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1×08 Entertaining Babies

1×08 Entertaining Babies

Some of us used to sneak out to mom’s closet and try on her shoes and clothes, pretending to be Cyndi Lauper– this is what ‘Entertaining Babies’ is all about! How to use our inner (some would say: hidden) creativity during our time with our babies and toddlers. From the moment they open their eyes, […]

1×07 Making Babies (Part 1)

1×07 Making Babies (Part 1)

We turned to Dr. Guy Ringler, Reproductive Endocrinologist at California Fertility Partners to get an updated overview of the IVF and surrogacy options for gay men from a medical point of view. Are you too old to have kids? How to find the right egg donor? Is IVF becoming less expensive? These and other questions […]

1×06: Pets and Babies

1×06: Pets and Babies

Dog and cat lovers! This one is for you: babies and puppies are a winning combination for cuteness, but it’s a hell of a combination to keep them all happy and healthy. This week we talked to Mark Hiebert, Medical Director at VCA TLC Animal Hospital in West Hollywood, about our pet-babies, about introducing a […]

1×05: Single Dads

1×05: Single Dads

If you think parenting is hard for a couple, imagine what it’s like to be a single dad. This week we talked to Calvin Fleming, a gay, single dad and the owner of Public Relations and Marketing company, about work-life balance, raising two kids by himself – and, of course, about dating. “There was a […]

1×04 Dad Groups

1×04 Dad Groups

Interactions with other gay dads benefit both the dads and their kids: The dads can hang together and openly discuss — y’know — gay stuff, and the kids grow up witnessing other families similar to theirs. On this week’s episode we tackle gay dad groups with John Ireland, the president of Pop Luck Club, the […]

1×03 Dad Bod

1×03 Dad Bod

It’s no secret that physical appearance is important for gay men. When you’re a dad and have so many other responsibilities maintaining your own body can feel impossible. In this episode we tackle the ‘Dad Bod’ question with our guest Tommy Woelfel, a certified spin instructor. Put your gym clothes on, because you’ll be motivated […]

1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

Maintaining happiness both at work and at home is an issue that may arise for dads, especially at the beginning. On one hand, we want to feel happy and fulfilled at work; we want to feel that we are using our knowledge, experience, and creativity in order to help the organization we’re part of move […]

1×01: You’re Still A Couple!

1×01: You’re Still A Couple!

Daddy Square is a new weekly podcast for and by gay dads, joining the successful blog of the same name. Coming to you from West Hollywood, and premiering September 17 2018, Yan Dekel, an independent web designer, and Alex Maghen, SVP Technology at Warner Bros., are a married couple with 3-year-old twins. In each episode […]

Grand Park Fountains, Downtown Los Angeles

Embracing the “Imperfecter” Parent

Parenting is Challenging, especially when we look around and it seems like other people’s parenting is effortlessly perfect. On Saturday we took our kids to Downtown Los Angeles, to play at the famous fountains at Grand Park. Whoever thought of this idea is an absolute genius. In a city where the ocean is a) Icy […]

Dr. Liu with Ben Before the Surgery

Our Kid Just Had His Tonsils and Adenoids out at Two and a Half. Here’s What I Learned

Having the tonsils out for young kids is not so fun – and it sure ain’t fun for the parents either. This post is about how to bring out all your parenting skills, there’s no one who knows your kid better than you–so you are the most needed component in your kid’s recovery. When I […]