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, 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 […]

Interview with Bryan Alkire

by Mike Andrews Jr

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 and follow him on Twitter @kzoodad. — How many kids do you have and what are their ages? I have two girls. My oldest, Ella, […]

Mother’s Day: A Day For Moms…Not Dads

by Mike Andrews Jr

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

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, […]