Fathers are Parents Too! The Fathers’ Rights TV Show
Fathers are Parents Too is a television talk show, featuring different professionals from all areas that affect single fathering, family law, and children!
Fathers are Parents Too originally aired on KMVT, out of Mountain View, California, and was broadcast by 36 different stations around the country!
Now you can watch Fathers are Parents Too from the comfort of your own computer!
(Note: Episodes 9, 10, 11, 12, and 20 are missing; we are working on getting them.)
Fathers Are Parents Too! The Television Series for Single Fathers
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 1 – Introduction
In the first episode of Fathers are Parents Too, you are introduced to DadsRights.org founder Anne P Mitchell, and to Brent Wellman, Legislative Liaison for the Fathers Rights and Equality Exchange*, and Sandra Masnaghetti, producer and director of Fathers are Parents Too.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 2 – Carol Marks, MFCC
Carol Marks, a licensed Marriage, Family and Children Counselor, talks about the highly successful co-parent counseling model that she and fathers rights attorney Anne Mitchell developed together, and about false allegations of abuse, the need for a child to have an ongoing relationship with their father after the disuniting of the family, and other issues affecting single fathers and their children.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 3 – Co-Parenting with Ex Spouses
In this episode of Fathers are Parents Too, husband and wife Jeff and Sandra Masnaghetti, ex-wife Sharon Masnaghetti and family court services mediator Lilia Sandoval talk about cooperative co-parenting with both ex and current spouses. Yes, it can be done!
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 4 – Child Custody Evaluator Dr. Philip Stahl
In Episode 4 of Fathers are Parents Too, Child Custody Evaluator Dr. Philip Stahl, author of “Conducting Child Custody Evaluations”, joins Anne to explain and discuss the child custody evaluation process.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 5 – Drs. Amity Buxton and Fernando Gutierrez on Single Gay Fathers
Drs. Amity Buxton and Fernando Gutierrez talk about the issues faced by single gay fathers.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 6 – Armin “Mr. Dad” Brott, author of The Single Father
Anne talks with Armin “Mr. Dad” Brott, author of The Single Father: A Dad’s Guide to Parenting Without a Partner. Mr. Brott’s other books include Throwaway Dads: The Myths and Barriers That Keep Men from Being the Fathers They Want to Be; The Military Father: A Hands-on Guide for Deployed Dads; The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be; The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the First Year; Fathering Your Toddler: A Dad’s Guide to the Second and Third Years; Fathering Your School-Age Child: A Dad’s Guide to the Wonder Years, 3 to 9; and Father for Life: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 7 – Peter Firpo, Esq., False Accusations of Child Abuse Defense Lawyer
Anne talks with Peter Firpo, an attorney who specializes in defending fathers against false allegations of child abuse.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 8 – Police Officer Diana Bishop
Police Officer Detective Diana Bishop discusses and explains the role of the police in custody and other family law disputes. When is it appropriate to involve the police, and when isn’t it?
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 13 – Tax Expert David Hatt
Tax Expert David Hatt is an Enrolled Tax Agent, and answers such questions as is child support tax deductible? If you are the non-custodial parent can you deduct what you pay to a child-care provider? If you pay for more than half of your child’s expenses, can you declare them on your taxes? Mr. Hatt answers these questions and more.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 14 – Steven Walker on Teen Fathering
Steven Walker is the founder of the Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Project (TAPP) and the TCB Teen Fathering Project. Steven and (in Episode 15) some of the teenage fathers with whom he has worked join us to talk about fathering as a teenager.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 15 – Teenaged Fathers Speak Out
Teenaged fathers from the Teenaged Pregnancy and Parenting Program (TAPP) and TCB (Taking Care of Business) project talk about what it’s like being a teenage father.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 16 – Make a Wish Foundation
Sylvia Zanello from the Make-A-Wish Foundation talks about co-parenting after divorce for a terminally ill child.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 17 – Brent Wellman, Legislative Director for the Fathers’ Rights & Equality Exchange
Brent Wellman, Legislative Director for the Fathers’ Rights & Equality Exchange (F.R.E.E.) talks about laws and legislation affecting single fathers.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 18 – Custodial Fathers Speak Out
Custodial fathers David Jones and Tom Magann talk about what it’s like for a single father with full custody.
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Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 19 – Parenting Supervisors Talk About Dealing with Supervised Parenting Time
Nancy Fallows and Marie O’Leary are parenting time supervisors who assist when a noncustodial parent is ordered to have supervised parenting time (previously known as “supervised visitation”). Fallows and O’Leary talk about how to deal with supervised parenting time.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 21 – Michael and Carleen Brennan, authors of Custody for Fathers
Michael and Carleen Brennan, co-authors of the popular book Custody for Fathers, talk about what it takes for fathers to get custody of their children.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 22 – Jeffrey Leving, Fathers Rights Attorney
Fathers Rights’ attorney and author Jeffrey Leving talks with Anne.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 23 – Melanie Headrick, Janet Heim, District Attorney’s Parental Kidnapping and Abduction Unit
Lead Investigator Melanie Headrick and Deputy District Attorney Janet Heim from the DA Parental Abduction Unit talk about parental kidnapping, and what to do should your child’s other parent disappear with them.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 24 – Mona Williams, CASA Advocate for Children
Mona Williams, Community Relations Director for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children talks about the role of a court-appointed special advocate in family law cases.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 25 – One Year Anniversary Special, Part 1
Fathers are Parents Too One Year Anniversary Special, with special guests Jeff Masnaghetti, Paul Kinzelman, Jeanne Gitzen, and Tom McGann
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 26 – 1 Year Anniversary Special Part 2, Interview with Fathers’ Rights Lawyer Anne P. Mitchell
Fathers are Parents Too Executive Producer Sandra Masnaghetti interviews fathers’ rights lawyer Anne P. Mitchell in this 1 year anniversary special.
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Michael Durgavich, Attorney at Law talks about fathers’ rights and what it’s like representing fathers in family law.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 28 – Arthur M. Bodin, PhD, Family Therapist
Arthur M. Bodin, PhD and family therapist discusses his 5-step roadmap for family therapy.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 29 – Part 1 of Town Hall Meeting with Assemblyman John Vasconellos
Fathers are Parents Too goes to a Fathers’ Rights Town Hall Meeting with Assemblyman John Vasconellos. We invited Assemblyman John Vasconcellos to meet with us and single fathers to hear the concerns of single dads. NOTE: Test pattern at beginning, episode starts at 50 seconds in. NOTE 2: We apologize that the audio for this episode is shaky in a few places.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 30 – Part 2 Town Hall Meeting with Assemblyman John Vasconellos
We invited Assemblyman John Vasconcellos to meet with us and single fathers to hear the concerns of single dads. This is part 2.
Note 1: There is a test pattern and sound at the beginning of this episode. The actual show starts at 1 minute, 10 seconds. Note 2: Due to sound issues with this particular episode, the audio is spotty. It gets somewhat (but not completely) better at around 8 minutes in, and is much better by 12 minutes in. We apologize.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 31 – Grown Children of Divorce Speak Out
Grown children of divorce speak out, along with therapist Dr. Jeffrey Clark, who specializes in helping children of divorce deal with the fallout from their parents’ divorce.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 32 – Kate Brill, Parenting Education Coordinator
During a divorce, one or both parents may be ordered to take parenting education classes. Kate Brill is a parenting education coordinator, and she speaks with us about those classes.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 33 – Family Court Special Master Laurie Williams
Family Court Special Master Laurie Williams talks with Anne about what it means to have a Special Master involved in your family law case, and what a Special Master does, and can and can’t do.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 34 – Dr. Ken Byers, author of Man in Transition
Dr. Ken Byers, author of Man in Transition, talks with Anne about the many roles in which today’s men find themselves.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 35 – Kim Matthews of the Step Family Association
Kim Matthews, Regional Representative for the Step Family Association, talks about step-parenting concerns and issues.
Fathers are Parents Too: Episode 36 – Eric Towle, Family Violence Counsellor, on Battered Men
Family violence counselor Eric Towle talks about violence against men and, in particular, about battered men and the women who batter them.