Reading To My Kids Has Made Us Closer

by Chris Bernholdt
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There is something about books that can’t  be replaced. It may be the tactile feeling of a book in your hand; turning the crisp pages of a new tome you have waited for by your favorite author or the crackle of the spine as you forge on to the best part.  It could be the […]

NYC Dads Group

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What is the name of your dad’s group? NYC Dads Group What cities or area do you serve? Five New York City boroughs plus lower Westchester County and Northern New Jersey How many active members do you have? 985 How long have you been a group? 5 ½  years (6 in November) Who are the […]

How The LEGO Movie Stimulated My Intellect While Gut Punching Me Emotionally

by Lorne Jaffe
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THIS BLOG CONTAINS SPOILERS SO SEE THE LEGO MOVIE ALREADY! I wasn’t prepared. Not at all. I didn’t expect to feel like The LEGO Movie spoke to me directly while offering biting social satire to tickle my media studies background. I sure wasn’t prepared for that incredibly emotional twist at the end that made my childhood flash a bit before […]

Interview with Bryan Alkire

by Mike Andrews Jr
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First up is Bryan Alkire, a stay at home dad of 2 years from Kalamazoo, Michigan, who went through every parents worst nightmare. You can read all about it at his blog KzooDad.com and follow him on Twitter @kzoodad. How many kids do you have and what are their ages? I have two girls. My oldest, Ella, is […]

Mother’s Day: A Day For Moms…Not Dads

by Mike Andrews Jr
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It’s that time a year again. Everyone begins to get all teary eyed and wish a happy mother’s day to their stay at home dad. Wait, what? Yes this does happen. I know not that much but last year, I saw a number of people wishing happy Mother’s Day to their male friends that take […]

Technology, More Like Tech-NO-logy

by Robert Graves
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Recently, I started thinking if Paps and I would be doing our children a disservice by not allowing them to get use to using electronics.  Like, would it make them the equivalent of someone who is an illiterate adult once they get to college?  And I’m not just talking, using Word or Excel…Paint– I’m talking technology; X-box, […]

I Told Her I Was A Stay At Home Dad, And She Laughed

by Chris Bernholdt
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I feel like Rodney Dangerfield. Sometimes, I just don’t get any respect. Such is the life of a stay at home dad. We have to learn how to shine. I have met plenty of moms who think that me staying at home is such a great thing. Because let’s face it, it shouldn’t matter what […]

An Open Letter To Rap Music

by Mike Heenan
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Dear Rap Music,  I’ve been known to throw my hands in the air and wave em like I just don’t care. I used to hit up your shows and you could often find me in the club, bottle full of bub, where, if your beat thumped enough and your hook looped just right I could be enticed to jump […]