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 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/

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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/

Thanks for listening!

Episode 40 - Charter Schools and Mike is Becoming a Cat Lady

October 13th, 2019
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On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to get rid of ants in your house

- Mike is becoming a cat lady before our very eyes... er, ears?

- Rob and Mike butt heads about charter schools

- Mike has a genius solution to this week's bad dad problem!

 

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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeD1_fbFMco

https://www.weareteachers.com/charter-school-vs-public-school/

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/knowledge-bank/2015/06/11/charter-school-backfill-question-has-no-simple-answer

https://www.forbes.com/sites/petergreene/2019/02/02/charter-schools-are-not-public-schools/

https://patch.com/new-jersey/montclair/bp--the-inconvenient-truth-behind-waiting-for-superman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLmXV4-CBOQ (Full movie of The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/05/22/what-school-choice-means-in-the-era-of-trump-and-devos/

http://www.nea.org/home/33177.htm

https://slate.com/technology/2014/01/creationism-in-texas-public-schools-undermining-the-charter-movement.html

https://www.pinalcentral.com/florence_reminder_blade_tribune/news/father-arrested-for-choking-teen-boy-found-in-daughter-s/article_b13fdbc8-b290-564a-9fb8-161b219db618.html

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 32 - Bullying

August 18th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike discuss how to identify and deal with bullying while throwing in bullying stories from their past

- Bad Dad this week is a Mom doing the right thing the wrong way

- What happens when little kids take their parents' cars to McDonald's without their consent

 

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=urdf4g-LXk4 (Steve Martin Clip)

https://childmind.org/article/what-to-do-if-your-child-is-bullying/

https://www.verywellfamily.com/ways-discipline-child-for-bullying-others-460520

https://www.verywellfamily.com/reasons-why-kids-are-bullied-460777

http://wiki.c2.com/?FoggingTechnique

http://www.kenrigby.net/07c-Fogging

https://www.bark.us/blog/5-best-anti-bullying-videos-on-youtube-for-tweens-and-teens/

https://www.ncab.org.au/

https://kdvr.com/2017/10/17/local-childrens-author-uses-humor-to-teach-bullying-prevention/

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/mom-banned-school-threatening-daughters-alleged-bullies-ill-f-115259918.html

Thanks for listening!

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