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Sunday, June 16, 2019
When I answered society’s call for present, hands-on dads, I figured it had a place picked out for me—it kind of didn’t. As a work-at-home dad and the primary caretaker for an awesome little boy, I joined the ranks of a growing demographic many still haven’t quite accepted. As a husband to a successful wife who is also a badass mother,...
Learning how to stay connected/sane from stay at home dad of 3 under 6, Jordan Worley - Episode 3 Jordan Worley is a long time DMD member and an integral part of running the Admin Moderator Committee for the organization. He has been primarily a stay at home dad since his 3 boys under 6 were born. Being a social...
Scott D of Epic Chocolates
“Honey, after this, no more, ok?  You need to spend time with your family this Christmas.” “I guess,” I reluctantly replied.  “It’s just that this is my busy season.  And hey, you know what you married!” “You were a Teacher when we met, not a Chocolatier,” my wife replied, her eyes rolling a little. “Curse my ambition!” I over theatrically exclaimed as...
Stratton Family
“No two minds ever come together without thereby creating a third, invisible intangible force, which may be likened to a third mind .”  - Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich What is a DMD Mastermind and why did I start it? by Shawn Stratton Have you ever had days where you feel like you are not cut out to be...
DMD Vegas Retreat 2016
September 9-11, 2016.  Treasure Island Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada.  2 Days.  21 guys.  Our First DMD (Dads Married to Doctors) Retreat.  Dads only, no spouses, no kids.  And it was on this retreat that I learned how to be a better parent.  Here are the 3 things Vegas taught me about parenting... 1 - Quality Time vs Quantity...
Achieving work life balance as an entrepreneur dad married to a doctor. IQ Talent Partners founder, Chris Murdock, says work-life balance is all about perspective and proper mindset. In this nugget packed episode, we discuss: - Recognizing your talents and find partners to fill gaps - What does work life balance even mean? Balance doesn’t always mean equal! - How to handle bad days...
If anyone would have told me 7 years ago that I would no longer be employed and I would be a stay at home dad I would have said your crazy. So what happened to me? (back story) I married a doctor. My wife is a beautiful intelligent pediatrician and I am a former pediatric nurse. I actually went into nursing...
Fatherhood is a Team Sport. Celebrate Father's Eve with John Francis - Episode 5 John Francis decided to celebrate the completion of his new garage with some buddies on the night before Father's Day 2012. That celebration grew into an annual event called Father's Eve now celebrated in over 50 cities around the world! Find a Father's Eve event in...
Son of a DMD and Pediatrician - What it's like growing up in a Physician Family - Episode 11 Rocklin Shumaker is a medical student who is following in his mother's footsteps. His mom is a prominent Pediatrician and active member of the American Medical Association (AMA). Rocklin and I met at the AMA Convention which coincided with the AMA...
In my mind, I was going to get all these projects done around the house. Yard work, painting, clean the garage, it was going to be awesome! Boy, was I in for an awakening, lol. Lets just say, I never drank coffee until my son was born. Before I jump into my fatherhood experiences, let’s back up a bit.  Hi, I’m Andy! It...

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