Category Archives: Recommendations

EOD at the New Parents Expo in NYC

This should be an amazing event. I will be at a fatherhood panel at 2pm on the 16th, so hope to see you there! Details here courtesy of the NYC Dads group.

Teaching Diversity To Your Child

(This entry can also be read at the Huffington Post.) I was watching “Sesame Street” with my two young sons the other day and found myself noticing the variety of people in the show. It was satisfying to see that not only were my kids getting to know Big Bird and the alphabet but theyContinue Reading

“Home, Away” by Jeff Gillenkirk

Congratulations to Jeff Gillenkirk and the folks over at Chin Music Press on the launch of “Home, Away” earlier this week!Continue Reading

The Diaper Dude on

Check out the Diaper Dude’s article on traveling with a baby at Our favorite quote? “I once found myself in the airplane bathroom for hours simply flushing the toilet over and over to distract my daughter.”Continue Reading

Two Cool Upcoming Events From NYC Dads Group

For those of you around the New York tri-state area, NYC Dads Group has partnered with the 92nd Street Y (Tribeca) for 2 cool events: a lecture by Ashley Merryman, co-author of “NurtureShock” (Jan. 20) and a screening of “Happy SAHD” and meeting with the Director, Michael Ivan Schwartz (Jan. 27).Continue Reading

Good Work By Good Men

The more projects out there that try to get conversations with men (and women) going the better. I recently came across The Good Men Project and their goal is to jumpstart this conversation via a documentary, book and some ‘unconventional’ conventions. All royalties from the book go to The Big Brothers Big Sisters Association andContinue Reading

Job Description: Parents

For a hoot and a holler (and maybe even a sob) check out this job description for parents courtesy of DIY Father. Great stuff.

NYC Dads: Mark Your Calendars!

The NYC Dads Group is sponsoring an amazing event later this month. On Wednesday, the 22nd from 6-8pm, Jeremy Adam Smith, author of the amazing “The Daddy Shift,” is going to be giving a talk at the lower Manhattan branch of the 92nd Street Y. For more info, check out here. I’m hoping to attendContinue Reading


I just started reading Jeremy Smith’s The Daddy Shift and so far it’s everything one could hope for in a book about how the role of fatherhood is changing. Wow! Hats off to you, Jeremy, for writing a book of this caliber. More to follow once I’ve completed the book.