Reno Dads Podcast Episode 30: My Family Connection

Reno Dads invited Family Coach and Advocate, Charitie Carpenter, into the studio to talk about her approach to helping families navigate some of the trickiest parts of being parents. Her company, My Family Connection, is a resource for families to find help with everything from solving co-parenting issues, to managing Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for…

Reno Dads Podcast Episode 29: Hope Means Nevada

As Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month came to a close at the end of September, Reno Dads hosted a conversation with some Nevadans who are raising awareness about teen and youth suicide and working with local resources to help teens and their loved ones find information and learn how to talk to each other about…

Reno Dads Podcast Episode 28: Healthy Dads, Healthy Families

We were excited to host a few awesome local dads for our latest episode. Rick and Brandon, from Family First Chiropractic, stopped by to talk about an important topic that they have dedicated their practice to helping dads (and families) with: their health. We hope you’ll take a few minutes to have a listen! Rick…

Reno Dads Summer Guide

It’s summer time again, and if you’re like most parents, you’re looking for something to do as a family. Below is a quick listing that will give you a jump start on your plans (more detail behind the clicks below). Geocaching Hiking Reno/Sparks/Carson Hillside Letters Break Away from Screens Hiking Mount Rose Hiking Safety Tips…

Father/Daughter Hairstyling Classes

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The Long Journey to Baby Charlotte

To many couples, when their baby reaches that 6 month mark it is small celebration for making it half way through their first year of life as a family.  For my wife, Morgan, and I, it was likely more of a sigh of relief before the celebrating.  To say we had a trying time starting…

How first-time dads maximize their child’s health

Just about the first piece of wisdom that every first-time dad hears from someone — a friend, a co-worker, an older relative — is that newborns don’t come with instruction manuals. It’s true. As much as we’d all love babies to come with a link to a PDF instruction manual in multiplelanguages, dads can follow…

Your Kid and Gambling: What to Know and Teach Them about Risk-Taking

You might have experienced your heart jumping into your throat as you witnessed your kid jump from the coffee table to the couch in an Evel Knievel-style stunt – exciting and risky activities can be very appealing to kids.  Because kids don’t always understand or fully acknowledge the impact of their decisions and actions, risk-taking…

Reno Dads Guide to Youth Baseball and Softball in Reno

Youth Baseball and Softball in Reno [Updated for 2022]It’s that time of year again when registration for spring youth sports are opening up and parents all over Reno are clearing their calendars for baseball, softball, soccer, and every other sport hosting spring leagues. With so many options, we wanted to compile a list of community…

2021 Reno Dads Griswold Award Winners

I’m consistently proud of the displays of Christmas cheer we see in the Reno/Sparks area. Speaking of consistency – there are about a dozen homes that really go above and beyond with their Christmas lights displays each year. Interestingly, many of our past Griswold Award winners deserve to get top honors once again. Therefore, we’d…

2021 Map of the Best Christmas Lights in Reno/Sparks

If you’re looking for the best Christmas light displays in the Reno/Sparks area, look no further. Below is a map to help guide you from neighborhood to neighborhood and show you the houses in Reno and Sparks you shouldn’t miss this year! It features more houses than any other local map! If you have any…

Girl Dad

I’m hesitant to admit this in public, but 2020 was a great year for me and my family. The world was, and still is, neck-deep in a pandemic; many lost their jobs; many lost their lives. I am not blind to the pain I witnessed in so many. Amongst all that pain, however, there were…