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The Only Dad.

by Bryan Alkire

Sometimes I forget. Sometimes I get too comfortable and accustomed to my usual play groups. Sometimes it just slips my mind that I am the only dad. My daughters and I tend to frequent the same classes and parks. We are known there. It isn’t a big deal that I am the only dad. But when we go […]

A Thank You to My Wife and Working Parents Everywhere

by Bryan Alkire

  To My Wife, Thank you. I really mean it, thank you. Sometimes, as I focus on my life as a Stay At Home Dad and the sacrifices I have made in this role, I lose sight of the sacrifices you have made. I get wrapped up in the kids, their appointments and play dates. […]

19th Annual At-Home Dads Convention Breaks Records, Stereotypes

by National At-Home Dad Network

A record-breaking attendance of more than 100 stay-at-home dads from around the U.S. and Canada gathered to share stories, take part in high quality parenting education sessions, shape society’s views about the capabilities of fathers as parents and make new friends with other dads who “just get it.” “(Stay-At-Home Dads) want to be seen as capable […]

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

by National At-Home Dad Network

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 […]

At-Home Dads to Speak at Dad 2.0 Summit

by National At-Home Dad Network

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. […]

Assumptions

by Al Watts

Originally posted at RoleReboot.org… 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 […]

18th Annual At-Home Dads Convention will be 2-day event

by National At-Home Dad Network

The 18th Annual At-Home Dads Convention is set for October 18-19* in Denver, and, for the first time the event will feature two days of official content. The convention will be held at the Tivoli Building on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, and the National At-Home Dad Network, which runs the conference, is excited […]

1983 was Mr. Mom’s Year; 2013 it’s Dad’s

by Chris Bernholdt

Back in 1983, the cell phone on the left was the norm but so was calling a dad who stays at home a “Mr. Mom.” Looking at the two cell phones in a side by side comparison, we have come pretty far. As cell phones have evolved, so have the roles of fathers in their […]

Term “Mr. Mom” Dealt Blow at Dad 2.0 Summit

by National At-Home Dad Network
Mr. Mom is Dead!

The National At-Home Dad Network spent much of the time at the Dad 2.0 Summit last week encouraging dads and brands to help it abolish the term “Mr. Mom.” Red buttons with a slash through the words “Mr. Mom” were passed out and worn proudly by many conference participants. Many signed the pledge promising not […]

Dad 2.0 Summit Delivers

by Al Watts

In today’s social media world, there is still nothing that beats a good old-fashioned hand shake. Or a hug. As a stay-at-home dad for the last 10 years, I have felt isolated at times. Even in a house full of kids, it can be very lonely as an at-home parent. No matter how hard I […]

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