Daddy Clay talks with Jennifer Jolly, tech & lifestyle editor of the largest tech website for women, tecca.com. Parents today have one of the greatest tools for assisting in raising a family, the internet. Websites like Nextdoor help tap into the original social network, your neighbors. Unlike other sites, Nextdoor is only for people who actually live in your area. Studies have shown that when neighbors are interacting with each other the areas have lower crime rates. Other benefits are lower costs from ride sharing, service referrals, as well as the piece of mind from knowing your neighbors are looking out for the general well being of the neighborhood. Another helpful site for parents is UrbanSitter, which shows ratings, schedule availability, and referrals for local babysitters. Jennifer points out that it is still important to apply common sense and your own comfort level when using these sites, but sees that there is more and more usability and security with them. If a social network or app can help you as a parent, then why not use it? For expecting or new parents, the first installment of the Sane Parents Guide can help you prepare your home for the little one. Download a copy at Amazon or Smashwords. We appreciate your support and thanks for watching! Episode #857 - Trends in Hyperlocal Applications and Technology
Today on DadLabs, Clay reviews the 2013 Mazda 5.
Another of life's Ta-Da Moments from DadLabs.
One of life's Ta-Da Moments! At DadLabs, we sometimes have to travel away from our little ones. And after a long time away, it's nice to come back home to something like this.
THE DAD 2.0 SUMMIT is the annual conference where marketers, social media leaders, and blogging parents connect to discuss the changing voice and perception of men online and of modern fatherhood. Come join us January 31-February 2, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Houston.
Along with the social media experts from around the country, top brands will be there as well, sharing their best practices for online marketing and building new business relationships with bloggers and social media experts.
For more information or to register, please visit www.dad2summit.com.
Potty training your kid is one of the biggest parenting challenges parents will face. In this episode of The Lab, Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad offer advice to other dads and moms on how to potty train children. They run through potty equipment, including some from Baby Bjorn and the Peter Potty, that will make it easier for kids to transition to the big potty. Clean up advice for poop and pee is also shared.
Journey to comfort. Dove Men+Care and Dad 2.0 sent Daddy Brad along with several members of the DadBlogosphere to the MetLife stadium to talk with Doug Flutie about what makes him comfortable in his own skin, particularly as a father.
Episode 899 is brought to you by Dove Men+Care.
From a night light to a stylish new crib from BabyBjorn, Daddy Clay brings you his favorite products from the 2012 ABC Kids Expo in Louisville, Kentucky.
Episode 898 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
Hax Attacks Review. October is Cyber Security Month. And at DadLabs, we are all about teaching good safety and security practices for your mobile devices, tablets, and home wifi network. But how do you explain kids to the basics of cyber security with THEIR online information? The folks at Cyber Griffin have developed a great game call Hax Attacks. That's right, we said GAME. When your children's eyes start to glaze over as you lecture them about online security, you can share Hax Attacks with them, and they probably won't even notice that they're learning. This interactive app is full of fun levels of moving your data around trying to prevent hackers from getting it. Kids respond to well to the games and retain the tips and information on how to keep their data safe that are shared throughout game play. Check it out! And join us in the forums on DadLabs.com to tell us how you are teaching your family online safety habits. Episode 897 is brought to you by Cyber Griffin.
Today on DadLabs we learn the Art of Bragging About Your Kids. What kind of bragger are you? The Humble Bragger, The Concerned Bragger, The Stand-up Bragger, or The Bold Face Brag. Let us know which one you are.
Today on DadLabs we talk with acclaimed chef, cookbook author and host Gerry G. Garvin about eating healthy on the road and at home.