Jeremy Adam Smith

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Recent Media

Featured coverage from Father's Day 2012: Chronicling the New American Family, American Public Media's Marketplace

The decline of men? Actually, it’s a release, The Globe and Mail

Rad Dads: A shared vision of parenting becomes the new American standard, North Bay Bohemian

Recessionary Rise in Stay-at-Home Dads May Have Permanent Effects, Buzzfeed

Where Are All the Stay-at-Home Dads in Children's Books?, The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Mr. Mom, Charles Adler Show, Sun News Network (Canada)

The Demise of the Doofus Dad in Ads, AdWeek

More Men Choosing Kids over Career, CNN Money

Dawn of the Rad Dad, East Bay Express

Father Figures with Adam Mansbach, KPFA
Father Figures - March 17, 2012 at 9:00am

Click to listen (or download)

Changing Perspectives on Gratitude and Giving, Childhood Matters (syndicated radio show)

Interview with Jeremy Adam Smith, The JUMP Blog (EU)

What Will Women's Empowerment Mean for Men?, CNBC/​PwC (EU)

Another Father is Possible, Left Turn

Home is not the answer for all, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Unemployed Black Men Embrace Being Stay-At-Home Dads, Loop21

Raising the bar for men and fathers one essay at a time, The Foggiest Idea

Stay Home, Dad, Today's Parent

Rad Dads Claim Parenting "as a Political Territory", SF Weekly

Redefining Roles, Ctd, Andrew Sullivan's The Dish, The Daily Beast

Gender Equity at Home, The Conversation, KUOW 94.9 /​ NPR

Changing Families, Changing Workforce Needs, The Glass Hammer

In a first, women surpass men in advanced degrees, Fox News (Associated Press)

Has gender equity taken a step backwards?, Psychology Today

It's Hard Out There for a Pop, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture

Are we born racist? The talk you must have with your children, ParentMap

Role Reversal, Rebel Magazine

Switch Hitting in 21st Century Parenthood, Palo Alto Patch

The Power Mom Backlash, The Daily Beast

Men's Lib: Why We Need to Reimagine Masculinity, Newsweek

Surviving Hard Economy in Michigan, More Dads Stay Home, The Detroit Free Press

Are We Born Racist?, The Tavis Smiley Show

The Daddy Shift: A Q&A with Jeremy Adam Smith, Gender Across Borders

Dr. Laura's Apology and the New Science of Racism, The Washington Post

The Responsibilities and Expectations of the New American Dad, Parents

A Beard Amid Pink Petticoats, The Herald-Palladium

Daddy's Home!, Fit Pregnancy

Stay-at-Home Dads Changing Old Perceptions, CBS News 5

The New Father's Day, Sunday Morning with Philip Maldari, KPFA

Stay-at-Home Dads on the Rise,

Our Favorite Daddy Blogs, Parents

Meet the Modern Dad, Parenting

Father Knows Best Meets Daddy Day Care, Cleveland Family

Stay-at-Home Dads Grapple with Going Back to Work, NPR

Father's Day is the New Mother's Day, Rookie Dad, Family

Stay-at-Home Dads, Military Officers Association of America

Mr. Mom Gets Little Respect The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Dad-Mom Role Reversals: Families struggle to cope with the financial, emotional and who-does-the-dishes restructuring of their lives in this recession, Working Mother

"The Man-cession," Everyday Leadership with Dan Mulhern

Papai, eu quero mamar, TPM magazine (Brazil--read the English translation here)

Parents Dish on Reviving Romance, Moms Get Real, ABC News

Free to be Fathers?, Commonweal

The Secret Lives of Men, Blogtalkradio

Parenting as Persons, Journal of Family Life

When She Earns More, Men Aim to Please, MSNBC /​ Today

The Joy of a Really Crummy Zoo, Slate

Trading Places, The Age (Australia)

Quando é o pai que fica em casa, Crescer (Brazil)

Dude, put down the breast pump, Globe and Mail (Canada)

Forty Books About Sexuality that You Have to Read, AlterNet

Parenting and Mad Moms, The Takeaway (WNYC/​WBUR/​NPR)

Stay-at-home dad isn't alone as recession hits men hard, The Dallas Morning News

Former Wall Streeters take on new parenting roles, Reuters

Dads in the Digital Age, The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC)

Stay-at-Home Fatherhood On the Rise from TommyG Productions on Vimeo.

Stay at Home Fatherhood on the Rise, NBC News (Bay Area)

Day Share Dads, City Journal

Are Kids Naturally Racist?, The Takeaway (WNYC/​WBUR/​NPR)

Rise of the Stay-at-Home Dads, US News and World Report

Growing shift in parental gender roles, ABC News 7

Defining the Daddy Track, San Francisco Chronicle

Daddy on Board,

The Changing Role of Fathers and the Family, The Takeaway (BBC World Service /​ New York Times)

Read this before your first Father's Day, True/​Slant

Changing roles mean fatherhood isn't what it used to be, Wilmington Star

The Daddy Shift, The Current (CBC)

Stay at Home Dads, Here and Now with Robin Young (NPR)

The Daddy Shift, Afternoon Magazine with Celeste Quinn (WILL)

New daditude: Today's fathers are hands-on, pressure off, USA Today

Princess Parenting,

Daddy's lost his job--now he's got a blog, Globe and Mail

No Child Left Behind = All Boys Left Behind, Huffington Post

Exploring changing families in The Daddy Shift, San Francisco Chronicle parenting blog

The Daddy Identity Crisis, New York Times

Help! More Daddy Bloggers, Double X

Hands-on dads handle stress better, Toronto Star

A Podcast with Jeremy Adam Smith about The Daddy Shift, PsychJourney

On April 23, Jeremy joined feminist Shira Tarrant, filmmaker Byron Hurt, and author Jacob Anderson-Minshall in talking about men, masculinity, violence, and positive change on Nathalie Thandiwe's WBAI radio show, "Women: Body & Soul." You can listen to it here.

Jeremy collaborated with DadLabs to produce this segment on paternity leave:

The day before Election Day 2008, Jeremy was interviewed on the Forum by Michael Krasny about trust and politics. You can listen to it here:

What moms can learn from dads, USA Today

First-time dads have a few more gray hairs, San Francisco Chronicle.

When moms criticize, dads back off of baby care, MSNBC.

Life and the Single Dad, San Francisco Chronicle.

Jeremy was interviewed, along with Good Divorce author Constance Ahrons, on the KPFA show "Sunday with Peter Laufer" about new research into what makes today's families work. You can listen to the interview here.

Jeremy hosted a panel discussion in late 2007 on "The 21st Century Family" with family historian Stephanie Coontz, UC Berkeley psychologists Philip and Carolyn Cowan, and internationally known author and therapist Joshua Coleman. You can watch the panel here

Selected Works

Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood
Essays on the Science of Human Goodness
New Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology
How Stay-at-Home Fathers, Breadwinning Moms, and Shared Parenting are Transforming the American Family
Essays & Stories
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