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Brand New Father Podcast

100 EpisodesProduced by Tanel Jappinen, a husband and a new dad shares the stories, struggles and wWebsite

Brand New Father Podcast is a place to find encouragement, real life stories, struggles, wins and some lessons to help you become a better dad today than you were yesterday!Millennials were supposed to change the parenting status quo and make engaged fatherhood seem totally unexceptional. Even, if w… read more


075 Interview with Matt Schneider of the

Matt is a dad to 2 boys and he’s been a stay-home-dad for about 10 years.

He’s also a co-founder of City Dads Group, a dynamic and diverse community of nearly 6,000 fathers in 23 cities across the United States. Matt works with reporters, brands, and entertainment outlets to encourage more accurate and positive portrayals of fathers and fatherhood in media and advertising.

He also hosts the Modern Dads Podcast, a bi-weekly show featuring authors, journalists, and top parenting experts.

In today’s episode we’re talking about:

  • His journey to becoming and being a dad he wants to be.
  • How becoming a dad was a bigger life change for him than getting married.
  • What’s it like to be a stay-home-dad.
  • Tips on how to stay connected with your partner during the first year of parenting.
  • City Dads Groups and the importance of having a peer group of other dads.
  • Changing roles of today’s dads.
  • New Dad Boot Camps that help and encourage dads to get involved early on.

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And listen to the Modern Dads Podcast.


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