May 29, 2022

The Storm of 2022

The Medical Dads survived the great spring thunderstorm of 2022 and live to tell the tale! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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May 8, 2022

Sacrifice: Happy Mother's Day to Our Moms

For Mother's Day, Stu and Dave sit down to share some stories about the long winding road their moms took to get where they are today. Happy Mother's Day to everyone out there! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm...

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May 5, 2022

What You Need To Know Before You Go to the ER

Stu and Dave give a primer on what parents should know about emergency rooms. When is a good time to go the ER? Should they bring food with them? What exactly constitutes an emergency? If you've ever been confused by …

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April 15, 2022

Junk Food Part 2 - The Potato

In a continuation to the last conversation on junk food, the Medical Dads have a serous, medical talk about potato chips, before sharing their thoughts about sugar snacks and ice cream. --- Send in a voice message: https://...

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April 4, 2022

Medical Dads Guide to Junk Food

Where else in the world will you get a long form discussion by medical doctors about the merits of junk food from McDonald's to fried chicken. Just like quality junk food, this episode will leave you happy and satiated but …

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March 23, 2022

This Movie is Not For Kids

For the 30th anniversary of Basic Instinct, the Medical Dads talk about movies that are definitely not appropriate for their kids... yet. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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March 15, 2022

Medical Dads in War Time

Dave and Stu reflect on the state of the world while war rages in the Ukraine. Is the world simply one big exercise in playground diplomacy? How does one process war as a parent? How do they talk to their …

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March 8, 2022

The Endemic - Not the End of the Pandemic

The Medical Dads ponder the Endemic. Is it the end of the pandemic or is it the beginning of something else? Is it time to make plans for the summer? How worried are we about COVID as we had into …

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March 1, 2022

Graphic Novels - In Praise of Sequential Art

Stu and Dave stay on the topic of books, as they make time to talk comic books, graphic novels and Manga. Where else can you get a discussion about the Slam Dunk manga, Popeye, Calvin and Hobbes and Demon Slayer? …

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March 1, 2022

From Books to Graphic Novels

Stu and Dave didn't quite finish their literary discussion last week, so they dive back in to talk about graphic novels, comic books and comic strips. What have their kids been reading? Which classics from yesteryear do they ...

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Feb. 22, 2022

Books - What Our Children are Reading

Where else are you going to get a discussion about Demon Slayer manga, Anne of Green Gables and Paw Patrol books all in the same hour? I didn't think so! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Feb. 15, 2022

The Dad Olympics

As the Beijing Winter Olympics roll on, the Medical Dads get into the Olympic spirit and talk about watching sports with their children and share memorable stories about the Blue Jays, Raptors, and watching sports with their ...

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Feb. 3, 2022

Ringing in the Year of the Tiger

Stu and Dave sit down and talk about the Canadian version of Chinese New Year. Stu brushes up on his Chinese New Year greetings and they share some stories and memories about Chinese New Years from years gone by. --- …

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Jan. 25, 2022

Sibling Rivalry - Only the Strong Survive

Stu and Dave take a break from worrying about Omicron to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to siblings and sibling rivalries. What can parents do to manage sibling rivalries? When are sibling rivalries …

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Jan. 21, 2022

Covid - Back to School?

This week, as the Omicron variant rages around Ontario, Stu and and Dave break down how parents should weigh the various factors as they consider whether to send their children back to school or not. --- Send in a voice …

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Jan. 11, 2022

Covid - Not Again!

Its 2022 and suddenly Covid is back in full force. Stu and Dave talk about how Covid upended their Christmas holidays and is now threatening to upend schooling and parenting once again. --- Send in a voice message: https://...

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Jan. 6, 2022

The Many Misconceptions About Canada and Canadians

In this episode, recorded a month ago, Stu and Dave take a break from Covid talk and break down some common misconceptions (and conceptions) about Canada and Canadians. This is the break from Covid talk that you didn't know y...

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Dec. 21, 2021

The 12 Days of Christmas Medical Dads Wish List

The Medical Dads break down the 12 things they are wishing for this Christmas, culminating in a discussion of possibly the greatest Christmas movie ever made. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/messa...

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Dec. 9, 2021

Parenting in the Internet Age

Stu and Dave talk about trying to parent during the internet age. From children using internet "for school," to playing online games, to accessing social media, the internet causes parents a lot of grief. How do we monitor wh...

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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, while Dave recalls how sick days can sometimes motivate people to acts of athletic brilliance. ...

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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 break down in the home, what do the medical dads do besides panic? --- Send in a …

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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 should eat for lunch at school. Hot lunches? Lunch at home? We've got you covered with everything fro...

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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 when Dave decides to plant a tree in his backyard. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm...

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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 kids to Spider-Man and the Hulk and then things get out of control? Is there a safe age …

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