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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Therapist Tyler Tooley Utilizes Roblox, Mindcraft to Help Children Through Anxieties

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Therapist Tyler Tooley Utilizes Roblox, Mindcraft to Help Children Through Anxieties

Following The Roblox Episode of Daddy Squared Podcast we found child therapist Tyler Z. Tooley, who uses popular games as a tool to help children through their anxieties. We got Tyler for a quick video chat to tell us about this technique and maybe to understand a little bit better how these games play a […]

To The Gay Boy Who Just Tried To Kill Himself – From This Gay Dad Who Could Have Been You

To The Gay Boy Who Just Tried To Kill Himself – From This Gay Dad Who Could Have Been You

“Tammy,” mom of 16-year-old “Mark” from Detroit, came home from church and noticed her son hadn’t been out of his room. She knocked. No answer. Mark’s dad broke the door down. They found the boy on the floor, unresponsive, barely breathing. Mark tried to end the pain of being painted as a sex offender. He […]

Why Adoption Wait Times are Longer Post-COVID?

Why Adoption Wait Times are Longer Post-COVID?

Robert C. Lamarche, an adoption attorney and a gay dad of three, lists the reasons why adoption wait times have recently become longer than usual, and also shares tips on preparations before things go back to normal in this post-COVID world. GUEST POST | For anyone in the “waiting” phase of the adoption journey please […]

Gay Surrogacy Tips Getting Started Guide

Surrogacy 101: Getting Started Guide

This article will hopefully answer your basic questions about getting started with surrogacy as gay men, or at least getting to know what surrogacy is in order to figure out if it’s right for you. There are a few options for gay men to become fathers: Co-parenting, adoption, known sperm donor and surrogacy. For some, […]

The Wolf Theory

The Wolf Theory

Growing up I was constantly told that “it’s a dog-eat-dog” world. It led to a distorted perception of myself, of society and of myself among society. There’s an old Latin saying that goes Homo homini lupus est. “A man to a man is a wolf.” As I’ve grown up I’ve realized that unknowingly I’ve taken this […]

My Little Black Book: Dissolving the Fog of Vengeance

My Little Black Book: Dissolving the Fog of Vengeance

The world would be so unfair if people could do bad things and get away with it. But it happens, so it’s time to cross people off the black book and understand vengeance – so it can be dissolved. Spoiler alert: there are injustices in the world, and not everyone who is doing something wrong […]