5 Ways to Understand Your Stay-At-Home Spouse

by David Kepley

I have been a stay-at-home dad for two years and the most surprising thing to me are the similarities between the male and female experiences.  I will admit it, before I started staying at home, I did not think much of people who did it.  I did not look down on them for what they […]

My First Week as a Stay At Home Dad

by B.K. Mullen

Right now I am in the middle of my usual day. It’s 1:00 and most of the dishes are done, there is a load of laundry (or two) waiting for me downstairs, my 10 month old daughter Emma is passed out on the couch, and I’m going through seemingly endless online job search engines. I […]

Interview with Kevin ‘Spike’ Zelenka

by Mike Andrews Jr

Today, we are featuring Kevin ‘Spike’ Zelenka from Double Trouble Daddy.  He has been an at home dad since his twin sons were born 16 months ago and lives in Las Vegas where he helps bring other local dads together with playgroups in his area. You can check him out on Facebook and at his blog, DoubleTroubleDaddy.com If you are a […]

Reading To My Kids Has Made Us Closer

by Chris Bernholdt

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


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

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 […]