Oakville Dads Newsletter #2 – Fall Edition

View our first edition here.

Have a look below, reach out, contribute and send us any ideas you have to oakvilledads@gmail.com

Quarterly Group Dashboard:

Total Members now: 4,824
New Members: 540

Posts: 3,313
Comments: 22,682
Reactions: 43,008

Most active members:
Dhruv Dayal Gupta, Ashton Ekbatani, Martin Paquette and Sunny Gawri

ODG Featured Father:

Angelo Esposito

  • Team Leader from Food drive at Superstore
  • Angelo is an incredible dad! He’s always first to step up to help at food drives, golf tournaments and even volunteers weekly at the Food Bank. One week after achilles surgery, he was there – on golf day – there helping with registration and getting guys setup and checked in. Born and raised in Oakville and love being part of the Oakville Dads Group
  • A devoted dad for 26 years, raising 4 children ages 26, 24, 20, 18 (3 boys and 1 girl) with his wife
  • Loves spending time with his wife and kids and traveling
  • Took up stand-up surfing a couple of years ago and enjoys this sport with his daughter and son whenever they cruise together

Free Promo Papa:  

In the ground transportation industry and frustrated with the current load board? We are developing one for Canadian Truckers by Canadian Truckers. It promises to be both economical and build trust through verification of users.


(randomly drawn from Free Promo Friday on Facebook)

Upcoming Events:

  • New Oakville Dads Merchandise – Coming Soon
  • Nov.18th – Christmas parade in Oakville (Contact: David Girard)
  • Nov.24th – 3rd Annual Pub Crawl (Contact: Per Homer)
  • Jan. 18th – 5,000 Member Celebration
  • New site relaunch – Coming Soon

Here are Six things you can do to stay motivated in a fast-paced life:

 1. Set Clear Goals: Define specific, achievable goals for yourself. This provides direction and a sense of purpose, helping you stay focused and motivated. 

 2. Prioritize Self-Care: Taking care of your physical and mental well-being is crucial. This includes regular exercise, a balanced diet, adequate sleep, and time for relaxation and reflection. 

 3. Time Management: Efficiently allocate your time to different tasks and responsibilities. Use tools like calendars, to-do lists, and productivity apps to help you stay organized.

 4. Continuous Learning: Keep acquiring new knowledge and skills. Learning can be a powerful source of motivation, as it opens up new opportunities and challenges.

 5. Stay Inspired: Surround yourself with sources of inspiration. This could be through books, podcasts, mentors, or even spending time in nature. It helps to regularly expose yourself to things that ignite your passion and creativity.

6. Know where you stand: Everyday we’re all out there hustling trying to stay ahead. It’s about putting out your best possible effort without quitting. When it comes to these particular aspects of life such as personal, business, health, relationships and wealth, knowing where you stand give you the advantage of knowing how far you have to go with your goals. It’s all real.

Christopher Hayward Is a Personal Performance Coach Based in Oakville 

Mosquitoes are the deadliest animal in the world: They kill more people than any other creature due to the diseases they carry.

Dad Joke:
I’ve just watched a documentary on cannabis.  I think all documentaries should be watched this way


We have a list of sites for helping with Mental health, stress and kids. Have a look below.

Dads Hiring:


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