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By Daddy Clay Friday, August 17th, 2012
I’m excited to announce that I’m now contributing to Chevy Culture, a lifestyle and auto site sponsored by Chevrolet. My first post: NASCAR Moms and Soccer Dads is now live on the site. Click through for the full post on Chevy Culture, and come back in the next few weeks and months for more.
The initial post at Chevy Culture didn’t require a lot of reflection — sports are top of mind right now. The minute the Olympic flame was doused, my kids ran out the door to begin pre-season practices. This very weekend, I’m headed to Houston for an aptly named “warm up” soccer tournament. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Friday, March 16th, 2012
No dad blogger worth a rat’s ass would take a week to write a wrap-up post about an event as significant as the Dad 2.0 Summit, which took place right here in Austin last weekend. I may suck, but this conference did not. So I’ll plow ahead with some random thoughts. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
“I feel like we should be talking about football.”
“Wait. Give them a shot.”
– CNN hosts, setting up segment on DadBloggers at M3 Summit
Yes, you have to do this. Stop trying to change the fucking subject. You have to talk about being a parent. You have to think about what it means to be a good father. You have to give some consideration to what kind of stroller is best and when to introduce solid foods and whether or not to hold the kid back from kindergarten.
You’d rather talk about football; well, that’s just too fucking bad. Read the rest of this entry »
By Daddy Clay Thursday, August 5th, 2010
DadLabs is hitting the road this fall and we really hope that you will come on out and say hi, or throw old vegetables, or have a beer with us. We certainly feel good about the number of dad friendly Summits, Conferences and Expos that seem to be popping up everywhere. And it gets us out of the house.
Here are some highlights from the fall travel schedule:
Really excited about this big get-together in the ATL. Reading the speakers list is pretty much a Who’s Who of Daddy Blogging. The event itself represents a significant benchmark. Although it’s not a dad-specific event, fatherhood is central to the conference, and those of us that have been at this for a while finally have a home the way mommy bloggers long have.
We hope that our panel on the perils of humor will be both helpful in a practical way and funny. It’s all about balancing the blogger’s natural desire to be funny and irreverent with with the need to monetize the content. Can being funny alienate sponsors? Is being un-funny radioactive to readers? How do you reconcile the two? We’ve certainly made every mistake there is, so come learn from our experience (and see some funny videos in the process).
They’ve also got Cal Ripken Jr.