All Posts By


DADUP Podcast: Episode 03- The President (Not That One)

By | DADUP, Podcast | No Comments

While, as a nation, we are behind the times when it comes to paid parental leave, there is a company in West Michigan that gets it. Fifth Third Bank offers an incredible parental leave policy that has many wondering why others aren’t doing the same. On this podcast, we speak with Fifth Third Bank’s Regional President Tom Welch who knows a thing or two about having kids… Read More

DADUP Podcast: Episode 01- The Potty

By | DADUP, Podcast, Toilet Training | No Comments

The first episode of the DADUP podcast starts in the toilet. Well, technically that’s where we want it to end up. Join hosts Todd, Jimmy, and Jason as they dive right into the world of potty training. Believe it or not, there are professionals that can help you if you’re running into some resistance when it comes to the porcelain throne. We talked to Allison Jandu, a potty training consultant who really knows her… Read More

Risky Business: Letting Your Kids Really Play

By | Uncategorized | No Comments

Full disclosure: I write this as my nearly three year old daughter is upstairs, on the couch, watching Frozen for the millionth time because she can’t go outside and play. She’s got a broken leg (and a sweet purple, sparkly cast).

So she’s been getting some extra screen time lately. 

This is the first time my wife and I have dealt with a child with a broken bone and it comes with some interesting revelations. 

Read More