This week for the These Dads Are Doing It Right series I am highlighting dads who are creating strong and positive families. These dads are looking to create families who have powerful bonds. In addition they share their experience as well. If there are any other dads that you think we should check out leave their name and info in the comment section below.
Dion Chavis – The Glad Dad Creating Strong Families
Dion is a leader in family engagement, fatherhood, and youth development. He works with parents, teachers, coaches and mentors to create inspiring social change. Dion merges his background in media, pop culture and music, to provide unique and passionate insights into today’s youth culture. As a successful entrepreneur and active community leader, he believes that when we understand our youth we can better serve them. This belief has inspired him to work tirelessly to close the achievement gap and promote the importance of responsible parenting. Learn more at his website here.
Dwayne Reed – Teaching Families To Be Strong
Dwayne Reed is America’s favorite rapping teacher from Chicago and the author of the Simon B. Rhymin’ series. He is known for his viral music videos and hit songs, “Welcome to the 4th Grade” and “Welcome to Kindergarten.” When he’s not writing, rapping, or teaching, Dwayne can be found presenting at educator conferences across the US, or loving on his beautiful wife, Simoné, and their son, Chase. All Good in the Hood is his debut picture book. He invites you to follow him on Twitter and Instagram @TeachMrReed.
Jay Skibbens – The Coparent Coach
Jay Skibbens is a single parent life coach with an incredibly powerful and interesting story. He has been coparenting for over seven years. He has 2 amazing sons. In addition, he coaches parents 1:1, in groups and has created Single Parenting on Purpose. That is a place for single parents and coparents to learn and grow together. Follow Jay on Instagram at @jayskibbens
Overly Honest Dads – Strength In Honesty
Overly Honest Dads is a podcast which aims to give you an honest look at what parenting is really like. The vast majority of parenting content online gives you an airbrushed version of raising children. They tell it like it its! Join Matt, John and Magnus as they delve into all aspects of their lives as dads, including deep-dive discussions around big parenting issues such as development goals, discipline etc, along with product reviews, interviews and all-round irreverent dad-chat!