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 29 - Youth Sports and Participation Trophies

July 28th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike go over the current state of youth sports and their impact on kids and parents

- Participation trophies... good or bad?

- Bad dad segment covers a bunch of parents who can't control themselves at a little league game

 

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Links to the articles mentioned in the show are below:

http://www.cc.com/video-clips/msa8w8/john-oliver-s-new-york-stand-up-show-cholo-soccer-dad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQIeGSbG8Yc&list=PLLNUevQUGnUNN49joU9gNKhTFlIxjR041&index=3&t=0s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6Xtk7ALaUI

https://fox2now.com/2019/06/19/parents-brawl-over-a-13-year-old-umpires-call-at-little-league-game-police-tell-parents-to-grow-up/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-new-you/201806/should-we-give-our-kids-participation-trophies

https://www.athleticscholarships.net/benefits-risks-youth-sport.htm

Thanks for listening!

Episode 14 - Importance of Play and Nerdfest 2019

April 14th, 2019

On this episode:

- Rob and Mike look into the importance of playing with your kids.  Turns out it's a big deal!

- Witness NERDFEST 2019 in the making!

     - Harry Potter, Michael Crichton, Warner Bros Cartoons, '80s wrestling and classic Star Wars toys! 

- Who's the bad dad this week?

- Mike learns an important lesson on this week's DATING MY DAD segment.

- Who's this episode's comic of the week?  Listen and find out!

 

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://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/119/1/182

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6860513/Horrendous-moment-father-son-illegally-kill-hibernating-bear-two-cubs.html

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/moral-landscapes/201404/why-play-child

https://activeforlife.com/8-reasons-parents-play-with-kids/

https://www.mybestcribs.com/importance-of-playing-with-your-child/

https://www.naeyc.org/our-work/families/10-things-every-parent-play

AWA (80s Wrestling) Links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Wrestling_Association

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_former_American_Wrestling_Association_personnel

Thanks for listening!

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