Shannon Carpenter

shannon carpenter
Shannon Carpenter has been a stay-at-home dad since 2008. He is also a humor writer trained through the famous Second City and the author of The Ultimate Stay-at-Home Dad. Whether writing social satire or parenting essays, he is always able to find your funny bone and leave you with a lasting impression. Shannon has written for CNN and The Atlantic and shared his experiences with Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, CNBC, Slate Magazine, and The New York Times, as well as his local NBC and FOX stations.  He has done public readings on local NPR affiliate KCUR and teaching through the National At-Home Dad Network, and the Dad 2.0 national conference, which named him one of the funniest dads of 2019. Redbook magazine has named him as one of America’s “Adventure Dads.” Finally, BuzzFeed recognized him as one of the funniest women of the week in 2020, which was weird because he is not a woman. However, he is very funny.
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About The Everydad

This generation of dads is doing it differently.

You want to raise a good kid, be a solid partner, and still have some time for yourself. It’s a lot, and it goes fast. From those first steps to packing the car for college, raising a good human is no (dad) joke.

So think of us as a group of dads just trying to figure it out. We’re all about tips, parenting hacks, and raising a glass to the guys who are redefining what it means to be Dad.