Category: parenting

Dr Dad’s Tips for Doctor’s Visits

Dr Dad’s Tips for Doctor’s Visits

Take photos. Take photos of your baby on the scale – now you’ve got the date (in the timestamp information) and the weight. Plus a cute picture o ...
Dr Dad’s Tips for Oral Medication

Dr Dad’s Tips for Oral Medication

Medication Tips If your kiddo is getting oral medication, get lots of syringes. The pharmacy might only include one in the bag but will happily gi ...

FDA Regulation of Infant Formula, or, why are people recommending toddler formula for my infant

For a long time I've been referring to infant formulas as "FDA approved" or "not FDA approved." Turns out that's not a thing. It also makes it all ...
Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Should you, or should you not, ever wake a sleeping baby? It depends. For the first few days, before babies are in a 'fed' state, they tend tow ...

Non-Terrible TV

Big reveal! I let my kid watch TV. In doing so I can sometimes use the bathroom alone, I can get his teeth brushed (which is important for all kids, b ...
Solo Parent Travel

Solo Parent Travel

Dear Dr Dad, I'm traveling alone with my 16-mo next week and I'm so nervous! Any tips?   Why yes, I have over thought this, I'm so glad you ...