Episodes

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

Constipation

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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March 29, 2021

A Medical Dads Easter Special

Stu and Dave talk about another holiday in the time of Covid. They break down what is going on in their cities with COVID of late, discuss the Astra Zeneca vaccine side effect situation, and then take about the Easter …

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March 22, 2021

Covid - This Virus is Making Me Nervous

One year in, Stu and Dave talk about anxiety and COVID, and how the virus has put everyone's mental health on edge. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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March 16, 2021

Covid 19 - One Year On and Still Counting

One year into the COVID pandemic, Stu and Dave discuss what the past year has been like. They share stories and memories, starting with the early months of the pandemic and follow it through to the present day. --- Send …

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March 8, 2021

And Then the Vaccine Saved Us

Stu and Dave discuss the Covid 19 Vaccine. Should people be getting it? Who shouldn't be getting it? How does it work? What's the rollout like? They also share their own vaccine stories. --- Send in a voice message: https:/...

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March 2, 2021

Tantrums - Childhood Meltdowns and Parental Suffering

Stu and Dave talk about childhood tantrums. How to avoid them? Ways to deal with them when they inevitably arise, and when they might signify something else. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/messag...

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Feb. 23, 2021

TV Dads - A Medical Dads Primer

The Medical Dads dive in to discuss what they learned from their favourite TV dads of yesteryear, from Carl Winslow to Danny Tanner to Al Bundy. Then they struggle to determine where Heathcliffe Huxtable ranks in the all time...

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Feb. 16, 2021

Respiratory Illnesses - Asthma and Beyond

Stu and Dave do a long-winded deep dive into common respiratory illnesses, including asthma. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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