Another entry in our Wikipoopia, a groundbreaking experiment in collective wisdom of dirty diapers. Join the dads of DadLabs as they turn common food ingredients found at your local big box grocery stores into gross, disgusting poopy diaper re-enactments. This week: The Houdini. DadLabs ep. 29 The Lab.
Many parents are interested in feeding their babies healthy baby food. In this episode of The Lab, we talk to Local Baby, an Austin-based organic baby food company. All of their fruits, vegetables and proteins are sourced and made locally. Learn more about their products as well as what some of the health and environmental benefits of locally grown produce and food are. Do you have a similar community supported agriculture (CSA) service or farmer's market in your area where you can buy locally grown food? Tell us about it at DadLabs.com. DadLabs Ep. 732 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
As the FitFatFit weight loss challenge winds down, DadLabs looks for a great workout to close out this year's health and fitness competition. What better way to get in shape than with a good old fashioned yoga throwdown? Daddy Clay takes his vast Wii Fit experience and pits it against Daddy Brad in a battle to see who can outpose who. Miranda instructs the dads in a variety of yoga poses and officiates the contest. If you'd like to give yoga a try, check out our live yoga broadcast on Thursdays at 3 p.m. EST immediately following the DadLabs Live Show. DadLabs Ep. 731.
In this episode of Quality Time, singer Sara Hickman interviews Daddy Clay, Daddy Brad, and Daddy Troy about creative family activities. Sara is the Texas State Musician of the Year and is also a member of Family Time Rocks, a musical group that sings about families getting creative together. What are some fun family activities the dads like to do? One dad suggests writing music and songs with your kids and putting on a concert. Another dad goes the filmmaking route and makes movies with his children. Check out the clips from his home video. Taking things apart and building toys or science projects is another fun thing for parents and kids to do together. To learn more about Family Time Rocks or to download their album, check out their site at familytimerocks.com. For more on Sara Hickman, visit her site at sarahickman.com. DadLabs Ep. 730.
Studies have shown that dads are becoming more involved in shopping for groceries. Today in The Lab, Daddy Clay talks with Manuel Rosso, founder and CEO of Food On The Table, a web site that can make this task easier for parents. FoodOnTheTable.com offers users recipes and a grocery list based on meal preferences and what's on sale at your local supermarket. Their goal is to help families eat healthier and save money on food. Each recipe is developed by a chef and can be prepared in under 45 minutes, leaving more time for family dinner. DadLabs Ep. 729 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
As Survivor Dad tells us, poop is one constant you can count on when you have a baby in the house. In this episode, he's talking diapers. Learn some quick facts about diaper changes including how many diapers parents will use with an infant. He demonstrates the FuzziBunz cloth diapers he uses with Asher and also shares the costs associated with them including how much is spent on washing and a diaper pail. Find out when he uses disposable diapers. Survivor Dad Ep. 4. DadLabs Ep. 728.
Are you a parent of a baby who likes biting, hitting or other forms of infant violence? In this episode of The Lab, Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad talk to Hal Runkel, author of the book "Scream Free Parenting" about this issue. How can a dad or mom discipline their child when he or she becomes aggressive? How should siblings or other children react? Is spanking an acceptable punishment for this behavior? Check out the video for answers to these questions and tips on dealing with this problem. What do you do when babies attack? Let us know at DadLabs.com. DadLabs Ep. 727 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
Yoga seems to cater more to moms, but, can yoga also be for Dads? Today on The Lab, Daddy Clay talks with Neal Pollack, author of "STRETCH: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude". Listen as Neal insights some of his wisdom and watch as Brad and Clay try yoga first hand here at the office. If you're dad that has questions or concerns about starting your yoga practice, don't miss this episode! Episode 726 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
In this episode of The Lab, DadLabs takes a look at tummy time. Parents often have babies sleep on their backs to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This reduces the amount of time that a baby spends lying on his or her stomach. Dr. Ari Brown tells us the impact tummy time has on infant development. She also reveals at what age it should start. The dads also offer a few tips on how parents can make tummy time fun for baby. If you've got thoughts, share them with us at DadLabs.com. DadLabs Ep. 725 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.
In this episode, Survivor Dad hits the trail - the jogging trail. Stay at home dad Nathan tells us how he gets in is exercise while also giving his son Asher a chance to experience the outdoors. Learn some facts about calorie burning and weight loss. Survivor Dad also tells us what he likes about the BOB Revolution jogging stroller and shares some tips about things to bring along when walking or running with your child including toys, water and healthy snacks. Survivor Dad Ep. 3. DadLabs Ep. 724.
In this followup to our earlier video "Beat the NICU Blues", we look at the impact to families after their premature baby has left the neonatal intensive care unit. There are organizations like HandToHold.org that offer resources, education and support to parents of preemies and babies born with special health care needs. The founder of this non-profit organization, Kelli Kelley, tells us how connecting with other families who are dealing with similar situations can help reduce things like post traumatic stress disorder. If you're the parent of a preemie and would like to share your experiences, visit the DadLabs forum where we have a discussion started. DadLabs Ep. 723 is brought to you by BabyBjorn.