Game Day Bites #DadChat

CouponGame Day Bites – what are YOUR favs? Is Game Day THE thing in your home? Do you LOVE tailgate parties? Are you kids die-hard sports fans? Who can’t resist great snacks when watching The Game, whether tailgating it in the parking lot, watching in the stands, or just having a television party at home. Let’s talk SPORTS and FOOD this Thursday, October 24 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET at #DadChat! Sponsored by Mars Bites, they are generously giving away THREE $100 Walmart gift cards, too!

read more

Would YOU Like to Co-Host #DadChat?


#DadChat is just two years old and may be the biggest and best parent-centric Tweet Chat on Twitter. We regularly get wonderful co-hosts from all walks of life. We have supported various charities via fund-raisers, and our community has evolved into a 24/7 forum, utilizing the #DadChat hashtag. In January of this year, we unofficially achieved a World Record number of impressions in the 24-hours around the official #DadChat get together every Thursday evening.

read more

Pray for Boston at #DadChat with @CarrieWilkerson

Boston Bombings - pray for boston
Pray for Boston. Our original topic has taken an instant backseat to the news. What happened in Boston – the Boston Bombings, The Boston Explosion, happened to ALL of us. Talking about this among ourselves and most importantly how to talk to our children is of utmost importance and immediacy. Join us this Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. with @CarrieWilkerson, returning again as our co-host as we discuss this important topic — for ourselves and for our children.
read more

How to Participate in #DadChat or ANY Tweet Chat

Learning all the tools available in Social Media can be a challenge. I actually hired a tutor when I began my SoMe journey. It helped me get over my middle-aged resistance to learning new things. Now, I’m addicted to the pleasures, values, and camaraderie of Social Media. I’ve especially enjoyed participated in Tweet Chats, particularly the one I founded, #DadChat which is EVERY Thursday evening from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET.

read more

We Ranted Out the Year at #DadChat

 Ranted out

So, what has you really irked this past year? We ranted out the year and had an all-out RANT-A-THON at #DadChat on Thursday, December 27th, though it turned into a positive reflection on the good in our lives rather than just a whining sessions. Says something about our community!  Read the transcript and see you next year!

read more

Special Moment Christmas Songs

christmas songsEvery time #DadChat does music, we have a blast. Don’t we ALL love Christmas songs? What are your favorites? We brought ALL our favorites Thursday, December 20. Jason Ramsey, our resident music expert, did the co-hosting job as he did beautifully in the past for our music-related chats. Homework for this chat was The Ten Most Beloved Christmas Songs and listening to my annual Christmas Radio Special! See if YOUR favorite Christmas song was there in the #DadChat transcript!

read more

Balancing Work and Life at #DadChat with C.C. Chapman

Balancing Work and Life#DadChat Thursday, December 13 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT/9:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET took on that eternal struggle of balancing work and life. We parents know that for us, it is even more challenging. We had C.C. Chapman as our co-host and discussed this topic through the eyes and wisdom of his new book, Amazing Things Will Happen, which we gave away to three lucky winners! Read the transcript of what you missed!.

read more