Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast

Daddy Squared: The Gay Dads Podcast

Latest Episodes

3×14 Coming Out AFTER Having Kids
March 30, 2020

Coming out after being married to a woman and having kids takes a certain bravery and strength. In this Season Finale we bring you two fascinating and new stories of men who tried to force themselves to live a straight life and eventually came to terms...

3×13 Free Range Kids
March 23, 2020

Have We Parents Gone Nuts? When we were kids our parents let us run around the neighborhood alone at the age of 8 or 9 – some even younger. Now parents accompany their kids to playdates at those ages. Have we become so fixated on our kids’ safety and o...

3×12 Gay Dads of Color
March 16, 2020

Do gay dads of color need to be more visible? Is being a gay dad of color a “thing” that needs to be discussed on its own? This week we tackle – ok, perhaps “approach” is the better word - racial issues with two gay dads: actor Joe Aaron Reid and activ...

3×11 Gay Adoption: Start Here
March 09, 2020

If you are a gay man or a couple looking to adopt, the first step you have to figure out which route you want to take. One is adopting through a non-profit agency, an agency that in addition to adoption services also helps dozens of pregnant women with...

3×10 Imperfect Parenting
March 02, 2020

None of us is born a parent, and so we look for the knowledge to "fill the gap.” Facing our kids' growing pains and wanting them to be kind, empathetic, responsible, attentive kids with  high emotional intelligence and a good sense of problem solving.

3×09 The Mom Role
February 24, 2020

Newsflash: "Mom" is not a gender-- it's a role. And "the mom role" can be successfully played in a family of two dads. This week we asked Julia Dennison, executive editor of and also a co-parenting single mom of a toddler,

3×08 Baby (And Toddler) Whispering
February 17, 2020

Raising articulate, communicative children begins from day one. Developing baby communication skills and setting good boundaries can result in a less-frustrated, happier baby. We talked with Etel Leit, a baby communications specialist,

3×07 Valentine’s Day
February 11, 2020

This Valentine’s Day we did the most romantic Daddy Squared episode we could come up with. With no guest in the studio, Alex and Yan reflect on love, marriage  - yeah, and even the baby carriage. We talk coming out,

3×06 Gay Surrogacy: Start Here
February 03, 2020

This is dedicated to all of you #futuredads out there. There is so much information on surrogacy for gay men and having biological babies, that it can sometimes be overwhelming. In this episode we help gay couple Stephen and Spencer,

3×05 Couples Therapy
January 27, 2020

Awkward silences, frequent "jokes" and cynicism for each other - and lack of sex can be signs for a couple to seek therapy. And when you have kids, the distance can be amplified since work/kids take all the focus off of the relationship.