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Australian Gay Dad Shares Foster to Adoption Story

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5×11 Career vs. Parenting

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5×11 Career vs. Parenting

5×11 Career vs. Parenting

Working gay dads have so much around them that requires attention; we have to divide ourselves between our jobs, our kids, our gay childless friends, our straight parent friends and still remember who we are. In this episode of Daddy Squared we gathered four working dads, each with a different kind of job, to discuss […]

5×10 Cake for Breakfast

5×10 Cake for Breakfast

Many parents feel shame about giving their kids cake or candy and the idea of giving processed sugar became taboo among parents. In this episode of Daddy Squared we went on a journey to find the balance of nutrition for kids and found the “no-shame no-shade” method that will reassure you that your kids eat […]

Australian Gay Dad Shares Foster to Adoption Story

Australian Gay Dad Shares Foster to Adoption Story

Actor Matt Young and his husband Peter are believed to be the first non-biological same-sex male parents to adopt children in the state of New South Wales, Australia. In this guest post, Matt shares with us his foster-to-adopt story. About 5 years into our relationship, my partner and I started thinking about becoming parents.  We […]

5×09 “Stranger Danger”

5×09 “Stranger Danger”

Dealing with the “Stranger Danger” concept is so sensitive and should be done carefully: We want to raise kids who make connections in the world, who are friendly, helpful and kind to others. While raising them to be careful of their surroundings is a must, teaching them fear of strangers is not the answer – it […]

Our Point System: A Currency Cultivating Kids’ Cooperation, Sibling Support, and iPad Time Management

Our Point System: A Currency Cultivating Kids’ Cooperation, Sibling Support, and iPad Time Management

I was a little reluctant when a behavioral specialist recommended by our school suggested that we give one of our kids points for good behavior. At the age of 6, tantrums were still a thing for him, and the specialist told us she uses it with her kids too; awarding points if they behave well. […]

Sorry, Not Sorry

Sorry, Not Sorry

We want our children to be able to admit their mistakes, and be kind and respectful towards all human beings. Teaching them how to sincerely apologize plays a big part in it. But in order for them to learn – they need to see us do it. Our season 5 guest, Parenting Expert Einat Nathan […]

5×08 Sibling Rivalry

5×08 Sibling Rivalry

Competition and comparison between siblings is an absolute nightmare for parents. We all want our kids to grow up to be this unit that will support, protect, love, and be each other’s best friends. How can we use the short time with them to pass this message along? We brought Parenting Expert Einat Nathan to […]

5×07 Raising a Child of Different Race

5×07 Raising a Child of Different Race

For gay men looking to build their family through adoption, adopting a children of a different race can add a layer in parenting. We brought on adoption expert Jennifer Bliss alongside Lane Mashal, a gay dad who adopted transracially and a former adoption social worker who lead transracial adoption workshops, to help us go in […]

“I Saved All The Receipts”: Surrogacy Intended Dad Reveals His Costs Spreadsheet

“I Saved All The Receipts”: Surrogacy Intended Dad Reveals His Costs Spreadsheet

Anthony, a gay dad-to-be, is currently in the middle of his journey with his husband. He has created an updated cost spreadsheet of his journey, and revealed it to Daddy Squared in an attempt to help other intended dads with their budgeting by sharing this great tool. For gay men who want to build their […]

5×06 Legal Guardianship

5×06 Legal Guardianship

Whether you decide to adopt or have babies through assistant reproduction, you’ll want a judgement to approve your guardianship on your baby. In this episode of Daddy Squared podcast, we explore different types of legal guardianship with the help of Family Formation attorney Amira Hasenbush, JD, MPH. For gay men who want to become fathers, […]