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Nerd Parents 25: Live From Nerdtacular 2014

Our very special guest Mr. Scott Fletcher, joined Eric, Kerry and Nicole on this live episode of Nerd Parents! This week we discuss traveling with kids, unhelpful advice from other parents, temper tantrums, having personal time, puberty, toddler translations and tons solicited advice!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on all of our shows in our Amazon Store

Toddler Translation
Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Contact

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Scott, Kerry, Eric & Nicole on Twitter too!

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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Nerd Parents 24: Zombie Baby

Eric joins me on this episode of Nerd Parents! This week we discuss naps, traveling, secondary drowning, heatstroke, perfect parenting and family game night!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on all of our shows in our Amazon Store

Just Me Music: Personalized music for your kid. Use Redeem20 for 20% off your order

It’s summer, reminder about kids and cars and what can happen. More information about heatstroke

Secondary dry drowning

See Me Go Potty App (iOS & GooglePlay) – 99cents

Toddler Translation
Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
Nicole: Melissa & Doug Puppets!, Do A Dot Art Marker Rainbow 6-pack, A Robot Story Book & App (iOS & GooglePlay), Moff
Eric: You can preorder Osmo here

Nerd Parents will be recording a live episode at Nerdtacular on July 4th! Download the app for free (iOS or Android) to get all the latest details on schedule & events!

Contact

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Eric & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com You only have until the end of JUNE!!

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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Nerd Parents – Ep 23 – On The Spectrum

Eric, Todd & Rebecca Whitehead from AlphaGeek Radio join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! This week we discuss autism, Fathers Day, finding a nanny, locking down your kids social security number, bullies, Dunstan Baby Language, the Happiest Baby on the Block, toddler translations and family game night!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

Resources for autism : Autism Speaks, Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC) and Interactive Autism Network (IAN)

Great resource to help locate a nanny or babysitter: Care.com

ChoreMonster app for kids and parents

Resources for parents of newborns and infants: Dunstan Baby Language DVD and The Happiest Baby on the Block

A really great soft cooler that will keep ice (and breast milk) cold for 24 hours in 100 degree weather. Nicole has tested it :)

Freeze your child social security number with Experian and other safe guards you can do to protect your child’s credit rating.

Toddler Translation
Thank you Felicia for sending in the clips of Silas! So cute!!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
Nicole: Doctor Panda’s Restaurant 2 (iOS & GooglePlay) – $2.99, Finding Nemo Storybook Deluxe – $5.99 and My Name is Dug book (from the movie UP) – $1.99
Eric: KiwiCrate with Colette. Click this link and you’ll get $10 off your subscription! Also if you have a little world traveler on your hands, check out Little Passports!
Todd & Rebecca: Aikido practice & gardening

Thanks to Janice & Lauren from GeekAllStars for their game recommendation at the end of the show: Hedbanz Board Game

Nerd Parents will be recording a live episode at Nerdtacular on July 4th! Download the app for free (iOS or Android) to get all the latest details on schedule & events!

Contact

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Eric, Todd, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com You only have until the end of JUNE!!

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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Nerd Parents – Ep 22 – Solicited Advice

Eric & Kerry join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! This week it’s nothing but solicited feedback and some ups and downs! We give it our best shot answering questions about how to tell your kids your expecting another child, how to handle serious, tough or cringe-worthy questions from your kids and how we handle food & mealtimes.

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

Baby announcement memes you can use from Eric :)

More ways to tell you’re kids you are expecting from Babble and Mom.me

Our friend Jeff did a Google hangout with Foster Fathers. You can watch the interview here.

How to encourage critical thinking in kids

Book: Disease-Proof Your Child: Feeding Kids Right

Toddler Translation
Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Contact
Thanks to Derek, Jeff, Darrell, Erin, Tyson & Dan for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Eric, Kerry, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 21 – New Age of Parenting

Brian Brushwood of Scam School/Night Attack/CordKillers & Kerry join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! We discuss the temper tantrums & behavior, overreacting, becoming a teen, food allergies, dentists, surgery, sleep, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

Custom temporary tattoos for Kids!

Toddler Translation
Thank you Dom for sending in the clip of Harrison!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse App, Stack the States, The Kids Should See This
From Brian: The Name of the Wind: audio book, Radio Lab, DragonBox
From Kerry: Bunco, Farkle, Yahtzee and 5 Second Rule

New App to check out called Plants

Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: Survive Escape From Atlantis

Contact
Thanks to Jeff, Steve & Saskia for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Brian, Bonnie, Kerry, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 20 – Pee Pee in the Potty!

Barry Ricks from The Closet Geeks & Eric join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! We discuss the stomach flu, potty training, shattered screens, bugs, tonsils, mean kids, roadtrips, home births, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

3 Day Potty Training Review

This American Life episode: Bad Baby

How to build your own bug jar

Eric wants to know if Peepee Teepees are really a thing? How to make them yourself.

Have you seen this great write up about #notallmen & #yesallwomen from Phil Plait?

Louie CK joke about women & mens #1 danger

Thanks b4tankgirl for the article on a 7 year old trying to end bulling

Great resource to help you find a Doula in the US.

Toddler Translation
Thank you Elizabeth for sending in the clip of Charlotte!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: AvaKid – See Me Go Potty 99 cents
From Eric: Minecraft with Colette is super fun!
From Barry: Super Sonic Acrobactic Rocket Powered Battle Cars and Smule App
Bugs in the Garden

Build your own Ludo board! Check out this really cool Lego verison from the Baggerud family!
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Happy Towel Day from the Baggerud Family!
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Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: Little Devils

Contact
Thanks to Allen & Irwin for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Barry, Eric, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 19 – Party Parents

Kerry & Eric join us on episode 19 (yes I know I said 18:) of Nerd Parents! We discuss strep throat, kids growing up, birthday parties (Happy 1st Bday Thaddius!), bouncy houses, kids eating free, behaving in public, baby toupees, passing on fear to our kids, more sleep, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

Baby Bangs? Yep it’s real & made Nicole think of this old SNL skit

This Infographic Tells You When Kids Eat Free at Chain Restaurants and should restaurants offer discounts for ‘well-behaved kids’?

Bouncy house flies away with 3 kids inside and creates a new fear for parents.

For Irwin: Zipadee-Zip (one of Nicole’s favorite products to help transition from swaddling)

Free Range Kids & Helicopter Parenting.

Toddler Translation
Thank you Mike for sending in the clips of Ben!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: SpeakaZoo – Free
From Eric: Waiting for Mario Cart 8 on WiiU released on May 30th
From Kerry: IlluStory by Lulu Jr – $15 to $30

Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: Crazy Creatures of Dr. Gloom Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your entire order!

Contact
Thanks to Allen & Irwin for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Kerry, Eric, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 18 – 123 Magic

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Sam Jane & Dan join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! We discuss 123 Magic, middle of the night wake ups, temper tantrums, Turners Syndrome, growth charts, teething, getting kids to listen, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback! Stay to the end for some great listener submitted segments!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

123 Magic DVD and More 123 Magic

Door Monkey

Hyland Teething Tablets

Graco Clear Nasal Aspirator – Thank you Karen!

Toddler Translation
Thank you David for sending in the clip of Kira!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: Reading lot of DC Board Books: Batman is Brave, Elmo Loves 123s
From Dan: Stack the States iOS, Marvel Dice Masters (with Lauren and fam), Splash Math –all grades, Pizza Fractions – Free, Croak! and SKylanders
From Sam Jane: Where is my monster? and Blockheads

Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: King of Toyko

Contact
Thanks to Matt & Daniel for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Dan, SamJane, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDPARENTS for 30% off your order from StrongholdGames.com

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 17 – Wake Up Baby!

Eric & Darrell join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! We discuss tests & education, holding our kids back, being an introvert as a parent, why it’s important to secure your IP camera, When Autism Speaks Kickstarter, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback! Stay to the end for some great listener submitted segments!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

How I Learned I Was an Introvert, And How I’m Learning to Deal

Wake up baby! and how to secure your IP camera

Great Kickstarter project called: When Autism Speaks

From Listener Steve: A Message In Time

Toddler Translation
Thank you Dale for sending in the clip of Zoey & Joshua for sending in the clip of Zac!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: Kinetic Sand – $15, Lego Duplo and a cool balance bike – Strider
From Darrell: Memory Games
From Eric: Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS

Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: Croak!

Thanks to Miles for recommending Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on streaming Amazon Prime!

Contact
Thanks to Steve & Shane for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Darrell, Eric, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDS for 10% off your order from Chocolateness.us

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!

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NP – Ep 16 – Tenacious Parenting

Eric & Kerry join us on this episode of Nerd Parents! We discuss overseeing your child’s health, epilepsy, finding a nanny or babysitter, encouraging our kids to like what we like, creating a calming bottle, family game night, toddler translations & solicited feedback! Stay to the end for some great listener submitted segments!

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Discussion References
Find all of the games, products, apps & just about everything else we have discussed on the show in our Amazon Store

Nicole’s recommendation for new parents. It tracks everything! BabyConnect Available on iOS & Android

How to make a calmdown/timeout bottle

Turn any room into an interactive playground with this cool projector

Toddler Translation
Thank you Daniel for sending it clips of little Jude!

Do you a mp3 or video you want to send in to be on the show? Email us at nerdparents at gmail dot com and be sure to let Nicole know the word your little toddler is saying :)

Family Game Night!
From Nicole: Henry Le Worm $1.99 and Goldie Blox
From Eric: Super Mario 3D World on Wii U
From Kerry: Toca Doctor – 2.99 & Farm Heroes Saga – Free

From Thoren: Our 3 kids LOVE Rivers, Roads & Rails by Ravenburger Puzzles

Thanks to Dan from GeekAllStars for his game recommendation at the end of the show: Hey That’s My Fish!

Thanks to Miles for recommending Team Umizoomi on streaming Amazon Prime!

Contact
Thanks to Heather, Heather & Karen for their questions and emails on Solicited Advice

Have a question you want answered in Solicited Advice or a kids band you’d like to hear on the show? Head over to our contact form and write to us! You can also follow us on Twitter @NerdParents.

You can also find Kerry, Eric, & Nicole on Twitter too!

Don’t forget to use the code NERDS for 10% off your order from Chocolateness.us

Also if you haven’t already be sure to subscribe in iTunes and leave us a review!

Disclosure: Some links go to Amazon and purchasing through the link supports the show! Thank you!