VIDEO INTERVIEW Shocking UK Surrogacy Laws leave British Gay Men with Nearly Zero Rights On Their Way to Fatherhood

VIDEO INTERVIEW Shocking UK Surrogacy Laws leave British Gay Men with Nearly Zero Rights On Their Way to Fatherhood

You expect a country like the UK to be progressive with its laws when it comes to surrogacy for gay men, but the truth is far from it. Apparently, the woman who gives birth is recognized as the legitimate mother, and gay dads have to apply for paternity—even if one of them is the biological […]

Pandemic Fatigue: Self Help for CoVID-19 Depression

Pandemic Fatigue: Self Help for CoVID-19 Depression

While #StayAtHome during COVID-19, have you suffered from tiredness, exhaustion, lack of motivation or depression? You might have experienced a Pandemic Fatigue. Yan, who is a no stranger to this form of exhaustion, lays out 5 ways that helped him deal with that. I MISS PEOPLE. This global pandemic has been eating away all of […]

Normalizing Kids’ Screen Time

Normalizing Kids’ Screen Time

Screen time for kids is always a sensitive issue in parenting. But sometimes I think we look at it all wrong; Humanity is ever-changing, and parenting should precede our evolution. I remember sitting outside Music Class waiting for my kids on a pre-CoVID-19 weekend. I was talking to another parent and we somehow got to […]

Daddy Squared Greatest Hits

Daddy Squared Greatest Hits

Alex and Yan look back at the three seasons of the show. Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast first aired in September 2018. Since then we have done three seasons, a COVID-19 thirty-day challenge and a Pride 2020 episode. This extended episode gives you a taste of what the podcast is all about using clips […]

Surrogacy for Gay Men: Grants and Overcoming Financial Obstacles

Surrogacy for Gay Men: Grants and Overcoming Financial Obstacles

Surrogacy is an amazing option for gay men to become dads — but it’s highly expensive. Daddy Squared is checking in with the surrogacy grants available for gay men in the U.S. Shortly after we had Ben and Adam on a long, highly expensive surrogacy journey, we were surprised to receive a $10K grant from […]

Coming Out of Quarantine

Coming Out of Quarantine

As COVID-19 quarantine rules are relaxing and we’re about to go out to the world again, John Volturo, Author, Speaker, Executive Coach and dad of twin girls, shares his thoughts on how to do it wisely. Dear Dads, Guncles and others caring for our beautiful kids, We’ve been sheltering in our homes for like 100 […]

Daddy Squared Pride 2020 Special

Daddy Squared Pride 2020 Special

As gay parents, we educate our kids on diversity by showing them that there are many different people in the world, and many types of families. But when is the right time to also teach them that there are people in the world who treat each other poorly just because of the color of their […]

List: 5 Ways to Introduce Race to Your Children Without Making a Big Deal Out of It

List: 5 Ways to Introduce Race to Your Children Without Making a Big Deal Out of It

Parents talk about “introducing race” to their kids. But kids need no such introduction, it’s already part of their lives. Our job as parents is to make sure it’s available to them. After a week of devastation and depression following the horrible murder of George Floyd, I started seeing on the internet countless articles for […]

Daddy Squared: Gay Dads Save The World

Daddy Squared: Gay Dads Save The World

Starting 4/22 (Earth Day- and it’s no coincidence) every day for 30 days we’re calling one gay dad who is on the frontline of caring for the world during this COVID-19 crisis and hear about his role in healing our world. Subscribe to our podcast (it’s free!): iTunes/ Apple Android Google Podcasts Spotify YouTube TuneIn […]

Covid-19: A Guide for the Socially-Anxious

Covid-19: A Guide for the Socially-Anxious

Shame, embarrassment, shyness, fear of rejection: these are the components that have been putting me in quarantine long before it was “in fashion.” On the other side of the boxing ring lies the fear of missing out and the desire to have meaningful and true friendships. Who wins this fight? For years I’ve been struggling […]