19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention Sept. 19-20, 2014

by National At-Home Dad Network
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The National At-Home Dad Network is happy to announce the official dates and venue for its feature event, the 19th Annual National At-Home Dads Convention. The 19th Annual National At-Home Dad Convention will be held Sept. 19-20, 2014, in Denver, CO. For the second straight year the event will return to the Auraria Campus in […]

Dadvice : Dealing With Condescension

by National At-Home Dad Network
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Some people have lots to say when it comes to parenting especially when it is about other’s kids and not their own. Most times, stay at home dads who are just doing what is natural, parenting. Unfortunately we get all the attention because it is perceived that we are doing something out of the ordinary. It’s […]

Snappy Answers to Stupid At-Home Dad Questions

by Kevin McKeever
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Much to my mother’s chagrin, I owe a great deal of my sarcastic sense of humor to my childhood overindulgence in the usual gang of idiots at Mad Magazine. Where would I have been without Al Jaffee’s back page fold-in, Mort Drucker’s movie and TV satires, Sergio Aragones’ margin gags, Don Martin’s “Adventures of Captain Klutz” and the rest? Probably on […]

Help Dads Who Change Diapers

by Scotty Schrier
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Dreams are funny things. They drive us, ethereal as they may be. They give us something semi-tangible to shoot for. If we didn’t all have dreams, we wouldn’t have New Year’s Resolutions. Those are just little dreams we’d like to achieve. But, sometimes we have bigger ones. Back in 2009, I had a vision. It […]

Tears & Cheers – What Dad 2.0 Meant To Me

by Chris Bernholdt
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You know that feeling when you really belong to something? That sense of camaraderie? It’s knowing that your teammates have got your back and the sensation of you, as an individual being a part of something bigger than yourself? I can honestly say that I’ve felt that many times in my life. I found that […]

Philly Dads Group

by National At-Home Dad Network
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  What is the name of your dad’s group?     Philly Dads Group What cities or area do you serve?  We serve the Philadelphia Metro area How many active members do you have?  Currently, we have 54 dads that have joined our Meetup site How long have you been a group?  We started Philly Dads […]

All You Need is Love

by Pat Jacobs
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I am new to being a stay-at-home dad, but I have already felt the pressures of social expectations.  I love what I am doing and believe that all you need is love to make it work. As a stay-at-home dad, I found dad groups online and groups that meet in my area. I have met […]

City Dads Group Helps Start and Grow Dad Groups

by National At-Home Dad Network
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The National At-Home Dad Network is excited to announce a partnership with City Dads Group. City Dads Group is a diverse and growing community of fathers who take an active role in their children’s lives. They seek to bring fathers together in person and online to socialize, learn and support each other. Currently, they host Meetup […]

O The Places My Mind Goes – Part 1

by Lorne Jaffe
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I need to write this in two parts. The night before and the following day. I can’t do both at once. Too difficult. Two nights ago I awake from a nightmare sometime after 3 am. No idea what it was about, but it doesn’t matter. I’d been anxious all day about my blog. I hadn’t […]

At-Home Dads to Speak at Dad 2.0 Summit

by National At-Home Dad Network
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The National At-Home Dad Network will be well represented at the Dad 2.0 Summit hosted by Dove Men+Care®, held Jan. 30-Feb. 1 in New Orleans. Seven members are slated to take part in the premier dad blogging conference with Board members James Kline, Chris Routly and President Al Watts set to speak during Saturday sessions. […]