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 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!!!***
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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:

Thanks for listening!

Episode 132 - Why Does My Kid Hate School?

August 29th, 2021
On this episode:
- Rob's kid has a love/hate relationship with school
- We have two Bad Dads that get a pass because someone had it coming
 
***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 131 - First Week of School Wrap Up

August 22nd, 2021
On this episode:
- Mike survives his backpacking trip!!!
- Rob and Mike wrap up the first week back to school
- A bunch of parents acting the fool in the news
 
***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:

Articles

Clips

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Episode 119 - Getting Ready for Summer Break

May 23rd, 2021
On this episode:
- Rob and Mike figure out the best way to prepare for the Summer break
- Mike is super mad at 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 

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 116 - Field Trips!!!

May 2nd, 2021
On this episode:
- Rob is sent a disturbing article about a teacher who is suspended for partying with his students in Costa Rica
- Rob and Mike reminisce about some of the cool field trips they were able to go to as kids
- Rob explains the benefits of field trips for kids and urges parents to lean on the schools to bring them back
- This week, we have a double 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 

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 108 - Back Talk

March 7th, 2021
On this episode:
- Mike and Rob dig into back talk
- Mike almost dies mid-episode
- This week's Bad Dad has an unexpected twist
 

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:

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 80 - Mike Goes Bra Shopping and Tips for Distance Learning

July 19th, 2020
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Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
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 

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=

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!

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 64 - Entertaining the Kids Through Quarantine

March 29th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike go over ways to keep the kids entertained and educated through the COVID-19 isolation period

- People are insane when it comes to surviving this virus

- Turns out that, due to teleworking, people are buying toilet paper, but they have stopped buying pants!

 

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 Doug Gray's WONDERFUL graphic novel 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:

https://www.deseret.com/entertainment/2020/3/16/21181147/coronavirus-covid19-quarantine-parents-kids-children-activities-learn-school

https://parade.com/1009774/stephanieosmanski/things-to-do-with-kids-during-coronavirus-quarantine/

https://www.latimes.com/lifestyle/story/2020-03-17/coronavirus-quarantine-school-resources-for-parents-kids-under-5

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/20/818670715/getting-bored-heres-a-list-of-free-things-that-werent-free-before-coronavirus

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-best-free-stuff-while-youre-stuck-at-home/

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/03/27/business/walmart-tops-bottoms-sales-trnd/index.html

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 54 - The Potpourri Episode!

January 19th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike go over some of the articles that we've collected over the past year that wouldn't pan out into a whole episode

- Wisconsin figures out some cool ways to combat cliques and bullying in schools

- A school lets kids do chores for the elderly and disabled instead of PE

- A school in Ireland replaces homework for good deeds in December

- Etta May talks about the fact that parents with more than one kid always have a favorite

- This week's bad dad makes us feel great about the job we're doing parenting!

 

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.news9.com/story/41490509/father-accused-of-child-endangerment-after-found-passed-out-in-car-with-young-daughter

https://apnews.com/b5dd83a087c7496fb23bbed24c059398

https://www.simplemost.com/this-school-gives-students-pe-credit-for-doing-yard-work-for-the-elderly-and-people-with-disabilities/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=sharing&utm_content=article-before&fbclid=IwAR2I1DBTCbJQ4ORxoBWx03HC1Y6HgOpoVmZv-8bUyM7jxAxMxOmVdpl985g

https://www.happiest.net/wisconsin-anti-bullying-law/

https://www.npr.org/2019/10/23/772560418/wisconsin-school-breaks-up-lunchtime-cliques-with-assigned-seating

https://www.upworthy.com/irish-school-ditches-homework-for-december-assigns-students-acts-of-kindness-instead

http://www.ettamay.com/

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