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3×10 Imperfect Parenting

3×10 Imperfect Parenting

None of us is born a parent, and so we look for the knowledge to “fill the gap.” Facing our kids’ growing pains and wanting them to be kind, empathetic, responsible, attentive kids with  high emotional intelligence and a good sense of problem solving. We turned to psychologist and parenting coach Dr. Courtney Bolton, to […]

3×09 The Mom Role

3×09 The Mom Role

Newsflash: “Mom” is not a gender– it’s a role. And “the mom role” can be successfully played in a family of two dads. This week we asked Julia Dennison, executive editor of Parents.com and also a co-parenting single mom of a toddler, to join us for a discussion on gender roles and how they’re changing, […]

3×08 Baby (And Toddler) Whispering

3×08 Baby (And Toddler) Whispering

Raising articulate, communicative children begins from day one. Developing baby communication skills and setting good boundaries can result in a less-frustrated, happier baby. We talked with Etel Leit, a baby communications specialist, about teaching our babies language from day one, saying “no” and the types of no, toy recommendations and much more. If you have […]

Surrogacy for Gay Men: Who is on your team?

Surrogacy for Gay Men: Who is on your team?

It takes a Village, People! This article written by Yan was first published on loveisfamily.com For gay men, deciding to start a family through surrogacy is no small step – it’s a big commitment, responsibility, and a completely new direction in your life. Oh – and if it’s children through In vitro fertilization (IVF), starting […]

3×07 Valentine’s Day

3×07 Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day we did the most romantic Daddy Squared episode we could come up with. With no guest in the studio, Alex and Yan reflect on love, marriage  – yeah, and even the baby carriage. We talk coming out, how we met (and almost broke up over sexting), why we stayed together, and some […]

3×06 Gay Surrogacy: Start Here

3×06 Gay Surrogacy: Start Here

This is dedicated to all of you #futuredads out there. There is so much information on surrogacy for gay men and having biological babies, that it can sometimes be overwhelming. In this episode we help gay couple Stephen and Spencer, with their baby steps in their research on having kids. We interviewed Dr. John Hesla […]

3×05 Couples Therapy

3×05 Couples Therapy

Awkward silences, frequent “jokes” and cynicism for each other – and lack of sex can be signs for a couple to seek therapy. And when you have kids, the distance can be amplified since work/kids take all the focus off of the relationship. As avid couples therapy fans, we turned to Ken Howard, a therapist […]

3×04 Gay Divorce

3×04 Gay Divorce

Marriage Equality means Divorce Equality. Although it’s not being talked about a lot, sometimes things just don’t work out and you have to break up your marriage. We asked journalist and author Steven Petrow, who often writes LGBT educational editorials in the Washington Post and the New York Times, and a gay divorced man, to […]

3×03 Fear and Grief

3×03 Fear and Grief

After Losing our beloved dog Koobeh earlier this year, we faced the challenge of explaining death and grief to our kids. When we started working on this season of the show we wanted to create an episode that will help parents who had to experience loss in front of their young children.  We found Jesse […]

3×02 Single Dads Finding Love

3×02 Single Dads Finding Love

Daddy Squared is playing matchmaker: When you are a single dad, it seem almost impossible to find time for dating. In this episode we tried to explore the (potential) love life of single gay dads, with Daniel Vandenbark, a divorcee and a single dad of a 7-year-old, who spoke candidly with us in the studio, […]