Nobody Puts Boobies in a Corner

YOU HAVE DOOMED YOUR CHILD TO A LIFETIME OF CRIME AND DEPRAVED ACTS! THEY WILL NOW ONLY DESIRE TO DROWN CATS AND SMOKE CRACK! This is what my poor wife felt when she couldn’t breastfeed our first child. Let me back up and “Tarantino” this a bit. When our first child was born, we were…

Sex and the Single Dad *

“Dating apps in my 40s? Yeah, things are definitely going according to plan! 😜” I don’t think anyone ever really expects to be divorced in their 40s, it just sort of happens. And still happens fairly frequently, if you’re to believe the statistics on marriage longevity in the US these days. The whole dating landscape has…

Canfest – Reno Dads Night Out

“We have one goal: to give canned beer the spotlight it deserves.” Dads are people, too. And we sometimes need to go out and not be Dad for a few hours to recharge our father batteries. This will ultimately make us better, more patient fathers… in theory. So that’s what four of us Reno Dads did…

The Modern Political Pawn: Children

Our modern age has politicized everything. From the death of Harambe the gorilla, to Christmas trees on Starbucks cups, to safe spaces on college campuses, to gender-neutral bathrooms, pronouns, and toys. You name it, political life has engulfed it. ESPN is losing ratings because it spends too much time discussing politics; friends are un-following or…

Rites of Passage at the Barbershop

Last week, I took my 14-year-old son to the barbershop. As an adult, my visits with Troy at Derby Supply are for me a simple pleasure to which I think most men can relate.  But for a 14-year-old boy, in the twilight zone of adolescence, it can be a strange and maybe even intimidating experience….

Letters of Love: Military Spouse Appreciation Day

The Reno Dads’ purpose is to shine a spotlight fatherhood in our community. As such, today we take a step back and recognize some of those people whom have helped shape our views and values in a way that makes us better fathers: Military Spouses. Many of us are the children of service members or have…

20 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of “How Was Your Day?

“How was your day?” “Fine.” Good talk. Let’s do it again tomorrow. If you’re like me, you come home and ask your son or daughter the standard question: “How was your day?” If your child is like mine, you get the polite but monosyllabic response: “Fine.” But, we can’t be satisfied with this. I don’t know about…

March Snipness aka Vas Madness

“Sometimes a player’s greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.” -Scottie Pippen It takes two to tango, but if your experience to get pregnant with your partner was anything like mine, then you know it can take months upon months of “trying.” I hate the word trying and don’t get…

The Disney Women’s March

This last weekend, the live-action rendition of Beauty and The Beast crushed expectations, and opened to an absurd $170M domestically, good for the 7th biggest U.S. opening of all time, and EASILY the biggest PG opening ever. Buried under that incredible headline was the even more shocking number of women who saw this movie.  Now we all…

Date Night: Reno Guns and Range

*A challenging part of fatherhood is continuing to cultivate the spousal relationship that resulted in that fatherhood. Part of our reviews feature will focus on Date Night ideas.* Looking for a unique and fun activity for a night out with the wife? Check out Reno Guns and Range for an hour or so of shooting…