On this very special episode of DadLabs, Daddy Danny reads Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle. A Bald Eagle soars, a Spider Monkey swings, a Macaroni Penguin struts, and a Red Wolf sneaks through Bill Martin Jr's rhythmic text and Eric Carle's vibrant images, and all are watched over by our best hope for the future-a dreaming child. Episode 884.
Episode 883. Daddy Clay checks out the new Dropcam HD. This mini camera is directly integrated with your iPhone or Android. So any where in the world where you have cell phone service, you can see the camera view.
The system is very easy to set up, and has features such as DVR packages and event alerts. The camera has clear night vision and can be set to only record when movement or sound has been detected, making the Dropcam HD a great alternative to a traditional baby monitor. One new feature is the "talk back" function. You can interact with what you are seeing on screen because the camera has a built in speaker and microphone. With a current price point starting at $150, this Dropcam HD with all of it's features is a great value.
Do you have a Dropcam or home surveillance system? How have you or would you use a Dropcam? Hop over to the forums at DadLabs.com and join the conversation. Thanks for watching!
Daddy Danny reviews an innovative and stylish kind of diaper that's a hybrid of Cloth and Disposable: gDiaper. 50 million diapers enter the landfill every day. Each one takes up to 500 years to break down. gDiapers are the only earth-friendly diapers that are 100% biodegradable. gDiapers biodegradable gRefills can be flushed, home composted, or tossed. Jason Graham-Nye, Co-Founder and Dad gives DadLabs the inside scoop on why every baby's bottom should be protected by gDiaper. Episode 882. Distributed by OneLoad.com
From securing your flatscreen to window cords, Jennifer with the Austin Baby Proofing Co. talks about things you need to think about when making your home safe for your new baby. Hundreds of children are injured or killed each year from accidents and things that can be prevented with proper baby proofing. The International Association for Child Safety is a great resource and can get you in touch with babyproofing professionals in your area. You can also find some great tips to help you create a safe home for your family in the third installment of the Sane Parents Guide from DadLabs. Download your copy on DadLabs.com from Smashwords or Amazon. Babyproofing Your Home - Episode 881 is brought you by Baby Bjorn.
Colic Solved - Episode 880
Bryan Vartabedian, MD from the Texas Children's Hospital chats with Daddy Brad about Colic. It's one of the hardest things for new parents to deal with it because the baby doesn't rest, and the crying keeps parents from resting along with the stress of not being able to comfort the child. The latest definition of colic is a "healthy baby with protracted crying," meaning the baby cries and cries with no obvious reason. There are so many different things that can cause colic. Doctor Vartabedian talks about some of the causes and the possible treatments. Do you or did you have problems with colic with your baby? Visit the forums and DadLabs.com and share your experiences.
Five Ab Exercises To Do With Your Baby - Episode 879Daddy Danny gets in shape with Baby Declan. You can use the weight of your baby for some of these ab exercises to add resistance or support. You get a great productive core workout with all that silly funny face time you were doing anyway. Join the conversation at DadLabs.com. Let us know what you do to stay fit with a wee one in the house.
iPhone Lens Review - Episode 878Daddy Danny checks out the olloclip 3-in-1 camera lens for the iPhone.
This lens comes with a fish eye, wide angle, and macro lens. While the lens snaps on quickly and easily and is held firm, you cannot use it with any type of case on the iPhone. So putting on the lens can be a hassle, and can cause you to miss that moment you really wanted to capture and share.
Overall, the Olloclip lens adds versatility to the capabilities of the iPhone as a camera. There are hundreds of options out there, including adapters that allow you to use full size dSLR lenses with your iPhone.
Once you have those wonderful memories captured, you'll want to share them. Burst is a great app that allows you to create a circle of friends and family with whom you can quickly and easily share your photos with just one touch. Safely and securely. Episode 878 is brought to you by Burst.It.
Top Ten Baby Toys 0 to 6 Months - Episode 877
Daddy Danny shares his Top 10 Baby Toys for Declan (0-6 months old).
There are so many toys to choose from, so try to find toys that are not just fun to play with but also good for your baby's development. Also, to save money, you can find many great toys at consignment shops. Danny's Top 10 includes:
O Ball (Rhino Toys), soft books (My First Taggies), Baby Gym (Infantino), Soft Teething Keys (Chicco), Lots of Links (Bright Starts), Sofie the Giraffe Teether (Vulli), Chime Garden (Lamaze), Shooting Star Teething Rattle (Manhattan Toy), Xylophone Piano (Little Tikes), and the Babysitter Balance and Toy Bar (BabyBjorn).
Review of the Aqua Scale 3-in-1 Baby Bath Tub - Episode 876Daddy Danny shares his 5 favorite things about this great little tub for Declan.
It's ergonomic shape keep your baby comfortable and in a good body position for easy bathing. Not only does it show you the temperature of the water, but it also shows you the weight of your baby. And specially for Dads, it has beer holders! (No kidding!) Because of the design, it allows for unrestrained baby playtime or 'fuss relief.' The Aqua Scale tub is not just for babies. As your child grows, you can remove the leg rest and continue to use it as a toddler tub. For more information visit TheAquaScale.com.
Expecting 411 - Doula Massages for Labor Pain - Episode 875 Dr. Ari Brown talks with Ame Shillington, certified doula and Shelley Scotka, doula and childbirth educator about various positions and massage techniques to help relieve labor pain. A very special thanks to Dr. Brown.