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 Remembrance Day still on their minds, they talk about the origins of Thanksgiving, and reflect on what ...

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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 Amazon Prime, when everyone's hoard just keeps growing bigger and bigger and bigger. --- Send …

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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. Split grades? Parent/Teacher Ratios? Public vs Private? They've got something to say about it ...

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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 into return to school routines while COVID rages on, with no clear end point in sight. --- …

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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 dad's aren't represented well in Hollywood, well, this one's for you! --- Send in a voice …

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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 do when your child is afflicted by a foreign body? We've got you covered! --- Send …

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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 "never yell at your children" parenting books have a point? Have a listen and find out! …

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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 children's books, and then discuss what their kids are reading lately, including Gordon Korman, and Big...

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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 the ER? What are some common types of injury? And what are the best options …

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July 12, 2021


This week, Stu and Dave break down the topic of constipation in children. What are the common causes? What are the best treatment options? And what on earth are high school students supposed to do when confronted with the cho...

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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 these last few months in the kitchen. They also discuss what is going on with COVID …

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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 you happened to get an Astra Zeneca vaccine in the first go around. Then, at last, Stu …

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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 should parents and children consider when returning to sports and activities in the aftermath of one...

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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? What are the treatment options? What do parents need to know about this condition? --- Send in a...

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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? What are some pitfalls to avoid? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/m...

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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 Dads have you covered as you try to solve boredom with some board games! --- Send …

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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 memories of piano recitals gone bad, and share some parenting tips on how to get children more in tune ...

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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 they talk about Mother's Day and how they will try to navigate it with their families. --- …

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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 amounts of artwork that inevitably pile up around the house, the Medical Dads have you covered in …

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April 26, 2021

Covid - the Third Wave Washes Over Us All

Stu and Dave discuss the third wave of COVID. They talk about watching Star Wars with young children, the worsening COVID situation in Ontario and how the province moved from a lock down to a shutdown and closed playgrounds a...

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April 20, 2021

Go Go Dad Gadgets!

This week, Stu and Dave break down what some of their favourite (and not so favourite) dad gadgets are, from kitchen gadgets that they can't do without to gadgets that are gathering dust. --- Send in a voice message: https:...

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April 14, 2021

Time Management - When There is Never Enough Time

Stu and Dave begin by answering a mailbag question about how to deal with a 1 year old who insists on co-sleeping with his parents. Then they share some tips on how to manage time while juggling the demands of …

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April 7, 2021

Cars and How They Drive Us Nuts

This week, Stu and Dave break down the joys of car ownership. From buying their first cars, to regular maintenance and repairs, the Medical Dads prepare to drive this one into the ground! --- Send in a voice message: https:...

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April 5, 2021

Cars - The Medical Dads Talk Auto Shop

Stu and Dave break down what has historically been a dad activity,, sharing some stories and advice about car shopping, maintenance and repair. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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