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Welcome to episode 159 with James Lopez, the founder of cool4dads LLC. He is the man behind the famous hashtag #fatherhoodislit. James is a dad that I want to be more like and what I truly mean is I want to be working from home so I too can spend time with our kids and new puppy.
Who is James:
Father of 3, technology entrepreneur helping cool dads live their best life and helping brands connect to real fathers. He is the founder of the #FatherhoodIsLit initiative via his organization Cool4Dads LLC and co-organizes events with the NYC Dads and City Dads Group. He blogs and helps dads find cool events at Cool4Dads.com. His work has been featured in Good Morning America, Tamron Hall Show, NY1, USA Today, Black Enterprise, Tech Crunch, Fast Company, Blavity, and many more.
James and I talk about the origin on of #fatherhoodislit and his other hashtag #presenseoverpresents
James has spoken at Dad 2.0.
He is very involved with NYC Dad's group and City Dad's Group.
How can moms support us dads? He had a wonderful answer.
Please tell him you said hello on Instagram @fatherhoodislit
Tommy Maloney is the Executive producer and host of the podcast Blending The Family, where you can find on Apple Podcasts, Iheart Radio, Spotify, and Stitcher Radio.
Tommy has spoken at TEDx, Ignite Fort Collins, and Keynote Speaker at Everything Dad Convention. He even has won speaking awards through Toastmasters International.
The author of the books "25 Tips For Divorced Dads." "Why not you, Why Not Me" and His new book, "My Dad's Advice At 5:04 AM" is coming out in 2020. He has written for magazines: The Good Men Project, Modern Gladiator, and Nurture Magazine. Plus, he has been a guest writer.
Tommy enjoys a good red blend while writing or hiding from the family. A dad to Betsy, Becca, Connor, and Duke (RIP), Otis. A husband to Ann.
TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/azG2K47iz4Q
Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tommy-maloney/id958223196?mt=2
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thetommymaloney
The Good Men Project: https://goodmenproject.com/author/tommy-maloney/