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 83 - Your Kid’s 1st Year with Special Guest, Mo Greene from ‘Dad Hard with a Podcast’

August 9th, 2020
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On this episode:

- Mike can't make it this week and we are joined by Mo Greene from the Dad Hard with a Podcast show!

- Rob and Mo recap what it was like their first year of being a dad

- This week's Bad Dad teaches us that everyone has to chip in to make a family work and that snitches get stitches

 

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!

 

Please support our guests!  You can find Mo and his show with the links below:

Listen to Dad Hard with a Podcast now available on ALL PODCAST PLATFORMS!  

Email: DadHardPod@gmail.com

Website: WeDadHard.com

Instagram: @DadHardPod

Facebook: Facebook.com/DadHardPod

 

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

First Year parenting articles are here and here.

Bad Dad Article

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 82 - Mike Can’t Get Respect and Cleaning Your Kid’s Room

August 2nd, 2020
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Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Mike just can't respect from his kid and it's hilarious!

- How to get your kids to clean their rooms 

- This week's Bad Dad segment finds that the family that stays together sometimes does prison time together

 

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://psychcentral.com/lib/tips-for-getting-kids-to-clean-their-rooms/

Bad Dad Article

 

Thanks for listening!

Episode 81 - Co-Parenting with Special Guests: April & Loren Kirk from the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast

July 26th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome the fabulous and interesting hosts of the Co-Parenting Past Chaos Podcast:  April & Loren Kirk

- April and Loren are introduced to the Bad Dad segment

- In honor of the moms on the show, Rob finds a bad mom story and is shocked how creative moms can be when they decide to go 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 and contacts for Co-Parenting Past Chaos are below.  Please support our guests!

Facebook: @coparentingpastchaos

Instagram: @coparentingpastchaos

Website: www.wifestales.com

Tiktok: @aprilandlo

 

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

Do's and Don'ts of Co-Parenting Well Article

Bad Dad Article

Bad Mom Article

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 79 - Potpourri 2: The Rambling

July 12th, 2020
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Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike become totally unfocused and produce a potpourri of bullshit

- Mike talks about funding his kid's Roblox addiction

- Rob and Mike talk about OLD TV shows

- Rob and Mike nerd out on books

- The "Dating My Dad" segment makes it back into the rotation!

- 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=

 

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

Bad Dad - https://thetandd.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bowman-father-accused-of-shooting-at-daughter-s-boyfriend-friend/article_39fedab4-484c-585d-8741-132547d236cc.html

Thanks for listening!

Episode 78 - Special Guest: Alicia Bates (Part Two) Dating for Single Parents

July 5th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome single mom, teacher, author, small business owner and all around badass, Alicia Bates!

- The trio discuss dating as a single parent and the hilarious nightmare scenarios that come about as a result

- Rob gives Mike grief for dating younger women

- Turns out Alicia was stalked before it was cool 

Find Alicia and her awesome work here - 

www.aliciabates.com
FB Page: @aliciambates
FB Profile: /fireangel414
 
The GOFUNDME page for Alicia's Nephew and Great Niece can be found here.  Anything helps!  https://gf.me/u/x3nmmy

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=

Thanks for listening!

Episode 77 - Special Guest: Alicia Bates (Part One) Single Moms vs. Single Dads

June 28th, 2020
*** WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE AND BLOG!!!  ***
Go check it out at https://stand-up-dads.com
 
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike welcome single mom, teacher, author, small business owner and all around badass, Alicia Bates!

- The trio discuss alternate ways to teach your son about birth control (it's kinda creepy)

- Alicia talks about prepping for an empty nest

- The stand-up parents take a quiz to find out if we're ready to welcome a newborn.  Turns out that we're not.

- Comparing the experience of a single mom to that of a single dad

- This week's Bad Dad shows what he's willing to do for his kid and winds up in jail

 

Find Alicia and her awesome work here - 

www.aliciabates.com
FB Page: @aliciambates
FB Profile: /fireangel414
 
The GOFUNDME page for Alicia's Nephew and Great Niece can be found here.  Anything helps!  https://gf.me/u/x3nmmy

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=

 

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

Parenting quizzes can be found here - https://lab.secondstreet.com/articles/5-parenting-quizzes/

https://www.parents.com/parenting/dynamics/single-parenting/single-moms-vs-single-dads-a-look-at-the-double-standards-of-single-parenthood-how-we-can-do-better/

Bad Dad - https://www.wave3.com/2020/06/20/nky-father-son-charged-with-plotting-beat-up-judge-sons-child-porn-case/#:~:text=KENTON%20COUNTY%2C%20Ky.,Preston%20Ritter%20Sr.&text=are%20in%20jail%20accused%20of,Grothaus%20and%20attorney%20Darryl%20Cox.

Thanks for listening!

Episode 76 - What Makes a Good Parent?

June 21st, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob and Mike try to figure out exactly what is a "Good Parent"

- Rob displays his lack of editing skills for your enjoyment.

- This week's Bad Dad actually makes Rob and Mike feel better about their lackluster parenting skills.

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/ 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=

 

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

https://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/style/what-makes-a-great-parent/

https://www.verywellfamily.com/things-that-good-parents-do-620051

https://kimatv.com/news/local/yakima-father-accused-of-putting-meth-in-daughters-drink

Thanks for listening!

Episode 75 - Mistakes We Made That We Hope Our Kids Don’t Repeat

June 14th, 2020
On this episode:

- Rob is so bored that he volunteers for a clinical trial

- Mike has an embarrassing moment on a hot mic

- Rob and Mike challenge their nerdier listeners to play them on Magic the Gathering Arena

- Rob and Mike rehash some stupid mistakes they wish they could take back and hope that their kids won't repeat

 

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/ 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=

 

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

https://simplyfamilymagazine.com/4-powerful-benefits-of-letting-your-child-make-mistakes

Thanks for listening!

Episode 74 (Kinda) - Protest Announcement

June 7th, 2020
In light of the protests against police brutality going on as I type this, we will not be having a regular episode this week as, when Mike and I recorded, it just sounded like two more white guys sounding off on what's going on in the world today.  We wanted to offer something more substantial.  Instead of a regular episode, we're providing links to charities supporting the protest moving that is currently changing the face of our country before out very eyes.  We'll return to regular programming next week.  

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 

 

Links to the charities supporting the current protests are below:

Community Bail Funds - https://bailfunds.github.io/ 

Black Lives Matter - https://blacklivesmatter.com/

Black Visions Collective (BLVC) - https://www.blackvisionsmn.org/

The Okra Project - https://www.theokraproject.com/

Loveland Foundation - https://thelovelandfoundation.org/

 

Thanks for listening!  Please stay safe while making the world a better place!

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