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How We Failed Toilet Training

How We Failed Toilet Training

I don’t know what it’s like in your families, but where I come from it seems as if our value as parents is measured exclusively by how advanced our kids are. It’s all ‘Push them! Push them!’ attitude: ‘Get them to sit up by 3 months!’ ‘Get them to walk by 9 months!’ ‘What?! They […]

Daddy Squared: The Podcast! Listen and Subscribe Here!

Daddy Squared: The Podcast! Listen and Subscribe Here!

Welcome to Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast! Husbands and dads Yan Dekel and Alex Maghen bring out issues that arise in the gay dads community as they discover the world of parenthood. Scroll down to the episode guide Click to subscribe to the podcast: And please, please please! Rate and review us!Send us an […]

Fruit that Boost Testosterone Levels and Prevent Diseases?? Sign Us Up! Daddy Squared’s Top 10 Healthiest Fruit

Fruit that Boost Testosterone Levels and Prevent Diseases?? Sign Us Up! Daddy Squared’s Top 10 Healthiest Fruit

The (damn) Polar Vortex brought with it the cold season, and as a recovering hypochondriac I started researching alternative medicines. As my research progressed I found myself going over fruit’s and vegetables’ nutritional qualities – but I was far more intrigued by what I read about fruit… because they are so yummy. I  couldn’t help […]

Beverly Hills Fertility Doctor Offers Advice on Planning Parenthood for Gay Men

Beverly Hills Fertility Doctor Offers Advice on Planning Parenthood for Gay Men

After struggling with fertility in his personal life, Dr. Shahin Ghadir helps countless gay couples become dads. We caught him for an interview prior to his next presentation for intended gay parents and came out with an idea that might help reduce the cost of surrogacy (at least a little) . We often joke about […]

Dad Squad

Dad Squad

“Sometimes in relationships there is a sort of lack of sexual stimulation, right? like, two people kinda start to drift apart. Sometimes that can be an indicator that maybe it’s not the right relationship anymore. But other times it maybe useful to talk about ways of spicing up the sexual relationship and that can include […]

1×14 GBF: Gay Best Friend (Season Finale)

1×14 GBF: Gay Best Friend (Season Finale)

There are so many things that change from the time you decide you want to become a parent until it happens… and then after it happens. But one of the changes that may not be so obvious is the effect that all of this can have on your social life in general, and especially on […]

1×13 Making Babies (Part 2)

1×13 Making Babies (Part 2)

When thinking about having kids via surrogacy, the legal part is just as important as the IVF process itself. Making sure that the agreements with the surrogate and the egg donor are set up properly is a solid base for the whole process itself. And then there are issues like legal guardianship and birth certificates […]

1×12 Men Having Babies Conference

1×12 Men Having Babies Conference

In this special episode, we flew to New York City to experience the annual Men Having Babies Conference. MHB provides unbiased surrogacy parenting advice and support for gay men worldwide. The Conference featured parenting options in the USA and Canada, in-depth panels — including on insurance, budgeting, and teen surrogacy children, and an Expo of […]

1×11 Other Ways of Parenting

1×11 Other Ways of Parenting

So far in our podcast, we mostly interviewed dads who had their kids either through surrogacy or adoption. But there are other ways in which you can become dads. In this week’s episode we look at two ways that are often overlooked: Known Sperm Donor, and Co-Parenting. David Dodge, managing editor at GaysWithKids.com is a […]

1×10 Working Dads

1×10 Working Dads

It’s very much in vogue to talk about “work-life balance.” And if ever the question of that balance was most important – and difficult – it’s when babies and kids enter the picture. We interviewed Mike Stommel, who seems to have figured this out pretty well, to tell us what worked for him and his […]