NPR Shedding Some More Light on Stay Home Fathers

by Eric @ Dad-On-The-Run

This article came out on NPR today. Give it a read, my reaction is below. I didn’t like the notion that for the past 150 years men have been trained not to spot dirt or care for a child while women have been. The pressures and social expectations still exist, but “training” has changed dramatically over […]

It’s Time To Stop Treating Dads Like Idiots

by Aaron Gouveia

The straw that broke the camel’s back came in the form of a text message from my wife. This is what she sent: I know what you’re thinking. “Really? You’re upset about this?? Get a life.” I get it and you’re not alone. Hell, I showed it to a few fathers in my dads’ group […]

Healthy Kids Day

by Chris Bernholdt

This weekend , April 26th and 27th all across the country, area YMCA’s are celebrating the national initiative to improve the health and well being of kids.  Summer is a critical time for kids to remain active and participate in activities that keep them moving. Unfortunately many kids during the summer are more prone to […]

Veggie Tales: Dads Need to Practice What They Preach

by Chris Bernholdt
Veggie Tales: Dads Need to Practice What They Preach

Being a stay at home dad I am constantly working on trying to do what is best for my kids.  I want them to be safe, happy, and healthy and it is primarily my job to make sure those things happen. Fortunately for me, my kids actually love veggies. When my wife was pregnant, she […]

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… 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 […]