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 80 - Mike Goes Bra Shopping and Tips for Distance Learning

July 19th, 2020
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On this episode:

- Mike tells of his adventures shopping for bras for his 9 year-old daughter

- Turns out kids these days are smarter than Rob and Mike were when it comes to getting booze when under age

- A couple of tips to help parents deal with distance learning

- Stand-Up Dads announces a wonderful, new sponsor and offer code (standupdads15)!  Stand-Up Dad tested and APPROVED!!!

- Once again, Mike takes the side of this week's Bad 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 

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

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8526967/Father-charged-beating-man-20-teen-daughters-room.html

https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/55621/how-parents-can-help-their-kids-while-managing-distance-learning

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/teens-went-undercover-old-people-183722297.html

Thanks for listening!

Episode 33 - Cell Phones and Your Kids

August 25th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike recap their recent appearance at Podcast Palooza at the Silicon Valley Comic Con

     - Lessons learned from professional COS Players and Mike gets a memorable surprise from someone dressed as "Slave Leia"

- Cell phones and their effects on your kids

     - What do they actually do to your kids?

     - Cell phones in the classroom?

     - A sensible approach to getting a cell phone for your kid when it's the right time

- Rob thinks that Mike is addicted to his cell phone and wants to stage an intervention...

- Bad Dad this week is actually doing the right thing and we're torn on the subject

 

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://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/08/19/locked-pouches-keep-cellphones-out-of-students-hands-at-san-mateo-high-school/

https://www.nbc26.com/news/national/stunning-results-after-researchers-look-at-effects-of-cell-phones-on-kids-national

https://education.cu-portland.edu/blog/classroom-resources/pros-and-cons-of-allowing-digital-devices-in-the-classroom/

https://childmind.org/article/when-should-you-get-your-kid-a-phone/

https://www.yahoo.com/news/dad-arrested-for-taking-daughters-phone-as-171354368.html

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

https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1590464244413119

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/v0m2s9/comedy-central-presents-guy-on-a-cell-phone

https://vimeo.com/69662330

 

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!

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