Episodes

Nov. 27, 2021

Not the Sick Days We Remember

Stu and Dave wax nostalgic about sick days from when they were growing up. Stu shares his mother's cure for children's sick days,…

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Nov. 16, 2021

Home of the (not so) Handyman

Stu and Dave share some stories and life lessons culled from over a decade on the front lines of home ownership. When things brea…

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Nov. 10, 2021

What's For Lunch?

Stu and Dave talk about school lunches and how their own experience with lunches have shaped their views on what their kids shoul…

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Nov. 1, 2021

Halloween, Covid and Scary Neighbor Stories

On the eve of Halloween, Stu and Dave get together to discuss the current state of Covid this Halloween and also what happens whe…

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Oct. 27, 2021

Parenting the Marvel Way

Stu and Dave talk about superheroes and comic books and how it all related to parenting. What happens when you introduce your kid…

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Oct. 10, 2021

Thanksgiving 2021

This year, for Thanksgiving, Stu and Dave talk about what yet another COVID Thanksgiving feels like. Then, with Truth and Remembr…

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Oct. 8, 2021

My Life for the Hoard!

Stu and Dave sit down to talk about hoarding. Stu and Dave talk about what it's like raising children in the age of eBay and Amaz…

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Sept. 27, 2021

Pick a School, Any School

Stu and Dave discuss the thought processes and antics that parents go through in the quest to optimize their children's education…

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Sept. 21, 2021

And We're Back...to School!

In the season 3 premiere of Medical Dads, Stu and Dave regroup after a summer away from podcasts to talk about children settling …

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Sept. 2, 2021

Movie Dads

Stu and Dave talk Hollywood's takes on fathers. From stern dads to funny dads to action hero dads to villain dads. If you think d…

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Aug. 23, 2021

Foreign Bodies - Get This Thing Out of Me!

Stu and Dave break down what to do when the human body gets ambushed by foreign bodies. Splinters. Coins. Ear plugs. What do you …

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Aug. 4, 2021

Don't Let Them Tell You It's Not Okay To Yell

Stu and Dave talk about their views on yelling at children. When is it necessary? When is it best avoided? Do these new age "neve…

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July 28, 2021

Medical Dads Book Club for Parents and Children

Stu and Dave reconvene a meeting of the Medical Dads Book Club. They break down how they plan to hoard or not store their childre…

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July 20, 2021

Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones

This week, Stu and Dave talk about broken bones and how to manage them. When do patients and parents need to think about going to…

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July 12, 2021

Constipation

This week, Stu and Dave break down the topic of constipation in children. What are the common causes? What are the best treatment…

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July 5, 2021

Back to the Kitchen!

This week, for the season finale, the Medical Dads head back to the kitchen, to report on what recipes have been working for them…

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June 20, 2021

Father's Day Special: Bringing a Gun to a Knife Fight

Stu and Dave break down what is going on with Covid and the controversies surrounding the vaccination process and what to do if y…

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June 15, 2021

Concussions - Why Our Children Should Not Play Professional Football

This week Stu and Dave talk about head injuries and concussions. What are they? What should we do when they happen? And what shou…

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June 10, 2021

ADHD - Sit Still and Pay Attention to this Episode!

Stu and Dave talk about ADHD, also known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Is it under diagnosed or over diagnosed? Wh…

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June 1, 2021

Talking About Death and Dying

The Medical Dads share some thoughts about discussing death and dying with children. What are some good ways to talk about death?…

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May 25, 2021

The Medical Dads Guide to Board Games

Ready to play some board games with the family? What are some good board games for you to try with your children? The Medical Dad…

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May 18, 2021

Performance Jitters

This week, Stu and Dave discuss performance anxiety, and specifically how it applies to stage fright. They revisit buried memorie…

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May 9, 2021

Another COVID Mother's Day

Stu and Dave talk about what's going on with the COVID third wave lately, including the latest on the Astra Zeneca vaccine. Then …

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May 5, 2021

The Medical Dads Guide to the Visual Arts - Paints and Brushes and Pa…

Stu and Dave discuss the role of art in their children's lives. From art classes during the pandemic to picking up the copious am…

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