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Surrogacy 101: Getting Started Guide

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1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

1×02: Fulfillment (At Work and As Dads)

Maintaining happiness both at work and at home is an issue that may arise for dads, especially at the beginning. On one hand, we want to feel happy and fulfilled at work; we want to feel that we are using our knowledge, experience, and creativity in order to help the organization we’re part of move […]

1×01: You’re Still A Couple!

1×01: You’re Still A Couple!

Daddy Square is a new weekly podcast for and by gay dads, joining the successful blog of the same name. Coming to you from West Hollywood, and premiering September 17 2018, Yan Dekel, an independent web designer, and Alex Maghen, SVP Technology at Warner Bros., are a married couple with 3-year-old twins. In each episode […]

Grand Park Fountains, Downtown Los Angeles

Embracing the “Imperfecter” Parent

Parenting is Challenging, especially when we look around and it seems like other people’s parenting is effortlessly perfect. On Saturday we took our kids to Downtown Los Angeles, to play at the famous fountains at Grand Park. Whoever thought of this idea is an absolute genius. In a city where the ocean is a) Icy […]

Dr. Liu with Ben Before the Surgery

Our Kid Just Had His Tonsils and Adenoids out at Two and a Half. Here’s What I Learned

Having the tonsils out for young kids is not so fun – and it sure ain’t fun for the parents either. This post is about how to bring out all your parenting skills, there’s no one who knows your kid better than you–so you are the most needed component in your kid’s recovery. When I […]

Diaper Changing in Public Places

Zen and the Art of Diaper Changing in Public Places

One of the brightest insights I’ve had during my recent two-week trip with the kids to Israel was that if you are not lucky enough to have toilet-trained kids at two years old, you have to master diaper changing in more… interesting and unfamiliar configurations. Until recently, a “number 2” diaper change was a relatively […]

"Gay Music" rules! Playing Kylie Minogue to your kids is great! Ask the gay dads!

Our Kids and “Gay Music”

When my boys were only a few months old I placed them nicely in their little Daydreamers and entertained them for an hour showing them a carefully-selected list of Kylie Minogue music videos, while enthusiastically updating them about the three decade career of the pop princess that they had missed having not being born yet. […]

Terrible Twos

Top Three Reasons Why the Terrible Twos are Terrible!

They call this age the “Terrible Twos” and having two of this is like… I have a problem. I always look around at other parents, wondering how come they seem to know exactly what to do with their kids, so effortlessly, while I’m struggling to not go out of the house each morning looking like […]

On strict and Consistent Schedules and Knowing When to Break Them

On strict and Consistent Schedules and Knowing When to Break Them

Some parents will disagree, but having a consistent schedule–and especially night time schedule–for the kids, is not only healthy for everybody, it also makes parenting so much easier. My late aunt Rachel was a sort of magician with children. Never having children of her own, she karmically compensated by working her entire life as a […]

Desperate Parents Los Angeles: What To Do With Your Kids

Desperate Parents Los Angeles: What To Do With Your Kids

Los Angeles parents! Kids wake up early on the weekends? We are no longer desperate to try to keep them busy! Here’s some activity suggestions around the city that can keep your kids entertained. Indoor Activities for Kids in Los Angeles Snooknuk Arts & Indoor Play Cafe Cute (though small) play area for kids, ideally […]

Frankie and BJ: Raising A Child In An Interfaith Home

Frankie and BJ: Raising A Child In An Interfaith Home

BJ Barone and husband Frankie Nelson from Toronto became unexpectedly famous when their son’s birth photo went viral on social media and led to their story being shared around the world. They later created the website, Family Is About Love, that documents their journey as a same sex family, and also published a children’s book […]