Normalizing Kids’ Screen Time

Screen time for kids is always a sensitive issue in parenting. But sometimes I think we look at it all wrong; Humanity is ever-changing, and parenting should precede our evolution. I remember sitting outside Music Class waiting for my kids on a pre-CoVID-19 weekend. I was talking to another parent and we somehow got to […]

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Daddy Squared Greatest Hits

Alex and Yan look back at the three seasons of the show. Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast first aired in September 2018. Since then we have done three seasons, a COVID-19 thirty-day challenge and a Pride 2020 episode. This extended episode gives you a taste of what the podcast is all about using clips […]

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Surrogacy for Gay Men: Grants and Overcoming Financial Obstacles

Surrogacy is an amazing option for gay men to become dads — but it’s highly expensive. Daddy Squared is checking in with the surrogacy grants available for gay men in the U.S. Shortly after we had Ben and Adam on a long, highly expensive surrogacy journey, we were surprised to receive a $10K grant from […]

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Daddy Squared’s Tiny Library

As the number gay dads books are on the rise, we are giving them all a place in our library. Check out these books and show your support to the wonderful authors and illustrators by having a copy in your home. Book diversity matters! Pride 1 2 3Written by Michael Joosten and illustrated by Wednesday […]

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Coming Out of Quarantine

As COVID-19 quarantine rules are relaxing and we’re about to go out to the world again, John Volturo, Author, Speaker, Executive Coach and dad of twin girls, shares his thoughts on how to do it wisely. Dear Dads, Guncles and others caring for our beautiful kids, We’ve been sheltering in our homes for like 100 […]

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Daddy Squared Pride 2020 Special

As gay parents, we educate our kids on diversity by showing them that there are many different people in the world, and many types of families. But when is the right time to also teach them that there are people in the world who treat each other poorly just because of the color of their […]

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List: 5 Ways to Introduce Race to Your Children Without Making a Big Deal Out of It

Parents talk about “introducing race” to their kids. But kids need no such introduction, it’s already part of their lives. Our job as parents is to make sure it’s available to them. After a week of devastation and depression following the horrible murder of George Floyd, I started seeing on the internet countless articles for […]

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Gay Dads Save The World, Day 30: The Physical Therapist

A daily dose of gay dads on the front lines of the global pandemic: On the last day of our quest to interview 30 essential worker dads in 30 days, we caught up with Rick Pagnillo from New Jersey who works at Kessler Rehabilitation Center. Every day we call one gay dad who is an essential […]

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Gay Dads Save The World, Day 29: The Funeral Director

A daily dose of gay dads on the front lines of the global pandemic: Joey Martin is a Funeral Home Manager at Jessen Funeral Home in Indiana who raises three kids with his husband. Every day we call one gay dad who is an essential worker, and ask him the same questions: how has his changed […]

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Daddy Squared: Gay Dads Save The World

Starting 4/22 (Earth Day- and it’s no coincidence) every day for 30 days we’re calling one gay dad who is on the frontline of caring for the world during this COVID-19 crisis and hear about his role in healing our world. Subscribe to our podcast (it’s free!): iTunes/ Apple Android Google Podcasts Spotify YouTube TuneIn […]

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