2×07 Dad Shaming

2×07 Dad Shaming

Almost every dad has suffered some unwanted criticism either on social media or in real life, from people who ‘know better’ about parenting. Dad shaming is a thing, parents tend to judge other parents, and it manifests itself both on social media and in real life, making dads just feel awful about themselves. As a […]

2×06 The Pride Episode

2×06 The Pride Episode

What is Pride? As Pride Month approaches, we wanted to take a look at pride, maybe a little more from the parenting perspective: how can we instill self-pride in our kids – pride for our kids in who they are and in where they come from? We turned to Ariel Foxman, a writer, a journalist […]

2×05 Transgender Kids

2×05 Transgender Kids

Here’s a fact: gay parents are much more attentive to their kids’ gender expressions than heterosexual parents. Just from the nature of growing up different, sometimes in an unwelcoming environment, we don’t want our kids to suffer the emotional pain that we went through. This is a partial explanation for an amazing growing phenomenon, where […]

2×04 Cooking For Kids

2×04 Cooking For Kids

When you’re a young couple it’s easy to order in or dine out on a daily basis, but when the kids come along, spending time in the kitchen to prepare nutritious and healthy meals for them can become a problem for some dads. We turned to gay dad and celebrity chef David Burtka who just […]

2×03 Traveling With Kids

2×03 Traveling With Kids

If you feel that after a vacation with the kids YOU need a vacation – you’re not alone! Traveling with kids is not always easy, sometimes we want them to have so much fun, that we forget to have fun ourselves. We brought on Instagram-known traveler and blogger Devon Gibby to share his experience and […]

2×02 Family Equality

2×02 Family Equality

For our Family Equality Day special we brought on Stan J. Sloan, CEO of Family Equality Council, to speak about the work of the organization and about gay men who don’t have kids and would like to connect with LGBTQ families. International Family Equality Day celebrates the diversity of LGBTQ families around the world, and […]

2×01 Surrogacy: Can We Make It Cheaper?

2×01 Surrogacy: Can We Make It Cheaper?

Bringing a biological baby into the world can cost $180,000. For twins it can be around a quarter million. The biggest question is: Can we make it cheaper? Through our podcast we have met so many dads in various stages of the parenthood journey. But whether it’s in gay dad Facebook groups or in face-to-face […]

Daddy Squared: The Podcast! Listen and Subscribe Here!

Daddy Squared: The Podcast! Listen and Subscribe Here!

Welcome to Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast! Husbands and dads Yan Dekel and Alex Maghen bring out issues that arise in the gay dads community as they discover the world of parenthood. Scroll down to the episode guide Click to subscribe to the podcast: And please, please please! Rate and review us!Send us an […]

1×14 GBF: Gay Best Friend (Season Finale)

1×14 GBF: Gay Best Friend (Season Finale)

There are so many things that change from the time you decide you want to become a parent until it happens… and then after it happens. But one of the changes that may not be so obvious is the effect that all of this can have on your social life in general, and especially on […]

1×13 Making Babies (Part 2)

1×13 Making Babies (Part 2)

When thinking about having kids via surrogacy, the legal part is just as important as the IVF process itself. Making sure that the agreements with the surrogate and the egg donor are set up properly is a solid base for the whole process itself. And then there are issues like legal guardianship and birth certificates […]