Episodes

Feb. 8, 2021

Medical Dad's Valentine's Day Survival Guide

Stu and Dave gear up for Valentine's Day by talking about how they plan to celebrate a Covid Valentine's Day, while Stu waxes nostalgic about Valentine's days from years gone by! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor....

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Feb. 1, 2021

Transition to Solids - Infant nutrition in the 1st year of life

Stu and Dave sit down to share some advice about transitioning children from breast milk/formula over to solid foods. They talk about when is a good time to start solids, what sequence of foods to use, and share some advice …

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Jan. 25, 2021

Recipes and Cooking for a Pandemic World

Stu and Dave discuss how their household kitchens and cooking habits have changed since the pandemic. Then they break down some go-to recipes that have helped them get through the last nine months, including home made burgers...

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Jan. 18, 2021

Working From Home in a Covid Winter

As Covid starts to surge around the country and their respective cities enter the harshest lockdown yet, Stu and Dave talk about the good and the bad of once again working from home. --- Send in a voice message: https://anc...

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Jan. 11, 2021

Exercise in Winter

The Medical Dads attempt to figure out what options are there for exercise for both themselves and for their children during a frigid cold Covid winter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Jan. 4, 2021

Then and Now Part 2

Stu and Dave continue their conversation about how parenting has changed from their parents time to now. This time, they focus on the role of the dad in the modern family, and reminisce about their own dads managed to parent …

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Dec. 29, 2020

Then and Now Part 1

The Medical Dads take a moment to reflect on some of the big pictures changes that have happened in society from the time they were children to now as parents. They talk about some of the obvious things that have …

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Dec. 19, 2020

A Covid Christmas Carol

Stu and Dave encounter the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as part of their Christmas special! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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Dec. 10, 2020

The Medical Dads Guide to Manners

Stu and Dave dish on parenting in an age of increasing in-civility. Are manners still relevant in this day and age? Is there a dark side to teaching our children to being polite? Please, have a listen and enjoy. --- …

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Nov. 29, 2020

Bicycles - To Unicycles and Beyond

Stu and Dave reminisce about learning to ride their bikes, and discuss all aspects of teaching their children to ride, including bicycle safety and helmets. From pedal-less stride bikes to unicycles, this episode will have yo...

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Nov. 21, 2020

Ears - You Have to Hear This Episode!

Stu and Dave gather to discuss medical issues surrounding ears and hearing in children. They cover everything related to ears from their views on headphones to remedies for ear wax and ear infections. Guaranteed to leave you ...

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Nov. 9, 2020

Sequential Art - Children and Comics

Stu and Dave make the case in favour of comics and comic books. They talk about the joys of comics, and share some titles from both past and present that they think are good to get children into reading. --- …

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Oct. 26, 2020

The Scary Halloween

Stu and Dave discuss Halloween and why Dave abhors this holiday. They then break down the current COVID situation and how it will affect trick or treating this year in their respective hometowns, and Stu gives some alternatve...

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Oct. 19, 2020

Dollars and Sense

Stu and Dave debate the merits of teaching their children about financial literacy. Is it ever too early to start learning about money? And what are their approaches to dealing with money and their children. Are allowances a...

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Oct. 7, 2020

Thanksgiving Turkeys

Stu and Dave take a moment to ponder Thanksgiving in the time of Covid. How do you survive a Thanksgiving when their cities have forbidden family gatherings? Then they chat about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving...

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Oct. 3, 2020

Covid Update - And Then We Opened the Schools...

This week, with children around Canada and the US having returned to classes for a few weeks, Stu and Dave discuss what life is like right now for both children and parents. They share stories about their children navigating ...

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Sept. 28, 2020

2 Player Mode - The Medical Dads on Video Games

This week, Stu and Dave take on the topic of parenting and video games. They wax nostalgia about the video games of their childhood and then break down some of the current issues facing parents when it comes to home …

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Sept. 22, 2020

Parenting in the Cellular Age

This week, Stu and Dave break down what it's like to parent during the age of the cell phones. They talk screen time, data plans, the risks of cancer and more. If your children are pressuring you to get them …

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Sept. 5, 2020

Outdoor Play Part 2 - Beyond the Backyard

This week, Stu and Dave reconvene to continue their discussion on outdoor play. They talk backyards, playgrounds, swimming pool and more, while sharing some thoughts on outdoor safety and just plain outdoor fun. --- Send in...

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Aug. 30, 2020

Outdoor Play Part 1 - Kids, Get Out!

Just in time for the end of summer, the Medical Dads break down the joys and travails of sending their children outdoors as much as they can, and along the way, discuss Dave's favourite outdoor topic - sun safety! --- …

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Aug. 21, 2020

Covid - Back to School Special

The Medical Dads are Back! Back for the premiere of Season 2 of the Medical Dads Podcast and back to discuss going back to school for children after almost 6 months away from school! This week, Stu and Dave break …

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Aug. 2, 2020

Building Bridges - The Medical Dads on Racism

Stu and Dave reflect on racism, and share some thoughts and viewpoints about racial inequality and their own experiences with prejudice. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/medicaldads/message

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July 12, 2020

Unaccredited, Unlicensed and Unprofessional - Home Schooling During a…

On this week's episode, Stu and Dave discuss the trials and travails of schooling their children at home. For any parent who's been trying in vain to teach their children something while working from home, this episode is sur...

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July 4, 2020

Just Say No to the Coffee Table Purchase - Tips on Childproofing Your…

On this week's episode, Stu and Dave discuss the spike in household injuries that is occurring as a result of Covid, and give some practical advice on things to watch for at home, including everything from slamming doors to c...

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