Stay Alone Dad

by Bryan Alkire
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Once again my wife is leaving on a work trip. Her job takes her all over the US to different offices and for days at a time. (or almost the entire month of August, God Help me) This means that I become a temporary single parent. 24/7 I am the last line of defense between […]

Meet the Nominees for NAHDN Board of Directors

by National At-Home Dad Network
20th Annual At-Home Dads Convention, 9/25/15 - 9/27/15, Raleigh, NC

In just a few short weeks at HomeDadCon 2016, we will hold our Annual Members Meeting, as dictated by our bylaws as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. As part of the meeting, members in attendance (or via proxy vote) will be able to vote from a selection of Nominees for the Board of Directors of the National […]

Are You Sharing Too Much?

by Bryan Alkire
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Are you sharing too much? Am I sharing too much? I mean a quick search of my name and you will find a Facebook page, a Twitter account, an Instagram account, and my personal blog.  On all of them, you will find stories, details, and pictures of my family. Any number of people can, with only a little bit of research, […]

The Rise of Fathers Eve

by Pat Jacobs
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It all started back in 2012 when John Francis simply wanted to get some fellow dads together on the night before Father’s Day to drink some beer eat some snacks and watch some baseball. “We just hung out. It was very simple, very easy and it was a lot of fun. The coolest part was […]

A Convention for the People, by the People

by Chris Bernholdt
20th Annual At-Home Dads Convention, 9/25/15 - 9/27/15, Raleigh, NC

I happened upon the National At Home Dad Network Convention by chance. I had been feeling alone after moving to a city where I didn’t know anyone craving contact from other stay at home dads like myself. The hard part was finding them. I thought to myself that surely there must be some sort of […]

The #1 Mistake We Made As New Parents and How We Fixed It

by Tanel Jappinen
Photo by Micah Adams

Becoming new parents is one of the best things that has happened to us, but it almost cost us our marriage. I’ve been in a romantic relationship with my wife since high school – that’s 14 years! I’ve never considered us a “model couple,” but we’ve always matched well. We laugh and have fun together, we’re […]

Dads Groups Spotlight – SAHDs North East Florida

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What is the name of your dad’s group? Stay-At-Home Dads North East Florida What cities or area do you serve? Jacksonville, St Augustine and Palm Coast How many active members do you have? There are 36 members total, with about 15-20 regularly cycling through the events, or being active in the Facebook group. Of the remaining 16, only a […]

HomeDadCon 2016 Early Bird Registration Now Open!

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EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! The National At-Home Dad Network is proud to announce that Early Bird Registration is now open for the 21st Annual At-Home Dads Convention (HomeDadCon), happening October 7-9, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Why Should I Register Now? The main reason? It’s cheaper! Register during the Early Bird window (ending July […]

Sleeps With the Fishes

by Pat Jacobs
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At 3 months old, my son had a pretty good streak of sleeping through the night. My wife was happy, I was rested, and all was right with the world. Then we went to a neighborhood pig roast. At this pig roast were three of our friends with new bundles of joy just like us. […]

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