Just Another Brick In The Wall

by Chad Welch

Since the National At-Home Dad Network started the campaign against the term “Mr. Mom” the response has been generally positive. But some people don’t think so. For some it is the love of the movie. Some consider it a badge of honor. Some have named their blogs after it. To be clear, getting rid of Mr. Mom won’t suddenly […]


by Al Watts

Originally posted at RoleReboot.org… In nine years as an at-home dad, I have taken my kids to countless grocery stores, hardware stores, doctor’s appointments (mine and theirs), banks, playgrounds, museums and post offices all during normal working hours. I often hear, “so it’s daddy’s day! How sweet,” or “it looks like you have a few […]

America’s Four Parenting Cultures

by National At-Home Dad Network

Recently, The Christian Science Monitor posted an article entitled America’s Four Parenting Cultures: Which one is yours?  The article describes four parenting styles that Modern Parenting Blogger, Stephanie Hanes believes most families fit into one of these categories.  The four categories include : 1) The Faithful  2) The Engaged Progressives  3) The Detached  4) The […]

10 Ways St. Patrick’s Day is Different With Kids

by Chris Bernholdt

I’m not Irish but I was adopted into everything Gaelic on a technicality. My best friend from college, Tracy Gilbert, no that doesn’t sound Irish at all, and I used to frequently attend many a night at Vaughn’s Pub in Chicago. I was easily the tallest guy in there and the Irish guys off the […]

My 2 Year Old Is Addicted to Video Games

by Chris Bernholdt

When I was a kid, my parents didn’t follow the norm. Most of my friends had Atari. Some of them had Coleco Vision and I had a gaming system created by Bally, the same company that made pinball machines.  No one I knew ever heard of the games my brothers and I played so when my friends […]

Stuff Dads Say : By Mark Vander Ley

by National At-Home Dad Network
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Mark Vander Ley is a Christian husband, father, and therapist. He is passionate about helping parents navigate the sometimes-difficult path of parenthood.  Check out his new book caled Stuff Dads Say : The Most Important Messages From Dad. For the next few days his book will be available FREE as a downloadable Kindle version.

Learn As We Teach

by Scotty Schrier
Scotty Schrier: Learn as we teach

A while back, I talked about my son schooling me. And it seems like he’s taking the old man back to school again. Well, it’s not like he’s teaching me any grand new lessons or anything. No, my two-year old took me back to 1992 for some remedial relearning. He reminded me of a time […]

Dad Bloggers Won’t Let Big Brands Forget About Dads

by Chris Bernholdt

When big brands make the mistake of counting out dads, dad bloggers have let them know that they are not OK with it. Playskool’s recent slip up on Twitter asking “Does Dad ever have a day where he is in charge?” is another example of big brands counting out the growing number of dads who […]

Mr. Mom is Dead. Should I care?

by Shannon Carpenter

Mr. Mom is dead!  It has been declared!  Don’t worry boys, we can all just take the day off.  I am going fishing, perhaps drink while I do it and then I will imagine myself flying a F16 fighter jet with Ice as my wing man.  Ladies love fighter pilots. As most everyone of us […]