Dads Groups: All Fathers Need Their Own Tribe Because Dads Matter! by Mike Prochaska

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2 months ago
Dads Groups: All Fathers Need Their Own Tribe Because Dads Matter!

I have been a stay-at-home parent since my son was born in August 2012. Being a stay-at-home parent is a hard job in a world full of stay-at-home moms, but I was lucky to find the Chicago Dads Group. The Chicago Dads Group was my first tribe of stay-at-home dads and involved parents.

The Chicago Dads Group is a diverse community of fathers who take an active role in our children’s lives. We seek to create an online meetup group to bring fathers together in person. We'll meet several times per week, with our kids, at parks, playgrounds, museums, nature centers and parent-and-me classes across the Chicagoland area, both city and suburbs. We'll also organize parenting workshops and dads' night outs to give our members an opportunity to socialize, learn and support each other as we navigate parenthood.

There are not enough resources, social groups or services for dads. This is a destination for active dads! A diverse group with dads of all stripes: stay-at-home dads, dads with flexible schedules, work-from-home dads, freelance dads, working dads and involved fathers in and around the Chicagoland area.

Check out the Chicago Dads Group!

Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Wonderful! Excited to see a resource for dads like this in our hometown of Chicago! dadsAdventuredaycare
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Yes, yes, yes! Dads are important too, and they need their own tribes. So glad you're part of ours, dadsAdventuredaycare !
Meredith Schneider
Oh wow! Love there is a Chicago Dads Group! Every city should have one. Thanks fir sharing dadsAdventuredaycare
Victor Aragon
This is awesome! I have been a member of the Chicago Dads Group for a few years and all the dads in the group are a great bunch of guys. CDG is part of the City Dads Group and we have over 20 groups throughout the country. Thanks for letting more people know about the group!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
So wonderful! Thank you for the add-on, Victor Aragon . Please feel free to share your tips here, too. We would love more dad voices in our #30Seconds tribe! :-)

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