FOSTER HEROES

We interview Foster Parents TERRY and ALI CALIENDO, and MARK & BRYAN decide it’s one of the toughest gigs in the world. AL WATTS discusses the ultimate FATHER’S DAY gift, a fantastic book written by dads called DADS BEHAVING DADLY.

WE LOVE MOMS!

Our Mother’s Day spectacular with three of our favorite moms in the entire world, ever. BETH WOOLSEY, KADI PRESCOTT & the indefatigable EDIE ERWIN. There’s also the GADGETARIUM with DEAN (not a mom).   Here’s where you can find BETH’s wonderful blog KADI has lots of hilarious advice on her blog And here’s all the…

VOMIT, ZUMBA & DICKS

What with the puking and suspicious looks from other parents, it’s been a tough couple of weeks for MARK & BRYAN and they seek advice from super-blogger WALTER MICHKA & vagenius KADI PRESCOTT. DAVID WALLACH also tells them about his new parenting community Dads In Charge of Kids (DICKS). You can find more of WALTER’s…

PUCKER UP

We can argue endlessly about mom versus dad parenting techniques, but there’s one issue we’ll resolve immediately. Mom from BAD PLAYDATE & dad from LIFE OF DAD pucker-up and let their lips do the whistling… Let us know who you think is the best whistler. Also, BETH WOOLSEY helps us out with birthday party tips,…

PARENTAL INTERVENTION

Should you intervene when you see a parent bullying their kid? We also have tips and advice from Domestic/Business Goddess & NYT bestselling author CHERYL NAJAFI & superdad of seven (home-birthed) kids JIM McKENZIE. Cheryl’s site is bursting at the seams with great ideas for every parent from food and crafts to entertaining and drinks….

TEENAGERS!

Forget zombies, vampires and mothers-in-law… The thing every dad is terrified of most is when their sweet child turns into a bloody teenager. Great guests to guide us through the hormonal minefield — superbloggers NICOLE KNEPPER and SHANNEN YOUNGER and courageous author KIRK MILLSON. Links from the show Follow Shannen on Twitter @tween_us and read…

HAPPY FAMILIES

What’s the secret to having a happy family life? Author of ‘Commando Dad’ NEIL SINCLAIR says it’s organization, and super-bloggers DAVID WALLACH & JULIE from RANTS FROM MOMMYLAND have their own advice… Links from the show Check out NEIL’s book and other parenting tips on Commando Dad Follow Dad All Day‘s DAVID on Twitter @paceofchicago…

HEALTHY KIDS

A third of our children and teens are overweight or obese. We discuss ways of combating the trend with ALLEN & LOIS KELLER from Nary’s Dairy and BAD PLAYDATE. We also meet KIRK MILLSON who traveled 9000 miles in his car with his teenage son, and lived to tell the tale. Links from the show…

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW AS A NEW DAD, BUT PROBABLY WON’T BE TOLD…

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1.      No-One Ever Dies on the Drive Home from the Hospital — yes, it’ll be the most excruciating journey of your life with the delicate new cargo, and the partner-in-pain, but trust us, those other drivers are not out to get you, and you’ll all arrive home beautifully. You’ll be back to your Nascar ways…

YOU’RE A NEW DAD!

Terrifying, isolating, confusing, wonderful — becoming a dad for the first time is truly a rollercoaster ride. We’re here to help you transition into fatherhood with guests Mr. Dad ARMIN BROTT, super-blogger and mom of five BETH WOOLSEY and father of four AL WATTS. Links from the show You can follow ARMIN on twitter @mrdad,…