Interview with Dad Authors At a recent trip to Atlanta, the DadLabs team met up with a few different dad authors, all of whom have published some of the best parenting books for dads. In this episode of The Lab, we meet Danny Evans, author of "Rage Against the Meshugenah" and the daddy blog "Dad Gone Mad". We also sit down with Ron Mattocks, writer of the novel "Sugar Milk" which tells of his life as a stay at home dad.
Running time: 271 seconds
Being Ready for Kindergarten When to start kindergarten is one education decision many parents struggle with. In this episode of The Lab, Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad talk with a few master teachers who advise speaking with a preschool teacher or caregiver before deciding whether your kids are ready for elementary school. Should a parent think about academics? Can the educational structure of different elementary schools play a role in the success of a student in the classroom?
Running time: 295 seconds
Beach Safety Tips Going to the beach with the family can be a lot of fun. Here are some beach safety tips to keep your family and children from dangers.
Running time: 325 seconds
Best Toys of 2008 Juli Auclair talks to Amanda Wolfe of Parents Magazine about what the best toys are of 2008.
Running time: 377 seconds
Lunch Box Ideas for Kids Day after day, lunch after lunch, watch this short video get some fresh ideas for the boring sandwich!
Running time: 235 seconds
How to Do Groceries with Kids Nearly all parents can nostalgically recall a story about a time they took their kid grocery shopping only to be encountered with a meltdown or temper tantrum of epic proportions by their youngster. In this episode of The Lab, Daddy Clay and Daddy Brad tackle grocery store survival with the help of the experts at the Priscilla Pond Flawn Child and Family Laboratory. What are the two main reasons kids throw tantrums in supermarkets? What are different strategies for visiting grocery stores?
Running time: 298 seconds
Preparing for the Baby's First Week at Home Mother to be Ereka Vetrini talks about how she feels bringing home her new born baby. She also talks to an experienced doula about what she needs in the house for the baby.
Running time: 423 seconds
Creating a Sleeping Sanctuary for Your Baby Learn some useful tips on how to create a peaceful nursery for your baby to sleep well. You will learn which items to remove or to add to create the ultimate sleeping sanctuary for your baby.
Running time: 177 seconds
Establishing a Night Time Routine for Your Baby Putting your baby down for the evening should be a relaxing time for both you and your baby. However there are times when your baby just might not settle down. In this case a night time routine can be very helpful.
Running time: 171 seconds