than TV!

June 19th, 2022
On this episode:
- Rob and Mike discover that some video games are better for your kids than watching TV!
- In honor of Father's Day, we give the dads a break and focus on a Bad Mom of the week and she's a doozy!
 
***WE NOW HAVE MERCH!!!***
Want our logo on a T-shirt, sticker or mug?  Follow this link!  It's a partnership with Gag on This Podcast, so you can get items from both of our shows!
 
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/

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:

Thanks for listening!!!

Season 4, Episode 2 - The Benefits of Role Playing Games for Your Kids with Special Guest: James French

June 12th, 2022
On this episode:
- Rob and Mike welcome special guest and game master James French to discuss the benefits of role playing games for kids and adults alike!
- Rob gives an update on his no yelling experiment.  Did he beat the over/under of 4 days?
- A hero mom stands up for her daughter.
- A brave teenager runs away from a bad situation in our Bad Dad segment
 
***WE NOW HAVE MERCH!!!***
Want our logo on a T-shirt, sticker or mug?  Follow this link!  It's a partnership with Gag on This Podcast, so you can get items from both of our shows!
 
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/

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:

Thanks for listening!!!

Episode 136 - Does Your Kid Need Help Making Friends?

September 26th, 2021
On this episode:
- Rob and Mike discover that they are horrible nurses
- Rob and Mike figure out how to make it easier for our kids to make friends
- Rob takes the side of a 29-year-old mom that beat the crap out of a 61-year-old woman, listen to find out why!
 
***WE NOW HAVE MERCH!!!***
Want our logo on a T-shirt, sticker or mug?  Follow this link!  It's a partnership with Gag on This Podcast, so you can get items from both of our shows!
 
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/

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:

Thanks for listening!

Episode 95 - Your Smartphone Habit is Messing up Your Kid!

November 1st, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob tells Mike about a scientific breakthrough where C-section babies benefit from ingesting just a bit of their mom's poop.  Mike doesn't take it well.

- Turns out that we're messing with our kids' development when we look at our own cell phones.

- This week's bad dad thinks he can outsmart the system.  He's 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 to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

Bad Dad Article -

Thanks for listening!

Episode 94 - COVID Fatigue

October 25th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to deal with things like COVID fatigue and Election fatigue

- This week we have two bad dads, an unwise dad and a dad that's willing to go too far for his kid

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 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 89 - Special Guest: Matt Lower & Playing Board Games with Your Kids

September 20th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike are joined by Matt Lower, the Ultimate Board Game Collector, to discuss the benefits of playing board games with your kids

- Which board games are the most likely to start a fight? 

- This week's Bad Dad segment is a double header and they're both game related!

- Check out Matt and Mike's project at https://www.campgrounds360.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://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:

https://howgameareyou.com/health-benefits-board-games/

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/kids-activities-and-printables/activities-for-kids/arts-and-craft-ideas/benefits-board-games.html 

https://1075koolfm.com/you-are-not-the-father-board-game-is-here/ 

https://11points.com/11-board-games-likely-spark-actual-fights/ 

https://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=51523679&itype=CMSID 

Bad Dad Article 1 - https://www.mitchellrepublic.com/news/crime-and-courts/1554173-sioux-falls-man-arrested-after-alleged-dispute-over-board-game 

Bad Dad Article 2 - https://torontosun.com/2014/11/12/dad-reportedly-threatens-daughter-with-rifle-after-suspecting-her-of-cheating-at-battleship/wcm/48117d03-dee4-49b8-a609-2fd0330e9737 

Thanks for listening!

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 37 - Special Guest! Ari Sharp - International Dad!

September 22nd, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike interview a foreign dad!!!  Our special guest is Ari Sharp.  He's an Australian dad who is currently living in Japan.  We get parenting pointers from BOTH countries!  He's a journalist, an author, a public affairs specialist, aspiring stand-up comedian and all all around interesting guy!

- Rob realizes that he needs to step up his parenting game.

- This week's Bad Dad gets an apology from his son after he abandoned him on the side of the road for 6 days!

 

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/

Find Ari on Twitter at @arisharp

 

Links to the videos and articles mentioned in the show are below:

https://arisharp.com/

https://www.the-father-hood.com/article/this-is-what-its-really-like-to-be-a-stay-at-home-dad/

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1237636/japanese-boy-abandoned-in-woods-as-punishment-tells-his-father-you-are-a-good-dad/

Post script (thank you, Ari, for following through!):

 Thanks for listening!

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