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|With our daughter in the Arboretum, May, 2016.|
I wanted to let everyone know that several Dad groups have been established across the United States! New dads and experienced fathers can join and meet up for playgroups in these cities.
Here is a list of the Dad groups:
Boston, MA: http://www.meetup.com/BostonDadsGroup/
New York City, NY: http://www.meetup.com/New-York-City-Dads-Meetup-Group/
Philadelphia, PA: http://www.meetup.com/PhillyDadsGroup/
Chicago, IL: http://www.meetup.com/ChicagoDadsGroup/
Indianapolis, IN: http://www.meetup.com/IndyDadsGroup/
Detroit, MI: http://www.meetup.com/DetroitDadsGroup/
Twin Cities, MN: http://www.meetup.com/TwinCitiesDadsGroup/
St. Louis, MO: http://www.meetup.com/StLouisDadsGroup/
Omaha, NE: AT HOME DADS: http://www.meetup.com/Omaha-Dads/
|In the Arboretum, May 2016.|
Columbus, OH: http://www.meetup.com/ColumbusDadsGroup/
Miami, FL: http://www.meetup.com/MiamiDadsGroup/
Atlanta, GA: http://www.meetup.com/AtlantaDadsGroup/
Charlotte, NC: http://www.meetup.com/CharlotteDadsGroup/
Austin, TX: http://www.meetup.com/AustinDadsGroup/
Dallas, TX: http://www.meetup.com/DallasDadsGroup/
Fresno, CA: http://www.meetup.com/FresnoDadsGroup/
Los Angeles, CA: http://www.meetup.com/LADadsGroup/
San Diego, CA: http://www.meetup.com/SanDiegoDadsGroup/
San Francisco, CA: http://www.meetup.com/SanFranciscoDadsGroup/
Denver, CO: http://www.meetup.com/DenverDadsGroup/
Albuquerque, NM: http://www.meetup.com/ABQDadsGroup/
Las Vegas, NV: http://www.meetup.com/VegasDadsGroup/
Portland, OR: http://www.meetup.com/PDXDadsGroup/
Madison, WI: http://www.meetup.com/MadisonDadsGroup/
For local groups looking for ideas, here are some of the Boston Dads' past playgroup meetups: New England Aquarium (which also has the Sea Squirts program), Museum of Fine Arts MFA Play dates and Boston Children's Museum.
+ Sea Squirts program: http://www.neaq.org/learn/for-families-teens/programs-by-age/
+ Boston Children's Museum: http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar
+ MFA Play dates: http://www.mfa.org/programs/kids-and-family-programs
|In the Arboretum, May 2016.|
These Meetup.com groups are a convenient way to meet and socialize with other Dads who enjoy spending quality time with their children!
Have fun everyone!
- Joy E.
Posted September 6, 2016
Also, here are a few interesting Dad-related articles:
'Dad bloggers are redefining 'real men' (also, they provide a list of Dad Blogs)
'How new moms assess their partners' ability to parent' (using data from New Parents Project): https://news.osu.edu/news/2015/08/04/partner-ability/
'Controlling parents harm future mental health':
|Our daughter in the Arboretum, May, 2016.|
Family Outings and Fun!
Artesani Spray Pool and Wading Pool!
In My Gym class!
|Jumping on the trampoline!|
|On the high bar!|
|Coloring prior to class, MFA Play dates, 8-15-16.|
|Playing with microphone during MFA Play dates class, 8-15-16.|
|Working on my art project, MFA Play dates, 8-15-16.|
|Lunch at the Four's Restaurant, 8-20-16.|
|Sipping from my Four's cup with Mommy 8-20-16.|
|At Singing Beach, Manchester, 8-20-16.|
|Playing with Daddy at the beach, 8-20-16.|
|Playing in the boat at Masconomo Park playground, Manchester, 8-20-16.|
|Down the slide of the tree house, Masconomo Park playground, Manchester, 8-20-16.|
|Having fun at the spray pool at Billy Ward Park, 8-23-16.|